The truth about the Facebook ‘explore’ feed panic and how it effects you

By | 2017-11-22T15:52:50+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Business, Countrysports, Fieldsports, PR & Marketing, social media|Tags: , , , , , |

It came to light recently that Facebook has been running some tests on what it called its “explore” feed, and that sent social media managers everywhere into a mass panic. In a nutshell, the "explore' feed currently sits at the bottom of your menu and features content from pages you don't follow. Facebook curates that [...]

How to reach farmers who aren’t on social media

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:19+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We had an interesting enquiry recently from a company in the agricultural machinery sector. The company is young and innovative, and is naturally active online. It achieves decent engagement from younger farmers via social media. But they came to us concerned their efforts weren’t reaching the decision makers – the more mature farmers who are often [...]

How farmers use social media and how to target them

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:19+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If your agribusiness serves farmers, then you need to understand how they use social media to maximise the effectiveness of any of your campaigns. But how many farmers use social media? Well, that depends on what you read. There are lots of stats out there and they vary widely, so establishing an accurate picture is [...]

Sweet Emotion

By | 2016-11-23T17:12:34+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, Food, PR & Marketing, social media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Christmas is fast approaching. We know this not from the coloured lights that festoon the high streets of every town and city – they’re not up yet – nor from the lavishly decorated Christmas trees that brighten the living rooms of the nation, because they’re still growing in some far off, distant forest. No, we know [...]

Let the Red Tractor take you on a journey of food discovery

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:21+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, News|

It's Red Tractor Week and so our minds are focused on what it means to eat British and buy British in 2016. At Red Stag Media, we are all about good food – one look at our physiques will tell you that – and as we specialise in providing digital marketing, PR and communications services to [...]

Milking trends to make your content go further

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:25+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, digital marketing, PR & Marketing, social media|Tags: , , , , , , |

The other day I was reading a book on marketing which was fascinating for all the wrong reasons. There was a section on utilising trending topics on social media to make your content travel further, which being our bag rather, I hastily turned to. The author used the example of a marketing manager in charge of [...]

Nutritious PR for both ends of the food chain – Duynie Group case study

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:25+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, Case Study|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When Dutch co-products purchaser the Duynie Group entered the British market, the company needed to build its profile quickly to compete with other businesses already established in the sector. The group buys up the co-products resulting from the human food manufacturing and processing industries, such as potato peelings and mashed potato, adds value to them and [...]

How social media marketing can grow your business

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:26+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, Countrysports, digital marketing, Fieldsports, PR & Marketing, social media|

It’s been a long while since anyone described social media as “a flash in the pan” and the importance of social media marketing and management is now generally accepted. However, it’s easy to tell apart the companies and brands who understand the true value social media brings and those who haven’t quite twigged yet. The aims [...]

Harvest shows us how much agriculture has changed in a single generation

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:26+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I was a lad (I can’t believe I’ve just started a blog with that sentence!) the ripening of the cereal crops brought about an uncontainable excitement. Firstly, it meant an opportunity to get my old .410 out and get stuck into the rabbits that hid among the wheat and barley stalks, and the pigeons that [...]

Five tips for exhibition stand success

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:26+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Agriculture, Business, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having recently returned from the Livestock Event 2016 and the Great Yorkshire Show, it is clear that the there is a huge appetite for exhibitions among the agricultural industry and associated trades. And rightly so, they are one of the most effective ways of promoting your products and services to new and existing customers, and a [...]