Halima Khatun

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HK Communications turns one!

There’s a buzz in the HK Communications office, and that’s because we’re celebrating one year since our launch! Since becoming an independent consultancy, we’ve worked with the ethos that our success lies in our clients’ success. And in the last 12 months we’ve secured some great media coverage, produced compelling copy and content and trained […]

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Traditional media vs. celebrity endorsements – what’s your view?

A recent poll by ComRes revealed that only 17 per cent of the British public find celebrity endorsements trustworthy sources of information, despite brands throwing huge amounts of cash into campaigns fronted by media personalities. On the other hand, good old fashioned word-of-mouth was trusted by 77 per cent of the 2,035 respondents, while 71 […]

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Why a cause-driven campaign will always be PR gold      

When some of the world’s top PR professionals were asked to vote for their favourite campaign of the past 12 months, there was one strong theme connecting the top contenders. Always #LikeaGirl, Sport England’s This Girl Can, National Blood Week’s missing Type, and Dove’s Real Beauty campaign all had strong, cause-driven messages. Female empowerment was […]

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How to find the PR gold in your business

If you’re a small business or start-up, getting free, credible PR is vital. Why? Because not only can you save on a potentially hefty advertising cost, but it also enables you to get an invaluable third-party endorsement. After all, if someone else says you’re great, it carries much more weight than you saying it about […]

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