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The Trouble With Cold Contacts

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TODAY’S incoming cold call went something like this: “Hello. I’m Adam. I’m calling from *****. Are you the home owner?” Tiger Taz: “Yes, I am” Adam: “How are you?” T: “I’m very well, thanks Adam. What are you trying to sell me today?” … Continue reading

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Seven Common Twitter Mistakes To Avoid

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UNLESS you’ve been living on another planet (or only just discovered the wonder of Turquoise Tiger, of course), you’ll probably know we PR cats are big fans of Twitter. We provide training to individuals, groups and businesses who don’t quite … Continue reading

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How to be really, really disappointed by social media

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IN business, it’s important to stay ahead of the game. No matter how well you thought you knew your sport when you trained, back in the 80s or 90s, you can guarantee things will have changed considerably since. Business is … Continue reading

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Pack a punch with pictures: part 1

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IF US Tigers had a pound for every time we’ve seen promotional opportunities missed because companies have failed to come up with decent photographs we’d be very ‘fat’ cats. Photographs are one of the most commonly neglected areas of business … Continue reading

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Fresh is best, says Google

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SEARCH engine giant Google has been tweaking its algorithms again and this time, it’s claimed the changes will affect more than a third of all searches. The modification – hailed as “a significant improvement to our ranking algorithm” by Google … Continue reading

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Quite Remarkable: How to use QR codes for business

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A WHILE back, using Facebook, we asked you which of these four subjects you’d like us to blog on: Generating Positive PR Effective use of QR Codes Public speaking Capitalising on Twitter search options Well, (drum roll please) the results … Continue reading

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Ten top tips for business PR

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AT Turquoise Tiger, we like nothing more than a challenge. So, when we asked YOU what you’d like us to blog about, we had every intention of delivering. Thing is, we’ve had a veritable smörgåsbord of requests. Wow – you … Continue reading

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Understanding Simple Promotion – a USP for business

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NOT too long ago, a new client asked us: “How can you be experts in PR and social media?” At the time, we thought it was an odd question, in hindsight, it makes perfect sense. The problem is that too … Continue reading

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Too much social media jargon makes a twit!

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A FEW weeks back, Turquoise Tiger was asked to deliver a social media presentation to members of a national business association in Birmingham. Not only do I love the sound of my own voice, but I LOVE public speaking and social … Continue reading

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Business should be serious fun

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PICTURE the scene… us tigers have left the den for a few evening drinks and a bit of business banter with some networking buddies; we’re discussing everything from PR pitches to strategy when a question hits us from left field: … Continue reading

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