Light up the sky with a dynamite PR campaign

Are your rockets ready to fly? Your sparklers ready to dazzle? Your bonfire ready to warm up a chilly November night? Yes? Great! But what about your PR campaign? Is that ready to sparkle and help your business soar? Or is it in danger of being a damp squib?

The nights may well be getting longer, but don’t keep people in the dark about your PR initiatives. Now is the perfect time of year to warm up contacts and get your hot topics talked about.

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Happy Halloween! Make sure your business receives more treats than tricks when it comes to PR

There’s no doubt about it – PR is a fangtastic way to raise awareness of your business.

Through implementing the right strategy and working closely with a skilled and experienced public relations agency or trusted consultant, PR certainly is an effective way to boost any morbid marketing efforts.

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought it was the perfect time to offer our top tips to ensure your business sees more treats than tricks when it comes to PR.

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From private jets to pints in the Rovers Return – the weird and wonderful world of journalism (part one)

At Bloomin’ Creative, we’re immensely proud of our journalism roots. We look at every aspect of our PR campaigns with a journalist’s head on our shoulders. We believe this is the key to success in the press for our clients. Whether it’s B2B or B2C public relations, with coverage in local press, editorials in trade titles, guest posts on target blogs or product placement in national magazines and newspapers. Whatever the end goals is, looking at everything from a journalist’s perspective is our USP here at Bloomin’ Creative and something we pride ourselves on.

Our copywriter, Colette, cut her teeth as  journalist for one of the country’s biggest regional newspaper groups, before moving into corporate PR and communications, working with brands such as IPC Magazines, Gower Publishing, Sun Life of Canada, McVities, KP Snacks and the Health and Safety Executive.

Journalism and PR go together hand in hand and we’ve both experienced some weird and wonderful situations throughout our careers as journalists. Here, Bloomin’ Creative copywriter Colette talks us through her highlights as a hack.

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Client News: Real Housewives of Cheshire star Leanne Brown announced as patron of Tigerlily Trust

The Tigerlily Trust charity has announced its new patron – Real Housewives of Cheshire star, Leanne Brown.

Leanne, who hails from Barrow, will now act as ambassador for the charity in its work supporting bereaved parents who suffer the loss of their baby or child at any stage during pregnancy, following birth or later on in childhood.

Leanne’s personal experience of tragically losing three babies, combined with two close family member’s own losses, led to her involvement with the charity.

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You’d be barking mad not to admire this local firm’s fascinating story

Written by Danielle Owen-Jones, Bloomin’ Creative director

There was something that stuck with me for a while after I visited the Barking Mad headquarters recently.

It was a framed piece of paper, with the soft outlines of very faint scribbles. Those pencilled scribbles were in fact the very start of Barking Mad, and they’re proudly displayed in the boardroom in a frame that states “Out of small seeds…”

As the owner of a young business (we recently celebrated Bloomin’ Creative’s first anniversary as a PR agency set-up), this was particularly poignant because Barking Mad’s story of success and growth is one I’ve admired from afar as a fellow Kirkby Lonsdale business.

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Pets in PR – Meet the Bloomin’ Creative office mascot, Poppy the cockapoo

Ever wondered what it’s like being ‘top dog’ at a PR agency? Well, wonder no more! Meet Poppy – the Bloomin’ Creative office mascot who certainly thinks she’s top dog at our Cumbria-based public relations consultancy.

As featured on one of our all-time favourite PR websites, PR Moment, this is a day in the life of one-year-old cockapoo, Poppy Owen-Jones – designated trouble maker, real-life teddy bear, pen stealer extraordinaire and fluff ball of love.

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Client News: PMD celebrates its seven year growth to become one of the biggest independent brokers in the UK

We know the press love a nice ‘good news’ story, especially when it’s about the growth and success of a local business. That’s exactly why we’ve enjoyed spreading the word about PMD’s phenomenal seven year success story.

The Oldham-based business finance firm recently celebrated its seven year anniversary, cementing itself as one of the biggest independent brokers in the UK.

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