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Star Platforms - Corporate Identity

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Star Platforms is an exciting new powered access company that wanted to make a bold entrance to the plant hire world.The company, based in Hertfordshire, wanted a strong, instantly-recognisable brand to help them establish their profile in a highly competitive market.Star Platforms’ management team turned to matm, which has a great deal of experience in the plant hire market, to create its brand identity.


Other Matters

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Your Brand MattersThe idea of the brand is central to marketing, That is why many of our clients ask us to work with them to get their branding right.Most of us use the term ‘brand’ in everyday conversation.But it can be misdefined. Many companies also find it difficult to pin down the nuts and bolts of their own brands


Loving that! Creative snow designers in Shropshire

Posted in Design

Here at matm we like creativity in all its forms - and the wintery weather has revealed a snow


Multiplot Logo Design

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Here's a recent example of a new logo we created for a Shropshire company, MultiPlotMultPlot are


Professional copywriting as a poetic apology

Posted in PR

I was interested by this article on the BBC website pointing out that apologies aimed at customers following the horsemeat scandal looks very much like poetry, of the Shakespearian kind.


Press release writing service in Shropshire - on the right tracks

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Lanes for Drains got to the bottom of persistent flooding at one of the UK’s largest cement works – and saved the company tens of thousands of pounds it expected to have to spend to cure the problem.Lanes engineers based in Sheffield were called in to investigate the flooding of a railway track on the site of the Hope Valley cement works near Castleton, South Yorkshire.


A press release service in Shropshire for stories that are used - safely

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Want to get a story published about a workshop to learn about risk assessments? Not the most catchy


Old Abe's lessons on professional copywriting and communication

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I'm in the middle of reading Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, the book upon which Steven


10 tips for taking great photographs that promote your business

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It's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, if it is taken properly. With the latest digital


Press release writing service success: Cornbrook Construction

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Here's a press release we prepared for Shropshire construction company Cornbrook Construction about a tie-up with another Shropshire firm Quad-Lock. It was used as the business supplement lead by the Shropshire Star and several other publications.Part of its appeal, I think, is the strong picture. Strong news media photography always helps when pitching a news story. I took the picture myself, saving the client the significant cost of hiring a dedicated photographer. Another benefit of PR from matm!


Press releases - BNI Landlord Success event in Shropshire

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Private landlords face “double whammy” say property expertsProperty experts are holding a special seminar for private residential landlords in Shropshire to inform them that they face a “double whammy” from new Government legislation.


Creative brochure design helps Shropshire coach company plan exciting days out

Posted in Design

We were delighted when one of Shropshire's leading coach companies, Elcock Reisen, commissioned matm to come up with a new creative brochure design for their 2013 excursion season.Creative brochure design is all about creating an instant impact in a promotional document that is highly practical and easy to use.


Good PR companies in Shropshire - Matt suggests you try us

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It's really nice when someone says they like what you do. It's even better when that someone is a client.Matt Breakwell at Cornbrook Construction has kindly provided us with a testimonial for the public relations support matm is providing.


Embroidered Beanie Hats ready for Winter

It must be a sign of winter when we're delivering Woollen Beanie hats for our clientsKeeping our


The Plebgate Police Federation officers needed good PR advice

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The whole row about what the three Police Federation officers said when they came out of a meeting with the then Government minister Andrew Mitchell illustrates the benefit of having access to good PR advice before speaking to the press.