PR experts: ABC results show mags in decline, but royals doing just fine

PROD-Senior-members-of-the-royal-family-stand-on-the-balcony-of-Buckingham-Palace-in-central-London The latest magazine figures are out from the UK’s Audit Bureau of Circulation, and few PR experts in the country will be particularly surprised at the overall results. Put simply, glossy pages in actual print are continuing to decline, although the extent of the fall in some specific areas is rather jarring. Just last week we asked what the real value of celebrity...

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PR thoughts: Media silly season? You’ve got some competition

1635053.main_image It’s raining outside the Smoking Gun PR office window today. Amazingly- despite reputations- this is the first dank and dreary day Manchester has seen in quite some time. Whilst temperatures haven’t quite been tropical, they’ve not been too bad, with plenty of sun breaking through the notoriously slate grey clouds of North West England. Although we may not feel like...

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June 2017 in the Smoking Gun study

sgpr social highlights.001 It has been a month of incredible highs and, well, even more highs here on Bridge Street. We found ourselves top of the class when it comes to industry measurement, launched a new initiative designed to help tomorrow’s PR stars, welcomed another new staff member, secured sell out coverage, and still had time to enjoy the incredible weather. Who could...

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