Confessions of an intern: part three
As the second week of my internship is coming to an end, my time at Gorkana is almost up. This week has been quite hectic with a schedule full of fun yet educational things. [...]
Confessions of an intern: event day
After the food and booze fuelled Christmas period, it was finally time to get back to work and the everyday routine. To get everyone back into shape, out of their lazy mode [...]
Confessions of a Gorkana intern: part one
I’m Marissa, the new intern working across Product Marketing, Events and Sales at Gorkana. I’m a 3rd year PR & advertising student at the University of Westminster and I [...]
Cision UK and Gorkana move European HQ to Canary Wharf
Media intelligence giant Cision, and sub-brand Gorkana, are moving to a new location in Canary Wharf, London. The new offices will act as the European HQ for the Cision brand. [...]
Reflections on moving to the infamous ‘dark side’
By  Mike Berry, Head of Content, Fleet Street Communications For many, moving from journalism to public relations is akin to – as the well-worn phrase goes – joining the Dark [...]
PR talent of the future: nothing and everything is changing
By Nigel Miller, Chief Human Resources Officer, Edelman People often ask me what it takes to be a successful communications professional in an industry that’s changing [...]
#DisruptivePitch: the new online TV show for tech start ups
By Andrew McLean, Director, Compare The Cloud Limited. Free PR for Tech startups – sixty technologies will battle it out until there is only One Pitch There is a new [...]
What effective PR looks like for SEO
By Jane Cronin, Content Manager, and Maria Bain, Outreach Executive, at Jellyfish. Best practice SEO now incorporates aspects of PR, content and influencer marketing, far [...]
Social Insights: Before you sign
You did it! You managed to wrangle a few quid from your Head of Comms to invest in Social Insights for 2017. Well done. (Not that you’re entirely sure what ‘social insights’ [...]
So, you want to publish a magazine?
At Gorkana, we monitor over 3,000 magazines, this ranges from the mainstream mags you can pick up at your local store such as Vogue or GQ, to niche independents such as [...]
Social Media Week 2016
#SMW16: How brands stay true to their audiences
How do brands stay true to their audiences in a rapidly changing world? Relative Insight and TechHub hosted a panel for Social Media Week that attempted to explore that [...]
The Olympics 2016: Twitter analysis
The Olympic Games 2016 have sparked conversation on Twitter around the globe as users take to the channel to cheer on their teams – or simply to weigh in on the [...]
Talent at first sight – CV top tips for those starting out
Does your CV scream “read on”? Or is it just full of cliches that have been used by many candidates before you? As a recruiter who has looked for a job in the past, I still [...]
EU Referendum: social media analysis infographic
On June 23rd Britain took part in a momentous referendum to decide whether the country would remain within the European Union or not. 52% of the country decided to vote out. [...]
Language trumps location
I hate to use the ‘T’ word, but the phrase ‘language trumps location’ from the recent AMEC Summit does have a ring to it. Tim O’Brien, General Manager of Global [...]
Top tips for how to PR a music festival
By Sophie Raine, Director at W Communications With Glastonbury Festival kicking off this week, music lovers across the UK are preparing themselves for yet another season of [...]
The 2016 AMEC Summit in social media stats
London hosted this year’s AMEC Summit which focused on Making Metrics Matter. The event saw hundreds of international delegates and organisations gather to discuss the [...]
Cision Completes Acquisition of PR Newswire
Expanded capabilities include the industry’s largest content distribution network, influencer outreach, best media monitoring and analytics. Cision is proud to announce that [...]
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