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The political PR moves that we can all learn from 

It’s been a hell of a year for PR in politics. Think Putin, Trump, Brexit, Obama, Farage… the list is endless. But what can we learn, both good and bad from the heroes and the tyrants alike? The Obama effect This one is simple, yet entirely effective. The level of positive content created to support …Read More

Why we can’t rest on our laurels when it comes to PR?

The PR industry, much like the advertising industry, has been challenged no end over recent years. At first the rise of internet, computers and connectivity helped to streamline admin, create new and measurable mechanisms and provide communicators with a more coherent way of working. Think emails, building journo relationships, doubling the number of press outlets …Read More

#HelloNetto – Tasty Pastry Anyone?

As part of our work with Scandinavian supermarket chain, Netto, we were tasked with helping to launch Netto’s new Queen’s Road store in Sheffield – part of the firm’s plan to open 15 stores in 2015. We wanted to get locals talking about Netto online, so what better way to do it then by getting …Read More

A month in PR and Social…

It’s been a busy few months at Prohibition HQ with some exciting new business wins, a few new starters and some successful PR and social campaigns (which is always a bonus). Our latest campaign for flower experts, Interflora, saw us celebrate all that our lovely grandparents have to offer ahead of national Grandparents Day on 4th …Read More

Young’s Hire is tailor-made for Prohibition

We’re thrilled to announce that we have increased our client portfolio with the addition of Young’s Hire – the UK’s largest independent formal menswear rental service. Young’s Hire has appointed our team to bolster its consumer relations strategy and drive footfall to its concessions, of which there are more than 195 across the UK, in stores …Read More

Top 10 Social Media Disasters

Businesses nowadays are becoming increasingly more consumer savvy and one of the ways to engage with a target market is via social media. However, everyone knows that from time to time people make mistakes, but unfortunately on social media platforms there is no getting away from it. Listed below are some of the biggest social …Read More

How mobile is paving the way for social media developments

Worldwide mobile phone sales are on fire. Currently, over one billion mobile web users are scrolling through the 1-4G universes, and their massive influence over social networks is becoming increasingly more apparent. If you’re after a good example, look no further than the new Facebook new Messenger app and how hard they’re pushing it on …Read More

11 Feb '13

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Top Tips for getting a job in a Leeds PR Agency

For many, starting a career in Public Relations is not easy. But just how do you go about getting into the industry? Well, there are several interesting aspects to consider: 1) A degree is not always essential. Whilst many go to University and get a degree in PR, communications or English before looking for work, …Read More

31 Jan '13

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It’s official: online marketing is the next big step for British companies

With the news that the majority of digital marketers are forecasting that their budgets will grow significantly this year, it seems that companies are finally understanding how vital it is to have a strategic marketing strategy that works online. Research in the US, carried out by Best Practices, LLC found in a study of digital …Read More

14 Jan '13

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Nokia’s budget smartphone gives the masses access to social media on the move

Nokia’s encouraging sales figures, recently published, have shown how people from all backgrounds are becoming ever-more keen to access social media and interact with others. The Finnish firm, which has been around for years and has been responsible for some iconic phone developments in years gone by, had been left behind as the new kids …Read More