On the panel at Emma’s Beautique hosted by Capital FM

On the panel at Emma’s Beautique hosted by Capital FM

Emma’s Beautique is Capital FM‘s annual beauty event on the south coast. It brings beauty brands together to showcase the latest trends in make up and skincare and it’s presented by Capital breakfast host Emma Jo Real Davies.

I went from being a guest to a panelist Emma’s Beautique, a Capital FM beauty event, in the blink of an eye.

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What I’ve learnt from filming my first vlog

What I’ve learnt from filming my first vlog

Oh my goodness, where do I start? I’ve got a lot to learn. Here’s 10 video basics that I’ve learnt from doing my first vlog. Continue reading “What I’ve learnt from filming my first vlog”

The #StartingOut Series – Ella Minty

The #StartingOut Series – Ella Minty

PR powerhouse Ella Minty is sharp, smart and savvy, and she’s the one you’d want on your team if things go pear-shaped.

Ella has almost 20 years experience in various public relations roles and currently works as a management consultant, specialising in risk and reputation management.

If you’re starting out in public relations, Ella is exactly the sort of practitioner you should be following. She’s engaging on social media and regularly blogs about relevant and interesting topics.

Reading her comments and advice on PR issues will give you valuable insight into the industry. It will also give you a good steer on how to deal with certain situations you’re likely to come across in your career.

In this interview for The #StartingOut Series find out why Ella won’t let gender be a challenge to her in PR and why she’s all about admiration not inspiration.

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Get picture perfect with photo tips from Jessops

Get picture perfect with photo tips from Jessops

In the first of my photography posts I wrote about how to capture views, landscapes and landmarks with advice from Jessops.

This is the second half of the blog post offering more general photography advice to set you on the path to taking better photographs. If you want to improve your photography this advice is a great starting point. Continue reading “Get picture perfect with photo tips from Jessops”

Capture the view with photography tips from Jessops

Capture the view with photography tips from Jessops

Looking for some photography tips and tricks? Here’s some cracking advice on how to capture views and landmarks from the new Jessops store in Southampton. There’s also some helpful guidance from me!

This post is one of two that’s jam packed with valuable photography advice from photography experts at the high street giant.

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Meet the Professionals 2017 at Solent University

Meet the Professionals 2017 at Solent University

The annual Meet the Professionals event at Southampton Solent is a valuable networking event for students. This year it was in the newly completed Spark building and attracted a much bigger crowd.

It is a fantastic opportunity for Southampton students studying public relations, advertising, marketing and creative subjects to see what’s available in the local area, network and pick up valuable advice.

This is my third year doing the event, the first as a student and the second and third as a PR professional. Read about the tips and tricks I picked up and gave out at this year’s event. Continue reading “Meet the Professionals 2017 at Solent University”

New month, new reading – share your blog with me!

New month, new reading – share your blog with me!

It would be great to start February by discovering some new blogs and making some new connections.  If you are looking for some new reading too, this could be the post for you! Let’s get connected by sharing blog details in the comments section of this post.

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The top 10 things I learnt from my first blogging event as a blogger – MAC Liptensity launch – part three

The top 10 things I learnt from my first blogging event as a blogger – MAC Liptensity launch – part three

MAC Cosmetics recently launched their new Liptensity lip sticks and they invited the bloggers of Southampton to a special preview event to take a peek.

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