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Small business? Here’s your expert guide to managing bad publicity

Small business? Here’s your expert guide to managing bad publicity

Samantha Bartlett

The saying that there’s no such thing as bad publicity is one that should only ever be ascribed to Hollywood and never applied in business.

In a social media-driven technological world, companies nowadays face more crisis communication situations …

 
WE’RE FORGETTING PR 101 IN SOUTH AFRICA

WE’RE FORGETTING PR 101 IN SOUTH AFRICA

PEOPLE OFTEN ask me what I do for a living and when I answer that I’m in Public Relations, chances are good that I’ll get a blank stare and a response along the lines of: “That’s like advertising, right?”

Those …

 
New Public Relations and Communications Agency Launches in Cape Town

New Public Relations and Communications Agency Launches in Cape Town

1 April 2015: Bartlett Communications, a new full-service public relations and corporate communications agency, has been launched in Cape Town today by one of the former partners of city PR firm Irvine Bartlett.

New Managing Director Samantha Bartlett left Irvine …

 
Bond Pre-Approval A Must In Seller’s Market

Bond Pre-Approval A Must In Seller’s Market

A whopping 60 percent of Cape Town’s property sales are done on a cash basis, and the average price of property in the city is some R300,000 higher than anywhere else in South Africa.

That’s according to Lew Geffen, chairman …