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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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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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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The countdown is on for Marketing On The Menu!

It’s less than a week until Marketing On The Menu – a free event for hospitality firms and food and drink brands that want to learn a little more about all things marketing.

Following the success of the first event in London late last year, Marketing On The Menu is coming to Manchester next Tuesday (28 March). Hospitality businesses are invited to the free seminar held at Great John Street Hotel, with talks by Making You Content, BizWizUK, Webantic and us – Bloomin’ Creative.

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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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