It creates anticipation It inspires people to raise their game, liberates bold ideas and makes work compelling.
It’s also what drives this dynamic Manchester PR agency. Home to storytellers extraordinaire, we work for clients across the globe, making people genuinely excited about the brands on our books through ingenious thinking and daring concepts.
With decades of experience between us, from PR agency to national news desks, covering consumer and B2B public relations to digital marketing and cutting edge journalism, expect inquisitive minds, original thinkers, first rate multi-media experts, and fearlessly intrepid industry orchestrators. Not to mention stand out results.
Tony Prosser, MD Realtime UK
The team quickly tuned into our business and our niche Market place, enabling them to deliver innovative and effective PR solutions that have already boosted our industry profile. They have in-depth understanding of social media and used it to our commercial advantage. I can highly recommend Smoking Gun PR.
CIPR PRide Judges 2013
We selected Smoking Gun because, in a tough field with a high standard of entries, they felt it stood out as exceptional in terms of measurement and evaluation. Not only was there clear juxtaposition between objectives, outputs and outcomes, but these were broken down very clearly and well presented. This was done by campaign phase as well, which provided further clarity and read back to clearly overarching objectives. The presentation of social media impact was also first class and the judges loved the ‘cost per eyeball’ comparison, showing clear value for money.
Andrew Barker, Mountain Hardwear
Rick and the team at Smoking Gun have demonstrated an incredible ability to quickly and clearly understand the uniqueness of the brands they represent by using a tailored approach in-line with core values and target consumers. Regardless of the brief – technology, innovation, brand or athlete achievement, the team have delivered excellent results which in many cases have exceeded the initial goal. A very friendly, professional and passionate team.
After being involved in last year’s AMEC Measurement Month by speaking at a CIPR event, this year our MD, Rick Guttridge, decided it was time the agency did even more to help educate clients and other marcomms professionals about the modern methods in PR evaluation. AMEC (Association of Measurement and Evaluation Companies), should you not have heard of it yet, is the…
We believe modesty is a valuable asset, and one not to be sniffed at… …Nevertheless, when we have great in-house news to share we’re partial to sharing it- not so much as a means to blow our own trumpets (although in this case we most definitely are), but simply to spread the word…
Mistruths have been a common theme over the last 12 months. From Brexit to the U.S. election, porky pies, or at least major errors on which decisive details have then been based, are rarely out of the headlines.
It’s this year’s Harlem Shake, and thankfully less painful than the Ice Bucket Challenge. People around the world are pretending to be shop front dummies by freeze framing life, capturing it on camera, and broadcasting the results worldwide. We even got in on the act earlier this month.