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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The Blagger’s Blog 20th December 2013

happyEnding  A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week

“Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more….” Dr. Seuss, in How The Grinch Stole Christmas. 

Weekly High

In true festive spirit, the best thing we’ve seen all week- other...

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The Drum launches Chip Shop exhibition

Horseshoe   To describe it as the UK PR industry’s favourite awards ceremony might be going a little far (although perhaps not), but regardless it’s definitely high on the winners list here at Smoking Gun. And for obvious reasons. The Chip Shop Awards, run by The Drum, celebrates that most difficult of qualities to find-  spontaneous creativity. Granted, it’s also about...

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