The Blagger’s Blog 11th September 2015

uktv-jon-snow-drugs-live-1 Quote of the week “By the time I was completely stoned, I felt utterly bereft.” Channel 4 news legend and all round media big gun Jon Snow, commenting on the time he tried, and did not enjoy, smoking cannabis. Weekly High On a lighter note than our last instalment, this week we’ve fallen in love with A-dam Underwear’s new advert,...

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What if the leaders on tonight’s debate were brands in need of PR?

stream_img It’s been a long time coming, for many people too long given how disappointed the electorate was when the two main parties refused to verbally duke it out, live on TV, a week ago. As tonight’s Leader’s Debate takes place in our own hometown (well, almost; Salford Quays is close enough to Smoking Gun’s Manchester base) we thought it might...

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Public relations opportunities: The Daily Mail

In a new series of blog posts, we’ll be analysing what public relations opportunities are available within Britain’s major newspapers- a roadmap to selling in if you will. So consider this our first edition, with The Daily Mail its focal point…   The Basics Despite what the critics say, The Daily Mail is a great paper. In addition to the...

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PR Then & Now – an infographic

PR Then & Now In a world which is constantly developing, no industry is static, as such this week’s infogrpagic looks at the changes which have occurred in the PR industry. Although the stats quoted are American-centric the the same changes can be seen over on our side of the pond too.     A hat tip to inkhouse who created the infographic.

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Personal development….and baking?

Each year at Smoking Gun PR we are given a fund for personal development. What counts as personals development I hear you ask…well anything really! Any way in which we feel we will develop our skills as a person, whether it’s at home or in work. So, just in-time to hop on the New Year’s resolution bandwagon, I booked myself...

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