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May 2019

What PR can do for a small business

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’ve read our previous post, then you’ll have insider knowledge of the 3 PR tools that are already in your back pocket. Read that alongside this blog and you’re all set. But small business owners might overlook the power [...]

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The 3 PR tools you already have… but didn’t know about

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

People often assume that to do PR successfully, you have to enlist the support of a super-duper agency (have we met?!) to do the hard work for you. Although we’re not in the business of making ourselves redundant, there are [...]

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How to make social media work for B2B

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

TeamRev are no strangers to social media. Whether we’re scrolling through Instagram with our morning coffee, or sharing recent client coverage on LinkedIn, we’ve mustered up a good knowledge of knowing what to post and why. But for many B2B [...]

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April 2019

How to attract more media attention

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Legend has it there’s no such thing as bad PR. At TeamRev, we (mostly!) know this not to be true and, frustratingly, this seems to be the go-to line for anyone first dipping their toe into the world of media [...]

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The 3 best types of photos for PR

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The no.1. best photo for PR is the one that gets you the coverage, it tells the story and there’s no need for you to really say anything else. But we’re rarely on the scene when the news is happening [...]

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March 2019

5 tips for writing a great headline

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” David Ogilvy, known as the Father of Advertising Think about that quote [...]

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A day in the life of a publicist

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you ever have those days where, before you know it, it’s 4pm, and you’re left wondering where the last seven hours got to? Us too - in fact, for TeamRev, most days seem to fly past in the blink [...]

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February 2019

Is PR the same as Journalism?

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

To put it simply, yes and no. PR and Journalism are like two sides of the same coin and it’s easy to see why the two professions are sometimes thought to be the same thing. Nowadays, a lot of Journalism [...]

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January 2019

The benefits of (dream) teamwork

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There really is no ‘I’ in team. The oldest cliché in the book, we know…but if it ain’t broke (sorry!) then why try to fix it? Teamwork has stood the test of time because of the collaborative nature of considering [...]

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You’ve got to be in it, to win it: tips for award entries

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Everyone loves winning awards. And they’re great for building trust and raising the profile of you and your business. There really is no right and wrong way to enter, but we know lots of brands struggle with knowing quite where [...]

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December 2018

Grateful or Grinch?

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , |

With Christmas just around the corner, you’re no doubt caught up in a whirlwind of festive activity. PR never sleeps and so, even though our clients might be starting to think about slowing down for the holidays, it’s business as [...]

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Why you should call journalist before sending a press release

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We’ve already talked about why you should create a press release and how to pick up the phone to to a journalist, but let’s talk about why making initial contact over the phone is so important. Start by asking yourself [...]

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November 2018

Lessons in pitching

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you’ve read our previous post, you’ll understand why you need a press release drafted before pitching (and read this one on how to structure a press release). It’s now time to pitch it to a journalist, so, thoroughly preparing [...]

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Why create a press release?

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You’ll find lots of information to help you write a press release, referring to the headline, content and editor’s notes required. But rarely do they tell you why you’re bothering to write a press release – where has this infamous [...]

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TeamRev in the media: Global Franchise

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Global Franchise magazine asked us to write an article on how receptive the UK market is to international franchise brands. With the uncertainty of Brexit still looming, here's what TeamRev has to say on the subject... read the whole article [...]

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August 2018

Joining #TeamRev… Liam Pitts

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As Rev PR continues to grow, here’s the latest addition to #TeamRev – Publicist, Liam Pitts. Since graduating from Roehampton University with a Journalism degree in 2015, Liam has been using his spare time to write about the things he [...]

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January 2018

Writing a Press Release – getting the structure right

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Writing a well-structured press release is a great way to get key information about your brand’s news or story to the media. Maybe you have pitched an idea to a journalist or a blogger has asked for more information about [...]

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October 2017

How PR can help your company grow

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Rev PR are very pleased to be speaking at the British Franchise Association’s Women in Franchising conference on 16th November. We’ll be sharing the stage with Catriona Berry from Merry Maids to discuss using PR to raise your brand profile [...]

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August 2017

Could you be the next to join #TeamRev?

By |August 7th, 2017|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , , |

Salary: £21,000 per annum Full Time/Permanent Location: Bloxham (Banbury is the nearest town)  Job description: Publicist/PR Account Executive role suitable for graduate with work experience. Rev PR specialises in the franchise sector delivering franchise recruitment, B2B and consumer PR results [...]

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July 2017

A university student’s view on PR…

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , |

We were pleased to welcome our first work experience student last week at #TeamRev. Sydonie Brewis is studying English Language and Literature at Cardiff University. We thought it would be interesting to share her thoughts on public relations! The rest [...]

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March 2017

Why is giving a monetary value to press coverage (AVE) so unpopular with PR professionals?

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Rev PR News|Tags: , , , |

In case you’ve never heard of it, AVE stands for Advertising Value Equivalency – how much it would have cost to buy the same space in the media where you gained any PR coverage. Whilst it’s been around for decades, [...]

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