Manufacturers! Why not consider 1284 for your PR in 2024?

George Oliver

Dec 27


min read

You can read about our clients, pricing and campaign outcomes in our 2024 brochure

Strategic PR will help East Midlands manufacturers navigate a changing business landscape in 2024 and beyond.

By amplifying your unique stories, cultivating trust with stakeholders, and demonstrating your positive impact, effective public relations can help your organisation to prosper.

1284 delivers award-winning PR campaigns for some of the region's most respected manufacturing and business service leaders.

Our experienced practitioners have more than 50 years of working in senior media roles - using their deep networks to provide you with efficient campaigns and measurable outcomes.

Our team members count among the few CIPR Chartered professionals in the Midlands. Our founder is a non-executive director at the East Midlands Chamber.

They are experienced in nurturing productive media relations, and safeguarding reputations, to strengthen your competitive differentiation through thoughtful B2B communications.

Search visibility and messaging for Michael Smith Switchgear. Read more.

Effective partnerships

PR Week research found that almost two-thirds of the UK's top-performing SMEs view public relations as an integral part of their business strategy.

However, building strategic partnerships through effective PR can be challenging - and potentially costly.

Our team of experienced professionals (including managing director George Oliver, account director Amy Orton, and content editor Richard Bowyer, have between them more than 70 years in regional media.

George and Amy are also Chartered PR Practitioners - having been assessed by industry peers for the UK industry's highest professional standard.

They use their strong networks across the Midlands region to help you develop essential strategic partnerships through effective PR.

In summary, our experience with small businesses in various industries, offers you tailored comms services to help your business communicate more effectively - building your reputation with customers, investors, employees, and other stakeholders.

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Range of services

1284 offers a range of services, including media relations, thought writing, stakeholder engagement, copywriting, and editing. We specialise in B2B LinkedIn strategy.

Our campaigns are measured by industry-leading analytics tools, meaning you can see how your investment is tracking against campaign KPIs.

We provide tailored outcomes and strategies based on your specific needs .

Our services are offered at different price points, ranging from one-off press releases and columns, through to retained year-round comms management.

These are designed to help your innovative SME manufacturing business differentiate from competitors - and establish a strong position based on your values, purpose, and delivery.

Media coverage for Willsow. Read more.

Award-winning outcomes

We have a track record of successful client outcomes, including increased media appearances, improved social media engagement, and higher search rankings. We present your business professionally.

Our monthly Newsroom newsletter is followed by hundreds of regional business leaders and presents free PR tips and insights. It's a valued resource for innovative SME manufacturers who want to learn more about PR's role in their business growth.

Our work with the likes of Innovative Leicestershire saw us win three industry awards in a year - as well as various awards for our clients themselves.

Award wins for Menphys. Read more.

Sound interesting?

Several innovative SME manufacturers are already considering 1284 for their PR in 2024. We are already close to filling our client list.

We have the expertise, experience, and tools to help your business succeed with effective comms campaigns.

We offer a high quality service that will grow with your business. Give us a call to learn more.

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