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 […]

So, guys, let’s totally sizzle this bacon…

Oh. Em. Gee. I totes can’t believe W1A has come to an end. Hashtag come on BBC. Let’s smoke this mackerel. Okay, because, here’s the thing guys, even though the TV world of PR is absolutely way crazy, I did enjoy giggling at PR guru Siobhan Sharpe. And, although totes wacky, she absolutely had some […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 tips to make your summer PR campaign sizzle

We’ve been enjoying the glorious weather in Cumbria this weekend, and it inspired us to write about our top tips to make your PR campaign sizzle this summer…

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 […]

A trip down memory lane for our client coverage in the Southport Visiter newspaper

We love all things PR, here at Bloomin’ Creative. But we’re proud of our roots, and our roots are in journalism. That’s why it was especially nostalgic when we issued a press release for our client, property firm Mason Lord, to the newspaper both our director Danielle AND our new staff copywriter Colette cut their teeth […]

We reveal the perfect ingredients for success in the press at Marketing On The Menu

We love being based in the beautiful Lake District, but every now and again, it’s great to enjoy the bright lights of the big city! On Tuesday, we bid farewell to Cumbria and headed over to Manchester for Marketing On The Menu.

My 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, I’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 […]

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, […]