#100HappyDays – Be Positive

One month into 2014 and how many of us have broken our resolutions? Part of the problem may be our attitudes and outlook towards the task, feeling like we cannot keep it up…WE CAN! No, I haven’t gone crazy. As part of our personal development at Smoking Gun we have been taking part in group training with the lovely Gillian…

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Infographic: Twitter and Christmas shopping

It’s the first week of December, which can mean only one thing…Christmas is now less than 25 days away! As such this week’s infographic looks at the influence of Twitter on Christmas shopping. A hat tip to Twitter who created the infographic.

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Twitter’s timeline, and other updates


Social media waits for no man, or so they say. Just look at the world’s most talked about micro-blogging site for proof, with recent times welcoming major changes. The biggest of all being Twitter’s stock market floatation. So far the offering has been a far more stable event than rival Facebook’s near-catastrophe, but experts are predicting a decline in share…

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The media, this month – November 2013


BROADCAST- Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary episode, aired last Saturday, is believed to have drawn the largest ever TV audience for a dramatic presentation. DIGITAL- The word ‘selfie’ has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, with the same linguistic experts voting it Word of the Year 2013. PR- Smoking Gun staff picked up no less than three awards at the…

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The Blagger’s Blog 15th November 2013


A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort Thought for the Week “The choice is to use the same truck either to distribute food or collect bodies.” Alfred Romualdez, the mayor of Tacloban, commenting on the speed at which aid is arriving in the Philippine city, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, resulting in a death toll that…

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