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Our survey said….

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uhhh-urrrrr! As a communications agency, our company ethos centres around being approachable, friendly and empathetic; vital skills in our line of work, but particularly when it comes to gaining the trust of the public while conducting market research. Since our formation in 2014 we have undertaken a variety of market research projects for Local Authorities,…

How to host brilliant virtual events

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    It goes without saying that 2021 has not got off to the best of starts with another lockdown, and events that may have been postponed from 2020 or were already in the calendar ‘in real life’ for this year, may be moving online.  Virtual events and meetings are the norm now, and you…

Events – as good today as they’ve always been

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It’s Throwback Thursday and Jo is reminiscing! One of the most positive things to come out of the pandemic for me is re-connecting with people; be they old school friends and teachers, or colleagues and contacts from way back. I’ve particularly enjoyed chatting to some of the folks from my Walker Williams PR Agency days…

Charities and Volunteering

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There’s still time to get your charity recognised and rewarded! We are delighted to announce that the Kent Charity Awards is back on track and the postponed gala awards evening will now take place on Thursday 20 May 2021 at the Kent Event Centre in Maidstone. The Kent Charity Awards has grown to become an…

Marketing ideas – put Rise in your recovery toolbox

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We recently wrote a blog for our client, Partnership Invoice Finance, entitled Why SMEs need Invoice Finance as part of their Coronovirus recovery kit and it occurred to us that the same can be said for good marketing ideas.  We all know it is going to be a slow return to normal, whatever the new normal…

Rise is reaching new heights!

As we approach our 5th Anniversary, we are delighted to announce an expansion to our core team. For any small business, taking on a permanent member of staff is a big decision to make, but having secured some significant new business wins in recent months we knew the time was right for us, Having successfully used a…

Jo had one job to do…!

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In January 2018, Rise was delighted to be appointed as the PR Agency for the Kent School Games.  We’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the dedicated team behind the Games, which were created to enable every school and child to participate in competitive sport, including meaningful opportunities for disabled youngsters. One of the first events we…

Promotional Reusuable Water Bottles

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Promotional Reusable Water Bottles made to last! Last year we counted up how many plastic bottles we were consuming each month and were horrified at the result.  This led us to think of an alternative, such as reusable water bottles, which would not only help make a difference to the planet, but would be stylish…