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A reporter’s 5 tips for better PR photos

Popped, dropped or 'shopped?

News outlets welcome submitted photographs. Newspapers still have some professionals who take photos, but other services rely heavily on pics sent with press releases. If you’re wondering why yours weren’t used, or have been cropped beyond recognition, let me spare you some grief with five tips for improving photos.

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Make your Feeds Great Again – with our January sale

If your social media feeds aren’t as viral as you’d like, we can help – and there’s 20% off social media training until the end of February! Small businesses can thrive on social media, but you have to understand how Facebook and Twitter work to get the most out of them. It’s easy to do, […]

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The importance of being private

When is private and personal not private and personal?

An interesting lesson in social media misunderstanding, delivered by a politician recently – starring a woman in a flip-up dress. Kate Beecroft MHK had to defend a post she made to her Facebook timeline, which annoyed a fair few people. And her defence, well… was a bit silly.

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Kangaroo courts vs criminal courts

Another day, another Contempt of Court fiasco on an Isle of Man Facebook page – this time over a drink drive case. I’m not linking to the offending post. As a journalist, I’m horrified and it’s not quite for the reason you might think.

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January Sale – cut-price business training for the Isle of Man

Yes, it’s the Chips Cheese Gravy Media January sale! From now until Friday, January 6, you can get 50% off (yes, half-price) our training courses when you book online!

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