Blog posts • Aug 28, 2015 08:15 BST
Hello folks, it’s inspiration (work-related procrastination) time! Our pick of the jolliest summer campaigns launched this month. It's a scorching start with Doritos' #12HourHoliday dare, check out Cantona challenging the channel and cool off with an ice bucket challenge update. Finally, though we’re still mourning the end of summer, it’s the first of the inevitably ‘too soon’ Christmas ads.
News • Aug 27, 2015 17:18 BST
Moray Council launched an interactive “virtual” newsroom as part of its website redesign and the new approach helped them generate online coverage within minutes of publishing. Here's how it panned out....
Blog posts • Aug 19, 2015 08:30 BST
So far we’ve held two bootcamp sessions, “Back to Basics”, and Setting KPIs”, both of which have received really good feedback! So thank you for being a part of this series and making the time to listen to us harp on about newsroom best practise, and test out our cheese jokes on you.
Blog posts • Aug 13, 2015 13:35 BST
The product department's best practice dos and don'ts for SEO optimising your newsroom and material.
Blog posts • Aug 10, 2015 11:43 BST
Before you could even say “howzat”, England regained the ashes. And what a rapid and pulsating series it's been. Here we take a look at how brands and organisations have leveraged the Ashes hype and put their own “spin” on the action...
Blog posts • Aug 08, 2015 11:40 BST
You only need to look at the trending topics on any weekend to know that football is a big deal on social media, and it's only going to get bigger. But sometimes, social media can be a team's fiercest rival. With the start of the new season just a matter of hours away (hurrah!), we're sharing a few of our favourite moments where our two passions - football and online comms - were united...
Blog posts • Jul 31, 2015 11:00 BST
Media giant Google recently launched News Lab, a global learning platform and a group of experts on hand to help train and educate journalists on Google tools and data. So where does this leave PR?
Blog posts • Jul 30, 2015 12:32 BST
From paws to people and #hashtags to controversies, it’s all been kicking-off this month in the world of PR, comms and online marketing. And we love it when that happens because, well, not only does it give us a tonne of stuff to talk about but it also gives us some pretty tasty food for thought… So without further ado, here’s our pick of campaigns from July 2015…
Blog posts • Jul 28, 2015 10:04 BST
A brand newsroom goes by a number of aliases; media centre, press room, the list goes on, but essentially they all have the same purpose: to provide a hub of content and information and make getting coverage easier. So, if you’ve got one of the aforementioned sections on your site, here are a handful of tips to build it up, buttercup (#sorrynotsorry).
Blog posts • Jul 21, 2015 14:42 BST
This blog post is dedicated to the most delicious food and beverage PR campaigns. So grab yourself a cuppa (and some biscuits) and indulge in the tasty treats we've gathered for you!
Blog posts • Jul 20, 2015 11:58 BST
Everyday we see our customers using their newsrooms in creative and wonderful ways, reaching wider audiences and generating the impressive levels of coverage that their content deserves – so it’s about time we gave credit where credit’s due! Here are some of the key stats and take-out tips from our customers’ newsrooms in June...
Blog posts • Jul 16, 2015 16:26 BST
So we are starting this thing called MND Bootcamp - a 6 part series of sessions, each covering various topics and aspects of our newsroom. You’re welcome to take all six 2-hour sessions for £195 - and we’ll throw in the first session for free.
Blog posts • Jul 10, 2015 11:43 BST
I have never really written a blog before. In fact, I have shied away from it for quite some time, and yet I talk about it with clients on a regular basis. I understand the values, the reasoning and how it can help a brand. So it got me thinking, maybe my first blog should be based around just that - why should a brand have a blog?