ABTA Crisis Communications Event

IMG_1670 Smoking Gun PR sponsored the ABTA Crisis Management Communications event at The Midland Hotel on Wednesday. The event gave practical guidance and advice to help delegates plan and update their crisis communications strategy. The interactive and skills based seminar provided people with insights, tips, techniques and case studies all tailored for the travel industry Our MD Rick did a presentation...

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PR agency news: Wasted Talent, The Face, and global niche publishing

mixmag-the-face-kerrang-2017-billboard-1548 We wouldn’t be the only PR agency in Manchester, nor the only PR agency in the UK, to understand that press industry headlines are frequently rather negative. Staff redundancies, title closures, the decline of sub editors on major newspapers and websites. As such it’s nice to hear of some good news coming from the journalistic sector. Mixmag Media, which, unsurprisingly, publishes...

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Social media agency: Snapchat adds World Lenses, but is it enough?

Rainbow_Still.0 As all social media agencies will know, throughout history there have been many hard-fought battles in this area of online, and plenty of resulting casualties. MySpace, Vine, even Twitter have all managed to come out on the bottom of their fight to make enough cash to fund their existence, the latter still being a firm favourite with people who want to find...

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