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 ].

Top Tips For Small Businesses Considering Social Media Advertising

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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 .

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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? When you look for the author, you find tiny print that reads, "Sponsored Content," and possibly a brand name. This is just one example of how native advertising works, and why it is so effective at reaching people. Native Advertising - A Friend or Foe of B2B PR?

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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.,

What PR pros need to know about social advertising

Media Bullseye

Paid” drifts awfully close to advertising, which is often a separate department within a company, and it’s still seen as outside of the expertise of most PR practitioners. Gould + Partners provides a good synopsis of the report, which finds that online advertising spending will top $75 billion next year, surpassing TV advertising spending. Much of this spending is expected to focus on mobile advertising, and of that segment, mobile video is anticipated to grow most rapidly.

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.

Should PR copy advertisers’ ‘six-second’ messages?

PR Daily

Why Brands and Agencies Are Preparing for the Era of 6-Second Ads , predicts that these “snackable” ads will begin to come into their own, if not by the end of this year, then by 2018. Plus, research shows that these mini-ads work, at least when it comes to building brand recognition and especially when targeting new customers. A Google-sponsored study found that 90 percent of the ads succeeded in producing ad recall, while 6 in 10 ads generated greater brand awareness.

3 Landmark Studies that Sum Up the State of Creativity for the CMO [UML]

Sword and the Script

I sense we are reaching that point in marketing, with respect to data and creativity. This is the role of creativity in marketing: to drive an emotional connection and feeling of belonging. Where every business has data, perhaps even the same data, we cannot have, by definition, the same creativity. 1) Digital is killing creativity in marketing. The majority of marketers claim digital growth is having a detrimental impact on creative quality, new research reveals.”.

Prankvertising: When Advertising and Practical Jokes Collide

Shift Communications

Another beverage brand that has perfected prankvertising is Pepsi Max, thanks to the comic genius and off-roading skills of NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon. It’s clear that prankvertising can have huge benefits for brands. It offers those brands a unique promotional strategy that avoids the disengagement often associated with typical day-to-day advertisements. This buzz can result in an extended shelf life for your brand’s ads, too (hence this post). 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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This Twitter Ad Shows Us Why Social Media Advertising Needs Cross-Functional Teams Empowered with Compassion and Humanity

Sword and the Script

You can’t just spend your way to success in social media advertising. You can have the best research, personas, targeting, messages and creative – and still miss the mark. They can and do comment on paid promotions as this advertisement for AT&T Fiber demonstrates. At first glance it seems great, the brand is seemingly benefiting with some organic lift stemming from its paid efforts. Looking for an agency partner that can both bring creative ideas.

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.

What Advertisers Need To Know About Apple’s iOS 14 Update

Konnect Agency

Amongst the predicted marketing trends for 2021 , few could have anticipated Apple’s announcement that it will implement privacy changes with its iOS 14 update which will impact every brand advertising via Facebook. What Does The Update Mean For Advertisers?

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.

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.

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.

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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Is paid social media worth it?

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Paid social refers to anything on social media that is influenced by advertising revenue and is sponsored by a company. In other words, advertising or sponsored posts that companies pay a social media network to broadcast to audiences other than their own followers.

Fortunes Crown: Maxim Behar - An Incredible Man Who Overcame Adversity With Creativity, Ethics, And Responsibilities

Maxim Behar

For a couple of years, we have been observing a very dynamic and fast merging of the three main elements of the public communications business – advertising, public relations, and digital. increasing sales, better branding, and media presence.