Here are some of our latest obsessions, successes and joys.

24
Aug
Lola

The Sun – life after a paywall

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Since the paywall went down back in November, we’ve been keeping a beady eye on The Sun’s online content to think about what it means for our clients.

According to the National Readership Survey Padd figures out today, The Sun’s online audience has continued to benefit from the removal of its paywall. It reported a monthly readership of 13.5 million, up 5% year on year. We know The Sun is the most read daily paper, but it is up against the behemoth that is the MailOnline to hit the top digital circulation figures, and we are sure it’s looking to challenge the front runner for this top spot. Read more “The Sun – life after a paywall”

15
Mar
Lola

Stand wants you!

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This week is National Apprenticeship Week, and already we’ve seen numerous stories hit the papers about how young people can get their employability skills up to scratch and stand out in the competitive UK job market.

Here at Stand, we take the first steps in the world of work seriously. We run an internship programme focused on helping those with an interest in PR really get their teeth into agency life.

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07
Mar
Lola

A PR tells you what she’s learned

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Any aspiring or seasoned PR professional will be able to tell you – no two days in the world of media relations are the same. Having said this, there is one, loyal staple in your life: the Gorkana media database.

Three hours into building a monster media list (you know the ones), we spotted a Gorkana note next to a media contact that made us laugh.

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06
Jul
Lola

Nice to see you, to see you, Nice

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Last month, Stand Agency and a handful of respected national newspaper reporters embarked on a press trip to Nice in France for our client, foreign exchange specialist moneycorp.

Property and personal finance reporters from publications such as The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph joined us on the flight to the Cote d’Azur, looking to find out how Brits could make the most of the strong pound/ euro exchange rate and snap-up a dream French property.

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