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Getting started in PR

I have been a member of Team Plum just over a month now and it has whizzed by! Each day has been different and I have learnt many a new thing. While I am learning the ropes within the PR industry, I have been undertaking business administration duties. I have found this very helpful and […]

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Plum has an exciting opportunity…

Fancy some great PR experience this August to boost your knowledge and skills, plus add something to your CV at the same time? Plum Communications & PR are seeking some bright talent for an exciting opportunity this summer. We are looking for up to four individuals who are studying at either GSCE, A-Level, University or […]

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Surprise charity support for In-2-Biking

For Plum’s fifth birthday, we all wanted to share our celebrations with a variety of local causes that make a difference in their local community. After a lot of debate, three charities were singled out to receive some surprise support: Secret World Wildlife Rescue, Lympsham Pre-School and my own choice In-2-Biking. Why In-2-Biking? “Learn to […]

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April Fools’ Day is over for another year…phew!

We have made it past midday which means no more April Fools’ Day jokes. Did you get caught out by any stories today? Eagle-eyed Team Plum spotted a few that almost caught us out. Here’s a round up of our favourites: Longleat Safari Park Those cheeky monkeys over at Longleat almost had us with their bubble wrap […]

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The Psychology of colours in marketing and branding

“Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” Oscar Wilde Do you feel tranquil and calm when surrounded by green fields and blue skies? Have you ever felt alarmed when faced with a red sign? There may be more behind the use of […]

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Have you met our director, Karen Morledge?

Our director, Karen Morledge, began Plum five years ago in her home office and now she’s taking over the South West. Let’s be nosey and find out a little more about her… Who would you most like to be stuck in an elevator with? And the least? Other than a fire-fighter with a master key […]

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When PR doesn’t always mean Public Relations – a personal account of running for money!

I’ve never been a fan of running and vividly recall soul-destroying experiences of it at school some 25 years ago. To be honest, I’ve never run since unless it was a necessity and certainly not out of choice. Exercise has generally been something I’ve done on a bit of an ad hoc basis, as with […]

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David ‘the eyebrows’ Bebbington – One year on

Our Account Manager, David Bebbington, has been with us for a year today. Celebrate by reading a few fun facts about ‘Bebbs’. Who would you most like to be stuck in an elevator with? And the least? Most: Bear Grylls – for the instant escape. Least: Anyone suffering from a serious bout of flatulence! If […]

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A manager’s guide to crisis communications

You have choices to make when you are faced with a surprise call or visit from the media in a crisis. How you react in this situation could make or break your brand. If you don’t have a crisis communications strategy in place, here are our top tips to see you through. Don’t get scared […]

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