Print? Really? Here’s why it’s a smart option for marketers

PR Daily

Do you evaluate print advertising as part of an overarching media strategy for your brand? Linda Thomas Brooks, president and CEO of the Association of Magazine Media , offers insights into trends in magazine publishing and implications for marketers and advertisers.

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5 Tips to Get in Your #Creative #PR Groove

PR Expanded

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. Tip #5: Read Creative Blogs.

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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? Native Advertising - A Friend or Foe of B2B PR?

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Creative Designer (Print & Web) - Ithaca, NY

Flack Me

Company: Ithaca College Location: Ithaca, New York Industry: Advertising - Other

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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.

Smart Measurement For Creative People

Waxing UnLyrical

Tracking growth by using numerical metrics can be a huge hurdle for some creative-minded leaders. All marketing related costs, such as advertisement and print costs, should be recorded separately and tallied up at the end. Smart Measurement For Creative People.

Email Marketers Offer Deals, Discounts, And Empathy

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But most eyes were on marketing like print and TV ads that could be quickly adapted to the new situation. Our team compiled dozens of mostly B2C brand email marketing communications sent between mid-March and mid-May, analyzing copy, creative and strategy.

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The Old “New Media” and Marketing Tools with Novel Twists [UML]

Sword and the Script

However, other traditionally print new organizations – notably the Wall Street Journal and USA Today – got into the podcast game far earlier. It’s worth noting Pinterest also has a foundational track record with social media advertisers.

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Paid Social Media as Surround Sound in B2B Marketing; Off Script No. 39: Betsy Hindman of the Hindman Company

Sword and the Script

My employer launched a print magazine, website and social presence telling stories about health and community to business audiences, which is still going, The platforms where people hang out are more fragmented and the creative competition is steep.

Media Relations: Proven Ways to Get More Out of It

Sword and the Script

A 20-minute call with a print reporter still might yield just one or two quotes in the final story. In many ways, it was a bit like creative ways to repurpose content – and that’s one of the reasons I always say PR has been doing content marketing before content marketing was cool.

Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

Waxing UnLyrical

Due to tight marketing spends, even advertisers are shortening their commercials while maintaining or increasing the number of times they are aired, to ensure maximum spread for their ad spends. Ed: A version of this post originally ran on September 20, 2013 on

It’s a Mad Mad (Men) World

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s ironic that one of the most talked about shows on TV these days is Mad Men , a drama set in the 1960′s following a bunch of sex-crazed advertising execs on Madison Avenue. Many of these advertising veterans are completely dumbfounded by the massive change in the industry.

3 ways to reach LGBTQ consumers in the ‘new normal’

PR Daily

Without gay pride events and other typical outlets for engaging this community, brand managers will have to get creative to reach this lucrative demographic. Without large scale events as an advertising vehicle, your business needs to think outside the box to reach these customers.

What communicators can learn from Kate Spade’s digital strategy

Media Bullseye

Print’s decline. It’s no secret that in recent years, print media and advertising have struggled. Digital ad spending is on the rise, with advertisers spending less money on print ads. How many brand accounts do you follow on social media? Probably at least one.

9 offline marketing tactics that still work

PR Daily

It’s easy to forget a face or a website, but printed information on a business card endures. Creative stickers. See how Axe Body Spray used a sticker guerrilla marketing campaign to great effect: What creative ways could you use stickers to promote your business?

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What PR Can Do – And What It Can’t

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

An exec I worked with once told me he didn’t exist until he saw his name in print. PR is least effective at: Substituting for advertising. Brand marketers often look to public relations to accomplish a great deal of “heavy lifting” in terms of creating awareness.

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PR Secrets To Securing Speaking Engagements

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We are no exception, with outreach occurring now in categories as varied as 3D printing, online advertising and wearable tech, to name a few. Though your speaker’s expertise may be 3D printing for example, is a 3D printing conference the best option?

5 Tips to Digitizing Your Media Kit


Whether you’re looking to provide journalists with easily accessible information about your brand or attract potential advertisers, having a digital media kit is a smart idea. If you’re aiming to attract advertisers, it might be your super-engaged audience.

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Lockdown letter: brainstorming second order COVID-19 effects

Stephen Waddington

Education Education and training - agile education providers will benefit from digital-led democratisation of education provision but it doesn’t replace the collegiate experience of creative thinking and problem solving. Advertising revenue will follow where it hasn’t already.

PR Tech Briefing: How Cision Impact is Bringing Earned Media Attribution and Retargeting to Public Relations

Sword and the Script

The company works with adtech networks to do for media coverage what adtech is doing for advertising. If you’ve ever clicked on an online advertisement for a product that interested you, and then saw more ads for that product everywhere you went online, then you’ve experienced retargeting.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Though PR and marketing pros enjoy seeing their organizations or clients in print, many seek job satisfaction beyond landing coverage. With this week’s featured opening, you can be part of Goodwill’s “Cycle of Giving” while flexing your creative and communication muscles.

Journalism and News Trends for PR Pros


Subscriptions and advertising are down for most media, and there is no single model that can replace them across the sector. The immersive aspect of VR could dramatically change how we respond to news coverage, as it can activate empathy in ways that print and video may not.

How to Connect With Consumers Offline


It can cost money and time to creatively come up with a way to connect. Connecting with consumers offline doesn’t have to entail just another advertising campaign. Traditional Advertising Isn’t Dead. We live in a digital world.

How native content helps consumers 50 and older make purchasing choices

PR Daily

You’re probably focusing on native advertising a lot these days—and wondering if you’re getting your money’s worth. It can incorporate digital, print, video, interactive infographics, virtual and augmented reality, and more. Follow creative best practices for your target audience.

How COVID-19 will impact PR practice and skills

Stephen Waddington

Media relations has been impacted by a decline in advertising and the reduced distribution of newsprint. That will continue, impacting outdoor, experiential, events, meetings and print Brands need to own and control their own media to engage with stakeholders.

How to recalibrate traditional mindsets for digital agency work

PR Daily

Over the past few months, I’ve been immersed in a new advertising landscape—digital marketing. I recently made the switch from account management at a traditional advertising agency to the same position at a digital marketing agency.

Future of PR: 2020 edition

Stephen Waddington

Advertising value equivalent (AVE) is at the sharp end of this issue. She believes the same issues apply in advertising and PR. It’s impossible to keep coming up with creative ideas to reach and resonate with audiences who are not represented by a PR team.

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How to recalibrate traditional mindsets for digital agency work

PR Daily

Over the past few months, I’ve been immersed in a new advertising landscape—digital marketing. I recently made the switch from account management at a traditional advertising agency to the same position at a digital marketing agency. Traditional vs. digital advertising responsibilities.

The Implications of the Growth of Social News


The decline of television as a news source pales in comparison with the decline of print, which has been drastically declining since 2013. The visual nature of television may be serving as a buffer to the greater decline faced by print media.

6 inspiring B2B campaigns you’ll wish you came up with yourself

The Resolution Blog

Don’t be afraid to add paid into the mix If your campaign is creative enough, you can set things in motion with just one ad. Playing off of it’s Made In, Made For New York event , Facebook aimed to work alongside the chosen marketers to help bring to life engaging advertising campaigns.

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The Future of a PR Pro

Critical Mention

The concept of influencer marketing has been around since the late 1800s when cigarette companies used well-known stars in their print ads to try and influence the general public to use their product. YouTube is also incredibly vital to advertising.

PR Secrets For Scoring Great Media Coverage

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For example, a hot topic of late in the ad/tech world is the ire of major advertisers placed next to hate speech on YouTube and other sites. MediaRadar, which tracks advertising across the web, unearthed data showing that YouTube had lost 5% of its advertisers in the wake of the discovery.

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How to use paid media as part of an integrated PESO campaign

Stephen Waddington

These include native advertising, sponsored content, syndication; and paid influencers, search and social media. Changes are made either automatically or manually to refine targeting or ad creative. Native advertising.

What’s hindering your content marketing efforts?

PR Daily

Print newsletters. Print magazines. Michael Del Gigante is the president and creative director of marketing and communications agency. MDG Advertising.

How illustration can give your marketing messages a lift

PR Daily

For many years, print advertising leaned on illustrators to sell everything from cigarettes to sofas. Intentionally unrealistic, photo illustration uses creative composition, optical illusion or digital manipulation to blur the lines between imagery and illustration.

Media relations is thriving

Stephen Waddington

Top tip: Using earned media as part of a Paid, Earned, Shared and Owned (PESO) or Search campaign Trust in earned media may be dented but it remains higher than other forms of media, notably paid such as advertising or promotional editorial.

Letter from Newcastle via New York: content resonance and digital exclusion

Stephen Waddington

Newspaper brands continue to suffer as readers shift from print to digital. It’s the story that has played out over the past two decades as advertising revenues have shifted from print to online. Facebook and Google account for almost 60% of the online advertising market.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Video & Visual Awards finalists

PR Daily

Digital Advertisement. WeAreCisco: Words, Cisco Talent Brand with Ph Creative. TV Advertisement. Print Design. Congratulations to this year’s finalists. Creating powerful video is an essential part of an impressive communications strategy.

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How are you building a strong hospital brand?

PR Daily

We often see claims on billboards and in print ads for hospitals with emergency room wait times shorter than elsewhere. It’s important that your staff buys in to these values and is dedicated to promoting them: Market your core values prolifically and through multiple forms of advertising.

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Free White Paper! Build a Brand Journalism Program


Your audience no longer responds to traditional advertising. In fact, custom content is 92 percent more effective than traditional advertising. Image: Sboukatch ( Creative Commons ). Today, they’re looking for custom content.