About James Harley

James has a wealth of automotive knowledge thanks to many years as an automotive journalist. He now provides clients with high quality social media, copywriting and public relations support. He also holds a degree in journalism from Falmouth University.

How to maximise your presence at motor shows

By |2019-03-05T14:49:04+00:00March 5th, 2019|Automotive, Marketing|

The Geneva Motor show begins later this week and is one of the prime locations for companies to exhibit their new products, from small parts manufacturers all the way up to the latest high tech hyper cars of the future. With international motor shows such as Geneva it can be easy to be swept up [...]

Race Retro 2019: Classic motor sport right on our doorstep

By |2019-02-26T15:20:36+00:00February 26th, 2019|Automotive, Blog, News, PR, Red Marlin|

Red Marlin had the pleasure of attending the fantastic Race Retro 2019 show, right on our doorstep in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire this past weekend. The event was filled with classic cars and retro motorsport action, with thousands of classic car enthusiasts in attendance. A number of famous faces appeared on the Motor Sport Live Stage including [...]

Red Marlin races to Autosport International

By |2019-01-10T15:16:07+00:00January 10th, 2019|Automotive, Blog, News, PR, Red Marlin|

An exciting weekend of motorsport action awaits at the NEC for the annual pre-season Autosport International Show. The great and the good from across the racing world will be in attendance with live demonstrations and interviews throughout the show. Also in attendance will be Red Marlin who will be supporting Yokohama across the entire event [...]

2019 events we’re excited for

By |2019-01-08T10:02:24+00:00January 8th, 2019|Automotive, Blog, Company, News, PR, Red Marlin|

Red Marlin will be attending and supporting a number of our clients at some of the UK’s highest profile motoring events this year. Here are just some of the events we are excited to be attending this year. Autosport International – 10th to 13th January Kicking off the 2019 show season in style is Autosport [...]

CCA Sales Success

By |2018-12-05T11:13:03+00:00December 5th, 2018|Automotive, News, PR, Red Marlin|

As you heard last week, we were in attendance at Classic Car Auctions for their final sale of 2018 at the Warwickshire Event Centre at the weekend. Red Marlin provided on site PR and social media support throughout the sale. Mulled wine, mince pies and hot chocolate were on offer throughout the day with Christmas [...]

What to do when you’re all out of ideas

By |2018-11-13T15:21:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

We’ve all had the dreaded writer’s block at some point, that moment when you just can’t think of what to say next (see our tips on beating it here). But what happens if you’ve no idea where to start? Every idea you come up with has either been done before or makes no sense. Where [...]

Green light for local trade in Coventry and Warwickshire

By |2018-10-01T15:08:46+00:00October 1st, 2018|Company, Marketing, News, Red Marlin|

Red Marlin was delighted to attend the launch of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s new Go For Growth: Trade Local campaign at the Ricoh arena last week. The new initiative is designed to encourage more firms across the area to trade with one another; an initiative that Red Marlin fully supports. “We already provide [...]

Beating the writer’s block

By |2018-08-07T12:21:20+00:00August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We all know the feeling. You’re working to a tight deadline, the client is breathing down your neck waiting for a press release you’re writing, and you have nothing. No matter what you try you can’t string the sentences together, nothing makes sense, your brain is empty. It’s like somebody has stolen your imagination, you [...]

How to deal with a PR nightmare

By |2018-07-18T10:20:00+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Company|

Every so often something comes along that you aren’t expecting, be it a bad review, a product failure or even a key figurehead having a public outburst. If not addressed publicly, they can do irreparable damage to your company, clients and reputation within the industry. There are many different ways to address a public scandal, [...]