Why most blogs FAIL after a month

Believe it or not - blogging is hard work. The first post I ever did was on why I thought Blogging is the 'new black' (read it here) Since then I have learnt a lot. Creating a blog is more than just picking a great name and writing what you want.. it takes commitment, a lot …

The difference between PR and Marketing and where I fit in

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me 'but, what is it you do again... you're in marketing right?' well, lets just say my HECS debt would be obliterated. As a budding PR professional I am often asked what is the difference between myself and marketing students... Well its about time I …

The 4 Models of Public Relations and Ethics

No matter how many public relations classes I take at university, there is one name which seems to follow me everywhere. That is Jim Grunig and Todd Hunt. Ok, well it is 2 names, but you get the idea. These two were the ones who came up with the 4 models of public relations. So, it comes …

How to STAND OUT during an internship 

Congratulations! You've secured yourself an internship. When I landed myself my first PR internship I was over the moon! Well, to be honest I still am. I absolutely love it! I am at week 8 of my internship and there's a few things I have learnt along the way. There is only so much you …

Postgraduate study: the good, the bad and the poor

  Choosing to start a postgraduate degree is a big step, so how do you know if it’s the right choice for you? Luckily for myself, the risk I took is already paying off. However - there are many advantages and disadvantages of postgrad. So without further adieu - here is what to expect from your …

CEO of Instagram settles Snapchat beef

I have wanted to do a post about Snapchat vs Instagram for a long time. Unless you have been hiding under a rock - you will be aware of the war that exists between the two socials. Who copied who and how did they get away with it?  Most importantly, what did the CEO of …

Need a name for your blog? SIMPLE.

I must admit - I had a lot of fun making this post. I hope this inspires you to get blogging! Here you go.. and YES these were all made by myself: What month you were born in: January - The Adventures of February - The life of March - The thoughts of April - The times …

Why more students should get on the Blogging bandwagon

Well, this is something I never thought I would be giving advice on. But guess what - I'm hooked. Since I wrote my post on why blogging is the new black (read it here) I have never looked back. This platform has finally given myself a place to organise my thoughts, motivate me to research issues …