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How We Prepare for the Red Rose Awards 🌹🏆

If you follow us on social media or read our blog, you’ll know we’ve been waxing lyrical about our work with this year’s Red Rose […]

Dark Social: what is it and why does it matter? 🗣📲

We text, iMessage, WhatsApp, direct message and Snapchat every day – and the chances are, as we chat, we’re sharing links with our friends, loved ones […]

Catapult Your Brand Into The Emoji Revolution! ❤️👌

At 3ManFactory, we ❤️ emojis. We’ve even labelled our offices with them… And we’re not the only ones. Emoji has officially been crowned the fastest growing […]

PR, Marketing, Advertising – What’s The Difference?

Whenever people describe what I do, 9 times of out 10 they give the same answer. “Advertising…and stuff.” 3ManFactory is an integrated marketing agency; we […]

A Day In The Life of a Senior Account Manager

As a Senior Account Manager at a busy integrated marketing agency, I often wear a lot of hats. As well as overseeing the client campaigns […]

7 Reasons Brand Managers Should Consider Snapchat

Snapchat – the popular social network that lets you send messages, photos and videos that all self-destruct. Everything on the platform has a maximum shelf […]

We’re on SNAPCHAT! 📷👻

We’re on SNAPCHAT! We’ll be sharing snippets of office life, showing off our fab new place… & of course playing around with the filters! Keep your eyes […]

Twitter Launches Conversational Ads

Twitter has updated its ad platform to allow real-time, conversational advertising, that allows consumers to interacts with, and alter, brand messages. The introduction of Conversational […]

Twitter’s Changing – ‘Beyond 140’ is Coming 😱

Twitter as we know it, is about to change. Gone will be the days of 140 character limits, snapshots of information and quick, fast paced […]

John Lewis: #ManOnTheMoon

On Friday major retailer John Lewis marked what many declare ‘the start of Christmas’ when they launched their highly anticipated festive ad campaign. Famed for […]

A Beginners Guide to Vloggers

Vlogging – it’s the internet craze taking teens by storm, catapulting young adults into celebrity status and influencing the way brands market to youths, but what […]

The Power of Social Media & Fashion

Social media has influenced and changed brands across the board, but there are strong arguments to suggest one sector has benefited more than most; fashion. […]

1 Billion People Log Onto Facebook – In 1 Day!

A staggering 1 in 7 people on Earth logged in to Facebook in a single day this Monday when the social networking platform reached a […]

3ManFactory’s Double Win at the Lancashire Business Awards!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been named ‘Best PR & Marketing Agency’ at the Lancashire Business Awards, hosted by Downtown in Business at Mercure Blackburn […]

3ManFactory Shortlisted as Best Digital Agency in Lancashire

Another proud marker in the 3ManFactory story; we have been nominated for Best Digital Agency in the Lancashire Business Awards 2014. We’ve worked tirelessly to position […]

We Passed Our PRCA Audit!

We found out recently that we’ve passed the PRCA Communications Management Standard (CMS) audit – and we’re delighted! Who Are The PRCA? The Public Relations […]

PR Census 2013: The Results Are In!

Towards the end of last year, the PRCA, the professional body for PR practitioners in the UK, carried out their 2013 census. They urged PR […]

2013 in Google Searches

Google have released their annual list of the most popular search terms to show us what we were looking at online in 2013. Let’s take […]

Festive Wishes From Hootsuite

As a customer, it’s nice to feel valued. It’s even nicer when it’s out of the blue! Today we received some early Christmas presents from […]

Social Media Round Up (December)

It’s been a busy few weeks in the social media & tech world; from new appointments to iPhones in China, it’s all been going on […]

Bitcoins: What Are They?

Recently, the papers were full of stories about called James Howells – an unfortunate chap from South Wales who accidentally threw away bitcoins worth an […]

Google+ Custom URL Update

Last week we told you all about Google+ launching their Custom URL feature, and we also told you about our qualms surrounding the options available […]

Lancashire Business Awards

On Thursday 7th November we got our glad rags on and headed to Stanley House in Blackburn for the Downtown in Business Lancashire Business Awards […]

3MoFactory is back!

November 1st. Those of you that are familiar with us here at 3ManFactory will know that doesn’t just mean the start of another month, it […]

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