Power up your PR in 2016

Power up your PR in 2016

Every holiday season, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions. We wholeheartedly commit to cutting the booze, tightening our wallets or h...

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Beer, billboards and bravery

Beer, billboards and bravery

2015 has seen some shocking PR blunders, but we’ve already named and shamed several of those brands. Fortunately for our faith in marketing...

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Social media advertising - do statistics tell the full story?

Social media advertising - do statistics tell the full story?

When asked what we think of social media adverts, most of us would agree we find them irritating. Constantly interrupting our news feed, soc...

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Photography as social media shorthand

Photography as social media shorthand

Social media apps and websites have been pushing visual and video content heavily this last year. Facebook will soon allow users to set a se...

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Video in demand

Video in demand

Do you remember a time when people would compete to purchase the biggest possible television, boasting about their 30-inch plasma screens in...

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Three major marketing blunders of 2015

Three major marketing blunders of 2015

Following a year of football corruption, emissions scandals and tax dodging coffee conglomerates, businesses are now trying harder than eve...

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My first year in PR

My first year in PR

This month marks my one-year anniversary at Stone Junction – and what a year it’s been! Before starting, I had no idea what to expect, so I ...

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How to choose a PR degree

How to choose a PR degree

One graduate told me recently that a public relations university lecturer recommended they always carry a spare tie and some scissors in the...

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Coming clean

Coming clean

The spare room is overflowing with junk, you are yet to throw out the jeans that no longer fit and the cupboard under the sink is exploding ...

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The blogfast of champions

The blogfast of champions

The Castle Cafe in Rochdale boasts the biggest breakfast you can purchase in the UK. It comprises of twelve rashers of bacon, twelve sausage...

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The power of content

The power of content

If there's one thing I've learned since I started using social media, it's that I can no longer keep secrets. Just the other wee...

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It’s a bloomin’ disaster

It’s a bloomin’ disaster

The festive season. A time for red coffee cups, glittery window displays and emotional tales about men living on the moon. Also, let’s not ...

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It isn't our favourite, but liking is here to stay

It isn't our favourite, but liking is here to stay

Last week, Twitter made the decision to replace its favourite button with the ability to like tweets. If this feature sounds familiar, it...

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Five, four, three, two, gone

Five, four, three, two, gone

Everybody is familiar with Andy Warhol’s renowned “fifteen minutes of fame” concept. The idea being that, in the future according to 1968, e...

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Not throwing mud

Not throwing mud

E-mail marketing is not about throwing mud to see what sticks.  By Jessica Phillips The key to successful e-mail marketing and market...

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Six tips for reputation management

Six tips for reputation management

At the start of a recent episode of Dr Who, the doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, turned to the television and asked the watcher to Google th...

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Programming creativity: rise of the robot writer

Programming creativity: rise of the robot writer

Congo the chimpanzee was just two years old when he first picked up a paintbrush at London Zoo in the fifties. Like a true creative, Congo ...

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Top five ways to get noticed by awards judges

Top five ways to get noticed by awards judges

The 2015 Emmy Awards recently wrapped up in America, making history with Viola Davis becoming the first black woman to win a leading actr...

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Social media on auto-pilot - the do's and don'ts

Social media on auto-pilot - the do's and don'ts

For business owners, finding the time to juggle online and offline business growth can be a struggle. Whilst social media automation tools...

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Coding tips for the modern marketer

Coding tips for the modern marketer

Coding - it’s not just for the super geeks anymore. Today, coding goes far beyond just building websites. In fact, getting a little coding ...

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Rankings that won't cost a penny

Rankings that won't cost a penny

Free SEO tools for the people! Everybody loves free things. Granted, this did change at one stage and everybody loved Raymond for a bit,...

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The Internet in 2040

The Internet in 2040

The future. This could be a way to get there. Or not. It's more likely to be hoverboards and things really.  A journalist recently...

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Simple tips for mobile e-mail marketing

Simple tips for mobile e-mail marketing

-Delivering e-mail marketing to mobile devices- Considering the use of tablets and smartphones accounted for 25 per cent of total web use ...

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