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I am currently re-reading all the Harry Potter books. (There was no way I could write this blog without mentioning that fact so I thought I’d best get it over and done with in my first sentence!) I find it harder to choose new books now and will tend to go on recommendations made by… read more.

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Working with the creative industries can be challenging at times because although the technologies and tools that we have access to are exciting and in many instances revolutionary it is important that we do our job, and that means recommending that clients invest in new innovations for the right reasons.   AR (augmented reality) can… read more.

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  …I do know the importance of keeping it real! I’ve been in a number of meetings lately and it always surprises me when people commend the fact that what you see is what you get with Open Communications. We’ve been going for nearly five years now (phew – where did that time go?) and… read more.

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  Once again key attractions and visitor destinations from across Yorkshire have put the region on the map after winning a handful of awards at this week’s Visit England Excellence Awards.   Yorkshire was recognised in eight categories, from Whitby’s Captain Cook Memorial Museum picking up a gold award for best Small Visitor Attraction of… read more.

22 MAY 2013

Stepping Into PR

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Over 4½ years ago Open Communications launched into the market, two ambitious PR professionals looking to do things a little differently when it came to delivering outstanding public relations. We’re pleased to say that we have never looked back and have built an enviable client list, while also working in one of the most idyllic… read more.

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There is no doubt that the PR and marketing industry has changed over recent years and will never be the same again. This, in my opinion, is primarily down to people having less time and a shift in media consumption. Once upon a time you would buy a paper, read it and pass it on.… read more.

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Despite only living a few miles down the road in Dewsbury for most my life, I never really visited Wakefield or knew much about the city. My only trips here were on infrequent Friday nights to the Snooty Fox to get my fix of metal music! It wasn’t until I started working in Nostell four… read more.

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  We work with lots of local businesses across a range of sectors – not just those who are looking for PR but also suppliers who can provide us with products and services as and when we need them. Where possible we try to work locally as it makes sense to us – why go… read more.

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Well, how exciting. Hold on to your hats people, we are all going to rolling it in, wadded, busting with cash, minted – rich! Yes rich! Get your resignation letters at the ready and pack your bags – according to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Yorkshire is one of the luckiest places in the country as… read more.

09 MAY 2013

The Skypes the limit

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  We have recently secured our first international client and they just happen to be at the other side of the world! As you would expect we have had to take into account time differences but more importantly how we choose to communicate with the team.   We could have chosen to ring them and… read more.