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Plum’s #SocialMedia tips for super-busy businesses

We know the feeling: social media can sometimes feel like a struggle because there’s always something else to do! It can be overwhelming if you don’t have someone who can devote their time to managing your online presence, and often it’s the biggest stumbling block to getting started. So how can a small business successfully […]

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My first week – an internship at Plum

Slamming down the phone, jumping in the air – the internship was mine. Desperate to get my foot in the PR door and move to the big city, I’ve been excitedly taking up every opportunity possible to give myself the work experience edge over my peers and internships are the golden ticket. Deciding early on […]

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Some more top tips from Plum!

Here are some more top tips from Plum; keep the following in mind at all times and you’ll be on the right track when it comes to ensuring that your PR or marketing campaigns are as successful as possible! Use statistics Statistics are seriously important when it comes to marketing and PR. Firstly, new and relevant statistical information is […]

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David’s been with Team plum for six months! Here’s his first top tips.

After moving from an in-house marketing and PR role to an agency, I’ve had a whirlwind six months. Despite working with a variety of clients in such a short space of time, some common themes have kept repeating, so I’ve prepared some top tips for anyone considering a marketing or PR campaign: Remember that writing […]

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Plum’s Charity of the Year Partnership

At the start of 2014 Karen Morledge, Director of Plum Communications & PR, decided upon an alternative new year’s resolution: Plum will aim to help local businesses to better understand their PR potential. After discussing her resolution with Team Plum, ‘Plum project 2014’ was launched. Plum understand how non-profit organisations can struggle with PR and marketing commitments while […]

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Invitations now open for pro-bono PR from Plum

Like many at this time of the year, Plum have made some New Year’s resolutions. Plum will aim to help local businesses to better understand their PR potential! So we don’t give up on our resolutions this year, we are launching ‘Plum Project 2014’, the chance to help a charity for the year.  We understand how non-profit organisations […]

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Top 5 viral campaigns of 2013

In the year that has seen the word ‘hashtag’ enter the Oxford English Dictionary and ‘Social Media Strategizer’ become a real job title, Plum Communications & PR take a look at the key movers and shakers of viral marketing campaigns in 2013. 5)      A moonwalking Shetland pony got his 15 minutes of fame this year after being seen by […]

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Success at Somerset Business Awards 2013

After much hard work on our award entry back in August and a subsequent meeting with two lovely judges from Yeovil College scrutinising us about our business, we were delighted to win a finalist award at the Somerset Business Awards for the Business of the Year (1 to 10 employees) category. Three of the team […]

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Why every day in business should be a school day: Volunteering with Young Enterprise

Founding Director of Plum Communications & PR, Karen Morledge, recalls her experiences of recently spending time with over fifty children from Somerset schools at an Entrepreneurship Masterclass held in Taunton:  As a business owner used to donning a suit for marketing meetings, new business pitches and presenting to Boards and senior managers, imagine the prospect […]

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