The Tippex Bear YouTube channel is brilliant. I can't remember how I came across it yesterday. I did notice something 'strange' about the YouTube page but thought it was just because it would be a custom-built page. When the guy reached out of the video, I nearly freaked. And then, the pièce de résistance, the … Continue reading Tippex and bears. Who’d have thought, eh?
So the BBC has quoted me. If you think I'm blowing my own trumpet here, you're right. The BBC is a big target for PR. If you get a client mention on the BBC, it's a high point. I worked with the people behind The Box, and while I wasn't present at the sell-in, it … Continue reading Should the BBC link more, or think more?
Sorry, but I've just got to show you this:
So during my commute this morning I heard something on my mobile phone's radio something about the 'viral' thing Radio 4's Today programme has done, and how it's being picked up. Then I went into a tunnel, and only heard the tail end of the conversation where they mentioned John Humphrys's pink thong. I was … Continue reading The Radio Today video is nice – but is it truly viral?
What makes a great viral? Firstly, let's be clear: viral is an effect. I've been asked to 'do something viral' in the past, and in explaining this I've had to say that really, anything and everything we do should be viral. That is, it should be a powerful enough message that impels sufficient people to … Continue reading The Greatest Viral Ever – and other assorted examples