There’s only one way to decide…Pillow Fight!

Last Friday the Smoking Gun PR team hit the field at Lancashire County Cricket Club alongside a Hippo, a Duck and a giraffe called Lanky – average start to the weekend for this Manchester based PR agency. As official business partners of Lancashire County Cricket Club for 2014, Lancashire based Silentnight’s famous duo visited the Emirates Old Trafford stadium to...

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Guest Post: Should Your Business Be On Instagram?

Today we have a guest post from Alex Goodwill, talking us through the key to Instagram growth for your brand. Enjoy! Even if your business is not considered to be a visual one, you could still benefit from setting up an account on Instagram. The photo based social network currently boasts more than 150 million active users and it is...

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Boosting Your Pinterest Followers In 5 Minutes or Less – Guest Post

Today we have a guest post from Alex Goodwill, talking us through the key to Pinterest growth for your brand. Enjoy! Pinterest presents a unique opportunity to both drive traffic and generate leads. The majority of content found on Pinterest boards is actually re-pinned from another user. This means that whenever someone re-pins your content they are effectively sharing it...

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SAScon Mini 2014 – The State of Digital PR

If you follow us on Twitter you may have seen that I went to SAScon Mini on Friday to get the latest on all things search and social. Sponsored by Melbourne Server Hosting, the day was search and social heaven for digital folk. The day kicked off with a keynote from Battenhall‘s Drew Benvie (the man who wrote the Wikipedia...

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Doctor Who, brands and intellectual property

tardis-row Last week we reported on how a man in Australia was pursuing action against the BBC for use of the TARDIS. Apparently Doctor Who’s time machine had been conceived, at least in part, to his uncredited father. The show celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday night, and rumours abound that officials Down Under are considering launching an entire campaign to...

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