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Plum’s journey and the Power of PR

Our managing director, Karen, was invited by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce to be their guest speaker at their Ladies Afternoon Tea & Networking event at The Castle, Taunton on 14th September. Karen was praised for her honest and open talk on her journey in business and the power of PR. Starting at the formation of Plum […]

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PR Discovery Programme

Learn how PR can help your business and how to maximise opportunities Our PR Discovery Programme is one of the many ways that we support businesses in Somerset and beyond to achieve great outcomes and maximise their return on investment from their PR and marketing. So, what’s included? A scheduled 20 minute telephone discussion with […]

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How can the seasons help you to get more from your PR?

Public Relations, by its very definition, is about the planned and sustained management of your brand reputation. This means giving consistent and targeted messages throughout the year and not a one hit news release when you ‘feel’ you have something to say. There is a rhythm to generating content based upon the ebbs and flows […]

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Are your customers talking about you behind your back?

It’s no secret that over the last twenty years, the internet has changed the way businesses communicate with their audiences.  Most businesses have a website listing their products or services. Some use social media to send out news to a list of followers and create a closer relationship with them.  A small percentage have tapped […]

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Case study: Rookery Manor

In January of 2017, we were employed by Somerset wedding venue Rookery Manor, in order to promote their January wedding fayre. Rookery is a 16th century manor house that has been transformed into a 4-star boutique hotel. This family-run business is one of Somerset’s best wedding venues; extremely popular with locals and several celebrity clients […]

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Destinations and daydreams: Why the South West really is best

Founding Director of Plum Communications & PR, Karen Morledge, recalls how a career spent working in destination marketing has made her acutely aware of just how amazing the South West is: In today’s fast-paced environment, where there so often seems to be an imbalance between work and play, the importance of some R&R seems more important […]

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My first six months in PR

I can’t quite believe I have now worked at Plum for six months; if the first six are anything to go by, I’ll blink and it will be time to write about my first year in public relations (PR). I’ll jump straight in and say that, so far, my favourite thing about being at Plum […]

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