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How to secure a good internship

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Internships can be a bit of a mixed bag. We’ve all heard horror tales of interns working long hours for no pay with little hope of a job offer at the end – but not all internships are like this. …

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How to brief a food photographer

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Investing in a stock of strong images is just that – an investment. Good photography is a key element of any marketing campaign, and by hiring professional snappers you’ll build up a resource that will bring benefits to your business …

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Introduction to digital marketing for Padstow Area Tourism Association

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I was asked to speak to the Padstow Area Tourism Association’s members to give a brief overview of digital marketing techniques for tourism and hospitality businesses. With a 20 minute slot we covered quite a bit of ground in the …

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TV chef branding earns Cornish agencies award nomination

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Two Cornish marketing agencies are celebrating after receiving a Media Innovation Awards nomination. Redruth graphic design agency Liminal Design has been shortlisted with PR specialists Barefoot Media for their work on creating a new brand identity for Padstow chef Paul …

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Grumpies spread festive cheer

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On the 25th November, exactly one month before Christmas, we organised for co-founders of Grumpies, Mark Carne and Trevor Shea,  to travel around Cornwall spreading the word about their Christmas Pies: Turkey, Cranberry and stuffing, and a Roast Pepper, chestnut, …

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From Twitter to clandestine cakes

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This summer I realised that my youngest was about to start school and I would be able to spend more time in the office. Until recently I’ve been behind the scenes at Barefoot, one or two days each month doing …

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Cornwall’s top tweeting chefs

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Chefs love Twitter, and it would seem that Cornish chefs are no exception. So we thought it would be fun to find out who are the most influential chefs from the Duchy using the social network. Looking at the number …

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New Facebook Pages and how they could benefit your business.

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On Friday Facebook began rolling out a redesign of the way its pages look and how they can be used by brands. Facebook believe these new features will help users “manage communication, express yourself, and increase engagement.” Here at Barefoot …

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Tips to get the best from your media degree

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I recently returned to my alma mater of University College Falmouth to talk to students starting BA hons courses in journalism, public relations, event management and advertising. The university has rapidly expanded since I left in June 2009, and looking …

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New website for Pennasville

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Together with a team of creative Cornish businesses, we’ve developed a new website for Pennasville self-catering holiday cottages at Holywell Bay in Cornwall. Working as the lead agency on the project we assembled a crack team including web developer Redfuse …

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