From chicken buckets to loo rolls, a look at how some companies truly engaged with the Royal Wedding

We’ll admit it. We love a good wedding. And if it’s a royal affair, well that’s the icing on the wedding cake! Throw in a Prince, his glamorous bride and a castle backdrop, and you have the stuff of fairy tales.

But you can be sure the loudest squeals of excitement at the prospect of a royal wedding come from the PR, marketing and advertising brains of the consumer world. Ever since Meghan said ‘yes’ to Harry’s proposal, they’ve undoubtedly been racking their brains for wedding-related ways to leap onto the marriage bandwagon and promote their products.

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PR vs Advertising: the results speak for themselves…

We’re not normally ones to boast but, wow, what a superb few months of press coverage we’ve achieved for our client, SimpleTax.

As part of our PR services, we regularly send detailed PR evaluations and analysis to our clients. We do this to show the financial value of the publicity we have secured for them.

From December to February, SimpleTax, an Oldham-based accountancy software firm, has been featured in a range of publications and media platforms, including the Metro.

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From interviewing the tallest man in Europe to medieval re-enactments – the weird and wonderful world of journalism (part two)

Unusual assignments and quirky photo opportunities are all part and parcel of a career as a journalist.

Here at Bloomin’ Creative, both of us (Danielle and Colette) are former newspaper hacks who cut our teeth in print media.

Having solid journalism experience is something that’s really important to us at Bloomin’ Creative. We believe our combined years of newsroom experience gives us our dynamic USP as a full-service public relations and marketing agency in Cumbria.

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The business lessons you can learn from Elf, Scrooge and Santa…who knew?!

Just like Wizzard, we at Bloomin’ Creative wish it could be Christmas every day. Yes, as we prepare to Step into Christmas, we’re not anticipating many Silent Nights as we always welcome any excuse to Rock Around the Christmas Tree.

If you’re impressed with our festive tune repertoire,  you’ll certainly like our latest blog as we bring Joy to the World with our look at the business lessons to be learnt from a selection of our favourite Christmas films…

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A daily Christmas PR-esent from us to you…

As Bing, Dean and Frank keep telling us – it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And we certainly agree, because we’re a tad crazy for Christmas, here at Bloomin’ Creative.

If we had an open fire, we’d now be roasting chestnuts on it. But alas, we have central heating. So, instead, we’ll settle for decking our halls with boughs of holly and opening the windows of our chocolate-filled advent calendars (yet another reason to love December!)

Speaking of advent calendars, we’re giving a fabulously festive gift to all our lovely Twitter followers throughout December, as we’re bringing our PR-themed advent calendar back again this year.

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