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Is Twitter Musk’s MySpace moment?

Remember MySpace? Will Twitter be the next to be 'cancelled'? Our PR, Marketing and BD Director David Standard looks at why Elon Musk would do well to remember the unpredictability of the social networking sector. It cannot be easy being the richest man on the planet. What is there to do...


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Are you addicted to social media?

Thinking of tweeting? Another quick LinkedIn post? Maybe just a quick check of Insta? Well, perhaps think again. Our founder Melissa Davis looks at how a recent documentary on the impact of social media should have us all questioning how good social media is for us. This may seem an odd blog...


Five ways to maximise your media coverage

Media relations and PR are important tactics for professional services firms, allowing you to share your expertise and raise your profile. After your article or comment has been published, there are various ways you can amplify it. As our PR Director, Donna Black, explains in this blog, it is tempting to...


Using social media to boost your brand

Our Digital Director Emma Maule looks at how your firm can exploit the opportunities that social media offers to better build your brand. A strong social media presence is now an integral part of modern marketing. For businesses who wish to make the most of the increasingly dominant digital market, social platforms are a swift and relatively simple entry...


Thought Leadership – what’s all the hype about?

Associate Director Zoe Symonds explains the importance of thought leadership and the influence your expertise can have on your stakeholders. Often perceived as a buzzword in boardrooms, thought leadership has much more depth to its perception and, used effectively, it’s a great way for business professionals to showcase their expertise on...


Telling the story that you want to – working with a reputation agency

So you’re ready to take the plunge and start working with a PR agency, but how do you maximise your chances of success and get the reputation boost you are looking for? MD Communications’ Global Marketing Director, James Hayhurst, hails from outside the legal sector and has worked at some of London’s top advertising...


Legal marketing and innovation leader Keith Hardie joins MD Communications as a partner

MD Communications today announced that Keith Hardie, one of the legal industry’s most experienced marketing, change management and innovation leaders, is joining the leading international reputation consultancy as a partner. Keith brings a wealth of experience to the team of 30 senior consultants at MD Communications. During his 15 years in...


Building an international profile without international travel

Marketing Director Paula Darbyshire explains how your firm can promote itself internationally without having to be physically in the room. Lockdowns and closed borders have reshaped how we do business. With business travel likely to remain off the cards this year (and perhaps slashed more permanently from many firm budgets in...


Can networks compete with mega-brand marketing budgets?

A common misconception across all sectors is that communications and PR consultants provide a service you can simply clip on to what you do. It would take quite a coincidence for the way a business is run and organised to perfectly match the ideal comms plan. Networks of professional services firms...


Social media: will it build or break your reputation?

CEO Melissa Davis discusses the themes covered in our most recent webinar, which looked at how to protect yourself online while making the most of social media. If it’s the accepted norm that we have to use social media to build our brands, how do we ensure we are protected? This was the topic...