Bristol Creative Industries Membership

Carnsight founder Jess has been a Bristol Creative Industries member (BCI member) since 2016 when she founded Carnsight Communications. Recently, she spoke with BCI’s Dan Martin about her business journey, the importance of flexible working, how BCI has benefitted the business, and her tips for getting your story in the press.  How did you start Carnsight Communications? “Around

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Seven quick tips to improve your writing

Writing is a skill that has to be honed over time, but today I’m sharing seven quick tips to take your writing to the next level. 1. Always say what you want in the least number of words possible I’m a chronic rambler in real life. I used to ramble a lot in my writing

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A fast-track guide to writing a good business biography 

A biography (or bio) is a great way to give potential clients, customers, or employers a quick snapshot of who you are. It’s a chance to show off your experience in the industry and share whatever it is that makes you different. In PR, biographies are essentially used for pitching purposes but can be edited

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The power of storytelling & stories in business

“Story, as it turns out, was crucial to our evolution – more so than opposable thumbs. Opposable thumbs let us hang on; story told us what to hang on to.” Lisa Cron, Wired for Story Did you know that this week there’s National Story Telling Day? (April 27th) Storytelling is built into our DNA. For

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How to use Instagram stories to improve engagement

The story feature on Instagram first launched in 2016 and allows your followers to view a more personal side of who you are as a business. This means less advertisement-based and more story-lined to encourage conversation. This engagement, whether it be likes, shares, or comments, works to boost the algorithm which then prompts Instagram into

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Two minutes with: Emma Hart

In our ‘two minutes with’ blog posts, you can get to know the members of the Carnsight Communications PR team even better. In today’s post, we’re getting to know Emma Hart; one of the brilliant consultants that we work with. Name: Emma Hart  Job title: PR Consultant  Joined Carnsight: Early 2022  Why PR?: It’s a creative and sociable industry,

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