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Thought leadership | Spending review
Time for real thought leadership  
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Does anyone know what's going on at the moment? Amidst continuing political uncertainty and with a potential general election looming, it is time for housing professionals to prove that they, at least, know exactly what needs to be achieved for their...
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Social media lessons from the ‘Insta Generation’
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At 17-years-old, I am a very experienced Instagram user. Part of generation Z, I'm one of the world’s social media children. I've had an Instagram account since early on in senior school. However, even a social media savvy teen has...
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Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
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Before joining the See Media team in May, I worked for a technical PR agency specialising in science and technology. While this may seem like a drastic change to many, the transition to consulting on campaigns in the housing sector...
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Six tips to harness LinkedIn for your communications
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Improving the use of your own communication channels is one of the biggest issues we have been working with clients on in the past couple of years. Whether it is your organisation’s website, social media or face-to-face events, these opportunities...
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Why celebrating tenants must always be a PR objective
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As governments have come and gone, and ideas for national tenants' organisations have been exalted and faded away, thousands of residents have carried on regardless, working on behalf of their communities. Across the UK, these individuals put huge amounts of...
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How to survive a comms crisis 
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How to survive a comms crisis  As all PR and marketing professionals know too well, not all publicity is good publicity. Managing the reputation of any organisation can at times be a challenge, but for the housing sector in particular...
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Five different ways housing associations can use Twitter
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Five different ways housing associations can use Twitter As an Account Executive at See Media, the first thing on my to-do list when I arrive at my desk each morning is to monitor media coverage and Twitter activity on behalf...
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How podcasting can help housing comms
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2019 is very much the year of the podcast. But how useful a communications tool is podcasting in the housing sector? According to research published by Ofcom in September 2018, 6 million adults in the UK listen to podcasts every...
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what's your story
People power: why employees’ personal stories are most impactful
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Last month, See Media launched its #whatsyourstory campaign, with the aim of helping organisations to identify their stories and the most effective ways of telling them. See Media focuses on finding creative public relations themes for clients, and working on...
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Podcasts: a perfect PR tool
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You organised the event, secured some high-profile speakers, key messages were communicated to stakeholders, and there was some activity on social media. Job done, right? Well, not quite. If the event was recorded in high enough quality, the value of...
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