Chespin Community Day: a recap!

What a start to 2023’s set of community days! And by that, I mean… it wasn’t that great.

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Some of History’s Best-Hidden Marketing Stunts – and Some of the Worst.

A key concept to successful marketing is to prove that you, or your product/service, provides a much needed solution to a common problem. But what happens when you have the solution, but there’s no immediate problem? You do what some of these brilliant minds do: you create the problem.

How many of these items did you know were the product of insanely innovative publicity and marketing?

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An Exploration on the Importance of Queer and LGBTQ+ Literature and Television in the United Kingdom

For LGBTQ+ history month, I channeled my energy into writing an essay-turned-personal-essay-turned-blog-post on LGBTQ+ media throughout my childhood, and some thoughts on improving the appearance of LGBTQ+ portrayals in said media.

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Video Game Imaginings: Which Professions Would our Favourite Characters have?

Working in Digital PR means I often have a lot of ideas floating in my head that are just too bloggy for digital campaigns, and so I’ve decided to make an effort to turn some those ideas into blog posts.

So, here are some of my favourite video game characters and, based on their in-game story lines/characteristics, what I predict their professions would be in the real world! Salary predictions have been collected from glassdoor.co.uk, who calculated average earnings based on the information employees provide them.

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12 Spine-tingling Reads to Get You Ready For Hallowe’en 2021.

Hallowe’en this year will not be the same. I can’t see my partner, I can’t dress up and get drunk with friends, and I can’t even go out to the pub. Hopefully you’re in a better place than me and can do one of those, or maybe you can’t. And maybe, to top it all off, you can’t even take your little one on the prowl for some sweets through your town.

I’m hoping Hallowe’en 2021 will be a lot better. And what better way to look forward to it than with a nice count down? I have put together a list of 12 upcoming scary publications – one for each month until the next Hallowee’en! Genres included range from mystery to horror. I tried to focus on releases by UK Indie publishers, but eventually had to concede to across the pond publications.

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