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5 branded podcasts for PR and marketing ...

From Harrods to McDonald’s, we run through some of the best examples of brands using podcasts for PR and marketing purposes.

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Smart audiences and tribes: Mapping new ...

Big businesses are rejecting the old population segments in favour of new, more complex demographics. Here’s what every marketing agency needs to know.

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How to use Snapchat for influencer marke...

Snapchat for influencer marketing may not be the most obvious concept, but it can work wonders amongst a certain demographic. Here’s what you need to know.

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PR agency thoughts: Did Earth Day say mo...

From porn sites to big tech and fast fashion, should we welcome climate advocates irrespective of individual records or call companies out for double standards? PR agency food for thought.

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April 2019 at Smoking Gun HQ

All the latest news from Smoking Gun PR in Manchester, including a gluttony of national and international award nominations, a major new client and more.

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March 2019 at Smoking Gun HQ

A night on the red carpet, women in leadership, Goldman Sachs, PRCA digital, in-house fundraising. Here’s what you missed by not working in Smoking Gun’s office.

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After shock: Emotion, empowerment and fu...

Shock advertising fatigue is rife, leaving charity PRs and marketers two choices. Push the limits, or think differently. Here’s how to do the latter.

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8 films about social media (and what to...

Social media impacts on almost every aspect of life, as this list of movies inspired by digital worlds prove— from fake influencers to content censors.

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Social media agency update: Introducing ...

It’s one of the biggest social media shifts in years, as Instagram lets 1billion monthly buy direct from brand posts. Don’t get left behind.

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Social media content experts shouldnR...

It’s something many a social media agency and business user have been waiting for, and now it’s finally here. Well,…

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Blagger’s Blog— Royal baby, red beer...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media and comms news— with Carlsberg getting LIverpool’s beers in, royal babies getting born and Facebook getting too big.

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A Manchester PR agency’s dream: By...

Every Manchester PR agency should welcome the arrival of new media, especially in print. Following the launch, we take a closer look at Byline Times.

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Blagger’s Blog— RIP Chewy, Coca ...

Each week Smoking Gun PR rounds up the biggest media, social, marketing, PR and advertising news. This time with Chewbacca, Coke and failed campaigns.

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This Manchester PR agency has a question...

Staff from this Manchester PR agency went to a PRCA event to meet prominent journalists, and had one question. Has print really fallen out of favour?

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5 branded podcasts for PR and marketing ...

From Harrods to McDonald’s, we run through some of the best examples of brands using podcasts for PR and marketing purposes.

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