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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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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