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Shakespeare: master of communication

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s birthday (23 April): we couldn’t let it pass without our annual Bard blog, celebrating the master of (Elizabethan style) communication.

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PR Consultant goes native

PR Consultant one-to-one meeting

One of the team at jag recently took delivery of a lovely new washing machine. Hardly breaking news, you say dismissively, and you would be right, but the encounter with the workman who delivered and installed the machine prompted us […]

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Guide dog Dudley comes of age

Dudley the graduate guide dog

Congratulations to Dudley, jag’s sponsored guide dog, who has now qualified! He is busy working with his new owner and is enjoying life in Wales, particularly his visits to the local supermarket where he gets lots of toys. At jag […]

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PR Guru: William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

It’s William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on 23 April and isn’t he wearing well? With all sorts of pomp and pageantry planned in Stratford-upon-Avon and even CNN offering suggestions on how to mark the special day, it’s clear that the Bard’s influence is still very much alive in today’s world of cloud, mobile and social technologies. But why?

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How to deal with the press – in a poem by Wendy Cope

At jag, we like to offer our clients the benefit of our experience and expertise when it comes to media relations – 15 years working as a journalist come in very handy when advising on what makes a story and how to focus a campaign. With that in mind, and with World Poetry Day fast approaching (21 March), we would like to pass on some advice we came across that is either cautiously sound or cynically insulting,

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Guide Dog Dudley is two: sponsors jag pr celebrate

A big happy birthday from all at jag to Dudley, our sponsored guide dog, who will be two on Saturday, 8 February! Guide Dog Dudley has come a long way from the playful pup we saw back in 2012 (https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/sponsorapuppy/our-puppies/gallery/gallery-dudley/), […]

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award winning jag press & publicity on the front cover of Sussex Business Times in run up to Christmas 2013

At award winning jag press & publicity we don’t often blow our own trumpet and this article is not really about how good we are. The piece, which is out this month (December 13) in Sussex Business Times, is about […]

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JK Rowling – isn’t that clever marketing?

I enjoy a good detective yarn and with the unmasking of JK Rowling as the author of the acclaimed The Cuckoo’s Calling, we have a case worthy of Inspectors Lewis and Foyle combined.  What a clever marketing ploy! The debut […]

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The only way is Essex University: keep it simple, stupid

Delighted to learn that ‘extreme tweeting‘ or microfiction can improve reading and writing skills, according to experts at Essex University…amongst undergraduates, at least! Project leaders at the university have said that using something called microfiction can increase a student’s ability […]

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What better way to highlight the worst use of English than to present prizes to grammar miscreants

Saw who won the first ever Idler Academy Bad Grammar Awards?   What better way to highlight the worst use of English over the past 12 months than to have an evening out and present prizes to grammar miscreants.  Well, […]

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