Expert commentary in Printwear and Promotion magazine

Expert commentaries are one of the best ways to secure positive news coverage for your business. They’re a powerful PR tactic because they give you a chance to demonstrate your expertise in your industry. Essentially, you’re shining a spotlight on what it is that you do. You’re speaking directly to your customers and sharing your […]

Podium with Francis Mason-Hornby, of Dalton Hall Estate

This is always a fascinating subject to explore with Francis Mason-Hornby, of Dalton Woodland Burial Ground. How prepared are you for your own death? It’s something that most people put off thinking about. However, there are simple steps you can take to ensure your wishes are known. This piece appeared as a Podium in The […]

Podium with Jenette Hardy, of Hardy Soft Play

Leading the conversation is absolutely vital in PR. This excellent Podium piece by Jenette Hardy, of Hardy Soft Play Hire, featured in The Westmorland Gazette demonstrates why perfectly!  Throughout the article, Jenette explores how parents can encourage children to switch off from technology and “break the tablet habit.” You can read the online version here. […]

Cumbria Life feature with Francis Mason-Hornby

PR is all about storytelling. This is why working with a client such as Francis Mason-Hornby is such a joy! Francis, of Dalton Hall Estate and Woodland Burial Ground, has many fascinating stories to tell. We were delighted to work with Cumbria Life (one of my favourite magazines!) on this fantastic feature about Francis’ interesting […]

Client News: Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery takes the reins at Kircabi Roasters

A popular independent coffee shop has been taken over by Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery and relocated to a new venue. Kircabi Roasters has now moved from its shop on Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale, around the corner to The Royal Barn.

Client News: PMD Business Finance completes its largest ever deal with £4.1m acquisition funding

It has been an exciting time for our client, Oldham-based PMD Business Finance. The firm recently celebrated its largest-ever deal, in assisting a £4.1million acquisition.

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 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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]