Case Files

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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How much is a social media connection wo...

There’s a lot of talk about how to evaluate social media but less so about how much an individual connection…

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Northern Digitals Meeting

Most people are aware that Manchester is a bustling hub of creativity, and always ready to embrace the future, and…

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Smoking Gun PR launches with a bang

So we finally lifted the lid off our new agency and were thrilled with the response from the media and…

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The clue is in the name…

So just what does Smoking Gun mean?

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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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