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Creative Testing Delivers

Ronn Torossian

The person acknowledged as the “Father of Advertising,” David Ogilvy, founded advertising giant Ogilvy & Mather in 1948. Before dying in 1999, one of the memorable sayings he left behind was, “Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.”

Twitter Advertising – The Ultimate Guide

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Few brands advertise on just one channel. However, for an effective social advertising strategy across platforms, Twitter should always be considered a priority. What is the best way to use Twitter advertising? What will the user gain from following your brand?

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3 ways to maximize podcast advertising

PR Daily

A guide on how to combine data and creativity to pump up podcast promo success. As more advertisers look to optimize their media mix against marketing channels they know will deliver measurable business impact, they are exploring new opportunities. High-impact creative. .

6 tips for nailing the presentation of creative concepts

PR Daily

Creative work can be subjective—but these steps can help win over the skeptics when presenting your next big idea. Similarly, presenting creative concepts to clients is about more than offering solutions. RELATED: Join us April 13 for our Brand Storytelling Virtual Conference ].

How PepsiCo uses data to power creativity

NewsWhip

Recently, we sat down with PepsiCo’s Lauren Powell to talk about how her team works to transform trends into successful campaigns and how data can power creative. Every successful modern creative campaign is powered by insight and data. Brands creative data Pepsi

The Power Of Creativity In PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Some people don’t think of PR professionals as particularly creative – except when it comes to hatching wild PR stunts or gimmicks, like KFC’s fried-chicken-flavored nail polish in 2016. Yet creativity plays a part in much of a PR person’s daily work. There was also a significant increase in agencies who employ a formally named creative director, from 37% to 56%. 4 ways creative PR takes it up a notch. Creative PR helps B2B brands be accessible.

Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness

Agility PR Solutions

A new report, The Crisis in Creative Effectiveness, a follow-up to the IPA’s 2016 publication, Selling Creativity Short, warns of the dangers to creative effectiveness posed by short-termism in marketing, and covers hundreds of case studies that highlight a misunderstanding of how brands grow and prosper. The post Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Social Media Advertising – Spotlight on Facebook

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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.

The Importance of Diversity in Social Media Advertising

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For the modern consumer, a creative advertisement is not enough – it must also champion the values of diversity and be representative. For this reason, brands must actively represent a diverse range of social groups in their ads, or risk disengaging their target consumer.

#14: What happens when influence outshines advertising?

NewsWhip

What happens when influence outshines advertising? That it’s not that advertising is declining, it’s just that consumers are changing. I mean, there’s a couple recent, I mean, one brand, and this is all public that we work with last year was Invisalign.

Social Media Advertising – Moving Away From ‘The Big Three’

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A creative and highly targeted social media ad campaign gives you the possibility to inspire authentic conversations amongst consumers as well as increasing awareness of the brand to your target audience. LinkedIn social media advertising. TikTok social media advertising.

March Madness stars cash in on brand partnerships for the first time

NewsWhip

He’s back again this year, but this time around that famous mustache has led to some big deals with brands off the court. engagements, but as the tournament progresses into the second round, more announcements of the players’ brand partnerships are making headlines. .

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5 examples of clever, creative COVID-19 pivots

PR Daily

into a recession, and market-leading brands Chevrolet and Ford experienced a steep decline in sales. Spotify’s bet on advertising revenue was upended by the pandemic, so the streaming platform turned to original programming: namely, podcasts.

Creative Ways to Involve Celebrities and Influencers With your Brand

Konnect Agency

From product launches to hosting an event, there is no shortage of creative ways and strategies to leverage celebrities and influencers for your brand. At Konnect, several of our clients have used this method to help make their brand unique and stand out from their competitors.

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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Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

Snyder’s letter on TAP and the national publicity that followed are the product of Denver Water’s investment in brand journalism. Brand journalism is very different from content marketing, because it’s not marketing. The story(telling) behind brand journalism.

7 PR strategies to build a strong, serviceable brand

Agility PR Solutions

Branding is the core of every business, and you need to implement the best strategies you can to develop a successful brand. There’s plenty of competition out there, and an entrepreneur only stands out with well honed creativity and the ability to reach target audiences.

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?

Instagram opens advertising to all

PR Daily

When Instagram first started allowing advertising on its platform, it was limited to a select few clients that had to shell out a hefty sum. But starting this month, Instagram advertising is open to all manner of advertisers. Advertisers also have access to new ad formats that help them achieve a variety of objectives, allowing people to learn more about something that interests them or even shop for a product right from Instagram.

New factors impacting success of marketers’ creative performance

Agility PR Solutions

The post New factors impacting success of marketers’ creative performance appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

How brand managers can show authenticity on COVID-19

PR Daily

We asked Dustin York, di director of undergraduate and graduate communications at Maryville University , to share his insights on brand managers that were using the right tone and sharing clear and effective messages. A lot of large brands are doing really well.

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5 Tips to Get in Your #Creative #PR Groove

Deirdre Breakenridge

Years ago, I was a PR person working at a creative marketing communications agency. The company had three distinct divisions: PR / Communications (that was my area), Creative Marketing & Advertising and Web, Multimedia & Video. At the time, I was not intimately involved in the brainstorming, creative design and the development of innovative marketing concepts at my firm. We shared ideas, concepts and I was able to watch how creative ideas came to life.

PR Creative: A 7-Year History

Shift Communications

I did it for the challenge, but I knew that applying my traditional creative director background to the world of earned media came with uncertainties. I had always considered PR people to be incredibly smart, aggressive and socially savvy, yet I still wondered if it was really a launchpad for great creative. The strategic side of the PR coin can, and should be, as creative in nature as any other type of marketing. Creative Director.

Why Brands Need to Get Emotional

Cision

Brands know that emotions are powerful motivators and an emotional campaign can heavily influence buyer behavior. Brands that are shying away from emotion as a motivator, or merely only as a data-set to inform a marketing persona are fighting with one hand tied behind their backs. . Brands that do it well leverage our memories, fears and dreams to position themselves in the market. A second example of powerhouse emotional branding and messaging is Duracell.

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3 Creative Ways Public Relations can Partner with Human Resources and Recruiting to Attract Talent

Sword and the Script

To that end, here are a few creative PR ideas to help the recruiting shop out. It’s worth putting a little paid spend to boost links to announcements, invitations and blog posts with targeted social media advertisements. 2) Think creatively: guerilla recruiting tactics. One of the more creative ideas I’ve seen could have been a page from the guerilla marketing book. They handed out branded goodies and chatted up the line.

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!)

How to Use Multivariate Creative Testing to Instantly Improve Creative Ad Performance

wiredPRworks

One of the fun things about being a creative is, well, you get to be creative! – that mapped out the best possible creative solutions? When you automate creativity, you discover the best options. Small changes in creative lead to big changes in performance.

How to Use Multivariate Creative Testing to Instantly Improve Creative Ad Performance

wiredPRworks

One of the fun things about being a creative is, well, you get to be creative! – that mapped out the best possible creative solutions? When you automate creativity, you discover the best options. Small changes in creative lead to big changes in performance.

Creativity and Portfolio Building Abroad: Cannes Lions & Branding & Ads, Oh My!

Culpwrit

Advertising is everywhere: the logos on the clothing we wear, wrapped around the trains during our daily commutes, on our phones when we scroll through our social media feeds. [… By Niki Sasiela Just do it. I’m lovin’ it. Think different. These simple phrases have the power to define our economy, our identities, and our culture.

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.

Branding and Public Relations Go Hand-in-Hand

5W PR

While “branding” a product is all about promoting a term, symbol or a product name, public relations (PR) experts view their job as also pitching something with marketing and advertising efforts. Importance of Branding in 2020. Branding Defines Value. Multi-Brand Branding.

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United Airlines celebrates employee vaccination numbers, how viral content can hurt your brand, and Blizzard Activision settles EEOC lawsuit

PR Daily

A new study by Magna and The Channel Factory found that not all viral brand content is necessarily good for the brand in question and that misaligned content generated an 8% decrease in purchase intent, a 9% decrease in brand respect and a 6% decrease in brand trust.

6 Public Relations Tips For Brands In 2018

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A recent study by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the USC Center for Public Relations found that marketers plan to increase staffing and overall spending on public relations over the next five years. Here’s a “cheat sheet” to help brands get a leg up on the PR universe this year. How to maximize brand PR: a “cheat sheet” Remember the investment goes beyond the PR budget. Allow the agency creative freedom.

Facebook to make brand’s advertising spend visible (blame the Russians)

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So, in Mark Zuckerberg’s ongoing quest for greater transparency (at least, on the PR front) following the US Elections, he’s just announced plans to throw open the previously hidden world of Facebook advertising. For political advertisers, we’re working on a tool that will let you search an archive of ads they’ve run in the past. You’ll also be able to see how much an advertiser paid, the type of people who saw the ads and the number of impressions.

Mailchimp unveils funky new branding

PR Daily

Marketing automation company Mailchimp has a new look—one that embraces the brand’s quirkiness and sass. In an article titled, “See Mailchimp’s weird new branding,” Fast Company reported : … It’s keeping its logo-cum-mascot Freddie the Chimp, for starters, and using an analog typeface from the 1920s as its new typeface, and illustrating its new brand with a series of almost childlike drawings that look unpolished and rough by design.

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3 Rewards to Reap From Brand Journalism

Cision

Gone are the days of pushing your brand’s message to your audience through traditional advertising. The answer is brand journalism. Brand journalism combines journalistic storytelling tactics with brand strategy to engage audiences and increase brand reputation. So what will your brand get out of brand journalism? Your brand should have a similar mindset, though your motives may be different.

Facebook to make brand’s advertising spend visible (blame the Russians)

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So, in Mark Zuckerberg’s ongoing quest for greater transparency (at least, on the PR front) following the US Elections, he’s just announced plans to throw open the previously hidden world of Facebook advertising. For political advertisers, we’re working on a tool that will let you search an archive of ads they’ve run in the past. You’ll also be able to see how much an advertiser paid, the type of people who saw the ads and the number of impressions.

Native Advertising: Where Content Marketing and Journalism Overlap

Cision

Native advertising is one of the most controversial and least understood concepts in contemporary marketing. Critics like HBO’s John Oliver deride it as misleading and call it a threat to journalistic integrity, while proponents see native advertising as a vital revenue producer for publishers and an effective way for marketers to reach and engage audiences. As a journalist-turned content marketer, Melanie Deziel, director of creative strategy at Time Inc.,

How B2B Brands Can Use TikTok Without Ruining It

Contently - Strategy

At first glance, TikTok’s audience, which skews younger, may not seem like the ideal place for a B2B brand. Now comes the big question: Should B2B brands use TikTok? The platform isn’t saturated with advertising, but many B2C companies are already active.

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