Case Files

Smoking Gun – PR with the X Factor

The only thing stronger than the voices of the talented guests were the cocktails that flowed until the early hours. Who said work can’t be fun?

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PR – The Life of an Account Execut...

PR is many things however one thing is certain, it’s a career that’s far from ordinary….

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Roomzzz checks in at Manchester PR agenc...

Together we’ll get the right people talking about these innovative UK hotels, and our forward thinking marketing strategies.

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Two new account wins here at Manchester ...

Two new account wins for north west PR agency Smoking Gun – Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses and Greenhalghs Craft Bakery

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Manchester PR and Social Media Agency Jo...

Manchester PR and social media agency Smoking Gun PR has jobs available for exceptional account manager and directors following recent account wins. Applicants must have experience across B2C and B2B accounts plus an interest in digital PR. Further details and job spec are available on request.

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SKY continues to buy

Sky 1 invested less than BBC1, ITV1, Channel 4 and BBC 2 on original programming, with Channel 5 being the only major to fork out less on production

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It's global Social Media Day in sun...

It’s global Social Media Day being organised by the good folks at Mashable and there’s a great event taking place tonight at 7pm in Manchester with a good mixture of speakers thanks to Nigel Collier and his team at Studio Skylab. We’re pleased to be able to help out ChiChi from Realfresh TV with an ‘armchair chat’ discussing Panda Licorice.

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A Trip To Auntie

A trip around the BBC in Manchester lets you see the North West Tonight studio, have ago at presenting the weather and even gives you some more information about the exciting move from Oxford Road to it’s new home in Media City.

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What does your BBQ say about your brand?

We’re massive fans of outdoor living at Smoking Gun and don’t let the English weather hold us back.  We’re already…

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Social media agency tips: Memes for busi...

It’s a term that was coined in 1976 by ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. He wanted to label instances…

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November 2019 at Smoking Gun HQ

Winter is here, but we have plenty of in-house news to warm your hearts. After all, they don’t call it…

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AMEC Measurement Month 2019: How to meas...

Another year, another global push from AMEC measurement month to raise standards across the public relations industry when it comes…

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The media must be more responsible to sa...

“Not many people have asked if I’m OK.” These words have stuck with me over the last fortnight following the…

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7 scarily bad Halloween PR campaign fail...

The end of October means one thing— Halloween. Which means one thing for brands— a clamour to come up with…

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Digital update: Online accessibility can...

While accessibility has long been a requirement for businesses in real life, online accessibility has been much slower to catch…

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