Digital Behaviour Shifts in 2017

Niamh Parker Blog

The PRCA recently launched its annual Digital, PR and Communications Report. Partnering with YouGov, the organisation surveyed 362 agencys and in-house PR professionals across a variety of services. The report provides an insightful look into ‘digital’ and the impact it is having on the world of communications. Kathryn, the newest member of MCE’s corporate team, discusses the key findings of …

Paul McErlean, MCE Public Relations

Where There Is A Will, There Is A Way For Belfast

Andrew Kelly Blog

The physical work and some events funding had been started via the Laganside Corporation but as it was wound up, the regeneration powers passed to what was then the Department of Social Development. One of the chief agitators (he probably would have liked the title of ‘Agitator in Chief’) was a man called Will Chamberlain, who at the young age …

How To Make The Most Of Instagram

Niamh Parker Blog

MCE’s client executive, Niamh Parker, shares some tips on how to make the most out of your corporate Instagram account Like it or not, social media platforms have become mainstream communication tools for businesses. It has never been so fast and easy to connect and share real-time information with like-minded users, so it’s important to keep up to speed.  If …

One Year At MCE

Niamh Parker Blog

This month marks the one-year anniversary of two team members, who began their journey at MCE this day last year. Nicole Hollinger and Niamh Parker reflect on the past 12 months working at MCE Public Relations. Nicole Hollinger, Events and Admin Assistant: “Just don’t burn the place down and you’ll be okay” –  this was the advice that I gave …

Run The Day Or The Day Runs You

Niamh Parker Blog

After another busy week at MCE, the Consumer Team’s Niamh Parker outlines how to manage time effectively. From a PR perspective, time management is very important in making sure that all essential tasks are completed when needs be. Learning what to prioritise, and how, is key to working well in the industry and to ensure all deadlines are met. Here …

Hats Off

Niamh Parker Blog

Since summer graduations across NI have now come to an end, the MCE team offer their advice and experience on transitioning from university to working life. Leaving university and entering the job market is a big transition filled with excitement, potential and, for many, a sense of the unknown. To begin with, facing up to the fact that student life …

Screen Tourism Northern Ireland

‘Screen tourism’ is set to have phenomenal economic impact

Alastair Luke Blog

By Paul McErlean Everybody loves the movies, right? Well readers, here’s a thing you probably didn’t know but I was lucky enough to act in my second film a couple of months ago. Not that I am giving up my day job just yet but, thanks to my close and supremely talented friend who has now called me twice to …

The Life Of Brian

Niamh Parker Blog

By Paul McErlean In all industries, there are people who make you feel good, even proud, about doing what you do and then there are others who make you want to bury your head in your hands. This week the PR industry here said farewell to one of its good guys, Brian Arlow, after his sudden and very untimely death. …

5 Essential Self-Editing Tips

Niamh Parker Blog

MCE’S client executive, Niamh Parker, shares her tips on how to be a better self-editor The ability to be a good writer is arguably the most important skill needed in the PR industry. Yes, being able to pitch media and form meaningful online relationships in this social media fuelled world are also key components. However, without good writing skills, neither …