Author: Chris Norton

Chris Norton is the founder of Prohibition and an award winning communications consultant with more than twenty years’ experience. He was a lecturer at Leeds Beckett University and has had a varied PR career having worked both in-house and in a number of large consultancies. He is an Integrated PR and social media blogger and writes on a wide variety of blogs across a huge amount of topics from digital marketing, social media marketing right through to technology and crisis management.

A few weeks ago my business partner and I ran a new webinar with a number of marketing professionals across the country on how to find success in a post-COVID world Post Covid 19 - Free Webinar Even now as we get closer to some kind of normal...

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If you work, or did work in marketing, and are sat at home furloughed or working from home struggling for some inspiration then I hope this free webinar will help give you some extra motivation or enthusiasm - well for the next hour at least I...

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I was recently running an advanced social media training session with a number of senior female academics and when the subject of LinkedIn was brought up I started discussing how it was useful to raise your profile in the higher education sector and...

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As the UK closes its third week of the Coronavirus crisis, I am still getting used to the short commute downstairs in the morning, and what-feels-like hundreds of video calls each day But what does this unprecedented state of limbo mean for brands...

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One of the biggest trends I've seen in the last 12-18 months has been a considerable rise in the use of dark social Dark social sounds like a scary secret place on the internet but it is a massive opportunity for marketers, and many people get...

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When discussing your business’ marketing strategy, training your team on the benefits and tactics of social media marketing and their proper usage isn’t a bad idea Although you may not initially think it, social media as it stands today is...

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I can't believe we are already into February but here we are In the last 30 days, we have been touring the UK giving a number of seminars on the latest emerging Social Media Trends We have pulled the data for these trends from a huge variety of...

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Those of you that read my blog will know I love a clever PR stunt and this one has caught my eye this week This great PR stunt was staged by Mumbai Police and FCB Interface who collaborated to teach Mumbai’s reckless car horn honkers a lesson...

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2019 was a record year for us at Prohibition and I am delighted to say we won a number of awards for our clever content marketing campaigns from both the CIPR and Prolific North However, the clever brilliant work tends to be done by my team around...

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It amazes me that there are clients out there in the big wide world in 2019 that still want to buy Facebook followers Those working in social media marketing know that followers are nothing but a vanity metric I go through the motions advising...

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