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How b2b businesses are leaving money on the table

It seems there’s a common misconception that only those businesses who are selling direct to consumer need to have an effective digital media strategy. And frankly, the b2b companies not capitalising on digital media right now, are leaving a lot of money on the table....

Day in the life of a Digital Consultant

Here's a little insight into daily life at Uprise PR. This blog is by Summer, our Digital Consultant and social media guru. My day starts with searching for relevant news articles for the clients I manage, I keep an eye on breaking news in the different industries of...

4 tips to get started with your PR strategy  

Social media is must It shouldn’t need saying by this point, but incredibly many still need convincing that this social media thing is real, and it’s happening right now. It doesn’t matter what market you’re in or who you’re trying to reach, social media is an...

Calling all law firms: PR matters

Like most organisations, a law firm’s continued success lies in its reputation.   The right stories, appearing in the right media, at the right time, gives your firm the gravitas needed for clients to trust in you in their hour of need. But, with the seemingly never...

Rockin’ around the Uprise tree

Happy December! We hope you're all enjoying our swanky new site as much as we are! We have Stephen James to thank for this! He joined the team as our Web Development & Digital Marketing specialist last month. We'd also like to extend a very warm welcome to our...

Journalists and PRs – It needn’t be a battle

With the term 'fake news' being banded about on a near daily basis, there is a school of thought which suggests that the trust between PRs and journalists is being eroded. Each needs the other to achieve their objectives, but sometimes friction can get in the way....

5 reasons to love entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is something that only the bravest of us take on, but there’s a reason why those who have control of their own business enjoy it so much. With all the challenges that come with creating your own business also comes excitement and satisfaction. Here’s...

Uprise PR launches a speech writing division

Uprise PR, an agency focused on raising the profile of start-ups and SMEs in the UK, is launching a speech writing service to help clients capitalise on keynote public speaking and after-dinner speech opportunities. The new service will offer clients access to a team...

SMEs under (cyber) attack

Whilst any company that holds customer data runs the risk of being hacked, SMEs are at a much greater risk of being cyber attacked than larger corporations – as if they weren’t up against it enough as it is! When a huge multinational company comes under threat from...

Cost cutting for entrepreneurs

According to an article in the Independent, 70% of would-be entrepreneurs are daunted by the possibility of not succeeding. Fear of failure is understandable, but mistakes are inevitable when starting a business. In fact, some of the most successful entrepreneurs out...

SMEs: how to avoid falling at the first hurdle

According to the BBC, new research suggests finance and a lack of experience and guidance are the biggest hurdles faced by those dreaming of becoming their own boss.  We see many statistics about the failure rate of start up businesses, but the general consensus is...

SMEs and PR: Busting those myths

Working on promoting an SME can be one of the most rewarding PR roles out there; catapulting a small business into the public eye and boosting their reputation so that they’re sharing column inches with bigger entities is an addictive buzz. That said, as with any PR...