About PS

Easy to work with and requiring minimal day to day management, Publicity Services is a full service advertising and marketing communications agency based in Staffordshire, Midlands. Founded in 1982, we still hold true to our founding ethos of providing clients with the full range of marketing services with the minimum of fuss. We are passionate about achieving results for our clients. Our straight-talking approach ensures that we do this in a customer-friendly, honest fashion so that our clients know exactly where things are at every stage of the project. Our experience, knowledge and resources enable us to take every project from concept to completion, giving clients absolute confidence that a job will be undertaken and delivered to their satisfaction - on time and on budget!

Has email killed direct mail?

By |2019-09-27T13:00:23+01:00September 27th, 2019|Articles|

If we were to believe the technology pundits, we could be forgiven for thinking that email and the various forms of e-marketing now available to us – e-shots, e-zines, e-news, etc. – has seen the death of direct mail via the postal system. However, more and more companies are realising that e-marketing is not the [...]

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Size matters

By |2019-09-20T13:53:16+01:00September 20th, 2019|Home, Marketing, PR, Services|

Why a small agency is better than a large agency It’s amazing what comes out of client meetings! Recently, a client commented to our MD, “You know Dean, over the years we have used some of the biggest agencies around, but I can’t honestly say that their output has been any better than we get from smaller outfits [...]

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Does your agency think for you?

By |2019-09-06T14:47:37+01:00September 6th, 2019|Articles, Home, Marketing, PR|

We had an interesting call recently: Ostensibly from a 'web marketing' agency, the charming and efficient chap on the phone offered us a free survey of our website and critique on our web marketing. Always keen to improve our marketing efforts and learn a thing or two, especially if it's free of charge, we agreed. [...]

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It’s not what we do

By |2019-08-09T12:56:52+01:00August 9th, 2019|Home, Marketing, PR, Services|'s the way that we do it! Let’s face it, almost any full service advertising agency can provide you with everything you need to satisfy your marketing services requirements – copywriting, design, origination and implementation of all types of promotional tools from advertising to websites, PR to inbound marketing, brochures to exhibition stands. And all [...]

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The road to hell

By |2019-08-02T13:38:41+01:00August 2nd, 2019|Services|

Websites need maintenance So, you've got yourself a content managed, mobile friendly website and can look after it all very nicely by yourself, without the need for spending any more money on a costly website design company? After all, that's the whole point of having a CMS site isn't it? You can forget it and get on [...]

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10 reasons to choose a full service agency

By |2019-07-29T14:27:23+01:00July 29th, 2019|Articles|

Reasons to choose a full service agency A full service agency, also known as an integrated agency, will be able to provide the entire range of marketing communications tools, rather than offering specialisation in one, such as advertising or public relations. Ideally, it will also be able to provide a valuable marketing resources, offering [...]

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Sharing the load – an easier way to social media success

By |2019-07-12T09:29:04+01:00July 12th, 2019|Articles, Construction industry marketing|

Ensuring social media success relies on a number of factors. Giving the responsibility to one person is not necessarily the best route. We recently made a marketing communications presentation to a large building materials manufacturer. The subjects were widespread, but one area that came up for discussion was the use of social media. One of [...]

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Get an agency with dirt on its hands

By |2019-06-11T13:23:53+01:00June 11th, 2019|Construction industry marketing, Home, Marketing, PR|

Choosing a full service agency that is prepared to get dirty could make all the difference to your marketing, especially if you're in the construction industry. At a recent meeting with a prospective construction industry client, we were asked, "Would you be prepared to attend some of our installer training courses?" A simple question, and one [...]

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