Andy’s blog

A regular blog about things connected – sometimes only vaguely – to what we do at salt. I’ve worked in PR for 20 something years, at salt since we set it up in 2000, and I’m interested in what makes communications work. I hope you find something interesting in these ramblings, and I’d love to hear what you think.

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The dragon of Silicon Valley

April 1st, 2014

It’s back! The drama, tribulation, intrigue and power struggles. Facebook that is, the ever-acquiring social media platform is buying up technology companies like they’re in the discount section in Tesco. However, its latest acquisition has...
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And the Beat goes on…

March 6th, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe took another step away from the boy wizard last year by starring as Beat poet, Allen Ginsberg, in ‘Kill Your Darlings’.  The film is due for UK DVD release this April. Ginsberg was a controversial figure, not least for his...
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Facebook – The Price of Popularity

January 13th, 2014

Do brands stay clear of the social media giant, or buck up their ideas? The rise of ‘Like’ farms may be on the wane as Facebook reveals that organic brand posts simply don’t cut it. Since the 1st of December 2013, organic reach has declined...
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