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    New webinars unveiled for 2019 by Kelso Consulting "reputation builders"

    Kelso Consulting has a busy schedule of webinars to help businesses make 2019 a successful year despite the ominous economic backdrop.

    Indeed, with caution currently widespread clearly and strongly communicating your credibility, value and distinctive proposition will be even more important for businesses looking to grow.

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    Topics: B2B, Upcoming Webinars, Growth

    Getting your B2B firm to the top of Google - SEO tips

    Many B2B firms miss out on one of the most effective sources of new leads.... the first page of Google when prospects are searching.

    While some firms put in the effort and, as a result, generate a regular flow of suitable leads, many others either fail to make it a priority or are in denial about its benefits (which of course becomes a self-fulling prophecy).

    Our recent webinar provided a 6-step process to help B2B businesses, especially professional, consultancy and tech firms, get to the top of Google for the keywords that matter for them.

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    Topics: SEO, Inbound Marketing, Blogging, B2B, Website, Legal Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Upcoming Webinars

    Are you a thought leader?

    Elements of being a thought leader include being knowledgeable and recognised for having interesting views and insights.

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    Topics: Thought Leadership, PR, Public Relations

    New association for iNEDs appoints Kelso for financial media coverage ahead of launch

    AiNED, the new professional association for independent non executive directors, has appointed Public Relations agency Kelso Consulting to help generate press coverage in the financial and business media ahead of its launch in Autumn 2018

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    Topics: PR Appointments, Public Relations, Compliance, PR

    Building authority... how to be a recognised expert

    Standing out as an expert on the important commercial problems facing your clients and prospects is a powerful position. 

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    Topics: Reputation, Growth, Public Relations, authority marketing

    Kelso Consulting's latest PR vacancies

    Kelso Consulting's Thames Valley office in Newbury is recruiting!

    Do you get a buzz from seeing your clients' names in the national press? Are you dedicated to hitting deadlines and also have a creative flair, or maybe you are able to turn complex stories into attention-grabbing ideas?   If so, we want to hire you!

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    Topics: Vacancies, Public Relations, Jobs

    World's first cyber insurance comparison engine launched by PR agency Kelso Consulting

    Cyber risk and incident response specialists STORM|Guidance, creators of the world’s first Cyber Insurance comparison engine, Cyber|Decider , have appointed Kelso Consulting to help launch and build awareness through the UK’s insurance media.

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    Topics: Insurance, Technology, Insurtech, Cyber Insurance, PR, Public Relations

    The Lawyer & Insurance Times journalist joins Public Relations advisors

    We are delighted to welcome Katy Dowell, who has just joined as our PR Features Manager. She will oversee all aspects of the scores of features we place in business publications each month for our clients, ensuring the whole process goes smoothly.

    Katy is a highly experienced business journalist having previously worked on two of Britain’s top legal and insurance business magazines - The Lawyer and Insurance Times.

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    Topics: Insurance, PR, Lawyers, Public Relations, Professional firms, PR Appointments

    Public Relations Manager Vacancy: Rapid Response PR Manager sought

    Award-winning PR agency Kelso Consulting is recruiting for the new position of Rapid Response PR Manager.

    If you love phoning journalists about newsy stories and are fed up with long meetings, admin and reports then this could be the ideal role for you.

    Based in our Newbury HQ in Berkshire the main role is, as the name suggests, responding rapidly to news and other opportunities for generating coverage.

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    Topics: Thames Valley, PR Appointments, Public Relations

    Public Relations Berkshire | Editorial Articles Manager | vacancy recruiting!

    Kelso Consulting is recruiting for an experienced journalist or Public Relations practitioner.

    Public Relations agency Kelso Consulting is looking for an Editorial Articles Manager to join our team in Newbury, Berkshire, this post is part-time and flexible, and would particularly suit a former journalist.

    We are an award-winning B2B public relations consultancy in the Thames Valley, 

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    Topics: Public Relations, Jobs, Vacancies, PR Appointments, PR, Thames Valley

    New seminars & webinars for B2B businesses

    We're holding a series of seminars and webinars for professional, consultancy, technology and financial firms on a range of business development, public relations, social media and thought leadership issues in the first half of 2018. 

    We'd like to invite you do join us at them!

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    Topics: LinkedIn, Marketing, PR, Public Relations, Sales, Thames Valley, Upcoming Webinars, Thought Leadership, Legal Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation

    PR for newbies, what you really need to know to ensure a successful first encounter with the media

    Forget about press release “how to's” and guides on press list preparation, this article from Kelso Consulting (which first appeared in Professional Marketing magazine) sets out what you really need to know to prepare newbies for their first press encounter, as well as anticipate the questions they will have for you and the hidden fears they harbor.

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    Topics: Public Relations, Marketing, Professional firms

    Public Relations account executives sought:  Kelso Consulting is recruiting!

    Kelso Consulting is recruiting for a Junior PR Account Executive and a Senior PR Account Executive for our office in Newbury, Berkshire.

    Public Relations agency Kelso Consulting is looking for great PR professionals to join our team in Newbury, Berkshire, and have vacancies at Junior and Senior PR Account Executive levels.

    We are an award-winning B2B public relations consultancy in the Thames Valley, 

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    Topics: Public Relations, Jobs, Vacancies, PR Appointments, PR, Thames Valley

    Wiltshire-based whistleblowing & software specialist Expolink appoints PR agency Kelso Consulting

    Expolink (, global specialists in outsourced whistleblowing hotlines and case management software, has appointed Kelso Consulting as its public relations agency to help with a new campaign to build brand awareness and increase its lead generation.

    Expolink, based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, provides independent “speak up” services to businesses around the world including nearly 30% of FTSE 350 companies. 

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    Topics: Technology, Public Relations, PR, Case Studies, PR Appointments, Wiltshire, HR, Human Resources, Compliance

    Measuring Marketing ROI - Is my PR working?

    Measuring ROI on Public Relations

    Over the years there has been numerous attempts by various people to give a "value" to press coverage so Managers could compare specific items of press coverage and say things such as "Wow, that was a great bit of coverage it scores a 98, whereas that coverage wasn't so good as it only gets a 15". 

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    Topics: Marketing, Marketing ROI, ROI, PR, Public Relations

    Measuring marketing ROI - websites

    Clarity of purpose is at the heart of measuring your website's effectiveness and ROI

    There is a wealth of data freely and immediately available on how your website is performing. If you have marketing oversight and are not getting a regular report on how your website is performing, you need to change this immediately!
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    Topics: Marketing, Legal Marketing, ROI, Return on Investment, Marketing ROI, Website

    Measuring marketing ROI - not mission impossible!

    Gauging marketing's Return on Investment fundamental for management

    Many businesses we meet struggle to know whether the amount of time and money they spend on marketing is producing an effective return.

    It is a common problem, but it needn't be this way.

    By contrast, many B2B businesses have good metrics and a clear idea of the effectiveness or other areas of their spend. For instasnce, partnerships and consultancies are often rigorous in their keeping of timesheets and measuring billable hours, for instance.

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    Topics: Marketing, Legal Marketing, ROI, Return on Investment, Marketing ROI

    New dates announced for our Public Relations & Marketing clinics in London and Berkshire

     Each month, Kelso Consulting has an informal 'PR clinic' where we listen to your PR, social media, sales and marketing challenges and offer helpful advice... all for free.

    These take place regularly in our central London office, near Oxford Street in W1, and also in Newbury, Berkshire - where we support technology and consultancy businesses in the Thames Valley, Oxfordshire and Hampshire areas.

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    Topics: Marketing

    Thought leadership success tips - article in Professional Marketing Magazine


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    Topics: Thought Leadership, Successful Sales

    PR Double-whammy in The Times for solicitors NeglectAssist

    We get a regular flow of coverage in the nationals for our clients, so we don't usually have a fanfare when something appears.

    But securing two large articles for the same client in The Times's in successive weeks in its highly-read Money (personal finance) section is pretty exceptional, even by our high standards.

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