This question came out of a really interesting podcast with Tom Lewis – Agency ownership models are everything. It’s primarily about the advertising agency model and how Tom sees it in a state of decline. My career started in adland before I moved into PR, and when I worked with Tom he was CFO and I was in client services. Ad agencies are set up slightly differently to PR agencies or consultancies, but there are similarities. We’re both service businesses and the relationships we have with clients are much the same. And one question arose (amongst many interesting areas) – can agencies ever truly work in “partnership” with a client?
Tag: PR Advice
Press Releases – when is the best time to pitch?
We’ve shared many tips on crafting the perfect press releases here at Carnsight Communications and even what to avoid when pitching to journalists. What we haven’t done so much is provide detail on when is the best time to pitch your news. In this blog, we take a look at the most effective days and
Which different PR techniques and strategies can you use?
Here at Carnsight Communications, we use different PR techniques depending on the need for your business at that specific time and what will best meet your objectives. There are a number of different approaches we can draw on. Why do we use different strategies? Different challenges require different PR strategies. Mostly, it’s good to use
B2B vs B2C PR
In the world of PR, there are two key categories to bear in mind: business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C). Both types of PR involve promoting a product, service, or company to a target audience, but there are some key differences between the two. At Carnsight, we offer both B2B PR services and B2C PR services.
Why you need to read the publications you want to be featured in
Business owners are busy people. I’m sure that’s not exactly news to any of you. The thing is, because of this, the business owners and management teams of the businesses we work with often forget quite how important it is to engage with the publications they actually want to be featured in. We often ask
In-house or outsourced PR – Which is better?
In this blog, we want to help you identify the pros and cons of in-house versus outsourced Public Relations. Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s cover some basics… Firstly, what do we mean by PR? Having great publicity is predominantly down to how you’re perceived in the media, known as ‘good public relations’. Public