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Drawing, Drones, Deliveries and Decisions

Hello all, it’s Kate Bentham here looking after Weekly Blog Club for week 16, I hope you’re all well and looking forward to finding out about the amazing 15 blogs we’ve had submitted this week. Big thanks to all our

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Welcome to Easy Street

In this blog Carolyne Mitchell shares with us some of the teaching of Dan Arielys and his course Beginners Guide to Irrationality. The blogs looks at decision making, and how people rely on contextual information to make judgements. Carolyne discusses

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Freezing cold and ants and I tools old. Alright?

A great blog from Kelly Quigley-Hicks which looks at how simple comms messages can get lost in jargon and gobbledegook. Kelly reminds us what a barrier jargon can be and how the use of plain language will help our audience

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The reinvention of PR – ten thoughts

Kelly Quigley-Hicks recently attended a regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations conference, which brought together high calibre speakers with PR professionals from a wide range of agencies and organisations. In this blog Kelly shares with us her thoughts on the day

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Churchill, Lemons, Lists and Sunshine

Well, well, well, you have been busy this week. What a bumper crop of blogs you’ve kindly submitted for the rest of the world to enjoy, it’s really rather kind of you. Thanks. A couple of our bloggers took up

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Shotgun wedding

After larking about in the countryside dressed in tweed, shooting at clay pigeons, Ross Wigham reflects on a time when some PR campaigns might have taken a scatter gun approach to hitting the target but now, with reduced budgets and

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POST RELEASE: Life After the Press Release Dies

Dan Slee has been doing his best to tell us all that the press release must (or will) die in future comms and PR. In this blogs he shares how he has the backing of some big hitters – as

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