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Our services

Media coverage

Great media coverage is worth its weight in gold, especially when compared to the cost of advertising. As journalists we know what makes a good story and what doesn’t. We’ll work with you to develop multimedia stories with the strongest angles and use our extensive contacts book to gain you impressive coverage in the mainstream media.  

Copywriting

Effective writing strikes the right tone and engages audiences. We are experts in using the written word to get the message across. From advertising copy to speechwriting,  blog posts and thought pieces to newsletters – all written in no-nonsense Plain English - we can adapt our style to your requirements.

Social media

We’ve been using social media in a professional capacity since its earliest days. Used well it’s an essential tool to drive audiences to your website and promote your brand. Whether you are looking for someone to manage your account, create better content that grabs attention, or just want some one-off advice on how to get the best out of it – we can help.

Crisis communications

In a digital world, bad news spreads quickly and reputations can be left in tatters. Have no fear. We are a safe pair of hands having managed crisis situations for large organisations including local authorities and the NHS. We can field media enquiries and devise a strong strategic approach to minimise the damage.

Video, podcasts and photography

An on-camera interview or podcast is a great way to tell your story. With extensive broadcast experience working for organisations including BBC Television and radio, we are experts in short-form story telling – perfect for digital platforms. We also provide events and product photography.

Product launches

If you're launching a new product you’ll want everyone to know about it. We can devise a strategic approach from planning to inception to ensure you maximise your audience across digital platforms and mainstream media.  

Media training

If you are being interviewed by a professional journalist you'll need to be prepared. It’s a world we know intimately, so we can help you prepare and know what to expect. From prepping likely questions to on-camera technique and presentation - we can help.

Websites

Your website is your virtual shop window. Tired content and badly written copy will mean potential customers going elsewhere. We can bring new life to your website with sparkling content including words, photos and video interviews that will increase your online presence.

Campaigns and lobbying

We’ve run many successful media campaigns over the years. Having worked extensively across Westminster and with many local authorities, we’ve experience of working with some of the country’s top politicians and business leaders. We can devise a strategy to set your campaign on a positive path.