Comms gift guide

Fact: communications professionals deserve more gifts. We have you covered if you’re looking for a gift for yourself or to celebrate birthdays, Christmas, a leaving present, or give some general appreciation. Whether it’s a colleague, boss, friend, or...
TikTok ban – what does it mean?

TikTok ban – what does it mean?

​​The news that the UK government has banned TikTok from corporate phones for security and privacy reasons will come as a blow to many forward thinking social media managers who’d already spotted the potential for the platform to engage new audiences in a big way. But...
TikTok strategy: talking to Gen Z

TikTok strategy: talking to Gen Z

All the time, comms professionals tell us , is “We need a TikTok strategy that isn’t just about dancing, or being there for the sake of it”. New channels can feel daunting at the best of times, but TikTok is just such a different space that it is...
Writing a social media policy

Writing a social media policy

What exactly is a social media policy? Does your organisation need one? How do you put one together and what the heck goes into it? Stick the word ‘policy’ into the name of a document and you’ll find most eyes and ears prick up. “Oh – this is something...
How to create a podcast for your brand

How to create a podcast for your brand

Increasingly  communications pros ask us how to create a podcast – and comes as no surprise. It’s safe to say the popularity of podcasts isn’t dipping any time soon. According to Statista, podcast listeners in the UK in 2021 was 19.2 million. By 2024 listener...
Why we got comms pros drawing llamas

Why we got comms pros drawing llamas

What do you call two llamas standing next to a bell? Llama llama ding dong. Why the corny joke? Well, we hired a real llama is for one of our Comms Creatives Academy creative experiences. And we also invited ex-Disney expert animator Noeline Cassettari to teach us to...
Council announce Chief Exec on TikTok

Council announce Chief Exec on TikTok

A COUNCIL has stormed TikTok, with CORPORATE NEWS! Who would have thought?!So this week we’re handing the content of the week medal to Redbridge Council. They’ve announced a new Chief Executive in a hugely effective way, complete with Love Island reference....

Introducing the Comms GOATs!

Who are the people in comms pioneering creative approaches in their work? You may not even know who the comms greats out there are, as they aren’t always very visible while they work away in an in-house job, or behind the scenes working with clients. We are going to...
Find your career path as a comms pro

Find your career path as a comms pro

There’s no right way to have a comms career. You don’t have to feel stuck on a particular path. I did sales, press, comms strategy, social media, websites – before I found social media training, which I love. And maybe my career will turn into something else one...
Get approval for social media training

Get approval for social media training

If you work in corporate communication or marketing, social media training will help you learn new techniques and strategies to improve reach and social media engagement, Our inspiring and practical Social Media Expert Programme is the leading course for transforming...
If the comms profession had an advertising budget

If the comms profession had an advertising budget

This #CommsAds idea was a fun way to show off our new brand style – hope it makes you smile more than you groan! (More about this mini-campaign below). If you would like amazing support and community to go with your creative social media training, head over to...
The top free online communities for comms pros

The top free online communities for comms pros

This is a list of some cracking comms communities online, that offer support, inspiration and chat about comms issues we have in common. We all need a gang of people who ‘get it’ to belong to – especially if you work in a small team on on your own as...
Three Twitter tips for comms pros

Three Twitter tips for comms pros

These three Twitter tips for comms pros may seem simple, but they make a big difference. We comms professionals are often bonkers busy, so we can be tempted to just share a link to a story with the headline as the text of the tweet. But this isn’t the best way...
Comms is not common sense

Comms is not common sense

I’ve heard a few people say that communications is common sense. It’s not. #comms is not common sense pic.twitter.com/QRamhaW8ys — Comms Creatives (@commscreatives) February 24, 2021 It could apply to lots of jobs I suppose, but it’s...
How to deal with procrastination?

How to deal with procrastination?

Ever wonder how to deal with procrastination? Me too*. Here’s how procrastinating shows up in my work: I get stuff done. But this is the only way I know how. Just me? pic.twitter.com/ZoAsTlbpK4 — Hel Reynolds (@HelReynolds) September 25, 2020 Lots of...