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PR and Marketing News November 2017

LATEST PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING NEWS The Budget On the 22nd November, Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn 2017 Budget. Alongside key economic figures, such as…

Illustration for PR and Live events

I absolutely love illustration but find myself visually inapt – I’m more of a words person – but that doesn’t stop me looking on longingly…

Hidden benefits of cultural change  

I recently attended From Start-up to Scale-up: a Like Minds event in Exeter.  And, despite the great and the good from the likes of LinkedIn,…

PR and Marketing News October 2017

LATEST PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING NEWS Business Zone Closes At the end of September Business Zone announced it would be closing its doors, after re-launching…

PR and Marketing News September 2017

Latest Public Relations and Marketing News Here’s my round-up of the latest PR and marketing news, and developments to keep us all on our toes…

SME Podcast: Start-Up Stories

Our favourite podcast for Small to Medium Enterprises. According to research conducted by Edison Research in 2016, an estimated 98 million people listen to podcasts…

How do you get people excited about something they cannot see on social media?

Why can’t they see it on social media?  Social media isn’t the be all and end all but perhaps you are too close to your…

How do you market the invisible?

How do you market something people do not know exist and therefore rarely search on Google for it? Perhaps they don’t know that the actual…

How do I know if we are ready to handle high profile coverage?

Ask yourself the question – what would happen if?  Then work back and try and have the processes in place so you can handle it.…

How do you turn PR coverage into donations?

We get lots of favourable press, and occasional TV coverage, but we find it difficult to turn that exposure into charity donations.  Is there a…

What frequency of social media activity works best…daily, weekly, ad hoc output etc?

In short, daily.  I would recommend that you spend time upfront getting your social media channels (perhaps choose a maximum of three) set up, up-and-running, and…

What are your top tips for securing national media coverage in serious daily newspapers or the BBC?

How to secure national press coverage Here’s a very old post I wrote that includes some tips on how to pitch to the BBC.  Despite it…