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When the Lady Boys of Bangkok came to to...

The Lady Boys of Bankok came back to town for their 10th annual visit

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One Step Too Far advert

The One Step Too Far advert campaign was designed by the Welsh Assembly Governement to help educate men on the issue of sexism and on the implications their actions can have on women. In order to further the work of the Welsh Assembly, the Smoking Gun team descended on the streets of Cardiff and spent 24 hours filming to help generate debate around the serious issue.

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If it’s all about the conversation, wh...

Smoking Gun has been born in the week that Nestle joined the growing list of organisations who just don’t seem to understand that MadMen is set in the sixties and that the picture of a mute, obligingly passive consumer has been false for decades.

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Social Media Surgery Offers Manchester B...

An event offering free social media advice to all businesses large or small in Manchester.

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Marmite, we love it, some hate it

Marmite has launched a fantastic new marketing campaign that really gets to the heart of its brand proposition; love it or hate it

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What's in a word?

Fed up of jargon? The Local Government Association has published its annual list of terms not to be used. Here here.

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The Cultural Quarter's own man on t...

Now Manchester is renowned for it’s own fashion sense and the Northern Quarter is the spiritual home of the city’s creative types. We are pleased to acknowledge this fantastic mural, the cultural quarter’s very own door picker perhaps? Just check out that tache. Quality.

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Ainsley Harriott, prick with a fork saus...

Larger than life TV chef Ainsley Harriott is currently the victim of a round robin email.

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IKEA shows Swedish sense of humour

Nothing can help ease the pain of queuing at the Ikea tills like a little piece of humour. This battery…

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Trusted communications in a crisis: has ...

It’s an age old saying that the only people trusted less by the public than politicians are journalists – but…

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Social Media Marketing Campaigns: Our To...

Here at Smoking Gun, we pride ourselves on being experts in all things digital. But we also recognise that there…

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A taste for success: Pink Prosecco appoi...

PINK Prosecco, one of the first ever rosé prosecco brands to ever be sold in the UK, has appointed us…

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THE IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN LIFE

The data geeks at Smoking Gun have been very busy this month…  To help health & wellbeing brands during the…

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Free Webinar: Health and wellbeing in a ...

About –  MD of Smoking Gun, Rick Guttridge and Smoking Gun’s data analyst Phil Lynch share key consumer insights and…

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Manchester Agencies run 1,100 miles R...

PR Agency Smoking ‘Run’ helps run charity marathon It was a proud moment for Manchester PR agency Smoking Gun this…

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