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...
Creative thinking for comms pros: brand metaphors

Creative thinking for comms pros: brand metaphors

Creative thinking is not just something we do at work when we’re designing campaigns. We can apply creative thinking to all parts of life and work. I encourage our students in comms teams to spend ten minutes every now and then practicing creative thinking, to...

Ten phrases social media managers hate

You might imagine that the phrases social media managers hate to hear would be “we’re out of coffee”, or “there’s nowhere to charge your phone”. But there are phrases that strike even more fear into social media managers. To...
The comms Christmas gift list

The comms Christmas gift list

If you’re anything like me, you do your shopping at the very last minute.  And maybe you save time by wrapping your gifts in scrunched tinfoil… just me?! Anyway, if you want to get a little something for your comms colleagues, here are are a few ideas. Make creative...
Take the 31 Days of Creativity Challenge 

Take the 31 Days of Creativity Challenge 

Take The 31 Days Of Creativity Challenge Unleash your creative side in under 15 minutes a day Our gift to you: an easy programme with 31 quick tasks that will boost your creativity. A lot of people think creativity is just for people like artists, graphic designers...