25 02, 2019

Six PR practices you should consign to the scrapyard

Securing coverage in the media is getting harder by the day so don’t make the process even tougher by clutching onto redundant public relations practices that no longer work and could potentially harm your brand.

PR activities that need to be taken to scrap.

Here are SIX tactics and strategies you should have reduced to scrap […]

23 01, 2019

Aussie thought leaders: Professor Charlie Corke

In previous blogs I mentioned that I was on a quest to uncover Australia’s acknowledged and emerging thought leaders and that over the next little while will identify these unique individuals and unpack what it is that puts them into this much sought-after category.

A “thought leader” is someone who is more than simply an […]

21 01, 2019

Top public relations trends for 2019

As we reluctantly pack away our thongs and bathers, don our city clothes and head back to the office after a well-earned summer break, our gaze inevitably turns to the horizon.

What will be the top communications and public relations trends for 2019 and how we can stay ahead of the curve?

What does the upcoming […]

10 12, 2018

Top tips for managing your reputation online

 So how do you keep one person’s extreme opinion from harming your entire business? What should you do if negative news begins to circulate about your business?

In this fantastic article I have summarised, US public relations guru, Wendy Marx, provides 12 powerful tips and tricks that will help you manage your reputation online:
1. Monitor […]

19 11, 2018

Has the media release gone out with the ark?

Interestingly, no.

When crafted well, media releases continue to remain the critical starting point for most media campaigns.

Here are SEVEN best practise recommendations that will ensure your media release gets read.
1.     Make your headlines stand out
Your media release headlines may be a relatively small part of your release, but they play a massive role in its […]

10 11, 2018

Our Aussie thought leaders: Mike Canon-Brookes

In my last blog I told you that I was on a quest to uncover Australia’s acknowledged and emerging thought leaders. Over the next little while I will identify these unique individuals and unpack what it is that puts them into this much sought-after category.

As I have mentioned on previous occasions, thought leaders are […]

30 10, 2018

Who are Australia’s best known thought leaders?

We’ve familiar with what Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss, Simon Sinek, Tony Robbins, Stephen M.R. Covey and Lolly Daskal stand for … or at the very least, we know who they are.

Yep, they are among our best known international thought leaders – those folk who […]

22 10, 2018

This is what people are saying about our thought leadership offerings

It is just under a year ago that my business partner and I, Trudy Rankin, introduced our thought leadership branding packages onto the market and the feedback we’re getting is most encouraging.

In a nutshell our done-for-you and coaching packages provide industry leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, academics and change-makers the low-down on how to become the […]

8 10, 2018

Thought Leaders: are you leveraging podcasts to build influence, engagement and trust?

By Annemarie Cross, ‘The Podcasting Queen’*

WE all know the importance of consistently sharing our insights to build and maintain thought leadership in our area of expertise. However, with the rapid increase of information being added online on a daily basis this poses a real challenge for our content to even be found.

According to Internet […]

27 08, 2018

Top tips for positioning yourself as a thought leader on LinkedIn

Being the acknowledged thought leader in your industry or field is the greatest accolade someone can bestow on you. It is affirmation that you are an expert, a forward thinker and an inspirational figure who has deep insights and something worthwhile listening to.

However, achieving this status doesn’t come easily. It means constantly putting yourself […]