Sorry if you missed us, the daily PJ news alerts are now back.

Professional Jeweller readers with a keen eye will have noticed the absence of our daily news alerts over the past three days.

I’d like to apologise to those of you who have missed out on your daily fix of news from us, we had a little technical issue, which has now, I’m glad to say, been resolved.


Just because the news alerts failed to pop into your inbox does not mean that we’ve been resting on our laurels this week. The usual seven stories a day have appeared online, they just weren’t packaged into a handy, digestible news alert.

To make sure that you have not missed out on any jewellery industry stories from this week we’ve packaged up a bumper edition of the news alert for today with 28 great stories for you. Mix that with tomorrow’s seven and you’ll have your full weekly quota of 35 Professional Jeweller stories.

The numbers just keep adding up, don’t they? In fact, to date – since our launch in February 2010 – we have published 4,882 stories on and this year we have enjoyed bumper traffic. In 2012, so far, we have had 476,191 visits to the site, more than 1.3 million page views and our Alexa web ranking list has risen to make us the 12,433rd site in the UK and the 211,662nd worldwide (big numbers, but for those in the know quite impressive for a niche B2B news site).

We’ve also been working hard at building up our following on social networks. We now have 3,817 followers on Twitter and 1,938 likes on Facebook, both of which are growing every day. All our stories are posted in real time on both of these channels, so why not connect with us there and make sure that you never miss out on a story, even if we do have technical issues with our news alerts, which hopefuly won’t be too often.