Search Engine Optimisation – THE FACTS

A lot of people are talking about it. Search Engine Optimisation or better known as SEO. I first mentioned it in my blog about 'why students should jump on the blogging bandwagon'. Read it here! I told you I would explain and boy I will do my best... (but I will keep it brief, I don't …

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Writing a literature review for a thesis: HOW and WHY

Here I am 1/4 of the way through writing my thesis as I near the stage of completing my literature review. How did I get here? Well as I am saving my major thesis update for another post I'd like to bring your focus to the progress of my literature review.  AKA stage 1 of …

MY MOST LIKED POST OF 2016 REVEALED

I know it is only December 16, but I am that excited to start counting down my 'most liked/commented/viewed' posts of the year that I could not WAIT to post this. Firstly, I just wanted to take the floor and thank you all for still being here. Thank you all for reading my content, subscribing, commenting, …

Finding Your Niche

It's been a couple of months since I hit the blogging bandwagon. In that time I have had many revelations. Whilst my blog is centred around PR news, media relations, crisis communications, social channels and student life the essence of blogging is something I've always been asked to comment on. I've written about Why most …

CONFESSION TIME: How I became task list OBSESSED

Before I started at my new job, I had never really made task lists. Well, I thought I had, but for some reason I was never getting to the end of them. I've recently discovered the importance in writing task lists which are both: A) accurate/acceptable B) timebound I've now learnt to divide my week …

Writing your thesis? Have a look at what goes into a proposal

Writing a thesis ain't easy. Usually the word 'thesis' is enough to turn most people away from Postgraduate study - well wasn't the case for me. Now, the first question most people ask me is - WHY ON EARTH WOULD YOU WANT TO DO THAT? Well, believe it or not, I think its pretty cool. …

The BEST class I’ve ever taken

I recently took a class at uni called - Public Relations Writing and Tactics. It is week 11 and I have begun to reflect on what I have learnt over the past few months. Besides improving my general writing skills there was one aspect that has actually changed the way I write completely. It was …

Gantt Charts: Why, What and When?

Gantt chart noun a chart in which a series of horizontal lines shows the amount of work done or production completed in certain periods of time in relation to the amount planned for those periods. Why do we use these in public relations? Well, it's simple, Gantt charts illustrate the start and finish dates of …