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.

I'm going to start this post by saying that I really do love Twitter, I've been on Twitter since February 2008 In fact, when I started tweeting all that time ago there were only about 50 people on Twitter from the UK, none of which really knew how...

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Last week, my little old PR agency Prohibition was lucky enough to scoop eight awards at the CIPR Pride Awards Yorkshire & Lincolnshire To win a record-breaking eight industry awards with your peers and several agencies that you respect in...

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I've just returned from a lovely family holiday in the Lakes last week and I got back to some brilliant news The North's top PR Agencies While I was away I was notified, by one of our team, that the Prolific North top 50 PR agencies had been...

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This little infographic caught my eye today If you ignore the terrible music and watch it - it is a great way to illustrate the growth and the decline of various social channels over the last 16 years - including Bebo and MySpace It has been...

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According to a recent report in the UK, 18% of 8-19-year-olds said they have removed certain social apps from their mobile devices as a result of negativity Although the full report from Real World Insight is both interesting and slightly worrying...

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  I thought this video was interesting today, this is the CIPR interviewing Danske Bank's Vicky Davies and she speaks very eloquently on the fact that reputation is now everything in business I find this clip quite refreshing as most companies...

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I have had a busy few months working with a number of different Universities sorting various social media training courses and delivering new content marketing strategies for them One of the things that is close to my heart is the creation of brand...

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We might only be halfway through 2019 and just got rid of the wet weather, but we’ve already seen some brilliant PR stunts The use of celebrity appearances, pop-up shops and clever social media executions to help try tackle mental health are just...

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Yesterday I managed to get a bit of time to myself to put together my latest house music mix I have packed this one with the latest tracks from the last couple of months that have really caught my eye There is a distinct 1990s vibe to it for some...

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Last week, I finally concluded my latest thought series of UK seminars in Birmingham after starting way back in January These seminars were helping to share my thoughts and educate a few marketers and content creators along the way about the latest...

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