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A week in the world of PR

blog by Carly Odell Before starting my master’s degree in journalism at Nottingham Trent University, I had heard very little about the industry of PR or what it entailed. But now, after spending a week in the suitably red Poppy-PR office, I would confidently be able to explain to a PR novice what the field […]

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An insight Into Public Relations Work Experience- By Rachel Boulter

As I am currently studying Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, I wanted to gain experience in as many aspects of the field as possible.  After spending time in a news room, I felt the next place to look should be Public Relations. Walking into the office of Poppy PR on Monday, with no knowledge of […]

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We Are Drop Off Point For Shoebox Appeal

Poppy PR is the only designated drop off point in the Ilkeston area for this year’s Chesterfield Shoebox Appeal, and is encouraging people to get involved, after donations this year have seen a slump. We decided to support the charity in its annual campaign, after our account manager Sarah Dixon single-handedly packed 50 boxes last year, for […]

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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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Our First Client Says ‘You’re Hired’ Once Again

Poppy-PR has proved its relationships are built to last by once again joining forces with its first ever client.  The PR agency, founded by Tina Clough , 32, originally carried out a full PR campaign for IPS Estates back in 2010. It  has just secured a contract to once again engage with the firm based […]

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Devastating Diagnosis Sparks Charity Fundraiser For Poppy-PR

With more than half of its workforce being affected by cancer, and one of its PR managers announced as one of the top fundraisers for Macmillan, the team at Poppy-PR has revealed that it will be holding a very special networking event on September 29 for charity. The event will see the PR agency located […]

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Tina experiences what it’s like for people living with Dementia

Tina recently underwent a personal crusade to find out more about a disease which affects 850,000 sufferers in the UK alone.  Putting herself in the shoes of a Dementia sufferer, here she unveils why we all have a responsibility towards education about the life-changing illness.   Like many of us, the word Dementia means very little […]

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Sarah’s best bits of 2016

Sarah may have only been with us for a few months but here she talks about her highlights since joining the Poppy PR team… Before taking on the role of account manager at Poppy PR I had been working as a local newspaper journalist for around ten years, the majority of that time was with […]

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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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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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