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Thought Leadership Podcast: Huthwaite International’s Mastering Negotiations

At Prohibition, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of trends that allow our clients to stand out as industry leaders. Podcasts have recently grabbed people’s attention and become an innovative way to share engaging content. They provide the perfect opportunity for brands to promote their expertise, discuss key trending industry topics and showcase their personality, unlike any other form of content. This year, we helped Huthwaite International do just that with the successful launch of their first podcast series: Mastering Negotiations.

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What’s new with LinkedIn? Three updates for 2020

LinkedIn is a platform that’s exclusively tailored for a more B2B community and is used by millions of users every day to connect with others, build relationships and share business news. Like all social media networks, the platform is always updating to become more innovative, efficient and easier to manage. For 2020, LinkedIn have introduced some really interesting updates that brands and businesses can utilise to better their social media strategy. Here’s three of the key updates for this year and some tips on how you can adapt them to work for your business.

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Top 10 tips to Maximise your Video Content

It’s no secret that video is champion content when it comes to social media. With social video generating 1200% more shares than text and image combined, this social media trend continues to dominate platforms and is helping companies improve brand awareness, conversion rates and sales figures. So, how can you make the most of your next video campaign to ensure it reaches it’s full potential? Here’s our top 10 tips to help you out:

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Responsible Influencer Marketing: the role of the PR professional

Influencer marketing is at the forefront of an advertising revolution. Seen as one of the most persuasive forms of modern marketing, an increasing number of brands are turning to social media stars to market their products and services.  However, recent years has seen numerous brands and influencers caught up in legal proceedings and fines due to the non-disclosure of paid and gifted endorsements. As a growing and integrated part of social media and PR strategies, it is important professionals in the industry are aware of their responsibilities and ensure their brands are compliant with laws and advertising standards.

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Prohibition PR launch the world’s first poo powered pub

Here at Prohibition, we love to sink our teeth deep into projects that test our creativity, event management skills and media expertise, so when Yorkshire Water offered us the opportunity to carry out a creative project that promoted their ambition to become zero carbon by 2030, we were committed to executing a ground-breaking stunt that would cut through the political noise of “zero-carbon”, bring to life some of the innovative carbon-reducing work already taking place within the Yorkshire Water business and generate both local and national media coverage.

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11 top tips to nail your next media interview

If you’re a follower of our Twitter page, you will know we regularly tweet our expert advice on how to best prepare for and behave in media interviews. Of course, 140 characters is simply not enough to equip you with the skills you need to be fully prepared, so we’ve summarised them into our top 11 takeaway tips so you can excel in your next media interview.

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Bringing the past back to life – CEWE Life in Colour Campaign

Here at Prohibition, we love getting our creative juices flowing when planning feel-good campaigns that drive results for our clients. In Q1 of 2019, working with our client CEWE UK, we were briefed to deliver a campaign that would uphold CEWE’S position as AN industry expert, maximise brand awareness in the UK, strengthen existing partnerships and forge new relationships with the media and photography influencers. Most importantly however, we wanted to create a feel-good campaign that sparked community engagement and elicited positive feelings and an appreciation for times gone by.

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Starting a career in PR, why it’s so much more than press releases and media pitching

Popular media representations often paint an oversimplified picture of what a career in PR entails. Without exposure to this industry, it is easy to assume that a PR fledging, like myself, devotes their time to traditional and tangible tasks such as drafting press releases and pitching them to the media. However, this progressive and ever-changing industry in fact offers attractive, exciting and diverse roles, proving a career in PR is so much more than squirrelling over keyboards creating press releases and chasing journalists for media coverage.

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Terms and conditions – Prohibition PR


University of Huddersfield Audience Analysis Prize Draw

1. This prize draw is being run and managed by the University of Huddersfield’s third party social media agency, Prohibition PR Ltd. 39a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD.

2. The winning entry will be drawn by Prohibition PR.

3. Prohibition PR Ltd will collect the names and email addresses of respondents for the sole purpose of choosing a winner of a £200 Love2Shop voucher.

4. Prohibition PR will not pass on any personal information to any 3rd party, except where required, the prize supplier.

5. The personal details of the entrants (name and email address) will be stored on Prohibition PR’s Survey Monkey account until 30 days after the end of the giveaway. The information will be manually deleted after this time.

6. The prize draw is open to all over 13s in the UK. If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain parental or guardian consent to enter and claim your prize. In entering the prize draw, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win.

7. Entries must be made by completing the Survey Monkey audience analysis survey between Friday 25th January and 5pm Friday 22nd February 2019.

8. The prize is a £200 Love2Shop voucher. There is no cash alternative to the prize; however we reserve the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. The prize is not negotiable or transferable.

9. Winners will be notified on Monday 25th February via email. If you are a winner you must provide us with a valid email for us to send the prize to.

10. If any winner of the prize draw is unable to take up the prize for any reason, or if Prohibition PR, after making reasonable efforts, has not been able to make contact with the winner, or if the prize is not claimed within 7 days of notification, Prohibition PR reserves the right to award that prize to an alternative winner.

11. We reserve our rights to publish the name of the winner on the University’s social media pages. The winner may be requested to co-operate with the requirements of Prohibition in respect of publicity for the prize draw. Please read our Privacy Policy ( which tells you how we use and store any personal information we may collect about you by entering a prize draw.

12. No purchase necessary.

13. Prohibition PR or University of Huddersfield will not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by any person taking part or not being able to take part in a prize draw.

14. Prohibition PR reserves the right to amend these rules at any time, with the permission of the University of Huddersfield. It is the responsibility of entrants to keep themselves informed of any changes to these rules. Entry into the prize draw implies acceptance of these terms.

15. Any dispute or claim arising out of in connection with a prize draw will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and entrants irrevocably agree that the Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with a prize draw.

16. This prize draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Love2Shop, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter or Facebook

17. Prohibition PR is GDPR compliant, and it shall comply with the Advertising agency’s Data Protection policies in all aspects of this prize draw including but not limited to promotion and publicity. Any data relating to this promotion will only be used in relation to selecting a winner for the prize draw.

If you have any questions about your entry please email