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Tina’s predictions for 2018

This year has seen many changes in the world of PR and marketing. GDPR is giving many of our clients a headache as they come to grips with their legal responsibilities in terms of getting consent for activities such as email marketing, and this in my opinion will give way to more emphasis being placed […]

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We Have The ‘Skills’ To Take Holiday Firm Forward

Derbyshire based PR and Communications agency, Poppy PR has proved it has the skills required to secure a contract with Skills Holidays, the iconic coach travel company. The Ilkeston based agency will be providing PR support to the firm based in Bulwell, to drive the company’s three main brands- Laver, Coach Style and Skills Holidays. […]

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Bake offs, fashion designers and creating campaigns

Bradd Farnsworth on his week spent with the Poppy team I have recently been studying for my masters degree in journalism at Nottingham Trent University and whilst the course proved valuable I wanted to enhance my skills in a practical workplace environment and so I contacted Tina at Poppy PR in Ilkeston to enquire about […]

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GDPR- When PR Becomes Even More Valuable

Tina Clough is managing director of Poppy-PR. Tina has seen many changes to the face of PR over the last seven years- some making life more difficult to carry out effective media relations, and some which have transformed the industry for the better.  Here she outlines why PR could see a boost amidst these latest […]

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Cloughie’s Conundrum: Don’t Be Left Up The Creek With No Paddle In A Crisis

Poppy-PR has been flexing it’s crisis communications muscles of late, and adding a new string to its proverbial bow of services. Now a little unknown fact- All of our team have been trained with the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and as part of that training, we all hold media law qualifications- […]

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Apprenticeship Week ‘Catalyst’ For Agency Expansion

Poppy-PR has expanded its team by taking on a digital media apprentice, after making a pledge to invest in the training of the next generation of marketing professionals. The agency, which is now in its sixth year, met with apprenticeship provider 3AAA during National Apprenticeship Week, and after seeing the value in providing training and […]

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Cloughie’s Conundrum- How Does PR Measure Up?

In the last six years of running Derby based Poppy-PR, one of the most common questions we get asked as public relations professionals is undoubtedly- Does PR work and how can it be measured? Sure, the benefits of PR can be less tangible than its other marketing counterparts, making them difficult to track, but despite […]

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Cloughie’s Conundrum: PR vs. Advertising

As brand awareness becomes increasingly important for business growth and development, Tina Clough, managing director at Derby based Poppy-PR offers her take on why businesses should seek to employ a PR professional, before engaging in a targeted advertising strategy. Historically, PR has been akin to a cartel style system, with many businesses assuming that advertising […]

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