Clients – Past and Present

Silk Partnership have worked with a wide range of clients, with differing promotional needs.

Make it Macclesfield

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Make it Macclesfield is a Community Interest Company, developed from the Macclesfield Economic Forum to raise the profile of the town and deliver activities to benefit the Macclesfield community.

What we do:

  • Website design content management
  • Social media management
  • Management of e-shot system
  • Offer PR support for members of the organisation.
  • Event management

The Thread

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The Thread is a Macclesfield focused events listings guide designed to promote what’s on in and around the town run in association with Canalside Radio and Make it Macclesfield.

What we do:

  • Promotion of The Thread listings guide
  • Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
  • Manage weekly printed listings guide in local press
  • Manage weekly e-shot

Go-Lo

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Go-Lo were experts in energy efficiency and offers education and advice on how homeowners can reduce their energy bills as well as putting customers in contact with local suppliers to meet their needs. Recently moved into a new business sector specialising in generation and battery storage of electricity.

What we do:

  • Website content
  • Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
  • Devised and managed a large local advertising launch campaign
  • Managed mailshots and other promotional activities.
  • Managed rebrand for a move into a new business sector.

Solarcrest

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Solarcrest are a local eco-retrofit company who offer complete service from start to finish to make your home as energy efficient, warm and comfortable as possible.

What we do:

  • Website content
  • Creation of Case Studies
  • Creation and placing of press-releases and feature articles.
  • Management of e-mail marketing campaign.
  • Management of online reviews system.

Around the World at 80

ATWA80 is a project to become the oldest British man to circumnavigate the globe in a single engine aircraft. The aim of the expedition is to raise money through crowdfunding and sponsorship in aid of Alzheimer’s Society.

What we do:

  • Website creation and content management
  • Social Media management
  • Fundraising Management

Trade Skills Macclesfield

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Trade Skills Macclesfield are an alternative education provider who offer a meaningful alternative curriculum provision aimed at young people who are currently out of education, excluded or at risk of exclusion.

What we do:

  • Website creation and content management
  • Social Media management

Stellar Debating

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Offers children of primary school age and older access to debate training as well as running after school clubs and debate competitions.

What we do:

  • Website creation and content management
  • Event promotion

Previous Clients

Enterprising Macclesfield

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Established to provide a focal point for encouraging and supporting social and commercial enterprise in the Macclesfield area. They aim to achieve this by providing support and funding to entrepreneurs with an ambition to develop sustainable enterprises in our local community.

What we did:

  • Website redesign
  • Social media management
  • Silk Partnership continue to offer support as an Advisory Partner.

Print Mill

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The Print Mill is an exciting new space on Mill Street which opened in December 2015. The space is about Creating an exciting and engaging print space on the high street. The project will provide a space for people to try something new or build upon their existing skills in a welcoming and creative space.

What we did:

  • Website creation and initial content management

Help Bosley

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Help Bosley was a fundraising appeal to help people effected by the devastating explosion which occurred at the Wood Treatment Plant in Bosley near Macclesfield in July 2015. .

What we did:

  • Website design and hosting
  • Website management
  • General PR support
  • Our work for HelpBosley was done pro-bono.

JHCL Leaseholders

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JHCL was founded in 2015 after a number of leaseholders in the development got together to buy the Freehold title to the Jubilee Heights/Cedar Lodge apartments in Kilburn.

Keen to improve communication with residents and other stakeholders, they wanted to create a website with associated social media and online forum.

What we did:

  • Website design and hosting
  • Early Website management
  • Provision of social media, e-shot solution and online forum

Macclesfield Town FC

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The largest professional sporting organisation in Macclesfield, and a high profile part of the community, Silk Partnership managed all aspects of the club’s media for more than a decade.

What we did:

  • Website content management.
  • Social media management – Facebook, twitter and YouTube
  • Production, writing and editing of 25 matchday programmes per season.
  • Development and marketing of promotional activities
  • Development and management of local advertising campaigns using press and roadside locations, plus radio and TV advertising.
  • Event promotion and management
  • Local, regional and national media relations in print, online, radio and TV.

Blues at the Blues

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A summer blues festival held at Macclesfield Town’s Moss Rose stadium with nine bands on show on a stage area set up on the pitch.

What we did:

  • Start to finish management of the event from obtaining licences to sourcing outdoor stage and managing ticket sales.
  • Managed all aspects of promotion of event including press, radio and television advertising and interviews.

Ronnie’s Bar – Macclesfield

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A popular destination in Macclesfield, Ronnie’s Bar expanded to take in much of Duke’s Court in Macclesfield, as well as opening an art gallery, and second bar, Ron Tiki.

What we did:

  • Website content
  • Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
  • Local promotional activities including newpaper special offers and competitions
  • Managed e-mailshots and other promotional activities
  • Event promotion.

Peter Hilton Photography

A local photography business offering portrait and commercial photography, as well as work with high-end estate agents.

What we did:

  • Support with local media promotions including competitions in Macclesfield and Derbyshire.

The Best Of…

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A national network of websites dedicated to supporting and promoting local businesses.

What we did:

  • Freelance blog writing for several regions including Bolton, Cambridge, Colchester and Rugby.

Kindergarten 2

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An independent day nursery based in Lyme Green.

What we did:

  • Arranged an event, attended and reported to gain exposure in the local press.

Cucumbers Caterers

A local catering company in Macclesfield providing high-end fiid fir business meetings, parties and other events.

What we did:

  • General press liaison.
  • Helped win a large new contract using exposure gained from a competition in the local press.

Housemates

Specialists in shared housing, offering luxury accomodation to people in and around Macclesfield.

What we did:

  • General press liaison
  • Managed and promoted a launch event for a new property, attended and reported to gain exposure in the local press.