Prohibition blog

Prohibition blog

Sealy scores with new partnership deal kick-off

Wigan Warriors test out Sealy product on the pitch

As we launch head on into our spring campaigns, it’s an exciting time across the board at Prohibition, but for one of our clients it allows us to get stuck in with some of their exciting sponsorship partners – a great chance to exercise our PR muscles in the world of sport!

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Goldsmiths 2019 bridal campaign – The Perfect Match

With 2019 well underway, we have been working hard at Prohibition HQ on exciting Spring campaigns for lots of our retail clients.

This week saw the launch of our latest bridal campaign for Goldsmiths. We were tasked with creating content encouraging soon-to-be engaged couples around the UK to consider buying their engagement ring and wedding rings together – rather than the more traditional route of buying the engagement ring first. Goldsmiths offers some stunning bridal sets that can help to cut down on costs, without   comprising on style or diamond quality – THE PERFECT MATCH.

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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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Ways AI will change the PR and communication landscape within the next ten years

Thinking beyond AI’s direct impact on ‘me’

The idea of artificial intelligence and its relevancy to PR isn’t exactly a new topic for PRs. In fact, it’s something we’ve been considering ever since the big social media brands started tinkering with algorithms, and the concept of being able to digitally manipulate audience exposure became ‘a thing’. But, how often do we consider it as a wider influence. Thinking outside of the box in terms of ‘how will this impact me’, and broadening the conversation to, ‘how much will this impact my clients, and their offering, and the way their customers interact and engage’.

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Social ad best practice – five things you’re doing wrong and why

What is Facebook Advertising?

Three years after the launch of one of the most prolific social media platforms, Facebook made the lucrative decision to launch an advertising capability within the channel. Facebook advertising has become known within the industry as one of the cheapest ways to advertise online, over Google PPC and traditional web ads. When used correctly, advertising on Facebook can also be much more targeted than other forms of advertising, making it even more effective – no wonder that in 2018, it controlled a 20% share of the entire digital advertising industry.

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The dying art of media relations, how can PRs remain relevant despite the changing media space?

It’s a debate which has been on the agenda for a number of years, but talk of the relevancy of Public Relations in today’s rapidly changing media landscape is once again rearing its head. Often PR gets called into question for its effectiveness. Despite this, PR is actually more relevant now than it was before the digital age, not least when considered in line with content marketing and the fact that the return on investment on PR is now more measurable than ever.

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