These days, it's becoming harder and harder for brands to stand out from the crowd. As consumers, we're used to being able to find what we're looking for at the click of a Google search, but what makes you click on one link over another? It might be that you're clicking on the first available … [Read more...] about Unveiling the power of public relations in marketing
At Gatekeeper Communications, we want to make a difference in the places where we live and work. As an Ipswich-based PR and copywriting agency, we get to work closely with many different companies in a wide range of industries. But we want to be able to use our skills and expertise to help those … [Read more...] about Working in partnership with Ormiston Families to help charitable PR support for 2023
There’s often a misconception that public relations activities are only appropriate for large firms. We’ve had many conversations with small businesses in Suffolk about the importance of PR. People often tell us that they don't think PR is a good fit for their marketing plans. This is generally … [Read more...] about The ultimate list of affordable PR tactics for small businesses
We live in a world where we are bombarded with messages from brands. From social media to advertising, from blogging to digital marketing. Sometimes it feels difficult to pass through the noise and find the information that you’re looking for. Many businesses in Suffolk struggle to find their … [Read more...] about Three ways that you can use PR activities to spark new conversations.
We are thrilled to announce that we have signed up as members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce. This is our opportunity to network with, and learn from, some of the best companies across the county. Our membership in the Chamber is a sign of our ambition and commitment to continuing … [Read more...] about Joining the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
Following the news this week that Marie Claire will close its print publication to focus upon its digital output, it’s made me think about how audience engagement is continuing to evolve and what people are looking for when it comes to consuming content. I admit I’m a lapsed reader of Marie … [Read more...] about Audience engagement and the changing ways that we consume content
Earlier this month, I wrote about how to see if your press releases are working effectively. Within the blog, I briefly touched upon the concept of ‘pitching’. This is when a PR professional contacts a magazine and briefly submits an article idea to a journalist. Rather than simply sending a basic … [Read more...] about How to pitch an article idea
For those working in the PR profession, having the ability to write a good press release is vital. A press release isn’t just another piece of content; it’s a useful tool to sell your story and share details of who you are and what you do. A great press release should give a journalist a hook to … [Read more...] about Are your press releases working effectively?
When it comes to PR activity, one of the first things you need to ask yourself is “Is it working?”. Whether you chose to implement a media relations campaign, you’re looking at influencer strategies and brand reputation, or you simply are running an event to raise your profile, it is important … [Read more...] about Are you measuring the success of your PR activity?