Chalk and Ward PR – What we’ve been up to in February


It’s been a busy month at Chalk and Ward PR, working on some really exciting projects for our valued clients. In February, we were delighted to add Powderham Castle to that list, following Chalk and Ward Advertising’s successful work on their branding at the end of 2015. One of the most prominent historic buildings in […]

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Dating Shows


Valentine’s Day has now been and gone but this hasn’t put off many of us wanting to date. Whether you’re single or not, everyone has been in the dating game. We all have cringe stories of when a date went wrong or when you’ve been set up by your friends and you’ve turned up and […]

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Favourite Valentine’s Campaigns


Valentine’s Day is an increasingly special occasion for loved-up couples and even more so for brands, as the day has become renowned for consumers emptying their pockets. With over £13.1 billion spent on celebrating Valentine’s Day in 2015, consumer-focused businesses can’t afford to miss out on such huge sales potential. The average consumer is set […]

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The History of Valentine’s Marketing Campaigns


Valentine’s Day may have been around since the 5th century, but for how long have businesses used the occasion as a springboard for their marketing campaigns? Join us in a look-back at some of the best and most interesting Valentine’s campaigns since the dawn of time (almost). 1940s First on our romantic pilgrimage through time […]

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Let Me Take a Selfie


Before we go diving right in, let’s begin with a definition of the selfie… “A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media” This means that occasional selfies are acceptable but posting a new picture of yourself every day isn’t necessary!! But where […]

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