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 […]

International Women’s Day 2017: The businesswomen who inspire me to #BeBoldForChange

Today is International Women’s Day. A day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The theme for this year’s event is #BeBoldForChange, which asks us women to take bold action. You can vote for what you’re going to do here. Today, I have chosen to celebrate women’s achievements.

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, […]

Marketing & PR Room 101: Automatic DMs on Twitter

“Hi, thanks for the follow. Perhaps we can connect on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest too?” “Good afternoon, many thanks for following. This must mean you’re interested in hiring our sports facilities, can I please call you to discuss?” “Thanks for the follow – I would be delighted to offer you our PR services. Let’s […]

5 New Year PR Resolutions for Small Business Owners

It’s easy to see why December and January are the most popular times for setting goals. A New Year is always a fantastic opportunity to wipe the slate clean, start again, and set goals for the year ahead. When it comes to marketing and PR activity for small businesses, there are some really quick and […]