Case Files

A bunch of cobblers! The five biggest mi...

Smoking Gun’s guest blogger Tony Murray delves into his memory bank to dish the dirt on marketing agencies who’ve previously failed in their own promotion.

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T Time: The Mob Rules

The return of our media man in the East, AKA Tony Murray, Doctor Who baddies and more menacing TV personalities currently at the centre of national scandals.

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T Time: No Bread and Discuses

Our roving editor and man of many opinions, Tony Murray, finds himself knee deep in media distractions, from Kate Middleton’s assets to Take That clones.

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T Time: Tweet nothings

Our columnist extraordinaire Tony Murray asks if the days of social media dominance in marketing and PR are coming to a close.

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T Time: Why I hate the Paralympics

Our man in the East, famed opinion speaker Tony Murray, considers the media’s obsession with homogeneity in light of this summer’s last sporting spectacle.

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T Time: China, the U.S., and the Cold PR...

Our man in Hong Kong Tony Murray muses on China, America, and the public relations spat between Far East and West.

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Guest post – My first taste of age...

Before my time at Smoking Gun, I’d never had the chance to sample agency life….

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Guest post – Digital strategies an...

Not-for-profit trade association Vice President of Communications and freelance digital marketing consultant Mark McGee stresses the importance of planning, and movie knowledge.

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Guest blog: Understanding Google

Examining Google’s products in a systematic way can give some clear indications as to their strategic objectives for the future.

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Case studies of using PR to build brand ...

Ready to get serious about your company’s growth in 2022? Smoking Gun uses strategic PR to win hearts and minds…

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Blog post: A new era of brand influencer...

How athletes became the celebrity icons of 2021 Sporting superstars such as Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles and British teenage tennis…

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Digital PR; our top 5 favourite campaign...

As digital PR experts, we understand that commanding space in a digital world is integral to any brand’s success, and…

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Senior Account Executive – JOB OPP...

PR Senior Account Executive job:  Smoking Gun has opened a PR Senior Account Executive job in Manchester and welcomes applicants…

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Social Media Marketing: A Fleeting Thoug...

In an age where social networks are repeatedly and unashamedly copying features from their rivals, it came as no surprise…

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Data Driven Digital PR Campaigns

Good quality data should be an asset every digital PR strives to achieve within a campaign. This, coupled with ideation,…

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