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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.

Social media advertising blunders- a look at past advertising failures and what brands can learn from them

Prohibition

Social media has the potential to grow a brand’s identity and consumer base extensively. However, advertising can just as easily be detrimental for businesses, and blunders are commonplace in the industry. Lesson learned – think before you tweet and double think before you advertise!

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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.

A Toast To Independent PR Agencies

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Lots of ad and PR agencies tout their independent status in their marketing. Early in my career, after stints at two very different independent PR firms, I worked in the PR unit of a large ad agency. Traditional ad agencies like the one where I worked have been badly disrupted.

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Top Tips For Small Businesses Considering Social Media Advertising

Prohibition

Social media has the ability to create a channel of communication between a brand and the target consumer and in doing so it can nurture customer relationships – optimised ad campaign strategies can support this. Observe what is trending before launching an advertising campaign .

Podcasts and Advertising

5W PR

According to research, spending on podcast advertising increased by over 20% in the last year and is predicted to reach $1.6 Audiences of podcasts are highly engaged, which allows companies to promote general brand messages as well as contextual advertising in the podcast space.

Social Media Advertising – Spotlight on Facebook

Prohibition

billion active accounts on the platform – which when it comes to social media advertising, means that there are this many people you can choose to target from via your ad campaign – which is pretty impressive! Each month, social media advertising continues to change and develop.

Brands and the Metaverse

5W PR

This calls into question the importance of the metaverse for many companies who are looking to engage with customers in new ways, as it seems that many customers first need to get educated on the subject before looking for brand experiences in the new space. Branding Public Relations

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#14: What happens when influence outshines advertising?

NewsWhip

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.

Advergames

Ronn Torossian

The term ‘advergames’ comes from a merging of the terms ‘advertisement’ and ‘games’. This type of strategy promotes brand awareness and improves engagement. It provides a platform for a very subtle type of advertisement as brands are integrated with the entertainment content.

Brands Bring Substance To COVID-19 Response

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended long-planned marketing and PR campaigns for nearly every major brand. Early into the social distancing phase several brands quickly acknowledged the situation through visuals. But the most PR-powerful gesture may have been by Yum Brands.

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Top Agencies honorees share visions of the agency of the future

PR Daily

Agency leaders look to the future ahead of our awards luncheon in New York City on May 10. What does the future of the PR agency look like? These agency leaders represent a wide range of service sectors, geographic locations and business portfolios.

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How Does a Business Press Release Differ From Advertising?

PR Fuel

Branding is an essential part of a business, with 77 percent of marketers stating that it’s a critical factor in future growth. Every enterprise needs to create a brand around which business advertisements will revolve. What Is Advertising?

Public Relations Agency’s Top Marketing & Communications Trends for 2022

Konnect Agency

It’s always an exciting time of the year when we get to look back at what trends and tactics were successful, and which emerging practices can be implemented by a public relations agency to make our clients “All-Stars” in the new year ahead. Looking for a Public Relations Agency?

[Case Study] How Proteus Builds Brand with Earned Media

Onclusive

Proteus and its PR agency, W2O, are building a brand and a category simultaneously. Given the many touchpoints for their solution, Proteus understands that traditional advertising will not effectively reach or persuade their target customers. The post [Case Study] How Proteus Builds Brand with Earned Media appeared first on Onclusive. Their primary target audience, executives at health systems, payers and pharmaceutical companies, are extremely difficult to reach.

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

Onclusive

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.

Big Tech Advertising: Olive Branch or Smoke Screen?

5W PR

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. With this awareness, it’s likely that most marketing professionals have noticed a marked increase in the number of ads appearing from prominent tech brands such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google. Let’s take Facebook’s recent advertising campaign around Facebook Groups as an example.

The Future of Content Marketing Strategies

Ronn Torossian

How much consumers engage with a brand’s content largely depends on the company selecting the right content marketing strategy. Brand PR Business 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING PR Agency PR Firm Strategy

Brand messages that scored during Super Bowl LVI

PR Daily

Budweiser’s Clydesdales were back in the big game on Sunday as the NFL and its brand partners looked to turn the page. And brands were ready to get back to a more normal viewer experience with their advertising campaigns.

Foodie Moves In-House After Successful Agency Career

Culpwrit

The post Foodie Moves In-House After Successful Agency Career appeared first on Culpwrit. Advice from a Pro Careers Future Leaders Guest Post Caitlin Gustman Instand Brands Instant Brands Ketchum Madison Shaw paid media public relations career

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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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. And, we’ve seen many different formats for native advertising.

The Intersection of PR and Advertising

5W PR

When a message goes out, is it public relations or advertising? Public relations is, essentially, a strategic communication program or process that connects brands or persons with a market or audience in a beneficial way. PR is connective, creating goodwill or a bond between the audience and the brand; and PR is supportive of and beneficial to the brand vision and mission. While PR and advertising do often intersect, there are some key differences.

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 3: Advertising Strategies

Shift Communications

In this series, we’ll examine the tools, techniques, and strategies of paid advertising as they apply to public relations work. Advertising Strategies. The four advertising strategies to drive attention, awareness, trust, and behavior are syndication, brand building, direct response, and retargeting. Brand Building: Capturing Attention. The first and most common use of advertising is to capture attention. If we need attention most, choose brand building.

Top 4 Takeaways from the American Spa CBD Summit – What Brands and Marketers Need to Know

5W PR

Alise Edgcomb, Vice President, met with dozens of brands and experts on site to assess the state of the industry, particularly as it relates to beauty, wellness and personal care. . 5W is incorporating insights from the Summit into its campaigns across the industry, working with cannabis brands to: Define brand positioning and points of difference. The #1 question asked of brands on site was, “How are you different? Alise Edgcomb, Vice President.

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.

Programmatic pressure—B2B brands lag behind agencies in execution

Agility PR Solutions

New research from commercial data and analytics firm Dun & Bradstreet shows growing spend on programmatic ad buying and a continued dependence on data in the programmatic space—and also highlights key differences in the maturity of agencies versus brands when buying ads programmatically. The 2019 Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising Outlook confirms that, though the number […].

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Advertising and Branding in Asia: 3 Key Takeaways From Unforgettable Study Abroad

Culpwrit

By Arturo Echevarria What do you get when you take an international campaign competition, agency visits to some of the top advertising/PR firms in the world and an adventure in Asia? Last month, I was fortunate enough to be one of 10 students that attended DePaul’s Advertising and Branding […].

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Brand Authenticity Will be Here Awhile

5W PR

As communities and people return to a new normal, brand authenticity will be as important as it was during the pandemic, if not higher. This news comes amidst reports that 6% of marketers expected bigger 2021 advertising budgets. Getting there requires brand authenticity.

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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

Brand Ambassadors, Brand Advocates: These Programs Aren’t Easy!

Rock the Status Quo

Don’t Let The Plethora of Blog Posts Fool You It’s easy to tout the benefits of brand advocate programs – of which there are many – but there isn’t enough discussion around just how difficult it is to create and sustain one. What is the difference between a brand ambassadors, brand advocates and just an online community? Even Wikipedia incorrectly redirects a search for “brand advocate” to the “brand ambassador” page.

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Purpose Driven Branding

5W PR

While some brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Timberland, and Nike have been espousing various causes for years, recent events have greatly accelerated this movement, among many others. The mission must remain focused on generating revenue, and purpose goes to the reason the brand exists.

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Campaign Recap: Advertising Week 2018

5W PR

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!)

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. While that maxim had elements of truth five years ago, when I wrote that content marketing was the new branding , today I wonder if we’re not coming full circle, yet again. More recently, fake news has laid the groundwork for a new-found trust in advertising. 1) In advertising, we trust.

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. This level of native advertising is different, though.

9 signs you should update your branding

PR Daily

When is it the right time to refresh your brand image? Without a compelling reason, you could be throwing away years of accumulated customer trust and brand awareness. Is it time to change up your branding? When should your brand get a refresh or even a complete overhaul? Your brand mission has evolved. Often firms end up in a much different place from where they started and it’s necessary to rework the brand to keep up. Your brand is confusing.

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How brands attract social media users, Intel CEO addresses chip production woes, and Starbucks dismisses claims of anti-union intimidation

PR Daily

Little Caesars will review all submissions and select cast members for a future commercial to promote the brand’s partnership with the forthcoming movie. TikTok has expanded its marketing partner program to provide brands with assistance in producing audio content on the social network.

How Working with a PR Agency Can Help Grow Franchise Leads

Konnect Agency

The key is to attract qualified business-minded prospects who are aligned with your company values and can help your brand successfully grow. How A PR Agency Fine-Tunes Your Strategy Plan. How A PR Agency Targets Your Audience. Raising Brand Awareness On a National Level.

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How Working with a PR Agency Can Help Grow Franchise Leads

Konnect Agency

The key is to attract qualified business-minded prospects who are aligned with your company values and can help your brand successfully grow. How A PR Agency Fine-Tunes Your Strategy Plan. How A PR Agency Targets Your Audience. Raising Brand Awareness On a National Level.

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Brand Engagement on Social Media Has Never Mattered Less

Sword and the Script

In turn, social media experts have rushed to proclaim brands should be using video to drive better engagement. Yet the cries for fostering more brand engagement persist and it’s rapidly becoming a no-win situation for marketing. In fact, engagement on social media has never mattered less for a brand. Because the social sites are depressing brand organic reach – and even if you pay for exposure, the cost is rising. Hacks for Branded Social Media Accounts.