Digital Advertising Tips

Ronn Torossian

A successful digital advertising campaign boils down to a few different factors. Targeting the right audience, converting that audience into paying customers, and carefully following every step of the advertising process to lead them from one end of the journey to the other.

PR Agency Turns to Advertising for Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

As you would suspect, PR agencies typically don’t use advertising as part of the marketing mix. The post PR Agency Turns to Advertising for Storytelling appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Basics of Storytelling PR The Hoffman Agency ad advertising art of interview art of storytelling incongruence interviewing techniques the story is always there typography visual storyelling


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What PR Agencies Can Learn From Advertising Week

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Thousands of public relations , advertising and marketing people gathered this week in and around Times Square for New York’s Advertising Week. They came to hear a wide range of speakers and panel guests share their insight and opinions on the current and future state of the advertising business. As the lines between PR and advertising have blurred, the discussions during Advertising Week are increasingly relevant to public relations professionals.

#14: What happens when influence outshines advertising?


What happens when influence outshines advertising? He was previously a part of innovation efforts at a number of different agencies, including FleishmanHillard and Marina Maher Communications. 14: What happens when influence outshines advertising? MARCH 26, 2021.

Can Your Company Afford a PR Agency?

Bianchi Biz Blog

Sadly, after a week of waiting, we learned from Mark that Company B’s executives decided not to hire a PR agency at this time. Having been in the PR agency business for more than three decades, I can guess what happened. The post Can Your Company Afford a PR Agency?

Facebook Boosting: PR or Advertising?

Reputation Us

PR and advertising can butt heads from time to time. This jockeying for position has inevitably made each agency, firm or company evaluate their offerings and look for new ways […]. The post Facebook Boosting: PR or Advertising? Public Relations Social Media advertising Boosting communications Facebook Facebook Boosting LT Public Relations LTPR marketing Portland PR portland public relations PR public relations social media tips

How To Get The Best From Your PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bringing on an external PR agency , or really any outside firm, is an investment of time and budget for any company, no matter its size. Naturally, things will go better for both parties if the agency team gives their all, and the client manages for the best possible outcomes. ” It’s a great question, and there are many answers, from the bare essentials to the ultimate agency wish list. If you can cut the red tape, your agency will love you for it.

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Meeting the COVID-19 agency start-ups

Stephen Waddington

Nine entrepreneurs talk about the agencies they’ve launched during the pandemic. If you’ve started an agency during the COVID-19 crisis please get in touch. Why start an agency in 2020, during lockdown? Why start an agency in 2020, during lockdown? agency

Control And The Marketing Ventriloquist: How To Improve Your PR And Advertising Performance Simultaneously


In my previous article on marketing ventriloquism , I made the case for marketers talking through voices other than their own and explained that most marketers tend to rely on advertising because of a need for perceived control. This post was originally posted on AdAge on December 04, 2019.

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 5: Advertising Measurement

Shift Communications

In this series, we’ll examine the tools, techniques, and strategies of paid advertising as they apply to public relations work. Advertising Measurement. In this final part in our series, how do we measure our advertising? While most advertising systems offer built-in reporting, do we truly have a clear view of what’s working and what’s not? Properly and completely deployed, these two products can measure the impact of digital advertising.

PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

Almost four in 10 respondents to a survey of corporate communications, marketing and industry leaders for CommunicationsMatch’s new PR and Communications Agency Search Report said they were looking to hire new agencies in 2017. That’s a lot of new agencies being hired, but it also means other agencies will be dropped. The report shows the primary reason for engaging agencies was not dissatisfaction with existing firms, but a need for new capabilities.

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A PR Intern’s Guide to Agency Lingo

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

PR intern’s guide to agency lingo. Earned media – Interns need to learn this term first, since it’s among the things clients bring on agencies for. As opposed to paying for advertising, PR pros earn media coverage by pitching stories reporters want to write, and readers want to see. But PR agency people often need to flag media stories for clients, either because it may have a negative mention of their brand – or in preparation for reactive media pitching.

Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency!

Tribe Builder Media

Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency in a Recent Report! We are excited to announce that in a recent report, Clutch has named us a top advertising & marketing agency in New Hampshire! We have 3 reviews so far and a top spot among public relations agencies ! Top agencies around the world , like us, are also active on Visual Objects, another sister platform where businesses can showcase their professional, creative portfolios.

Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency!

Tribe Builder Media

Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency in a Recent Report! We are excited to announce that in a recent report, Clutch has named us a top advertising & marketing agency in New Hampshire! We have 3 reviews so far and a top spot among public relations agencies ! Top agencies around the world , like us, are also active on Visual Objects, another sister platform where businesses can showcase their professional, creative portfolios.

How PR agencies can initiate a culture of DE&I change

PR Daily

We can’t give expert advice on things we as agencies are not doing. So, agencies, let’s heal ourselves: Move past the numbers. Based on 2019 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics , employees in the advertising, public relations and related services industries are 82.6%

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What Are Agency Partnerships? Why It May Be Smart as a Solo PR Pro to Work With an Agency

Solo PR Pro

My mix has always included agency partnerships, but 2020 forced me to get creative and leverage those agency partnerships to stabilize my business. What are agency partnerships? Most of the time you are positioned as an extension of the agency and clients are never the wiser.

The Intersection of PR and Advertising


When a message goes out, is it public relations or advertising? If that sounds a lot like advertising to you, that’s understandable, because advertising does seek to perform some of those same functions and create some of those same results. While PR and advertising do often intersect, there are some key differences. Advertising is defined as a paid media presence. The biggest benefit in advertising is near total control.

Big Tech Advertising: Olive Branch or Smoke Screen?


Advertising is a fascinating study in social strategy and messaging, and marketers tend to be observant of the initiatives other brands are taking to reach consumers. Several key factors likely played into this strategy to push out mainstream advertising in order to update a brand’s reputation or make a push for consumer involvement. Let’s take Facebook’s recent advertising campaign around Facebook Groups as an example.

The size of a PR department in an advertising firm

Axia PR

Do advertising firms have the focus on PR you need? A while ago, I was talking with a public relations agent working in an advertising agency. During our conversation, she discussed her experiences, which stuck out to me. PR tips

Instagram Takes Steps to Crack Down on “Hidden Advertising” Blog

The platform was not doing enough to tackle the problem, the agency stated. Instagram, or specifically Facebook Ireland Ltd, which operates Instagram in the UK, agreed to do more to prevent “hidden advertising.” Image by USA-Reiseblogger from Pixabay.

The FTC’s Quixotic Fight Against Native Advertising

Ishmael's Corner

I wasn’t going to write about the FTC’s latest salvo on native advertising. When the agency announced its “enforcement policy” on Dec. The post The FTC’s Quixotic Fight Against Native Advertising appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Axia Public Relations wins Agency of the Year award for 2020

Axia PR

Ad World Masters named Axia Public Relations to its Agency of the Year awards list for 2020. Out of more than 11,400 agencies worldwide in Ad World Masters’ database, only 563 agencies from 74 countries qualified as an Agency of the Year. “We agency news

Campaign Recap: Advertising Week 2018


Celebrating 15 years of bringing together the who’s who of the advertising and media ecosystem from all over the globe, this year’s Advertising Week boasted 4 bustling floors of activity over 4 days at the AMC Loews Theatre in New York. It is at Ad Week that leading brand founders, high profile CEO’s and digital marketers come together to discuss the key strategies that are going to move the needle to make advertising more impactful for consumers (1,216 speakers in just four days!)

What’s new in social media advertising?


Due to the ability it gives businesses and organisations to target audiences quickly and effectively, social media advertising has grown substantially in popularity. As social media advertising continues to grow, it also continues to evolve.

Is native advertising a threat to PR?

PR Daily

I read some pretty surprising stats recently in a Content Strategist post which outlined the success The New York Times '' brand studio is having with custom advertising content (referred to as “paid posts”). The stats: When measured against paid posts created by third-party advertisers, the studio-produced content was found to generate 361 percent more unique visitors and 526 percent more time spent with the post. Plus, we’ve seen many different formats for native advertising.

Trust and the Unlikely Reinvention of Advertising [UML]

Sword and the Script

Use PR to build a brand and advertising to defend it. The point of that philosophy used to be that, while you can build a brand with advertising, it’s very expensive. More recently, fake news has laid the groundwork for a new-found trust in advertising. It’s no April Fool’s joke to say, advertising may well be in the midst of it – and that’s the theme for this week’s Unscripted Marketing links [UML]. 1) In advertising, we trust.

COVID-19 caused worst year in a decade for marketing agencies

Agility PR Solutions

The post COVID-19 caused worst year in a decade for marketing agencies appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Top PR Agencies in London – The 2020 List


A good agency can elevate your communications game to a level you might not otherwise achieve on your own. Top PR agencies combine contacts, relationships, and expertise to achieve your public relations goals quickly and effectively.

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How to Easily Boost Your B2B PR with Native Advertising

B2B PR Sense

One tool that has picked up surprising momentum in the marketing industry is native advertising. How does native advertising fit into your marketing toolkit? What Is Native Advertising? This is just one example of how native advertising works, and why it is so effective at reaching people. According to Sharethrough, "Native advertising is a form of paid media where the ad experience follows the natural form and function of the user experience in which it is placed.".

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Report: Social media leads the way in online advertising

PR Daily

The findings show how companies can expand their advertising operations, and they reveal hot trends across the online marketplace. According to the survey, only 66 percent of companies invest in online advertising. It writes: Because the majority of consumers spend so much time on the internet, all businesses should invest in online advertising – not just 66%. “It’s Display advertising comes in second with 80 percent, and paid search captures 66 percent of online marketers.

Less Is More in Digital Marketing and Advertising


Everywhere we look, it seems that a brand is just waiting to entice us with flashy marketing or advertising. The social networking platform recently began allowing advertisers to purchase ads that run in the middle of a viral video, usually before an exciting key part of the video happens. Before making the purchase for the spot, consider both the content that the ad will be placed alongside as well as any other advertisers who may also be in that space.

It’s not “Social Media Marketing” Anymore – it’s Just “Advertising”

Sword and the Script

The difference is so stark, I don’t think we can call it “social media marketing” anymore – it’s just “advertising.”. There’s a good case to be made for social media advertising in many marketing shops – but dumping one-fifth of the budget into it strikes me as wasteful. Let’s consider this question from a different perspective: if you were to get 10% more marketing budget next year, would you spend it on advertising? Can your agency bring big ideas and execute?

Prankvertising: When Advertising and Practical Jokes Collide

Shift Communications

It offers those brands a unique promotional strategy that avoids the disengagement often associated with typical day-to-day advertisements. The post Prankvertising: When Advertising and Practical Jokes Collide appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency | Boston | New York | San Francisco. Advertising Anyone who knows me well knows I love a good prank (I once waited inside a box for 20 minutes before springing out to scare a coworker).

FTC Releases Advertising Disclosures Guidance for Online Influencers


A new FTC advertising disclosures document and video gives online influencers guidance on how to ensure consumers are aware of advertising relationships. The Federal Trade Commission has released a new publication for online influencers that lays out the agency’s rules of the road for when and how influencers must disclose sponsorships to their followers. So are terms like “advertisement,” “ad,” and “sponsored.”.

Will native advertising eventually be PR’s demise?

Communications Conversations

The post outlined the success the New York Times brand studio (T Brand Studio) is having with their custom advertising content (referred to as “paid posts”). The stats: * When measured against Paid Posts created by third-party advertisers, T Brand Studio-produced content was found to generate 361 percent more unique visitors and 526 percent more time spent with the post. We’ve seen differing stats on the “effectiveness” of native advertising.

Advertising Agency Account Manager - Charleston, SC

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5 Amazing Facts You Must Know About Facebook Advertising


According to the 2016 Content Marketing Benchmark Report by the Content Marketing Institute, the top three paid advertising methods used by B2B marketers to promote/distribute content are: Search Engine Marketing (66 percent); Print or Other Offline Promotion (57 percent); Traditional Online Banner Ads (55 percent). B2B marketers, in particular, are missing a huge opportunity with social advertising to promote content. Facebook makes money by selling advertising.

How to Set Up a B2B Facebook Advertising Campaign

The Hoffman Agency

As you can imagine, these clients prefer to keep the details such campaigns private, but I’ve secured permission from our leadership team to pull back the curtain and delve into the nitty gritty behind one of Hoffman’s own recent B2B Facebook advertising campaigns.

Covid-19 Accelerates Shift of PR and Marketing to In-House Staff – Why It May Be Futile and How Agencies Can Respond Blog

One-third of marketing work shifted from agencies to in-house personnel this year, reveals the 2020 Gartner Marketing Data and Analytics Survey. The shift from agencies to in-house staff is a long-term investment that involves more financial risk than relying on a contracted partner.

7 Tips: What PR Agencies Want From Their Clients

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We had nice comments on a previous post from the PROI Worldwide meeting, What Clients Really Want From Their PR Agencies , so it inspired me to look at the flip side of the client-agency relationship. They may intend to “test” it for a short time, or maybe they liken it to direct marketing or digital advertising. The onus is on the agency to be straightforward and specific about a program’s goals and outcomes. Agencies need information to do our job.

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