Findlay Media launches Engineering Design Show

Findlay Media launches Engineering Design Show

Findlay Media, parent company of Eureka, New Electronics and Automotive Design , has announced the launch of the Engineering Design Sho...

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Breaking news: Journalists find PR people annoying - sometimes

Breaking news: Journalists find PR people annoying - sometimes

We conducted a survey in early December which revealed the PR consultancy habits that get under the skin of engineering journalists. The sur...

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A beginner’s guide to link building

A beginner’s guide to link building

 Lots of people understand that the first rule of SEO is to generate high quality links pointing to your own website. Search engines think o...

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Why your business is newsworthy

Why your business is newsworthy

~ Join Stone Junction on December 8, 2011 for a free PR seminar ~ As some of you may be aware, Stone Junction will be holding a free seminar...

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Why we were right about QR codes

Why we were right about QR codes

In another blog post earlier this week we spoke about on-line evaluation techniques for measuring the efficiency of print advertising in tr...

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Nephew marketing… or how to shoot yourself in the foot

Nephew marketing… or how to shoot yourself in the foot

'Nephew' marketing could seriously damage your company's image Technical PR consultants are very much like doctors; people...

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Why applying on-line evaluation methods to print advertising is a bad idea

Why applying on-line evaluation methods to print advertising is a bad idea

After many calls and e-mails from an advertising sales person in your target trade media, you finally gave in. You bought the half page ad...

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Should your company Twitter account re-tweet individual staff members’ updates?

Should your company Twitter account re-tweet individual staff members’ updates?

Carefully select from employees' tweets when re-tweeting Twitter enables a two way conversation and allows companies to personalise...

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Google to overtake the social media scene?

Google to overtake the social media scene?

As you may already be aware, Google launched Google+ in July. Adding to the vast array of online services Google already offers, Google + is...

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Bloggers that blag - a bit drab?

Bloggers that blag - a bit drab?

Blogging - easy route to blagging freebees? Advances in internet technology over recent years have facilitated the growth of countless o...

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Selling skills to engage customers

Selling skills to engage customers

A guest post about selling skills from Len Foster of Reaching New Heights When using selling skills to engage customers it’s important to...

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The magic of language or the bizarreness of words

The magic of language or the bizarreness of words

Some words. Kind of relevant and a nice photo.  Credit:   Michelle Meiklejohn It takes 70 muscles and half-a-billion brain cells to mer...

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How to enable the company status feature on LinkedIn

How to enable the company status feature on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently announced a new feature that would allow companies to update their profile status. This functionality enables businesses t...

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Chinese whispers: Steps towards ensuring effective crisis and reputation management

Chinese whispers: Steps towards ensuring effective crisis and reputation management

There are many technical PR disciplines that are misunderstood, none more so than crisis and reputation management, which is all too often...

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McMummies with flies: PR stunt or archaeological gold?

McMummies with flies: PR stunt or archaeological gold?

Need.... burgers Credit:  digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Two Mummies have been found buried under a McDonald’s restaurant in the S...

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How to do your own SEO - courtesy of BMON

How to do your own SEO - courtesy of BMON

I've recently come across a series of interesting blog posts on SEO that I thought might interest the technical PR fans amongst you. Th...

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Want to do something really cool today? Buy a book.

Want to do something really cool today? Buy a book.

Books can also be bought from shops. Apparently. Credit:  renjith krishnan Remember the quote, “When was the last time you did something...

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...Still on the subject of Steve Jobs and why there is much more to say

...Still on the subject of Steve Jobs and why there is much more to say

The IT and communications world is still reeling over the death of Steve Jobs, last week. Not because he was successful, popular or gave us ...

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Is Blackberry in crisis or is it just a storm in tea cup?

Is Blackberry in crisis or is it just a storm in tea cup?

Not a storm in a tea cup but a puppy in a tea cup. Like many of you I've been delighted to find that my Blackberry isn’t working thi...

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Do you want some free chocolate? Stone Junction wants to know

Do you want some free chocolate? Stone Junction wants to know

Mmmm... Chocolate. Credit:  Suat Eman What do journalists really want? No, that is not a rhetorical question; we at Stone Junction would ...

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Steve Jobs: Stay hungry, stay foolish

Steve Jobs: Stay hungry, stay foolish

"I don't think there is a human being on the planet who has been as influential in the last 30 years in the way culture developed ...

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Using social media on your mobile phone – How to post yourself into significance

Using social media on your mobile phone – How to post yourself into significance

Credit: digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Far too many people see social media as an excuse to schive off at work or something to do wh...

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Calling engineering bloggers – entries needed for Best Engineering Blogs 2012

Calling engineering bloggers – entries needed for Best Engineering Blogs 2012

Instant blog hits.  Credit:  digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Earlier this year we published a list of the Ten Best Engineering Blogs...

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How I almost read through an entire e-mail marketing sales pitch (and how you can get others to do the same)

How I almost read through an entire e-mail marketing sales pitch (and how you can get others to do the same)

If you live in the 21st century, as most people in England, though not all, do, you are probably constantly inundated with too-good-to-miss ...

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One day, publishers will give tablet computers away for free

One day, publishers will give tablet computers away for free

Wheee...I'm free. Credit:  tungphoto / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Earlier this week, we attended a fascinating CIM (Chartered Institute o...

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What should I do with my clippings?

What should I do with my clippings?

Credit : Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I thought I would point you towards an article  on the BMON Blog  that I think everyone...

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A PR win for the National Grid but a #fail for the reporting world

A PR win for the National Grid but a #fail for the reporting world

Pylons: Cool or not? You might have heard that the National Grid has been running a competition to find a new design for the classic elec...

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How to optimise images in e-mail newsletters

How to optimise images in e-mail newsletters

E-mail newsletters can be a very effective part of your technical PR and marketing strategy – there’s no news there. That said most of us ...

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Should you kiss in business? And what do the Roman’s do anyway?

Should you kiss in business? And what do the Roman’s do anyway?

Shake hands or kiss? Following our recent, very serious and heavily commented on, debate over the wearing of ties; we thought we would a...

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