A day in the life of a social media manager.
Much of the money you spend is investment, not a cost to your business. But so many freelancers and consultants scrimp when it comes to buying themselves tools, software and
The business advice for the comms consultants and freelancers that I see often feels a bit generic. Get a good accountant! Find a gap in the market! Under promise and
If you are freelance or a consultant, you might need to change how you charge for your services. The worst advice I ever got was from someone who showed me
If you are a freelancer, consultant or small business owner, it can be hard to stop looking for permission. Sometimes we fall into the trap of thinking like an employee,
This is a practical guide to maintaining creative social media during the coronavirus crisis. Actually, all of the advice here is relevant at any time, but it’s pretty vital now.
Developing an interesting and engaging social media tone of voice is a hot topic for lots of us who look after social media for brands. It’s all very well saying
Lately I’m lucky enough to have got some help with responding to email enquiries and such like. What a luxury. When I was an in-house communications professional, I was awful,
I am seriously concerned about the stress faced by the hundreds of comms and PR professionals took part in a survey, and the hundreds of people I train every year.
Hey! I have taken on my first permanent member of staff, and guess what? She’s my big sister! Introducing Lel Reynolds: bringing order, ideas and loveliness to The Comms Creative
These days during huge news events, we are all scrolling through social media to find out the latest updates and see photos of what’s going on. As Princess Eugenie’s upcoming
For my second Comms Creative newsletter Q&A, we have the most creative person I know. She’s a badass friend of mine who constantly fuels my imagination: Philippa Davies.
Philippa is a writing coach, best-selling writer and psychologist keen on community engagement.
The first time I was asked to get creating a communications strategy, I was super intimidated by the task. It seemed so important and I had no idea what to
It’s amazing how invigorating it can be to get out of the office to learn and network with other communications professionals. Yesterday I loved hosting the NHS Confederation’s Communications Conference 2018,