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Smoking Gun named Best Consumer PR Agency

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PR Moment award winners 2015 announced

  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...

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Lessons from a bad PR and marketing mistake

NYX These are confusing times to say the least. From the environment to the economy, politics to TV programming, it seems nobody can agree on what’s definitely right, or wrong. Elsewhere in the world, though, some things are clearer, and mistakes much more obvious. Although every week we feature an example of bad PR and marketing in our Blagger’s Blog, sometimes...

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Prolific North Live Event Partner Review

Prolific North Live event partner Smoking Gun's stand manned by Annie Well what a day! Around two thousand visitors, expert speakers and exhibitors crammed into The Point, Old Trafford for the inaugural Prolific North Live event. They arrived hoping to be inspired and leave a lot more knowledgeable and connected than when they arrived. Judging from the feedback we heard during the day from the majority of attendees, job done Mr...

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7 top actions to improve your marcomms this year (from the experts)

A man is consulting a crystal ball to foretell the future of planet Earth.  Earth image courtesy of NASA http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/ Like a great science fiction novel, it seems we’re looking straight down the barrel of a world beyond our imagining. A reality so far advanced from that which has come before it everyone should be prepared for all manner of miracles becoming everyday. Such as major international corporations paying their tax bills. OK, so that might be pushing it a...

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Sexual health apps are real, and growing in popularity

1fa85ecb8df6aa9363870644e6eb6eafecd305c37f4a915a6a79ea25d5c7ee6a_large It’s the number one thing that sells- whether you’re flogging movies, alcohol or fad diets. But with ever-increasing visibility, the worry is our natural obsession with physical contact is leading to increasing risks to public health. In 2015 alone, the UK saw new diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections soar by half a million year-on-year, with many blaming apps like Tinder...

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