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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!

Sharing the load – an easier way to social media success

By |2020-01-20T13:45:08+00:00January 20th, 2020|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 |2019-11-15T12:23:07+00:00November 15th, 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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Why every start-up company needs graphic design

By |2019-11-01T12:47:55+00:00November 1st, 2019|Branding, Marketing|

So, you've got the business idea and you have a plan... One of the next vital steps in the process is naming your business and establishing its brand ethos, including the creation of a visual identity. You could decide on the name and branding strategy for yourself, but this is probably the best time to [...]

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Technical copywriters create understanding

By |2019-10-25T12:34:33+01:00October 25th, 2019|Articles, PR, Services|

Is writing one of those 'you either have it or you don't' talents? At its simplest levels, the answer is probably no. Most people can master the rudimentary skills of putting a few words together to make a sentence, and even a few sentences together to make a paragraph. You don't even need to be [...]

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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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