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PR Blunders : This bloke found a worm his Tesco cucumber and his hilarious funeral for it has gone viral

PR Blunders : This bloke found a worm his Tesco cucumber and his hilarious funeral for it has gone viral

by Will Corry on August 25, 2016

A man named Wes Metcalfe purchased a cucumber from Tesco and found a dead worm shrink wrapped around it. His complaint on Tesco’s Facebook page somehow progressed into a funeral for the worm. There were messages flying all over the internet and even some worm-themed parody songs. This whole event went viral. The funeral was held on Tuesday.

There’s a lot of crazy things going on in the world, but this has got to be the weirdest. How do you think you would react if your food was invested by dirt-dwelling creatures?

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Awards : Loudmouth PR wins a gong for their client London Mint Office

by Will Corry on August 23, 2016

Loudmouth PR, PR specialists for the marketing services sector have won a Bronze Stevie® Award in the 13th Annual International Business Awards in the ‘PR Campaign of the Year - Events & Observances’ category.

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All about – “Gringos who treat their country like a third-rate spring break destination”

by Will Corry on August 19, 2016

No one ever remembers who comes in fifth place. Unless that person fabricates parts of a story about being robbed at gunpoint. The more we learn about the night Ryan Lochte and his fellow swimmers were supposedly held up in Rio, the more it looks like their version of events doesn't hold water. As you'd imagine, the Internet is going Brazil nuts.

Bottom line: When you spend your life wearing a Speedo, you can't hide much.

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New : Your own bespoke newsletter designed to get you quality leads

New : Your own bespoke newsletter designed to get you quality leads

by Will Corry on August 11, 2016

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Oasis on the house – wear this t-shirt every day / PR Examples

Oasis on the house – wear this t-shirt every day / PR Examples

by Will Corry on August 7, 2016

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Upcoming PR trends to watch

Upcoming PR trends to watch

by James on August 1, 2016

“The biggest change to PR will be the industry’s ability to shape entire strategies” – Ian McCawley, MD Acuity PR

The public relations industry is ever-changing. Within five years, it will undergo extensive changes in response to new technologies, additional communications channels, increased demand for content and greater use of data, PR agency and corporate leaders report.

Practically all corporate and agency PR executives expect at least some change, according to the Global Communications Report , a worldwide survey of over 1,000 PR executives.

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“The biggest change to PR will be the industry’s ability to shape entire strategies” – Ian McCawley, MD Acuity PR

by Will Corry on August 1, 2016

The public relations industry is ever-changing.

Within five years, it will undergo extensive changes in response to new technologies, additional communications channels, increased demand for content and greater use of data, PR agency and corporate leaders report Practically all corporate and agency PR executives expect at least some change, according to the  Global Communications Report , a worldwide survey of over 1,000 PR executives.

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Blunders : Tesco caught out in fake farms scandal – mind-goggling

Blunders : Tesco caught out in fake farms scandal – mind-goggling

by Will Corry on July 19, 2016

Via MAA

You sometimes goggle at how stupid companies can be – and might be extra-goggled by Tesco whose rebrand of many of its food products is being investigated by trading standards.

Why? Because it’s made up a series of nice-sounding farm brands to give the impression this stuff is grown or reared on said farms when, in fact, it can come from anywhere.

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It’s cold. It’s boozy –  @warnerhotels, how do we get #GrownUpIceCream truck parked outside our office?| PR Examples

It’s cold. It’s boozy – @warnerhotels, how do we get #GrownUpIceCream truck parked outside our office?| PR Examples

by Will Corry on July 19, 2016

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