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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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August 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

All that’s happening at our Manchester HQ— exceptional client work, details of our forthcoming event, The Millennial Mindset, and major life moments for the award-winning team.

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July 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

The latest in-house news from Smoking Gun’s HQ in Manchester, including our six CIPR PRide award nominations, Melanoma UK joining the fold, standout work for several of our top clients, not least Silentnight, and the best work BBQ ever.

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GDPR – Comms disaster of the decad...

Opt-in or opt-out, despite the deadline now having passed for businesses to clean up their processes with regard to storing…

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May 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

While most of the country was glued to the royal wedding wondering why we didn’t get an extra day off…

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Graduate Communications Job | Smoking Gu...

About Smoking Gun Have you ever dreamed of working in the comms industry? Are you passionate about news? Do you…

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March 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

Talk about headline-grabbing times. This month has been all about battling arctic conditions, investigating spy stories plucked straight from the…

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Blagger’s Blog- Stephen Hawking, empty...

Weekly High This week there have been pro-gun control protests across the US, with students walking out of schools in…

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February 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

You wouldn’t think it had been the shortest month of the year, what with the amount of work coming out…

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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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Even if he’s not guilty this is a huge...

Inspired by recent headlines, Smoking Gun’s MD Rick Guttridge makes it clear that brands cannot forget that the truth will always out— from the ethical to environmental.

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September 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

All the latest news from Smoking Gun’s HQ in Manchester, from in-house events and our presence at the PRCA’s BAFTA conference, to standout creative work and client coverage.

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Expert tips on copywriting for different...

We walk you throught the fundamentals of copywriting for social media, blog posts and press releases in the latest of our expert tips.

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Paddington at 60: Why brands should emul...

To mark the 60th birthday of Paddington Bear we consider the similarities between strong characters and world-beating brands.

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A century of mistruths: 100 years (or so...

From War of the Worlds and the Zinoviev letter, to blondes going extinct and weatherman faking it, we chart a potted history of definitive fake news moments.

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