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. Marketing Public Relations marketing

5 ways to help creative teams adapt to technological change

Agility PR Solutions

It can be especially difficult for creative professionals to adapt to advancements in technology, according to new research from The Creative Group, a division of global staffing firm Robert Half. Marketing Public Relations marketing

PR Tips For A High-Impact Technology Launch

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Technology companies gearing up for a new product launches know full well they’re adding to a crowded marketplace. Increasingly, reporters in the tech, advertising and marketing space are less inclined to do traditional product launch coverage unless the company is a top gun.

PR and the Marketing Technology Skills Gap

Shift Communications

Keeping pace with the rate of change in marketing technology has become a full time job. Heck, just keeping up with the news is a challenge, never mind closing the gap on technological skill sets you need to execute effectively.

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.

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 first and most common use of advertising is to capture attention. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

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.

Digital advertisers seek transparency, Facebook fights content ruling, and PR faces a gender trust gap

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Ad group seeks to clean up digital ad market. Though influencer ad fraud has gotten plenty of attention, there’s a lot of waste and fraud in all digital advertising. In win for advertisers, FBI takes down fake online ad ring.

How to Tackle Social Media for Your Business Even When Technology is Not Your Strong Suit

ReimaginePR

So with the help of today’s article, I’ll show you how to use social media even when technology is not your strong suit. Blog Social Media Advertising award winning PR Brand Story brand storytelling buyer persona social media social media marketing social media promotion

Pinterest seeks to woo advertisers and international users as IPO looms

PR Daily

Pinterest is aiming attract future stockholders by convincing marketing partners it can help them pin big profits with consumers. The company’s revenue, which came from advertising, totaled $756 million last year, up 60 percent from a year earlier. Marketing Social Media Pinterest

How technology has changed PR agencies

PR Daily

The structure of public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies have changed significantly over the last five to 10 years. How have agencies updated their roles to reflect the technological changes and era of social media, and how have agency employees adapted?

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 1: Introduction

Shift Communications

The way is paid media: digital advertising. Advertising and public relations share a common goal: more attention. Forward-thinking public relations professionals know that advertising and public relations together often generate greater impact than each channel separately.

In win for advertisers, FBI takes down fake online ad ring

PR Daily

It’s a big win for online advertisers who rely on algorithms and safe networks to place their digital banners. The crew, known as 3ve, used botnets, hijacked data centers and created their own websites to defraud advertisers. Despite the arrests, the threat remains for advertisers.

A CRM with Real Analytics for Public Relations, M&A Report, Geoffrey Moore on PR Technology; PR Tech Sum: Propel, Burton-Taylor, Cision, Edelman and Onclusive

Sword and the Script

And now, here’s this month’s PR technology summary…. Most PR vendors try to serve as an email marketing tool, and they do a clunky job. Finally, it’s worth noting that Burton Taylor published a study earlier this year that estimated the market for PR software at about $4 billion.

Google’s Primer App – Quick Lessons on PR and Marketing

Shift Communications

With the advent of new technologies for the public relations, marketing and advertising industries, it can be hard for a new business or solo entrepreneur to know where to get started and what the current best practices should be. Account Manager, Marketing Technology.

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Confusion, Technology and Talent in Marketing; Off Script #26: Frank Pollock on Fundamentals and What He’s Learned from Working in CPG

Sword and the Script

As it turns out, he got his start selling radio and television advertising and only later went to work in the CPG industry after earning an MBA. He’s hung a shingle and runs a consultancy focused on marketing technology. His marketing technology landscape lists ~5K tools.

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5 technologies that will change how you do PR

Presspage

The other part is understanding the technological shifts that will change the world in the coming decades, and along with it, how you do PR. Embrace the future of PR The incremental progress of technology often gives the impression of stagnancy.

GDPR Primer for Marketing and Public Relations

Shift Communications

Marketers, advertisers, and public relations professionals are ill-informed and ill-equipped to manage the largest change in data and privacy in the last 20 years: GDPR. How else will marketing and PR be affected? GDPR stands to impact advertising companies most of all.

I‘m in PR: What’s the Big Idea?

Flack's Revenge

Most who are familiar with the concept of a Big Idea know it from the world of advertising. PR is not as well-known as advertising or associated with glitzy pitches or Mad Men style theatrics. The phrase has specific meaning in advertising – and PR too, as we’ll learn.

Across the Generational Divide: Two Marketers’ Perspectives

PR Expanded

A Guest Post by Gail Nelson, Head of Marketing, SYZYGY & Amanda Degelmann, Marketing Coordinator, SYZYGY. We’re in the midst of millennial marketing mania. And was narcissism correlated with the exploding use of digital technology?

Why It’s Important to Track Social Media Mentions

Critical Mention

According to a Mention Me study, 71% of consumers would rather discover brands themselves through channels like friend recommendations on social media, browsing in-store or online searches, as opposed to traditional forms of push advertising. .

Simple Content Marketing Framework

Shift Communications

Content marketing isn’t a panacea. More important, however, is that content marketing can hit diminishing returns very quickly, in a phenomenon first described by marketing expert Mark W. Our ROI on content marketing will go down. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

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

Sword and the Script

Avid podcast listeners consume an average of five a week – listening for four hours and 10 minutes (chart nearby used with permission by The Marketing Companion ). Not only is this a significant amount of time – but it’s quality time and so marketing has joined the crowd.

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Top Marketing Trends for 2019

Critical Mention

In a world ruled by technology, simply being aware of marketing trends is not enough. Understanding their intricacies and how to use them in your 2019 marketing plan is critical to your success this year. Marketing’s funnel is changing. Data drives marketing.

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8 Content Marketing Trends That Will Fire Up Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Has your content marketing strategy been on the decline, figuratively dwindling to embers? We've collected content marketing trends designed to blow new life into your strategy and rekindle it into the roaring blaze it once was. 10 Powerful Ways to Energize Your B2B Content Marketing.

Transparency and accountability in digital advertising: can P&G make it happen?

Media Bullseye

They are also one of the largest spenders in advertising, paying as much as $7.2 billion on advertising last year alone. Each platform is different, with varying audiences, technologies, and the content varies too.

The Willingness in Marketing to Try Something New; Off Script No. 41: Drew Hawkins of North Highland Consulting

Sword and the Script

Continuously learning, networking and a willingness to simply try new things – those are three imperatives for marketers today. That’s according to Drew Hawkins a marketing manager for North Highland, a consulting firm with about 2,000 employees , according to LinkedIn.

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FDA Guidance on Drug Advertising: Compliance Questions for Pharmaceutical Communications Professionals

ISEBOX

While any pharmaceutical firm or marketing agency should always rely on legal experts for the critical details, there are some key points healthcare PR pros need to know.

Micro vs. Macro Influencers

PR Expanded

Social media marketing tactics seem to be taking over. Leveraging micro influencers for your campaign can not only increase your ROI, but it can also decrease your overall marketing spend as well.” Don’t let the name fool you.

Marketing After Facebook for Brands [VIDEO]

Shift Communications

In this video, we’ll review the five pillars of digital marketing communications and how Facebook’s changes shouldn’t impact the rest of our marketing efforts: Search marketing. 00:01:02] So what’s a marketer to do?

The Competitive Edge of Marketing Tools Stems from Application [UML]

Sword and the Script

There is more than one way to view tools of the marketing or PR trade. There’s nothing inherently wrong with such a perspective, but it ignores the influence of technology. Technology is by definition the application of science for practical use.

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The Future of Marketing: Sara Castellanos

Shift Communications

As you might expect at an event called “Future of Marketing,” we spent a lot of time talking about, well, the future of marketing. Currently a Technology reporter for the Boston Business Journal covering startups, venture capital and the tech sector. Marketing Analyst.

5 Takeaways from the Salesforce State of Marketing

Sword and the Script

Marketers disagree on needs and metrics – but appear to be doubling down on s ocial media advertising and mobile marketing. That’s according to the new 2015 State of Marketing Report which Salesforce recently published. Marketing metrics too have little consensus.

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State of Social 1Q15: LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Dips

Shift Communications

Has LinkedIn’s pivot to become a content marketing site and publisher been a success? Marketing Revenue. Marketing Solutions – meaning advertising revenue – is where LinkedIn stumbled in Q1. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

New research uncovers marketing opportunities with ad blockers

Agility PR Solutions

Can brands maneuver around ad-blocking technology? It’s a definite challenge, but new research from creative portfolio site Visual Objects reveals there may still be marketing and advertising opportunities with consumers who use it. Marketing Public Relations marketing

The bedtime test of content marketing and PR

Shift Communications

Vice President, Marketing Technology. The post The bedtime test of content marketing and PR appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency | Boston | New York | San Francisco. Advertising Content Marketing Marketing Press Release Public Relations

2020 Marketing Budget Planning: Here’s How Marketers Say Spending is Shaping Up

Sword and the Script

October is typically a time of year with special urgency for many in marketing. To that end, I’ve poured over two surveys and re-visited a third to see what the wisdom the marketing crowds had to say about 2020 marketing budgets. 16% on marketing analytics. “As

How to Social in 2019: Experts Share their Views

Flack's Revenge

Last month I interviewed top PR and social media experts about the challenges facing online marketing. Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? Is Facebook still a good place to invest in social media marketing?

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AirPR Acquires Content Marketing and Analytics Company; Changes Corporate Name to “Onclusive”

Onclusive

Today, I am pleased to announce that we have completed our acquisition of San Francisco based technology company, Ozmotik. This is the holy grail of communications measurement and creates direct alignment with other marketing and advertising channels.

Frank Strong on Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? This is because social media is a channel and just one of many in the marketing mix. Finally, you probably need to bring some budget for social media advertising and time to experiment with paid media techniques.