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Kenya's Red Cross In Twitter PR Fail

Well, the Kenya chapter of the humanitarian body Red Cross has finally secured it’s own spot on the Twitter hashtag wall of shame.

Secretary General Abbas Gullet’s PR people are probably wishing they had re-read their promotional hashtag after missing it’s alternative message to Kenya’s Twitter users. 80 more words

Africa

PR - no brainer? The dumb just got dumber...

You’d think people working in PR would have learnt their lesson – that they couldn’t get any dumber. After numerous botched (and arguably creatively-devoid) campaigns to make the paper in recent times, including dead butterflies, dead birds, and a bomb-scare caused by a PR company which delivered a ‘ticking bomb’ to its target audience, maybe a bit of care would be exercised. 504 more words

5 Social Networking Promotions That Backfired Spectacularly

The great thing about social media is that it allows whatever stupid thing you want to say to reach your audience instantly. The terrible thing about social media is that it allows whatever stupid thing you want to say to reach your audience instantly. 46 more words

Scoop.it

Gemma Collins for Simply Be

Alright, alright so I promised my next post would be about unsuccessful celebrity collaborations with plus size fashion brands but then #AskThicke happened and everything got a bit viral up in Twitter land and I just had to write about it over here in Blogger Relations HQ.  1,382 more words

Campaigns

In The Thicke of an Epic PR Fail

Blurred Lines singer Robin Thicke is no doubt feeling a little red faced this evening after a PR exercise hit the ground running… right into the thick of it. 646 more words

Social Media