Thursday, 18 February 2010

Lancashire's Longest Doodle on tour!

There are a few dates we thought we'd share with you in case you felt the creative urge to help with Lancashire’s Longest Doodle and at the same time raise some money for Pendleside Hospice.

On the 25th March Function Factory, an East Lancs based theatre company will be taking the doodle to the ACE Centre in Nelson. (

Pendleside Hospice are also taking the Doodle out to various local supermarkets. It will be at Tesco in Burnley on the 5th and 6th March, Asda in Colne on the 12th and 13th March and at Asda in Burnley on the 21st and 22nd May. Come along and show your support and have a doodle at the same time.

Monday, 15 February 2010

BrandSpankin' PR and Social Media Courses

January saw the start of our PR courses for small businesses. Taking place at Pendle Innovation Centre where BrandSpankin’ is headquartered, we are planning subsequent courses – the next of which will run in March.

The course covers areas such as understanding your business brand values and propositions to determine your key messages, writing a compelling press release, building a comprehensive communications plan, and using social media to support your PR and marketing efforts.

For our first course we welcomed attendees from Hillendale Land Rover, Anvic Developments, Louvreties, Enterprising Pendle, Coffee Uno and Brooklands Retreat.

Let us know if these courses are of interest – we can help you secure funding to cover your costs!