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Smoking Gun strikes gold again at CIPR PRide NW awards

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 11.28.11   The Smoking Gun team stepped out in style last night at the CIPR PRide NW awards, the largest public relations and marketing awards in the region, held at Manchester’s prestigious Midland Hotel, resplendant with a Great Gatsby theme. Once again the competition was fierce, entries were at the highest ever level with over 1,100 submissions, and the finest in...

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The Blagger’s Blog 29th January 2015

image A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort Thought for the week “In parliament every day there are cunning plans by various groups, it is a place made for plotting and conspiracy. We heard of many plots throughout the whole of our time there – not necessarily against us – they were always plotting a coup one...

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Stand and deliver! Measure your marketing efforts correctly, or fail

no-excuses-e1272580171400 You’ve made your 2015 marketing resolutions now get on and deliver against your new hopes, dreams and aspirations. Offices across the UK need to see this as an opportunity to turn over a new leaf, set sights on a more productive, proactive and- most importantly- profitable 12 months in 2015, and leave time-wasting behaviour behind for good – including your efforts...

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Social media marketing: 3 things you should know about in 2015

Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 14.33.57 In the constantly changing world of social media marketing, any new features or tools which can help you or your brand reach more relevant people is always worth looking into. Whilst there are often rumours about what is coming next on Facebook et al, these updates can roll-out to the UK fairly slowly, which can be frustrating to say the...

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January 2015 in the Smoking Gun study

DSC_0055 With sub-zero daytime temperatures having become the norm it’s a good thing we’ve been too busy to go outside. From an award nomination, to two new members of staff and one addition to our retained client list, it’s any wonder we’ve had time to catch our icy breath. First up, and we’re proud to confirm that after a successful project...

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