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By Emma Speirs, Director at Ballyhoo PR This time last year none of us could have predicted what 2020 would have had in store for us! By January there were whispers of an outbreak in Wuhan, but how on earth could that have an affect on our...

By Catherine Bontoft Senior PR Executive There is so much to organise when you’re running a successful business. So much hard work goes into putting together a fantastic product or service that sometimes businesses forget a crucial element – they don’t effectively showcase what they are doing...

By Catherine Bontoft Senior PR Executive I can’t believe I’ve already completed my first week at Ballyhoo PR and it’s sure to be a first week that I won’t forget in a hurry! It never occurred to me when I agreed to join the team, back in a...

By Katie Graves PR Executive I remember thinking to myself when I first started working at Ballyhoo PR, what would my favourite part about my new job role be? Don’t get me wrong, I love my job and all the elements that go with it but I have...

By Emma Speirs, Director at Ballyhoo PR When most people think of PR, they think of the distribution of carefully crafted press releases and statements pushed out when a business is either looking to promote something or keep a crisis at bay. Times have changed in recent...

By Katie Graves PR Executive   It has been almost a month since I started working at Ballyhoo PR and during this short time, I have already learnt so much about the world of PR. There is never a dull day in the office. I am either helping Emma...

By Emma Speirs, Director at Ballyhoo PR You have a killer news story and you’ve written a press release. You send it out to everyone and wait for the press coverage to come flooding in. And wait some more… and some more… but nothing happens.Here are...

by Emma Speirs Director of Ballyhoo PR I’m asked this question a lot, especially when meeting new people at networking events, so here’s my simple guide on how to distinguish PR from marketing – and how each contributes to the success of a business. Basic functions Marketing can be...

By Emma Speirs Director at Ballyhoo PR Like many of us, I know my own industry inside out and, as a result, sometimes assume that everyone I speak to understands what I mean when I use certain phrases and acronyms. A chance conversation at a networking event recently got...