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Facebook Messenger Rooms and Facebook Shop

By | 2020-05-22T13:36:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|Blog|

As business owners, and as parents and home-workers, we have had quite a few things thrown at us over the last few weeks when it comes to technology - and there is no end in sight as yet… A couple of the latest announcements from the social side of things have come in the form of the new Facebook Messenger

Facebook’s Sweet 16

By | 2020-04-17T14:29:27+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Blog|

  We have asked our digital apprentice Sophie Coombs to have a look at the journey of Facebook.     Oh how it’s grown up! Oh how I’ve grown up with Facebook! In almost every sense of the word, Facebook is THE biggest of the ‘famous four’ social networking sites (the others being Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn). With over 2.4

Maintaining your social presence during the COVID-19 pandemic

By | 2020-04-17T14:47:03+00:00 May 4th, 2020|Blog|

We are very much in unknown territory with the COVID-19 outbreak, with businesses closing their doors temporarily or drastically changing their working days to prioritise the safety of their staff.  With the general public being advised to stay indoors by the government, many companies have dropped their current marketing campaigns until normality is resumed. The key question we have been

What are journalists looking for during the Coronavirus pandemic?

By | 2020-04-29T17:57:03+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Blog|

  How do you feel about reading or watching the news at the moment?  Want to see enough about the spread of coronavirus and its implications to understand what’s happening - but, for your own sanity, balance the often hard-to-hear reports with news of how people are battling it with kindness, courage and humour - those stories that restore your

The Importance of Internal Communications

By | 2020-04-20T10:57:34+00:00 April 20th, 2020|Blog|

By Digital Marketing Apprentice Sophie Coombs   It has most definitely been an odd and challenging time for all of us over the past few weeks.  We are sure that in weeks, months and years to come we will have learned a lot from the Coronavirus pandemic, but one thing many of our clients learned (almost instantly) was that internal

A week in the life of a PR consultant in flooded Shropshire

By | 2020-03-05T13:43:34+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Blog|

  What has the J&PR team been up to during recent times when businesses across Shropshire have been hit by floods? We’ve been rather busy unsurprisingly ... Communication is key You will have realised throughout the last few weeks communication has been vital. Whether you are the leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, a specialist from the Environment Agency, the

Comedian Geoff Norcott at Theatre Severn

By | 2020-03-05T10:50:19+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Blog, What's On|

Have you got your tickets yet? We are really excited about seeing comedian Geoff Norcott at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn later this month. His show, Taking Liberties, will take place on March 25 at 8pm. Winner of Best Comedy at the BBC Radio and Music Awards, Geoff is known for his blunt and honest comedy routine. He has appeared frequently on

University vs. Apprenticeship … what’s the best career option?

By | 2020-03-05T13:40:46+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Blog|

As National Careers Week comes to an end, our 20-year-old digital marketing apprentice, Sophie, gives us her thoughts on her journey into the world of PR. "Choosing the right career and the correct path to get there is often tough, and I’ve learned through experience that the most trodden path isn’t always the best for you. From a young age

Social Media & PR … DIY Style!

By | 2020-03-03T14:15:27+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Blog|

  On Valentine’s Day, Kirsty shared her love, and knowledge, of social media and Public Relations by running her DIY Social Media and PR course at Shropshire Chamber of Commerce. Of course, it was a full house … and in true Valentine’s style, it was loved by all! Not only was the course fully booked, but it was all women,