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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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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