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Why PR is becoming the most prominent strategic pillar in the marketing mix

Changes in the industry are allowing PR to take centre stage

As we enter the final weeks of 2019, it comes to the time where we all reflect on the notable things that have happened in the last 12 months, from favourite campaigns to client wins and award nights out (what we can remember of them anyway!). Don’t worry, this isn’t another 2020 predic...

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Posted on Mon 25th Nov, 2019 in: Blogs, Insight, Marketing, Public Relations by Laura Cavanagh

From the Big Smoke to the Big Yorkshire Pudding

Why life doesn’t have to start and end in London

It has been four weeks now since I packed up the car to swap tube commutes and scummy cups of tea for soft water and a ten-minute walk to work. In a scene very similar to that from my first day at uni, my parents came up with me to help me move and then subsequently left me in my new flat in Leeds. ...

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Posted on Fri 25th Oct, 2019 in: Advice, Blogs, Culture, Graduate, Insight, Public Relations, Recruitment by Lucy Bristow

Crisis football: the winners and losers in the battle to save clubs

Football, like politics, divides opinion. From the tactics employed by your manager's favourite team, to weekly office banter about fantasy football performance, there’s always talking points about what is still regarded as ‘the beautiful game'.

However, for many that tag is beginning to feel extremely disingenuous. The Premier League currently seems a universe away from the lower reaches of the pyramid. And, the gap between the rich and the rest seems vaster than ever. This state of affairs has been dramatically brought to life over recen...

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Posted on Mon 16th Sep, 2019 in: Advice, Blogs, Crisis Communications, Insight, Media, Newspapers, Public Relations by Ian Briggs

How to pick the right influencers for your marketing strategy

Micro-influencers, bloggers and everything in between. Becca Farnsworth discusses how to make the most out of influencers.

How to pick the right influencers for your marketing strategy It’s an incredibly noisy content marketplace out there so making sure your company or brand is heard can be a challenge. There’s an increasing demand from consumers wanting to see authentic content, so the brands doing well r...

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Posted on Tue 13th Aug, 2019 in: Advice, Blogs, Influence, Insight by Rebecca Farnsworth

Can Instagram save the high street?

Social media can have a tangible impact on how we shop, Beth Chaplow explains how

In recent years, the high street has become a nostalgic symbol of a time gone by, so much so that a care home in Birmingham has recently built a replica high street, in order to stimulate childhood memories in its patients that are suffering from dementia. With in-store profits falling and many stor...

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Posted on Mon 8th Jul, 2019 in: Blogs, Generation Z, Industry Comment by Beth Chaplow

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