You need to get visual storytelling, and fast

PRs and marketers have been utilising social media and wielding considerable digital influence for years now, says Mike Bandar. But there’s an aspect of this evolution that PR practitioners may not have originally considered – the importance of visual communication.

Snap to it: register to vote

Snapchat and the Electoral Commission have joined forces in a campaign to remind voters across Scotland to register to vote in the council elections on 4 May. Scotland is unique in the UK, in giving 16-17 year olds the right to vote in council elections.

The week’s best to 7 April

After 183 posts by 39 students at 13 universities over 24 weeks, we’re ready to announce our shortlist for the best PR student blogger 2017. We also reveal the most prolific universities. Heather Yaxley will choose the 2017 #bestPRblogs winner by the end of May.

The week’s best to 31 March

Our picture sums up my feelings. Lemonade: bitter sweet. This contest has been full of sweet things and I’ll be sorry to give up the routine next week. I’ll miss you! My review of the 2016-17 #bestPRblogs contest to date follows next week.

The week’s best to 24 March

Our top student bloggers are continuing to delight and please – and they’re even competing with themselves (as well as with each other) by publishing multiple posts in a range of styles and formats each week. Our leading bloggers are more than writers: they’re publishers.