6 employee engagement comms tools you should be using

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAl9AAAAJDcyN2MzOGE4LTEwMjMtNGE1Ny1hMGQzLWY5MzRhYjE3ODFjOA Let’s face it, with workloads like communications staff in 2017, it’s not a question of who needs, but rather who can afford sick days and holidays. There’s just so much to do, and so little time to do it in, trying to encourage employees to get involved in collective tasks outside their direct remit can be tricky. If not near-impossible....

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COME TO OUR PR MASTERCLASS ON PR EVALUATION #AMECMM

AMEC event - 3 speakers 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...

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Mood-aware tech: Is the future really that depressing?

Buddy-Welcome As we speak (or write?) CES 2016 is currently taking place in Las Vegas. Well, OK, given the time difference between Manchester and the Nevada desert it’s more likely the remnants of a few after show parties will be taking place right now. Nevertheless, one of the world’s biggest exhibitions of future technology got underway this week in the land...

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Ingeniousness in action: Pitch to Rich

630x225_new If you’ve ever visited our website or Manchester HQ, then one thing should already be abundantly clear. Here at Smoking Gun PR we value ingenuity, and always have time for great, stand out ideas. As such the launch of Richard Branson’s Virgin Media #VOOM Pitch to Rich competition for 2015 has not gone unnoticed by our staff. The concept, like...

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The Blagger’s Blog 24th April 2015

first-video-on-youtube A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week “Alright, so here we are in front of the, uh, elephants. Uh. The cool thing about these guys is that, is that they have really, really, really long, um, trunks, and that’s, that’s cool. And that’s pretty much all there is to say.” Jawed Karim,...

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