Neptunus has announced two new appointments to its fast expanding UK team. Robert Bligdon (right) joins the temporary structure specialist as project coordinator and Daniel Curnow (left) has been appointed logistics planning assistant. Robert originally joined Neptunus a year ago working on site as a temporary structure builder but now takes on his new role in the company’s busy sales and project management office in Northampton.
Organisers of the UK’s ‘biggest metropolitan festival’, Victorious, have raised £155,794.87 for a number of local charities. Victorious Festival (24-26 August 2018), takes place on Southsea Seafront in Portsmouth and aims to boost the local economy as well as supporting numerous good causes and charities around the city and the world. Encouraging community involvement, the closest residents to the festival site are asked to nominate and decide who will benefit from each years donations.
Andy Grove, interim president of the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA), has a crack at predicting the future of eventsI read at the end of last year that instability is the new normal when it comes to the global economy. With disaster after disaster, scandal after scandal, and general unrest from political, ecological and economical perspectives; the world seems to be just getting on with it regardless, a kind of global ‘Keep Calm & Carry On’ t-shirt.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".