Work in PRogress – Issue #7 – Beth Nunnington

My Work in PRogress this week is the fabulous Beth Nunnington, PR Director at Journey Further. Beth is one of the key people that comes to mind when I think of people who know their shit when it comes to PR. Always open to sharing her knowledge, particularly in her hugely insightful PR videos, Beth is passionate […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue Six

Hi there,  This issue, I wanted to talk a little bit about making progress with comparison.  Brené Brown, queen of all things confidence, vulnerability and creativity once famously said:  “Stay in your lane. Comparison kills creativity and joy.”  And boy, am I gonna get that shit written down, framed and hung above my desk.   Why […]

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How to be creative when you think you’re not

Back in September 2019 I presented a five minute talk at MK Geek Night about how to be creative, when you think you’re not. I’d never felt like a ‘creative’, but just a few months after starting my first job in digital PR I realised that we’re all creative, and that it is a skill […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue #6 – Will Hobson

My Work in PRogress this week is the brilliant Will Hobson, PR Director at Rise at Seven. Will is someone I’ve admired since starting out in the industry, and I remember regularly checking his Twitter for tips, tricks and incredible memes, right from my early days in digital PR. Will is in absolute PR pro, and I […]

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16 things you’ll only know if you work in digital PR

Trying to explain your job to your friends and family when working in the digital PR and SEO industry is difficult, and trying to explain the everyday struggles of a digital PR is even harder. But there are some things that only a digital PR can relate to… 1. When you Google your client’s name […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue Five

Hi there, It’s the fifth issue of Work in PRogress and I’ve realised, that in all the pandemic-related madness, I have not even told you guys what being a work in progress means to me. Being a work in progress, for me, is all about making continual, little steps to improving myself – whether that […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue Four

Hi there, Welcome to the fourth issue of Work in PRogress! I can’t believe it’s been six weeks since I started the newsletter, which means its been almost six weeks of lockdown, six weeks of being in my new job and six weeks of almost settling into some sort of (very indoor-based) routine. Anyone else feel like […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue Three

Hi there, Three more weeks. Not surprising, but definitely a reality check from the government announcement last night that we will remain in lockdown for another three weeks, at least. In the next three weeks, continue to cherish daily walks and exercise, revel in becoming armchair quiz masters, and whether it feels fun or boring […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue Two

Hi there, At the beginning of this week I was feeling pretty down. The ‘novelty’ of having to stay indoors had worn off, FaceTimes and ‘Houseparties’ were not dampening the longing to go see my mum or friends, and I wasn’t achieving any of the daily goals I had set myself. I have re-claimed around […]

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Work in PRogress – Issue One

Hi there, Having worked as a digital PR for almost two years now, one of the things I love most about working in the industry is how open everyone is in sharing tips, learnings and most importantly, the failings we all experience in our creative campaigns, outreach strategy and even personal productivity and team management. […]

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