10May

As Tony Montana nearly said, “In this business, you gotta get the fans first. Then, when you get the fans, you get the power”. Self-styled social media experts have taken this to heart, dedicating all their efforts to building up armies of followers and becoming the bane of many a Twitter feed, divulging such well-kept […]Continue Reading

03May

Second only, perhaps, to Google as the defining tech giant of this century, Apple has grown used to shocking the world. They’ve done it again in the past fortnight. Twice. First, they announced a decline in year-on-year profits for the first time in a decade. Instantly their share price dropped and critics, sceptics and doom-mongers jumped forward […]Continue Reading

19Apr

In the days of 24 hour news channels, 100 page newspapers and instantly-updated online news sites, a day without news is almost unimaginable. On 18 April 1930, rather than the customary announcements, an announcer simply read “Good evening. Today is Good Friday. There is no news.” The announcement was partly reflective of the self-obsessed nature […]Continue Reading

27Mar

Brazil took home the ‘Best use of research’ award at the Golden Hedgehog Awards 2013. Facing stiff competition, Brazil emerged victorious with our Hazardous Parking story for swiftcover.com, which made use of official data to chart the increase in parking tickets handed out to unsuspecting motorists. The team travelled up to the Emirates Stadium for […]Continue Reading

05Dec

Brazil announces that it has been appointed the PR agency for Privax, the global tech security firm behind the successful Hide My Ass (HMA) Virtual Private Network service. The agency’s brief is to develop an on and offline media relations strategy to expand HMA’s current user base of seven million individuals world-wide. Founded in 2005 by Jack Cator, […]Continue Reading

23Oct

Although Brazil has produced exceptional work for clients for many years, the agency has been a little shy in telling people about them. However, this year is different and we decided to nominate a handful of campaigns that we are particularly proud of. Happily our efforts paid off and we’ve been shortlisted for three awards […]Continue Reading

15Oct

Crowdfunding, social lending, peer-to-peer finance: whatever you want to call it, what started as an undeniable revolution has gradually morphed into a growing, dynamic and relatively well established industry. Sure, there’s a lot of education still required before peer-to-peer lending is universally understood, however anyone reading the PF pages will know exactly what Zopa, Ratesetter […]Continue Reading

24Sep

The long summer days of August and September were dominated by endless out of office replies and a nation transfixed by the astonishing achievements of our Olympians. However, the offices of Brazil never sleep, and we’ve been as busy as ever. With the eyes of the world on London, we had language students outside ChangeGroup […]Continue Reading

17Sep

While personal finance brands have been slower to embrace social media than brands in other sectors, there’s no shortage of commentators shouting about the big, general reasons for using social media, normally focusing on engagement. That’s not all there is to it though – while there are some obvious reasons to use social media, there […]Continue Reading

07Sep

Starting out in the PR industry can feel like quite an alienating experience. A myriad of journalists, experts and potential clients are out there, tantalisingly out of reach. The names seem unfamiliar and the sheer quantity of jargon is weighing you down; you are ready to communicate, but you don’t know where to start. Fear […]Continue Reading