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Interaction, engagement, communication – getting the most from your online presence

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It can be easy to get wrapped up in the number of likes your Facebook page has or how many users follow you on Twitter and Instagram.

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Bra-vo! How racy lingerie helped us to brainstorm our way to an unforgettable photo shoot

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Any other employer would have been straight on the phone to HR. Having logged in to the company’s Amazon account, the boss was confronted with a recommended items list suggesting...

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You may think social media is smart, but here’s why a having a website is a winner

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If you’re a small business owner, or just getting a business off the ground, you may wonder why you need a website when you can use social media to reach out to the public. 

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To Pay, or Not to Pay? That is the Question

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It can be frustrating to see your carefully crafted social media post fail to reach audience you feel it deserves.

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We've Come a Long Way From Contact Sheets and Faxing Press Releases

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It seems like so long ago that we were sending broadcasts by fax to the point where there was steam rising from the fax machine.

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Don’t Be Left Behind: Staying Ahead of the Digital Curve

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How much value do you place on seeing your company’s news shared online? It’s a question that’s been growing increasingly relevant over the last few years.

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My Week of Cake and Coffee

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When I arrived at Tricker PR for work experience, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t have a clue what I would be working on or the skills I might learn… and I certainly didn’t know how much cake we would be eating.

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Six Reasons to Work in Communications

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The comms sector makes for an incredibly varied and challenging career, so read on to find out if you’re suited for the profession.

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Awards Can Be a Rewarding Experience

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The Oscars. National Television Awards. The VMAs. It seems that awards season is no longer just a season…more like a year-round opportunity to shine in the spotlight.

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5 Ways to Appear Confident on Camera

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Being filmed can be daunting for even the most experienced public speakers – but with over 100 million hours of video watched every day on Facebook, and 82% of Twitter...

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Right on time…

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There’s a time and a place for everything – and Tricker PR never misses a key date. We’re always looking for topical ways of getting our clients into the spotlight, keeping our beady eyes on the calendar to find the right opportunities that will give added clout.

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Four Things I Didn’t Expect To Be Doing Working in PR…

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When I first joined the world of PR after graduating from university, I thought I knew what to expect... but I didn’t realise just how varied my workdays would become!

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TripAdvisor – One man’s meat or another man’s herd of wildebeests?

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Should I be worried? I’ve been reading TripAdvisor reviews for the hotel we have booked for two weeks in September and the latest one says, “the sea is not good”.

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A Dram’s a Dram For A That

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The Festival is very active on social media leading up to the Festival in April with most activity taking place between February and May.

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Does low budget PR mean low impact for charities and not for profit organisations?

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I am a great believer that a big budget makes you lazy in your thinking – you can ‘buy’ solutions with a large budget without giving them too much thought.

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I do, I do, I do, I do, I do ...

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In case you think that all we do is media relations and press releases, take a look at our recent work for clients The Chester Hotel, The Tor Na Coille...

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Quintet of Awards ... and our 16th birthday ... all in October

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During October 2017, Tricker PR has received awards from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards where we were named Outstanding Scottish Small PR Consultancy Relations (yes, us!...

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We're Scotland's Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy!

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Tickled pink, affa chuffed, delighted, high as a kite, pleased as punch, in seventh heaven, on cloud nine, over the moon ....

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How Star Wars Cocktails and Woolly Jumpers for Dogs can boost staff morale!

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If you have ever asked yourself about the benefits of entering awards - pop in by our office today. There's a palpable air of excitement - and a few decidedly ropey renditions of Kool and The Gang's 'Celebrate Good Times' - as the team lets the news of four nominations at the CIPR Pride Awards sink in.

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Just put it in the dressing up box…

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How many offices can boast their own costume department?

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Famous names? All in a day’s work at Tricker PR

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We’ve been archiving much of our photo library over the last few weeks and came across some of our favourite celebrities we’ve worked with on client accounts. Here are our top eight celebrities.

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Play your Trump card when you have no career experience

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Weeks on from the US presidential election, Donald Trump’s victory in the polls is still headline news Stateside. While the people of the great US of A have largely come to terms with the fact that The Donald will become their leader in January, the main debate is now around the president elect’s lack of relevant work experience.

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Hocus (PR)ocus

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When I first started working in PR as a bright-eyed graduate, little did I realise quite how one of my biggest passions would influence my work.

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That’s Life as Tricker’s Esther meets a Dame

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No one in my home town shares my first name and I’ve only met two people with my moniker– one was a missionary and the other worked in Woolworths.

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Bunch of Awards For Big, Bold and Totally Bananas Campaign

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The agency’s Banana Ban campaign for the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival won the PR Strategy/Stunt award at the Scottish Creative Awards last night and the PR Strategy of the Year...

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Dressed to Impress?

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It might make matters more interesting if we win anything. Instead of worrying that she’ll trip over her vertiginous heels on the way to the stage, she’s have to waddle...

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When is a post office not a post office?

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At Tricker PR we do pride ourselves on the creativity of our campaigns and last week saw us, in pursuit of kicking off a campaign involving knitting needles, balls of...

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WARNING: Award fever takes over Tricker PR

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The good old Scottish summer may look like it’s drawing to an early close and our exotic getaways may be over for another year, but nothing can dampen our sprits...

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And the Oscar Goes to…

We can see it now: we’re up on stage, accepting the award from George Clooney. The camera pans in and we get ready to give our speech and… suddenly we...

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