Mark Kemp

Aberdeen design agency nominated for prestigious design awards

Aberdeen-based brand agency, FortyTwo Studio, has been shortlisted in both the Design Craft and Packaging categories at the prestigious The Drum Scottish Design Awards, due to take place next month in Glasgow. The nomination came in…

Phil Holt: Online tools to improve client communication

  If you are involved in project management, there are a number of collaborative tools you can use to improve communication between your project teams and clients. Trello for project management and client support Trello…

The iWalker in action

Nomadix Media launches new iWalker

Standing out from the crowded media landscape, a new marketing technology - the iWalker - a revolutionary roaming experiential digital signage platform – has just been launched by Scottish media pioneers, Nomadix Media.   What makes the iWalker system ground-breaking is its ability to reach consumers and deliver content into…

Edinburgh bioQuarter

Edinburgh bioQuarter develops marketing team with double appointment

The Edinburgh bioQuarter, a partnership between Scottish Enterprise, City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian and the University of Edinburgh has appointed David Ridd and Jennifer Thwaites as the first members of a newly established programme…

From left - Lally Wilkes- Head of PR Elaine Fee - Account Director John Morrison -MD Hannah McNeill- Account Exec Susie Fraser - Associate Director

Morrison Media plans growth after rebrand

Morrison Media Strategies has celebrated its fifth year of business with a full rebranding which includes a new name, website and office address. The company will now be known as Morrison Media to reflect the…

Nicholson Solutions brings Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing to Aberdeen

Nicholson Solutions, exclusive Scottish providers of the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, in association with the Digital Marketing Institute, launch the first open Aberdeen based Diploma course on 8th May. The Scottish Qualifications Authority accredited…

Laura Sutherland : The difference between paid and earned media

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks to explain the difference between paid and earned media and why the distinction is important when working with the media and on social media. Particularly if you work in a…

Phil Holt: Tips for planning your start-up website

Every start-up company needs a functional, usable website to showcase their product to stakeholders and potential new customers. Here are some steps to getting your business idea online. SEO keyword planning Research keywords on SEMrush…

Phil Holt: Start-up website tips

Every ambitious start-up needs a website and all efforts, no matter how small, should be well-planned and flawlessy executed. We've outlined some basic steps to creating a functional, usable website that will help get your…

Tennis legends return to Scotland for the Brodies Invitational at Gleneagles 

Tennis legends are returning to Scotland this summer to compete at the Brodies Invitational at Gleneagles - a two-day tennis extravaganza which, for the first time, will be part of the prestigious ATP Champions Tour.…

Glen’s Platinum Vodka to invest millions in new UK campaign

Glen’s Platinum Vodka is investing over £1.5 million annually in an extensive new promotional campaign that will include premium outdoor advertising across the UK. The campaign will feature on Forrest Media’s out of home estate…

Sarah Lee

Automated PR service launches in Scotland to target global startup market

PingGo, a new do-it-yourself 'PR machine' has launched this week in response to demand for affordable PR from startups and the small business sector. New company PingGo, helps companies keep PR inhouse, create credibility and…

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: Your Startup Needs to Think About Marketing. Now.

I hear (and experience) tales like this time and time again. Blood, sweat, tears and often serious cash go toward creating the ‘perfect solution’ for that critical problem that needs solved. The product journey begins...…

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Glasgow subway & bus operator appoints new media partner

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has appointed Exterion Media, Europe’s largest privately owned Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising business, as its media partner for the Glasgow Subway and Glasgow bus operations. Every year SPT operations oversees 33…

CalMac millennials campaign wins prestigious Travel Marketing Award

Caledonian MacBrayne, together with The Lane Agency, has won the digital marketing campaign of the year category at The Travel Marketing Awards. The company and agency were recognised at the UK-wide event in London for…

Joanne Spence

Successful quarter for Beattie with 4 high profile wins

Beattie, the creative communications group, has had one of its most successful first quarters to date after signing up four big name clients. The Scottish operation – which has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Falkirk…

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the most popular ways to interact with brands, consume information and search,…

Marianne Morrison

From Oil & Gas to Skincare for Guys – Scottish Entrepreneur Creates STOER Skincare for Men

Scottish skincare expert and business woman, Marianne Morrison has launched STOER Skincare for Men after four years in development and investing more than £700,000. Marianne’s background combining beauty and international business, where she worked in…

Colin Steele who will be featuring at this year's Aberdeen Jazz Festival

Aberdeen cultural collective takes home prestigious event award

A group of ten major North-east festivals has taken home a highly sought-after festival and event award. Aberdeen Festivals was awarded the ‘Marketing & Digital Festival Excellence’ prize at this year’s E Awards, Organised by…

Michelle Ovens

Digital roadshow and free small business workshop comes to Edinburgh

Small businesses in Edinburgh will be able to access a free workshop on how to use social media to promote their businesses when Do It Digital – the not-for-profit campaign that aims to help small,…

Phil Holt: A round-up of our digital predictions in 2017

We’ve kept an eye on the digital developments that have been gaining traction over the last 12 months and here is a round-up of our predictions for 2017. CHATBOTS A chatbot is a piece of…

The Black Bull Garage 59 McLaren GT4 100

Black Bull returns to GT racing circuit with Garage 59 and McLaren

Black Bull, the internationally award-winning Scotch Whisky company, will be returning to the British GT motor racing grid with Garage 59 and the McLaren 570S GT4 for a second successive season. Unveiling the new McLaren…

From left - Deborah Hair and Laurna Woods

Beattie makes third big signing and continues growth phase

Beattie, the creative communications group, has made its third significant signing in 2017 with the recruitment of digital marketing guru Deborah Hair. A former research associate at the University of Dundee, Hair joins Beattie from…

Jack Cairney

Jack Cairney: The 10 Best Free Online marketing courses

For the budding entrepreneurs out there looking to take their futures into their own hands and master the world of online marketing, finding courses that are not only free but of substance is half the…

Mike Watson of SBNN

PR Images are vital for print and online journalism

An overwhelming number of influential journalists say that PR photography is crucial to achieving media coverage, according to a new survey. Public relations agency Holyrood PR questioned more than 120 frontline journalists to establish how…

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