How to get the most from the summer show season

By | 2018-07-26T13:28:41+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Fieldsports, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , |

With scores of businesses heading to Ragley Hall this weekend for the Game Fair, the summer show season is well underway. And with partners desperately looking to find some way of entertaining their holiday kids which doesn't involved Fortnite, trade stalls can expect a bumper turnout. As a small business, you’re investing both time and money [...]

Thoughts on Welsh Labour and Game Shooting

By | 2018-07-24T10:29:03+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Countrysports, Fieldsports, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Until a couple of weeks ago, I hadn’t given Welsh Labour a great deal of consideration. There was little reason to, I don’t live in Wales for a start, and I don’t share their political ideals. But when they decided to ignore all the evidence of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) review into the use of [...]

What is PR and is it just b*******?

By | 2018-05-21T15:47:04+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ask Us Anything #1 We're doing a series of videos answering your questions about PR and marketing, starting with the big one - what exactly is PR and is it just b*******? So let us know if you have a question about anything related to PR and marketing - [...]

10 ways to tackle the trolls and why your business needs a troll action plan

By | 2018-03-08T16:21:29+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: social media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We’ve written about tackling online trolls before, but with the rise of militant veganism showing no signs of abating, we thought it was a topic worth revisiting. Anyone involved in the animal and land-based industries is a potential target for activists, and every week seems to bring more headlines about direct action, intimidation and violent [...]

Even if you’re a marketing manager with an in-house team, an agency can still add value

By | 2018-02-12T16:42:42+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Business, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At Red Stag Media we work with all sizes of company, from start-ups and microbusinesses to PLCs, and they all have their unique requirements and challenges. Often, for smaller business, we constitute their entire PR and marketing department, formulating and delivering their strategy as they usually don’t have the budget to employ any in-house expertise. [...]

How small businesses and start-ups can get the most from a PR and marketing agency

By | 2018-02-12T16:18:38+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Business, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The old saying “professionals rely on professionals” is never more true than when it’s applied to outsourcing PR and marketing. Done badly or half-heartedly, PR and marketing will just add bloated content fodder to your channels as well as cost to your bottom line. Done well, your PR and marketing will add genuine value for [...]

Lapwinggate – Packham wades in (again)

By | 2017-04-07T13:01:52+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: Countrysports, Fieldsports, social media|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a regular commentator on shooting, you would expect Chris Packham to know something about the subject of which he is so critical. As vice-chairman of the RSBP, you might also expect him to know something about birds. But his latest outburst could cast doubt on that. The BBC wildlife presenter claimed on Twitter, on Sunday, [...]

Grouse debate a lesson in selecting your audience

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:21+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Countrysports, digital marketing, Fieldsports, News, PR & Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the fundamental principles of PR is to choose your audience wisely. Above the line marketing is all well and good if you have the budget for it and your product or service demands such an approach, but most companies need to target a specific audience to get the best returns. For this, you must [...]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – no, not Christmas: pheasant season

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:21+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Countrysports, Fieldsports|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about that bloated excuse for a holiday called Christmas, which is only wonderful if someone buys you some new shooting gear, or a new piece of tweed, which rarely seems to happen nowadays, or at least not to me. I am, of course, talking [...]

Why video is perfect to market your shoot

By | 2017-11-16T15:48:22+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Categories: Countrysports, Fieldsports, PR, PR & Marketing, social media, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A great deal of the pleasure derived from game shooting comes from the surroundings we are lucky enough to find ourselves in. The British countryside has everything; craggy fells and dales, heather moorland, Constable-esque rolling farmland and vast expanses of wilderness. Whatever landscape takes your fancy, you will find it on this sceptred isle. And it [...]