PR expert thoughts: Brands can make 2017 better

Christmas tree farm in Iowa. All day long the radio is filled with seasonal songs and run downs of the best tracks from the best albums of another 12 months crammed with Best Ofs. The shops are rammed and overflowing with hints at the time of year, and there’s an entire TV channel dedicated to festive cheer. The evidence points to one truth- Christmas is here...

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Living dolls: 10 Mannequin Challenge clips you need to see

maxresdefault   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.

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November 2016 in the Smoking Gun study

With Christmas just over three weeks away you might think the last month would have been defined by watching what we eat and avoiding champagne. But, thanks to a sweet new client and yet more award ceremonies (not to mention wins), nothing could be further from the truth. Who can blame us? After all, it’s not everyday you get to...

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