This is our final Digital PR Roundup for 2021, so expect to see some pretty special campaigns on the list to round off the year!

In the month of November, we found out just how us Brits are in the morning, how to serve a festive feast for under £2, and the top online dating turn-offs...

7. You Snooze You Lose (Healthspan)

Are your sleeping habits normal? Well, supplement firm Healthspan surveyed 2,000 Brits about their sleeping habits and the results were quite alarming...

The average UK adult has their alarm set for 6:45 am, but doesn’t get out of bed until 7:12 am! And while women take 26 minutes to ‘feel awake’, it takes men just a bit longer at 36 minutes. On top of that, one in 5 adults gets to work still feeling sleepy.

6. The £1.50 Christmas Dinner (Heinz)

Digital PR mastermind, Heinz, has done it again with a Christmas-themed campaign to solve the turkey shortage.

The Big Soup Christmas Dinner contains turkey, roasties, pigs-in-blankets, and a festive sauce in one £1.50 tin. There are only 500 tins, but more will be made if it proves to be a hit.

5. Dating App No-Gos (Curry’s PC World)

Curry’s PC World has revealed the 5 things you should NEVER say on a dating app.

They surveyed the masses on the dos and don’ts, and revealed that one-in-5 says dating apps have made their love lives ‘more dysfunctional’. 93% say finance chat is a huge no-no, 91% said sexual preferences should never be discussed on apps, and 89% prefer to keep the chat apolitical.

What’s even more eye-opening is 18% confessed to ‘micro-cheating' – chatting to other people in case the best connection doesn’t work out – and 12% admit to catfishing!

4. Bounty Hunters (Mars)

Not a fan of the Bounty bar? If not, Mars has started a Bounty Return Scheme to save Bounty bars from landfills. A survey revealed 52% of us leave Bounty bars until last in Celebrations boxes, with 32% binning them altogether.

From January 17th, you can trade your unwanted Bounty bars in for Maltesers Teasers at select Co-op shops. To launch the scheme, Mars also released a Christmas TV ad that sees a Bounty falling in love with a brussels sprout.

3. Most Popular Fashion Brands Worldwide (

It’s time to see what fashion brand is so hot right now. revealed the world’s most popular fashion brands, country-by-country, and the results were based on 12 months of Google search data.

The data shows that the UK’s favourite fashion brand is none other than Next, while Nike and Adidas dominated almost every South American country. The top brands worldwide are Zara (most popular in 37 countries), Nike (36 countries), and Zalando (14 countries).

2. Most Popular Dog Names (

If you’re struggling to come up with names for your four-legged friend, revealed the most popular dog names in 2021 by breed.

The results are based on tag data from over 450,000 dog profiles on Instagram, with ‘Luna’, ’Teddy’, and ‘Bella’ taking some of the top spots.

1. The Happy at Home Index (Rightmove)

Rightmove unveiled its “Happy at Home Index” for the 10th year running!

Over 21,000 Brits were surveyed about their hometown, giving a ranking based on 10 happiness factors, including the friendliness of neighbours, sense of belonging, quality of amenities, access to open space, and more.

The award for the UK’s Happiest Place to Live for 2021 went to the Northumberland market town of Hexham - which also won in 2019. Maybe it’s time to think about moving...