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Stand up for comics: Igniting a love of reading

Stand up for comics: Igniting a love of reading

As lovers of the written word, we here at Work PR are avid readers. However, that does not necessarily mean we all read books. Some of us prefer to read online blogs and ebooks, while others, like me, enjoy comic books and graphic novels – perhaps not surprising for a...

Turn targets into leads with sponsored content

Turn targets into leads with sponsored content

LinkedIn is the number one social media network for businesses and professionals, boasting over 600 million members as the world’s largest professional networking site. Almost every business has a page on the site, promoting news, updates and jobs. LinkedIn is also a...

The shortcut to efficiency

The shortcut to efficiency

Growing up in the age of technology, there are many things in life that we take for granted. Simple, little things that we just do automatically and don’t think about. In computing, the most common of these is keyboard shortcuts. Most people know Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V...

Don’t underestimate the importance of face to face meetings

Don’t underestimate the importance of face to face meetings

With technology changing the way in which we communicate, it’s not uncommon for businesses to conduct important meetings over the telephone or via platforms like Skype. The modern workplace prioritises efficiency, introducing systems that enhance collaboration and...

Page vs Pixel – Why new doesn’t always mean better

Page vs Pixel – Why new doesn’t always mean better

As technology advances, the world becomes ever more dependent on the digital revolutions that make our lives easier and more efficient. With letters, card games and theatre having turned into emails, video games and television, we are obsessed with staring at screens....

12 Blogs of Christmas – 12 Drummers Drumming

12 Blogs of Christmas – 12 Drummers Drumming

On the final day of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’, or Epiphany Eve, the gift famously bestowed was 12 drummers drumming which is probably my favourite of all the extravagant presents gifted over the dozen days outlined in the carol. Though illustrations in children’s...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 11 Pipers Piping

12 Blogs of Christmas – 11 Pipers Piping

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me, eleven pipers piping… Celebrating the eleven faithful apostles, the eleven pipers piping segment of the song historically refers to Jesus’ closest and most loyal disciples. However, for a lot of today’s...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 10 Lords a-leaping

12 Blogs of Christmas – 10 Lords a-leaping

There is a place in England called The House of Lords It’s not the one David played to please them with chords. One of the most well-known lords is Lord Alan Sugar He often called people a little bugger He lived in an East London council flat He impressed from a young...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 9 Ladies dancing

12 Blogs of Christmas – 9 Ladies dancing

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, nine ladies dancing… According to the song’s tradition, the gift represents the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit; love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. However,...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 8 Maids a-milking

12 Blogs of Christmas – 8 Maids a-milking

The 8th day of Christmas presents the singer with maids a-milking. Nowadays there’s not much call for milk maids, as technology has improved the efficiency and cost of milking cows. So in that spirit, I’ve written a short story about a young milkmaid that falls in...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 7 Swans a-swimming

12 Blogs of Christmas – 7 Swans a-swimming

On the Seventh Day of Christmas my true love gave to me, seven swans-a-swimming. Firstly, when considering the logistics of the various gifts given as detailed in the familiar song, ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’, I would suggest this is one of the more difficult presents...

12 Blogs of Christmas – 6 Geese A-laying

12 Blogs of Christmas – 6 Geese A-laying

In the popular Christmas carol, ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’, six geese a-laying were delivered during the sixth day. With eggs symbolising new life and creation, the original meaning of the lyric supposedly refers to God’s creation of the world, which took six days...