Category Archives: Advice

How to get into The Financial Times newspaper

How many times have you been approached by a potential client or a member of the management team who wants a guarantee that you can get them into a top tier national newspaper like The Financial Times? Sadly often the number of requests are far higher than the amount of really high-quality news offered by…
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10 top UK retailing technology journalists

Whether working for a bricks and mortar High Street retailer or an e-commerce brand, there are a variety of retail media titles that you should consider targeting for coverage. Here is our list of the ten UK-based retailing technology journalists that you may want to target. It’s not in any particular order, and does not include…
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12 free ways to support low budget PR efforts

Sometimes you need to persuade your bosses that PR is a worthwhile promotional activity, so one way is to try and do it yourself, get some traction and then ask, "can we now please ask the PR professionals, who will be able to do the same or probably better much more efficiently?" If you want…
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What is core PR content and what can I do with it?

Having a core piece of content can help interest media and open up both coverage and other marketing and social media opportunities. But what is a core piece of content? A press release about a brand new technology is a core piece of content, as is an in-depth technical article that breaks down a hot…
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10 European industry analysts worth watching

Analysts are both unbiased experts in their specific area, and influencers that many companies seeking services or products related will contact for recommendations, so they act as a new customer and business lead. Not only do analysts research and write reports on businesses and industry trends, but they also interview company spokespeople, like journalists do,…
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Why won’t this blogger write about my product for free?

Some brands think just because they have invented the best thing since sliced bread, then everyone and his dog will want to write, blog, Youtube and Insta about their product/service. Alas, getting the right influencer on side, particularly before any potential competitor does, is not simply a case of telling them about your product/service. In…
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a technology PR agency

If like many companies you’re planning ahead for the New Year, and are considering a fresh PR start for your business, then there are a few things that you will need to take into consideration before you hear any pitches. Whether you are a start-up looking to promote your services/products or an established company with…
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Christmas gift ideas for PR clients

Is it a good idea to give Christmas gifts to clients? It's a tricky one as maybe you or they don't celebrate Christmas, or is a branded pen really a nice gift, or do they really want to have lunch with you? Gifting for Christmas is an opportunity to wow your clients, though, some may…
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Photography – PR Tip

A great tool in a successful media relations is as simple as a picture; whether it's used to tell a story or to catch the attention of an editor, a picture or photo can really enhance a press release and make it stand out from the competition. A professionally taken photo that is relevant to…
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