Being a positive influence

Being a positive influence

Whether we like to admit it or not, we’re all seeking to exert our influence every day. From trying to influence your significant other t...

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What does your audience look forward to?

What does your audience look forward to?

You have probably read a million blog posts about #BustertheBoxer already, so don’t worry - this isn’t another one on the same subject. In...

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Could an industrial brand do what Toblerone has done?

Could an industrial brand do what Toblerone has done?

You might be aware that earlier this week Toblerone caused national consternation by announcing that it would be increasing the space be...

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Dos foreign language speakers, por favor

Dos foreign language speakers, por favor

You know when you hai l'abbiocco after Christmas dinner and just before you drift off to sleep you think of a Treppenwitz. It's so a...

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Learning a language is as easy as uno, due, tre

Learning a language is as easy as uno, due, tre

International PR Whether it’s ordering a gelato in impeccable Italian or charming love interests in flawless French, most of us have a l...

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Don't go it alone

Don't go it alone

Whether you want to share a photo of what you've accomplished before the microwave pings, have experienced the shame of an automatic doo...

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It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

If you are guilty of binge watching The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills on a Friday evening, you will know just how much these women love ...

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Five tips for public speaking

Five tips for public speaking

At the 2014 Oscars, John Travolta famously introduced Frozen star, Idina Menzel as ‘Adele Dazeem’ in front of 43 million viewers. Even thoug...

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Knowledge is power

Knowledge is power

Benefits of CPD (FYI - not the tree we killed) What do Chateau Pavie Wine, pig farming and Marcel Duchamp's urinal all have in commo...

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Video marketing mythbusting

Video marketing mythbusting

Modern life is full of myths that, over time, have become widely accepted as fact. Some, such as Henry Ford inventing the assembly line, are...

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Metrics that matter

Metrics that matter

Ah, the British summer, a constant cycle of waiting for the rain to stop, complaining about the heat and retreating to Sainsbury’s freezer a...

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Three ways you can sell more using balanced sentence

Three ways you can sell more using balanced sentence

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Dickens' famous introduction to A Tale of Two Cities is perhaps the m...

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The youth of today

The youth of today

This year, Leicester City FC made history by winning the Premier League with odds of 5000 to 1. This came as a shock to many, but some will ...

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Another blog post you don't care about

Another blog post you don't care about

Last night, Stone Junction won the PRCA's Dare award for Trade and B2B Campaign . It's great news, I know. But you don't really ...

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My top three tips for budding entrepreneurs

My top three tips for budding entrepreneurs

London. We were there... On June 29 I was invited to speak to a group of young entrepreneurs by an organisation called Ent Ex – a group...

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The march of Thatcher's robots

The march of Thatcher's robots

About fifteen years ago I wrote an article for an automation magazine about the progress made in industrial robotics since Margaret Thatch...

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Four ways of getting girls into STEM

Four ways of getting girls into STEM

The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineers in Europe. Women are underrepresented across the workforce in science, technology, engi...

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Giving it away for free

Giving it away for free

Brand marketing for breakfast Companies have long given away free enticing gifts to persuade consumers to buy their products. Breakfast ...

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Three trends from the world of 3D printing

Three trends from the world of 3D printing

It has captivated technology enthusiasts for decades and the fascination doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. According to a Wohl...

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Three reasons to consider an engineering apprenticeship

Three reasons to consider an engineering apprenticeship

Would you gamble £53,000 for a shot at your dream job? A university degree is one of the traditional routes to a career in engineering, but ...

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Top three science stories

Top three science stories

From controversial possibilities of human gene editing, to new, thought-provoking theories surrounding dark matter and the dinosaurs – the p...

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Eyes turned skyward

Eyes turned skyward

SME PR agency Stone Junction will be jumping out of a plane for charity Approximately 3.1 million skydives take place every year. Out of...

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What is it you do, again?

What is it you do, again?

It's fair to say that not many of my friends and family truly understand what I do for a living. One year into my public relations caree...

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E-mail marketing: here to stay

E-mail marketing: here to stay

We have come a long way since Gary Thuerk sent the first mass e-mail in 1978. It might have only reached a few hundred people, but back then...

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Displaying your brand affinity

Displaying your brand affinity

Using company culture as a marketing device - like this here peacock It has often been said that winning new business is a lot like dat...

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