Our 5 Favourite PR Stunts by Cumbria Businesses

A floating bedroom on Derwentwater, a Hollywood collaboration and a dog who welcomes guests to a popular Lake District hotel. Over the years, we’ve seen some superb PR stunts by businesses in Cumbria. They were creative, bold and imaginative. But not only that, they achieved impressive results due to the brilliant exposure in local and national media, resulting in completely free publicity that would’ve cost a fortune had they opted for advertising rather than PR.

Here are our top five favourites.

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4 Reasons to Fall in Love With PR this Valentine’s Day

Red roses, bottles of champagne, boxes of chocolates and fluffy teddy bears are everywhere, and every time you check your inbox, you’re being inundated with emails promoting deals for romantic escapes and candlelit dinners… Yep, it can only mean one thing – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

February is the month of love, and as a small business owner, you can use this opportunity to fall in love with PR. Here are four reasons why we think PR and your business is a match made in heaven.

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Marketing & PR Room 101: Automatic DMs on Twitter

Written by Danielle Owen-Jones, director of Bloomin’ Creative.

“Hi, thanks for the follow. Perhaps we can connect on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest too?”

“Good afternoon, many thanks for following. This must mean you’re interested in hiring our sports facilities, can I please call you to discuss?”

“Thanks for the follow – I would be delighted to offer you our PR services. Let’s talk about how we can help you with your PR in 2017.”

My reaction when I open these…?

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