The millennial moment

The media (and its audience) love a demographic, and it’s really interesting to see how traditional media refers to millennials vs baby boomers. I am a millennial (just) and to be honest I am over reading about avocados and millennial pink (although, full disclosure, I do love both). There was a really interesting article in […]

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The CubanEight Royal Bake Sale

Yesterday we hosted our second annual CubanEight charity bake sale. This year we are raising money for Katherine House Hospice which support for people facing life-limiting illnesses. Katherine House cares for up to 300 people at a time in its hospice, in hospital and in people’s homes, and also supports families and carers affected by […]

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Is Instagram the future of publishing?

We all know that the face of publishing is changing. Circulation figures for the last decade have shown the demise of hardcopy papers and magazines, and it seems almost every month sees the closure of another magazine (so long to the NME, mainstay of my youth). Online journalism was heralded as the future of publishing, […]

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More awards success for CubanEight

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for another PR industry award. We’ve made the shortlist for the PR Moment Awards in the B2B Agency of the Year category. Being shortlisted is testament to our fantastic team, the outstanding work we deliver plus the support of our clients. It’s always a significant milestone for the […]

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Everyday Sexism at the Olympics

While Olympic fever might not have reached the giddy heights of London 2012 in the UK, Team GB’s incredible performance and medal tally has yet again struck a chord. We’ve seen wall-to-wall press coverage over the last few weeks, with almost daily front-page updates about our latest achievements and medal haul. But behind the good […]

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What is the reality of PR and Marketing today?

Yesterday in the beautiful surroundings of the Soho Farmhouse, we held a unique event looking at modern marketing and PR. Together with marketing agency Junction, we bought together many of the industry’s leading figures to talk about the challenges of today’s marketing and communications strategies, and how to best integrate PR and marketing. With ever […]

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On the front pages today

As we did our usual read of the daily papers this morning one thing was hard to miss– making the front pages of almost every broadsheet was the same photo: President Barack Obama testing a pair of virtual reality goggles at a technology trade show in Germany. Sometimes accompanied by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the […]

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Our birthday celebrations

Yesterday the team headed into London to the Ham Yard Hotel for CubanEight’s sixth birthday party. It was a beautiful event – the weather was perfect as we celebrated on Ham Yard’s beautiful roof terrace. We were joined by clients and friends for drinks and delicious canapés in a wonderful setting right in the heart […]

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Now we are six

Next week is our sixth birthday… CubanEight started life back in June 2009 and has now grown into a recognised, award-winning agency. At six years old, CubanEight’s future looks bright. Of course our success is all down to the team so to celebrate our sixth birthday we asked the team to share how they looked […]

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Guardian Media Summit – day one

Yesterday I went along to day one of the Guardian Media Summit. CubanEight were invited to attend by The Guardian who we do a lot of work with for various clients, and my colleague Jo is there today for day two. The Guardian Media Summit is one of the key events for the media industry […]

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