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T Time: The gospel according to Tony

Blimey, according to some sources, it’s 3,500 years (next Tuesday) since Moses descended Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments. In…

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T Time: Game of Crones

Once upon a time, in the Land of the Largely Honest, only good things ever got sold. “Buy my cart,???…

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T Time: Walther Mitty and the Strange Ca...

Our man in Hong Kong, Tony Murray, considers enemy of America’s digital media surveillance state, Edward Snowden, and his recent relocation to the Far East.

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T Time: More on Prolific North

Our man in the East returns with a few thoughts on the launch of a brand new media, marketing and creative industry news website for the North.

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A better way to win new business?

Sarah Bradley, Managing Director of Acquire New Business and Founder of the not-for-profit Northern Soho organisation reveals her latest venture and aims to inspire a new way of business development for creative businesses.

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Spam, spam, spam and the pagers of spin!...

Tony Murray further digs into his memory bank to share his experience of poor business development practices by marcomms agencies.

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Once Upon a Time.. Part 2 of The five bi...

In the latest of a series of guest blogs for Smoking Gun PR, Tony Murray continues his look at how marketing agencies often fail to take their own medicine when it comes to managing their own reputations.

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A bunch of cobblers! The five biggest mi...

Smoking Gun’s guest blogger Tony Murray delves into his memory bank to dish the dirt on marketing agencies who’ve previously failed in their own promotion.

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T Time: The Mob Rules

The return of our media man in the East, AKA Tony Murray, Doctor Who baddies and more menacing TV personalities currently at the centre of national scandals.

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November 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

All the latest news from Smoking Gun in Manchester— new team members, new client contracts, more major awards and a month’s worth of exceptional brand results.

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Everything you wanted to know about Face...

With more than 8billion views per day, and 1/3 of all internet users tuning in to a broadcast, brands really can’t afford not to understand the benefits of Facebook Live, and how to exploit them.

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6 essential (and not-so-essential) socia...

Forget vanity metrics and misleading stats, we run through the most popular forms of judging social media marketing success, and reveal which are really important and which are, well, not so.

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5 reasons Quora should be part of your 2...

Not familiar with Quora? Chances are by this time next year you will be. We jump the gun to give you a head start on the Q&A community that delivers businesses, products and services a huge global audience, for free.

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How to run a user generated social media...

The latest in our how to guides tackles one of the most powerful but potentially dangerous types of social media campaign. Our in-house experts talk you through utilising User Generated Content.

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Blagger’s Blog— Black Friday, Ch...

This week’s media news roundup, with Black Friday inspiring a great new Dogs Trust ad, D&G ‘misjudging Chinese culture’, Facebook Community News Project and more.

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