The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising

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With that in mind, how can your business or brand possibly not consider Facebook advertising? Facebook advertising is special in that it offers you extensive targeting options, more so than its competitors. Top tips for your Facebook advertising strategy . Facebook advertising.

Should Anyone Advertise Alcohol?

Mindful Marketing

” Given that in many countries, alcohol advertising is commonplace – on television, in magazines, and on billboards – why have many taken issue with Sake Viva on social media? I have to admit that alcohol advertising is a difficult issue for me to approach objectively.

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Targeted Advertising: Does it Actually Work?

Contently - Strategy

While scrolling through Instagram, I recently stumbled on an advertisement for a hoodie. More likely, though, a firm bought data from Instagram parent Meta (formerly known as Facebook) and advertised to me a product based on my Facebook profile. ” Consumer awareness increases.

When the Media Fails to Distinguish Between PR and Advertising

Ishmael's Corner

The post When the Media Fails to Distinguish Between PR and 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.

Consumers are savvy about brand safety issues in advertising

Agility PR Solutions

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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.

Consumers expect brands to commit to inclusivity in their advertising

Agility PR Solutions

There’s a clear diversity and inclusion movement in advertising. The post Consumers expect brands to commit to inclusivity in their advertising 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.

What the demise of advertising means for PR pros

PR Daily

Lippe Taylor’s Paul Dyer makes the case that the advertising model is broken, as consumers increasingly seek ad-free experiences online. In Paul Dyer’s view, the modern advertising model is broken. This has created what Dyer calls a “death spiral” for advertising.

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

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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!

4 changes in advertising that communicators should know

PR Daily

With COVID-19 disruption, an election year and a growing desire for privacy and security on the side of consumers, here’s what PR pros should consider about the changing marketing landscape. Privacy, trust and transparency are starting to dominate the advertising landscape.

#14: What happens when influence outshines advertising?

NewsWhip

What happens when influence outshines advertising? They explore MSL’s approach to linking up earned, owned, and paid media in a world where consumers are in the driving seat. That it’s not that advertising is declining, it’s just that consumers are changing.

Rise of sustainable media: New climate change action demands on brands and advertisers

Agility PR Solutions

Climate change has risen above COVID and other concerns as the top issue for consumers when it comes to dealing with brands and businesses. The post Rise of sustainable media: New climate change action demands on brands and advertisers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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.

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.

If consumers must see advertising, it better be personalized

Agility PR Solutions

Indeed, consumers expect ads to be relevant, according to a new survey from personalized video ad firm Clinch. And consumers don’t mind doing their part to make […]. The post If consumers must see advertising, it better be personalized appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Everyone agrees that ads are intrusive—but if we have to be exposed to them, then we expect them to at least be pertinent to us and our lifestyles.

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.

Why Advertising Isn’t Dead

Cision

Therein, James McQuivey, a principal analyst at Forrester drilled into a report which explored that CMOs will reduce their spend, on display advertising by as much as $2.9 Opposed to counter that agreement directly, I want to take you down the road of history to see how advertising continuously renews itself. Broadcasters incentivized brands to sponsor daytime programming which targeted this audience by halving rates for advertisements during those hours.

4 Ways to Win Over Skeptical Consumers

Cision

The numbers on brand advertising are dismal as well, as less than a quarter of people have faith in what companies have to say. A little patriotic music, a glimpse of the American dream, maybe some cute kittens or little kids — it didn’t take much more to convince consumers that you deserved their money. No one was safe from consumer skepticism as we entered the post-trust era (PTE). Consumer control: Customers are no longer content to be rapt audiences.

Don't Be Naïve About Native Advertising

Mindful Marketing

Native advertising is the term used to describe “paid advertising where the ad matches the form, feel and function of the content of the media on which it appears.” Today's native advertising is much more stealthy.

Campaigns in action: How Royal Canin engages premium pet-loving audiences with native advertising

Agility PR Solutions

With consumers looking at native ads 53 percent more frequently than display ads, it’s unsurprising that this newer form of advertising […].

New insights for marketers on post-COVID social advertising

Agility PR Solutions

Marketers must be prepared for every possible scenario as they face varying stages of reopening across regions, as well as a range of preferences from consumers. The post New insights for marketers on post-COVID social advertising appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Empathizing with Consumers

5W PR

There is no excuse not to understand consumers in order to empathize with them. As uncertainties associated with the pandemic remain the norm, businesses must be aware of consumers’ emotional state, and lead with empathy in all marketing and advertising efforts. No campaign will truly resonate with consumers if the marketer doesn’t know what it is like to be in the consumers’ shoes. Consumer PR Public Relations

New report reveals how consumer perception of misleading content impacts brand favorability

Agility PR Solutions

Newly released research from digital media quality leader Integral Ad Science uncovers how consumer perception of misleading content impacts brand favorability.

PR vs. Advertising: What’s the difference?

5W PR

When most people hear about PR and advertising, they assume it’s roughly the same thing. The starkest difference between them is that advertising is controlled media. P R is also much cheaper than advertising – a fraction of the cost. PR is a fraction of the cost of advertising. The growth is in part due to PR’s ability to participate in a more nimble and flexible way with the new methods by which people consume media, including social media.

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. Our audiences care less about what kind of media they’re consuming and care more about whether the media is entertaining, engaging, or educational. The four advertising strategies to drive attention, awareness, trust, and behavior are syndication, brand building, direct response, and retargeting.

What is ‘true native’ advertising?

PR Daily

Although many PR pros think native advertising is new, it’s actually one of the oldest forms of paid advertising. In today’s marketing climate, consumers own 3.64 Advertisers must produce effective digital campaigns that can cut through the noise in a crowded industry. Unfortunately, many face an uphill battle due to an increase in ad blockers, consumer weariness over intrusive banner ads, the devaluation of impressions as internet currency and rampant fraud.

8 in 10 Gen Z consumers use social media to find new brands, citing better authenticity

Agility PR Solutions

New research from marketing-focused social advertising automation platform Smartly.io examines the role social media plays in how consumers connect and engage with brands and how the Gen Z mindset differs from the generations before it when it comes to interacting with social ads.

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.

PREthics & Native Advertising

PRSay

Late last year, the Federal Trade Commission issued guidelines for native advertising, a topic of much discussion in 2016. When does product publicity become native advertising? Is it only when it appears as a paid ad opportunity on a rate card, available to any advertiser? As media consumers have realized that even the hallowed halls of editorial independence are sometimes compromised, their trust has eroded. PR Teams – Be On Alert.

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.

Marketing trends: A beginner’s guide to programmatic advertising

Agility PR Solutions

In a world dominated by technology, the way we advertise regularly changes as technology continues to evolve. One of our previous blogs mentions that people trust other consumers more than they trust direct brand advertisements. This means advertisers must personalize a brand’s message to make ads stand out. The post Marketing trends: A beginner’s guide to programmatic advertising appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Brands misstep over the queen’s death and who consumers blame for misinformation

PR Daily

Misinformation is on the rise, and consumers are taking note. consumers agree misinformation is a serious problem in digital media. The survey, Advertising in the Age of Misinformation , also asked respondents to identify who is responsible for the spread of misinformation.

Report: 1/3 of news consumers say they’ve been ‘deceived’ by native advertising

PR Daily

News consumers aren’t too keen about native advertising. That’s the bad news for brand managers looking to win consumers over with native ads in news publications. Here’s the good news: Whether they like it or not, consumers are increasingly seeing that sponsored content is a fact of life. In the United States, nearly half of news consumers use ad-blocking software, and another 30 percent simply ignore ads.

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!)

Native Advertising Isn’t the Only Paid Content Blurring the Line of Journalism

Ishmael's Corner

The debate on native advertising rages on. Mary Engle, associate director of advertising practices for the FTC, said at the Clean Ads I/O conference, “For us, the concern is whether consumers recognize […]. The post Native Advertising Isn’t the Only Paid Content Blurring the Line of Journalism appeared first on Storytelling Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

3 in 4 consumers use mobile ads to discover new apps—what marketers need to know

Agility PR Solutions

Newly released research from app economy platform ironSource provides data around the app discovery habits of consumers, and dives into which types of ads are preferred, how often they use their downloaded apps, why they use their apps, and more.

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.

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.

Indiana companies speak out too late on abortion ban and consumer spending slows

PR Daily

Pre-roll advertising will be included in the highlight reel, with direct revenue going straight to athletes. While many consumers have already made adjustments, people said they are willing to cut down on other household spending if inflation continues to rise.