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From left - Mike Macaulay, GPH Chairman with Scott Burness and his Ford Fiesta ST

Builders Merchants sponsors up and coming rally driver

A North-east rally driver is looking forward to showing off his new vehicle livery this weekend, thanks to sponsorship from a builders’ merchants. GPH Builders...
Lisa Fitzpatrick

Gillespie Macandrew doubles marketing team

Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew LLP, has recruited two new marketing specialists to step up the firm’s marketing activity as it continues to expand...
Designer Janice Kirkpatrick pictured with actress/model Liz Hurley and Detlef Braun Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH

Graven launches campaign to get design on international agenda

Glasgow based international design studio, Graven, has launched a campaign to get the world talking about the importance of design. Launched in Frankfurt at the...

SNS Group undergoes brand refresh

One of Scotland’s largest photographic agencies, SNS Group, has undergone a rebranding exercise. Its team of photographers have captured images of some colourful characters down...
L-R - Andy Brydon from Curated Place; Councillor Jenny Laing, Aberdeen City Council Leader; Mike Backus, Vice President for Nexen Operations U.K and Steve Harris, Chair of Aberdeen Festivals and CEO of VisitAberdeenshire.

Nexen to sponsor ten Aberdeen Festivals

A major new sponsorship deal between a consortium of local festivals and Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited has been announced. Aberdeen Festivals, made up of 10...
Laura Sutherland of Aura PR. Image credits: Martin Shields Photograhy

Laura Sutherland: Expert PR advice for a successful exhibition

Exhibitions can be big drivers for sales and leads and it’s essential if you’re participating, you make the most of the investment. Often businesses tell...
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society partners with World Masters Golf Championship

The recently launched World Masters Golf Championship has received a significant boost with the announcement that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society will be a...
(L-R) Ailsa Veitch, Sue Hean, Adam Foster, Judith O'Leary, Katie Goodfellow, Bobby Galloway & Kirrie McNab

PR & Digital agency rebrands and moves to Edinburgh

Communications agency O'Leary PR is relaunching with a new name, a move to Edinburgh and the launch of a digital division as part of...
Sharon Mars

BIG Partnership awarded major RBS Group contract

PR and digital marketing agency BIG Partnership, has announced its appointment by RBS Group Plc to deliver regional media relations for its NatWest, Royal...
From left - Laurna Woods, Beattie Group CEO and Alison Clarke

Beattie hires former Grayling CEO Alison Clarke as Only Marketing Chairman

Beattie, the creative communications group, has signed Alison Clarke, the former chief of Grayling as the Chairman of Only Marketing, the group’s specialist marketing...
Paul Lawrie (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Carbon tees-up five figure support for Paul Lawrie Foundation

Financial planning and investment firm Carbon Financial Partners has committed nearly £20,000 to support the Paul Lawrie Foundation. The charity created by Scotland’s 1999 Open Championship...
L-R: Iain Swanston (Klozers), Gordon White (fatBuzz), John Anderson (Strathclyde Business School), Claire Kinloch (Genoa Black), Anas Sarwar (MSP), Eric Munro (RBS)

Scotland’s first sales and marketing academy launched

Three Scottish businesses have joined forces to work together to combat youth unemployment in Scotland, which latest government figures show is at 50,000 people. Sales...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Your Inbound Marketing New Year’s Resolution

How are your resolutions going? Are you still in the gym three times a week or is the pub beginning to look more appealing?...
Laura Sutherland of Aura PR. Image credits: Martin Shields Photograhy

Laura Sutherland: Tips on how to integrate PR and SEO

PR and SEO can and should exist side by side. One of the biggest challenges for PR and SEO is assuming either everyone knows everything or no-one...
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...

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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...
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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

Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...
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...

Columnists

Mark Gillanders

Mark Gillanders: “Hustle” The most important word ever in sales?

"Your talent is not enough you’ve got to put in the work" The title of this post is taken from a Gary Vaynerchuk video –...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: Three great habits to cultivate in 2017

Apparently most of us who bothered to make New Year’s resolutions will have broken them by now. This raises a question: instead of throwing ourselves...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Your Inbound Marketing New Year’s Resolution

How are your resolutions going? Are you still in the gym three times a week or is the pub beginning to look more appealing?...
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...