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5 ways to change the perception of a scheme that has constantly failed

Posted by Damian Leonard

Jul 27, 2017 11:20:15 AM


When you put a lot of work into something, it can be disheartening to see it fail. A property scheme is not only a huge commercial investment, but it’s something that a developer, contractor or agent can take a huge personal investment in – you want to see your hard work pay off.


Topics: reputation management, PR, property, fail

Launching a residential property PR scheme

Posted by Becki Ord

May 23, 2017 10:33:59 AM



Topics: PR, residential developers

Are you an award-winning company? If not, you may be falling behind

Posted by Damian Leonard

Feb 7, 2017 5:10:04 PM


If there’s one thing that any company needs to be aware of, it’s their reputation. How you’re known and perceived within your industry is incredibly important for doing business.


Topics: PR, awards

Top 5 video campaigns

Posted by Damian Leonard

Feb 3, 2017 3:30:56 PM


It’s no secret that video is taking over the internet – it accounts for 74% of online consumption in 2017. A video is able to positively activate people’s emotional responses in a very small window of time, and as such they’re a great way to drum up business and get your brand name out to your intended audience.


Topics: PR, Content Marketing, video marketing

5 Great Crisis Communication Examples

Posted by Damian Leonard

Jan 25, 2017 11:19:31 AM


There’s nothing that stresses a company out more than having to handle a crisis in our increasingly social world. People don’t miss a beat in 2017.


Topics: PR, Crisis communications

3 websites to find free-to-use images for your website

Posted by Sam Hughes

Jan 19, 2017 9:00:17 AM

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One of the most iconic things about your website and brand are the images and visual identity that you choose to identify your company.


Topics: PR, social

How to get the most out of your Instagram real estate marketing

Posted by Lisa

Jan 11, 2017 4:47:18 PM


In June last year Instagram announced they would be offering a service for businesses – and rightly so. Created in 2010, the mobile photo and sharing app and social networking platform has over 500 million monthly active users and after hundreds of interviews with businesses the outcome was for the introduction of a business page.


Topics: PR, Social Media

The importance of a good spokesperson

Posted by Alexis Darby

Nov 11, 2016 4:59:14 PM


If your company engages with external audiences, participates in media relations or could face a potential crisis then you need a spokesperson to respond to enquiries and represent the company.


Topics: PR

7 Ways to Measure PR

Posted by Joanna Craig

Jul 14, 2016 9:58:18 AM


When companies launch their PR activity, the first task is to set goals which will evaluate the success of the campaign. The key to accurately and efficiently measuring the success of PR depends on choosing the correct metric to correspond with the objective of the PR activity.


Topics: PR

What makes a great news story?

Posted by Maria Murphy

Apr 12, 2016 1:45:34 PM


News is simply defined as, "newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent events.”

In this guide, we layout five notable areas of importance when discussing whether or not a news story will be scooped up by the press. Ideally, a great news story should typically embody at least two of these when competing for publication.


Topics: PR

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