Turn up the PR heat

By |2018-07-09T13:03:55+00:00July 9th, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

Phew what a scorcher! The never-ending heatwave is definitely making everyone happier than normal, especially for workers who normally suffer great weather during the working week which then takes the inevitable turn for the worse at the weekend. What’s also guaranteed to generate a fantastic feelgood factor is some positive PR. So, while others are [...]

Don’t get ahead of yourself

By |2018-06-26T10:56:50+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin, Social Media|

After England’s 6-1 win over Panama in the World Cup last weekend the entire nation sang in a chorus of Baddiel and Skinners ’96 classic ‘Football’s coming home’.  “We’re going to win the big one for sure,” they claimed. Now whilst I admit I am not the resident expert on the beautiful game here at [...]

Don’t panic

By |2018-06-19T13:40:57+00:00June 19th, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

Harry Kane’s late, late winner against Tunisia showed us not to panic and to have faith in Gareth Southgate’s team. In fairness, England deserved the win, having the lion’s share of possession and most shots at goal. While a draw wouldn’t have been disastrous, the win definitely helps take the pressure off going in to [...]

The Use and Mis-Use of the #Hashtag

By |2018-06-15T13:52:07+00:00June 14th, 2018|Blog, Digital, Social Media|

Hashtags! Love them or hate them, the hashtag is well and truly part of our social media lives. Gone are the days when you only need to carefully word your text or caption – you now have to carefully choose your hashtags too. In some places it’s acceptable and expected to use multiple hashtags, on [...]

Red Marlin’s presentation is ‘chamber made’

By |2018-06-01T15:20:27+00:00June 1st, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce members were shown how to maximise their PR opportunities in a presentation by Red Marlin at a recent networking event at Ettington Park. The insightful 30-minute talk by account manager Chris Box highlighted to Chamber members what is newsworthy, how to plan their PR activities, including forward planning and [...]

Red Marlin appoints new PR Executive

By |2018-05-30T09:49:49+00:00May 30th, 2018|Company, News, PR, Red Marlin|

Red Marlin, the Leamington based automotive public relations agency has appointed a new PR executive to help increase their reputation and standing as one of the UK’s leading automotive specialists. James Harley is joining the team and will be responsible for the social media and PR activity for some of the company’s most high-profile and [...]

House style guides: Consistency is key

By |2018-05-30T09:09:29+00:00May 30th, 2018|Automotive, Blog|

When running a business it’s important to keep a regular style throughout your work, making sure the voice of your business is consistent is important. There’s no point building up a reputation as a smart professional business then trying to get ‘down with da kids’ on your social media. Your company needs to all be [...]

Team work

By |2018-05-16T11:07:24+00:00May 16th, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

My beloved Brighton & Hove Albion secured their Premier League survival with two games left to spare a couple of weeks ago. No mean feat given it’s their first year in arguably the toughest, and most popular, football league in the world, which also saw a couple of Premier League stalwarts, including West Bromwich Albion, [...]

Top tips for automotive writers

By |2018-05-09T16:51:50+00:00May 9th, 2018|Automotive, Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

Writing about cars for a living seems like a dream job, you picture yourself in the latest super car, drifting round corners, smoking tyres and burning rubber with a closed race track all to yourself. But there is one issue with this dream image in your head, where does the writing come into it? Many [...]

Staying the distance

By |2018-04-23T15:21:08+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog, PR, Red Marlin|

The recent news that Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal at the end of the season is a timely reminder that in a fast-moving world it’s increasingly rare for things to remain constant, especially for a considerable length of time as 22 years. Whether it’s buying a new car, swapping a mobile to the latest model, [...]