Student Entrepreneur Blog

Social Media for business – Do you really get it?

In a world where everybody wants to be loud, it is often not the person who talks the most, but the person who talks the smartest that is listened to.

As a PR professional with some social media expertise, it’s clear to me that the rules of managing successful social media channels are constantly changing. I cringe when I read articles about the ‘new digital age’ and ‘social media is becoming big’, truthfully it has been for some time. It’s not fake news, with the…

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Thinking out loud – in and out of the workplace

In a world where everybody wants to be loud, it is often not the person who talks the most, but the person who talks the smartest that is listened to.

  Throughout my life I have always been encouraged to speak up in class, share my thoughts with the team and suggest any helpful ideas. As a fairly extrovert character, naturally, I’ve used this as an opportunity to talk. Despite this, I can’t help but think of a number of times where I have decided…

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In-house PR to agency life

Genesis PR

A couple of months ago, I decided to leave my role as a PR and Media Manager for a regional charity to accept a new challenging position as an Account Executive at Genesis PR. Having had a couple of months to settle into my new role, I now find myself in a position to reflect…

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Not everything goes to plan.

Vegas

There are going to be moments where things just don’t go to plan, but it’s just a part of life. We need to adapt to unexpected situations and use them to anticipate future events.  I am sitting writing today’s blog post in a workman’s cafe in Tolesbury soaking wet, enjoying a toastie made with packet…

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The Fundraising Challenge Within The Charity Sector

StoryCharity

Fundraising, Fundraising and more Fundraising, a crucial and often difficult task within any charity. Should it really be that difficult? On paper, the U.K. is Europe’s most generous country in terms of donating money, volunteering time and helping a stranger. You only have to turn on BBC for Comic Relief to see the true generosity…

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How to make the most out of an exhibition?

Exhibition

Exhibitions are perhaps one of the most important marketing practices for both product and service based businesses. Sure; websites, apps and social media allow you to connect to potential consumers from all around the world… but exhibitions offer a face-to-face opportunity to build new networks, increase brand recognition and potentially sell to your target audience.With…

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Managing Uncertainty – Stepping into the big wide world

Managing uncertain

Assignments handed in, University studies completed and the bubble has burst. There’s something daunting about stepping into the big wide world by yourself, particularly when surrounded by challenges and responsibilities. Which path to follow? Getting a job? How to make your impact on the world? How do you go about Managing Uncertainty? Three years ago…

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Optimistic visions of the future of the enterprising landscape in Iceland

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There was something special about my recent trip to Reykjavik, Iceland that I can’t say I have ever experienced before. Not just the bewitching mountains and the dramatic volcanic landscape,  it was because this was my first research trip. Rarely have I had the opportunity to look behind the media’s idealistic views or take a…

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