A session at LGComms prompted a quick review of where video is for comms and PR people.
by Dan SleeRead More
As video grows in importance there's an ever changing debate about the role it will take and how comms people can use it. We’re launching this page as a place to make sense of it all which we’ll regularly update.
Last update: January 7.
by Dan Slee
There’s no question that video is making a profound mark on communications.
While people are devouring video content on their smartphones most organisations are not even out of the starting blocks.
A few years ago, getting video onto the social web meant uploading to YouTube. Today, you can upload to YouTube + Facebook + Instagram + Twitter + Vine + Snapchat + Periscope + Meercat and a range of others.
We’ve collected together some resources that we think you’ll find helpful. We’ve put them into loosely into examples, strategy and tactics and as things develop we may change things around.Read More
It's tricky. There's potholes in the ground. People are complaining. But how do you tell people what you are doing? Isn't it making a boring subject interesting? Sometimes creative thinking is needed.
Last week we released our video, "At Work in Highways", starring our Highways Manager, Jon Fraser, clad in his tuxedo and singing his own pothole-centric version of Frank Sinatra's My Way.
Once in a while a piece of brilliance comes along that deserves to be revered as a religious relic. Such a thing was Torfaen Council's YouTube clip of an Elvis impersonator singing a council gritting-related version of a classic. How did they do it? No, really. How did they do it?
by Neil Jones
Last week was not the first time I had sang a bad rendition of ‘in the depot’ across the office. When colleagues in Neighbourhood Services need assistance it is often met with a warbled Elvis impersonation.