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THINK SOCIAL: DON’T MISS A TRICK WITH CONSUMER RESEARCH

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June 14, 2019

At GingerComms, we’re best known for creating and executing consumer research projects for traditional media.

As a team of ex national news journalists and seasoned PR practitioners, we know how to hit the sweet spot of what brands what to say and what the media will want to cover.

Yet consumer research is also perfect collateral for social activation, especially when used as the basis for graphics, animations and videos.

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WHY WE WHITE LABEL

June 3, 2019

Our role at Ginger Comms is to help PR agencies garner kickass newsgen results for their clients – it’s as simple as that.

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HERE ARE THREE SURPRISING WAYS YOU CAN MAKE JOURNALISTS’ LIVES EASIER IF YOU’RE A PR

May 8, 2019

Being a journalist isn’t that fun anymore. Gone are the days of boozy lunches, huge expense accounts and an unquestioned position of authority in society. Staff numbers are shrinking and so is the amount of time each reporter has to spend on a story. We want to do a good job, the industry is full of hacks who have pride in what they produce, but it is getting tougher.

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PR Speak Translator: decoding PR jargon for the media

April 29, 2019

At GingerComms we land great news coverage because we don’t send out traditional PR releases – we craft news copy that is written as it will appear in the press, using layman’s terms and avoiding the – sometimes impenetrable – jargon of PR and marketing campaigns.

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CALLING ALL PRS! FIVE TIPS FOR DEVELOPING A KICK-ASS CONSUMER RESEARCH PROJECT

March 27, 2019

We all know, in PR, just how rapidly the media landscape has changed over the past few years. Factors such as time poor journalists, the rise of social media fuelling news stories, and an upsurge in citizen journalism, all mean it is harder than ever to place PR stories in the traditional media. Yet consumer research is still seen by many in the industry as a failsafe way to get cut through in national news media – no matter how busy it is.

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Six reasons why journalists hate PRs

March 7, 2019

The relationship between the journalist and the PR is a complex one, formed of both need and resentment in equal parts. There are some brilliant PRs out there. Competent, knowledgeable and quick to respond, they are the ones getting their clients in the papers every day. But there are others. And if there is something journalists love to do it is gossip, about nightmare experiences with those on “the dark side”.

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Questions clients always ask us – part one of two

February 26, 2019

Here’s the first in what might well be a series of blogs trying to answer questions we get asked about what we do and how we create brilliant newsgen content. Read on to pick up some tips, work out how to use the best stats and develop the best newsgen projects you can.

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