Grow your business with tailored comms
We help small businesses communicate more effectively so that you build your reputation with customers, investors, and employees.
By promoting your brand, outputs, and values, you increase loyalty and customer retention.
1284 also helps you increase public visibility - ultimately driving business growth.
PR Week research found almost two-thirds of the UK's top-performing SMEs viewed public relations as an integral part of their business strategy.
Communications are vital in driving growth of small business like yours. Comms build brand awareness, increase customer loyalty, and attract investment.
We help you form a narrative to differentiate from your competitors and establish unique positions in your market, based on values, purpose, and goals.
Productive PR for SMEs is packed with ideas to help East Midlands small businesses plan and deliver their own campaigns. Its 28 pages include templates for how to:
The handbook also lists email addresses for dozens of regional news outlets - as well as a host of local awards events for you to enter.
ER Recruitment has been working with 1284 for several years now for media relations and professional writing support.
George and Amy truly understand our DNA and collaborate with our in-house marketing team to add value in jointly promoting our brand.
Working with 1284 has helped us to build upon our strategy and amplify various storytelling opportunities as they have arisen.
Eileen Richards MBE DL
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Good communications are fundamental to building your networks and forging new partnerships.
For example, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has noted that PR helps SMEs develop essential strategic partnerships.
1284 helps you shape internal and external collaborations to gain access to new markets, resources, and expertise.
1284 really made the team and I feel at ease when interviewing. Their approach in listening and representing is very professional and humble.
They managed to put us in front of a huge audience, such as the BBC and other local news outlets and newspapers.
George really helped us network change in getting children outdoors gardening in a huge way.
Public relations is a key tool for positioning brands.
We help small businesses create compelling messages which translate and land their values with target audiences.
It means you carve a niche among like-minded people - building customer trust and loyalty through your thought leadership and more.
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