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Craig McGill
Works at Contently Managed
Lived in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, London
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Do you fit the happiest or unhappiest PR pro profile? http://www.allthingsic.com/sop/ < the State of the Profession 2015 results are out from CIPR.

My take? The era of egos in Comms is over. It's time to step up and work alongside your colleagues and focus on what's right for your business, rather than churning out channels. 
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Great read as always from Phil.
 
By me for +Blonde Digital . Special Weapons And No Tactics. How to avoid pointless planning, and tenuously topical tweeting. #purpose #planning #strategy
Phil Adams, Blonde's Planning Director, talks about the importance of a clear brand purpose and specified objectives in planning digital strategies.
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Interesting read from +Matthew Marley 
We look at some of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK and what ones to keep your eye on in 2015.
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My latest post looks at why not having a mobile friendly website may now have a negative impact on your rankings and the new "Mobile Friendly" tag that Google is rolling out for websites.
Last week (Tuesday (18 November) Google announced that they will be adding “Mobile Friendly” tags to the search results. This update will allow users to eas
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Take a look at this video on YouTube:
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A very good article about women trying - and succeeding - to make their way in the spirits world !
Jim, Jack and Johnnie … “It’s a man’s world” may never have been a truer saying than when applied to the world of spirits. At a glance, men seem to dominate the liquor shelf. But one does not need to look very hard to see that women have been influencing spirits since, well, pretty much …
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Quite possibly the most #epicfail #pr I’ve seen on #socialmedia in a long time.

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Digital Media Communications, PR, Content Management, Creative PR, Event PR/management and author
Employment
  • Contently Managed
    Digital Media Communications, PR, Content Management, Creative PR, Event PR/management and author, present
  • Beattie Communications, DADA, Lloyds TSB Scotland, Denvir, Daily Mirror, Herald, Sunday Mirror
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Writes lots.
Introduction
Ex-journalist and PR, now author, lecturer and social media consultant/creative guy. 

Runs social media company Contently Managed currently advising a number of Scottish drinks brands, restaurants and other businesses.
Bragging rights
Was behind Scotland's first brand use of geolocation (Whyte & Mackay Safari Hunt) and the first brand event on Google+ - as a journalist I was the guy who revealed David Tennant would be the new Doctor Who.
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Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, London