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Chris Torres

Senshi Digital success with Italian jobs

Glasgow based digital design studio, Senshi Digital, has won contracts to build six new Italian tourism agency websites. The international destination focused digital business recently...
Nathan McGregor

Nathan McGregor: 2017: The year ahead for PR

Nathan McGregor of Juggling Swords looks at what 2017 has in store for PR. Looking back on the turbulence of 2016 – the deaths of...
Laura Sutherland of Aura PR. Image credits: Martin Shields Photograhy

Laura Sutherland: 10 steps to a successful public relations recipe

Over the fifteen years I’ve worked in PR, I’ve developed Aura PR’s own recipe for working with clients, from the outset to the evaluation. PR...
Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts joins Beattie as Chairman

International business leader Kevin Roberts, former Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and Head Coach of Publicis Groupe, has joined Beattie, the UK...
Desiree Durrant

Juggling Swords moves to Leith to facilitate growth plans

Content marketing and PR agency Juggling Swords has opened its new Leith office after two years working from Musselburgh. The content marketing and PR...
Clare Foster

Shepherd and Wedderburn supports All-Energy as headline sponsor again

Law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn is once again headline sponsor of All-Energy. Now in its 17th year, the conference and exhibition continues to build on...
The Citypress team

Citypress named best place to work in PR industry

Integrated PR agency, Citypress, which employs six at its Edinburgh office, has been named as one of the best employers in the PR industry...

Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
The Perceptive Communicators team

Perceptive Communicators celebrates new client growth

Glasgow-based specialist communications consultancy Perceptive Communicators is celebrating adding another new client to its growing portfolio, as well as retaining two major existing clients....

Whisky company to sponsor Hollywood Critics’ Choice Awards

Aberdeenshire based, Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky has been announced as the official spirits sponsor of the Critics’ Choice Awards in Hollywood. Final preparations are well...
Nikki Morris-Laing, marketing director of VisitAberdeenshire

New marketing toolkit launched for NE tourism businesses

An initiative designed to help tourism businesses across the area attract more visitors has been launched by tourism body VisitAberdeenshire. The ‘A Shared Story for...
Chris Torres

Senshi Digital boosts East Kilbride Shopping Centre

Scotland's largest undercover shopping centre has been getting star destination venue treatment from tourism web design and digital marketing expert Senshi Digital. The work for...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Why Does Your Business Need to Blog?

There are millions of blogs online with hundreds of millions of blog posts written every day. You can even find out how many have been...
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Flaunt Breaths New Life into The Famous Grouse Scotch Blend

Flaunt Productions has teamed up with the Leith Agency to bring to life the latest advertising campaign for The Famous Grouse whisky. The campaign consists...
The ‘No Ball Games’ team (left to right) - Magdalena Puchalska, Sebastian Schnellboegl, Sian Blackburn and Franziska Geesmann

Gray’s School of Art students to run communication design festival

A group of Communication Design students from Gray’s School of Art are organising a brand new communication design festival, which will pull together work...
Laurna Woods

Creative communications group recruits 30 during 2016

Beattie, the creative communications group, has achieved its target of recruiting 30 new faces in its 30th anniversary year. The milestone was reached with the...
some of the Lynx players with (front row, left to right) John Colley, vice-chairman of the Lynx, Andrew Maxwell, regional manager for Petrolink, and Martin Hill, chairman of the Lynx

Petrolink Services to sponsor Aberdeen ice hockey team

The Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Club has signed a one-year sponsorship deal with data solutions company, Petrolink Services. The new sponsorship deal comes as...
Tim Barlow

Attacat shortlisted for top Google award

Scottish internet marketing agencies Attacat, has been shortlisted for four awards by Google, including Google’s prestigious ‘Outstanding Premier Partner Performance Award’. The Scottish agency...
From left - Elle Tucker and Eve Laird

New Edinburgh agency to focus on ‘new economy’

A new Edinburgh based communications agency has launched which will focus on the ‘new economy’. RUDE is co-founded by PR and communications professional Eve Laird...
Laurna Woods

Beattie to set up ‘dating’ studio for vloggers

Creative communications group, Beattie, is to set up a video and content studio in Scotland. The studio will be up and running by the end...
From left - Julie McLauchlan and Lesley Ferguson

Perceptive Communicators celebrates Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy award

Glasgow based communications consultancy Perceptive Communicators has won the Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy category in the recent 2016 Chartered Institute of Public Relations...

Edinburgh creative agency rebrands, hires two heavyweights and opens London office

Pete Burns, former MD and founder of Blonde Digital (part of the Cello Group) has joined creative studio Something Something as MD, with Mykay...
Pamela Scobbie

Wire retained by Scotrail for consumer comms

ScotRail has appointed communications agency, Wire to handle delivery of its consumer brand campaigns. The first communications agency to be held on retainer by...
Mark Kemp

Mark Kemp: In times like these

In these trying times of "lower for longer", it can be tempting to sit in stasis. Pressure from above and a pessimistic outlook can put...
Beverley Tricker

Tricker PR wins hatrick of awards for Scottish Traditional Boat Festival event

Tricker PR has picked up a hat trick of awards for a campaign involving the banning of bananas in a Banffshire town of Portsoy. The...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Ray Riddoch

Gillian Thomson: An Interview with Ray Riddoch – Leadership in a Downturn

It feels that in the last two years we have been bombarded with doom and gloom stories here in Aberdeen, where much of the...
Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...

Columnists

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Days 2-4

When I published the recap of day 1 last week, I promised myself that I would do the same each day of this week. Clearly,...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Day 1

Well that’s not the catchiest of headlines I’ve ever written, but it does what it says on the tin, right? That phrase is so overused....
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: How does your company cope with Christmas?

It’s December. That means we’re officially allowed to mention the ‘C’ word. But which approach does your company adopt when it comes to the...