Advertising vs Publicity

PR for Anyone

It’s the age-old question… what is more impactful to a business – advertising or publicity? 1 – publicity is free – advertising you pay for. #2 This week I want to talk about advertising versus publicity and why one is worth so much more.

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.


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Ingraham Apologizes After Advertisers Balk at Boycott

Ronn Torossian

Hogg, one of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students at the forefront of protests after 17 of his teachers and classmates were gunned down has been the target of a barrage of negative publicity from right-leaning news shows, radio programs and websites since he became one of the ‘faces’ of the student protests. The post Ingraham Apologizes After Advertisers Balk at Boycott appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

Why Advertising Isn’t Dead


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.

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.

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. Advertisers must produce effective digital campaigns that can cut through the noise in a crowded industry. Enter native advertising, which is expected to reach. $21 To achieve native advertising success, look at the early triumphs of a few familiar brands: General Mills.

As lines between advertising and news blur, what's a PR pro to do?

PR Daily

Prior to websites and blogs, public relations practitioners spent countless hours pitching their stories to newspapers, long-lead publications such as magazines, radio stations and television stations. Now, imagine having to not only secure the interest of the reporter, but also get consent from the advertising department for that media outlet. It makes good business sense to make way for earned media opportunities buy buying paid advertising space. Editorial is unpaid.

How Earned Media Will Impact 2020 Elections

Critical Mention

Once they share such news with their audiences, whether it be via TV, radio, online news or social media, word gets out and people start sharing posts, links, tweets and so on. Plus, breaking news gives talk-show and radio hosts topics to talk about as well.

How to use the Public Relations department of an advertising agency

PR Conversations

claimed to be the first US advertising agency (having bought a firm established in 1841 by Volney Palmer ). As a leader and innovator in advertising , it is not surprising that Glenn and Denny Griswold asked the firm’s vice president, Marvin Murphy, to author chapter VII in their 1948 US book, Your Public Relations (being serialised here with monthly posts - to read other chapters in our series of posts, use this link to the book’s contents list.). Ayer & Son, Inc.

Four Earned Media KPIs to Track

Critical Mention

As the cost of paid advertising across various digital and broadcast channels increases, brands are increasingly focused on earned media as a way to build awareness and generate revenue. Earned media – publicity garnered through PR outreach, news coverage, organic search or any other unpaid source that produces mentions, shares or reviews – does not come with the same costs as paid advertising.

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Mark My Words

Mark My Words advertising Andrex BBCFiveLive GoCompare John Lewis radio TV p037p7h6 programmes adverts compare’s wynne ponders andrex infuriatinglyFrom the infuriatingly catchy to the plain bizarre Mark joins Adrian Chiles on Five Live to discuss the value of TV adverts- past and present. Alongside branding guru Robert Bean and Go Compare’s opera singer Wynne Evans Mark explores how, from Andrex to John Lewis, classic TV ads inject a brand into our cultural bloodstream.

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Media Bullseye Roundtable 2016.12 with Scott Monty

Media Bullseye

In this week’s episode of the Media Bullseye Radio Roundtable, I’m joined by Scott Monty , CEO and founder of Scott Monty Strategies and the producer of the Full Monty podcast and newsletter. As always, we cover 3 topics in 30 minutes or less: P&G’s decision to shift advertising money from Facebook to TV and the implications of that decision. Media Bullseye Radio Media Bullseye Roundtable

Media Bullseye Roundtable 2016.13: Key PR Measurement Trends in North America

Media Bullseye

Advertising Value Equivalency (AVE). Media Bullseye Radio Media Bullseye Roundtable FeatureThis week, we present a special episode of the Roundtable in association with AMEC’s Measurement Month. Rather than the usual three topics covered in 30 minutes or less, this episode provides a recording of “Key PR Measurement Trends in North America,” a webinar hosted by CARMA’s North American CEO Chip Griffin and 4L Strategies Founder Jennifer Zingsheim Phillips.

Everything You Need to Know About Earned Media

Critical Mention

Earned Media is publically gained content that is written about you or your brand without paid promotion or advertising. It can also be seen as word-of-mouth marketing or free advertising.

Why Negative Political Advertising Works & What Can Stop It

Mindful Marketing

But, what makes negative advertising effective for those seeking a senate seat or the presidency but not for businesses building their brands? Not every type of advertising fits every industry. Just because advertisers can do something doesn’t mean they should.

Podcast 360: A Deep Dive Into the Growing Podcasting Market


Are you a podcaster or a podcast advertiser looking for podcasting marketing insights? Audio Listeners: 69% music, 61% radio, 31% podcasta, 21% meditation/mindfulness, 12% audiobooks. Podcast Advertising is Welcome and Enjoyed When Relevant.

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Understanding the Value of Social Influencers

Critical Mention

Looking for a way to monitor, analyze and share your coverage from TV, radio, online news and social media sources? Social Media Advertising Content Marketing Crisis Management Earned Media Facebook Influencer Marketing Instagram LinkedIn Marketing Media Relations Online Twitter YouTube

4 Skills All PR Pros Should Have

Critical Mention

PR pros can deliver exceptional multimedia experiences by spreading their brand’s updates and releases across TV, radio, social media and online publications. For instance, let’s say your organization has published a video with the intention to advertise its product and increase sales, however, your audience has taken to social media to criticize the video’s marketing strategy.

Podcast 360: A Deep Dive Into the Growing Podcasting Market


Are you a podcaster or a podcast advertiser looking for podcasting marketing insights? MRC Data recently launched the first-ever Podcast 360 report, an in-depth look at consumers’ behaviors, attitudes and preferences for engaging with podcasts, as well as other audio content such as music, radio and audiobooks. Audio Listeners: 69% music, 61% radio, 31% podcasta, 21% meditation/mindfulness, 12% audiobooks. Podcast Advertising is Welcome and Enjoyed When Relevant.

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PR 2020: What will it be like?


First, it’s my feeling that we’ll see a greater understanding of the melding of PR, marketing and advertising. Facebook and Twitter continue to evolve, just like television and radio did after they were first introduced. IR/PR 2020 advertising communications marketing PR pr-insights public relations social media[By Jason Mollica]. Victor Hugo once said that there is nothing like a dream to create the future.

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Critical Mention Announces Ten Straight Months of Record Bookings

Critical Mention

The recent addition of licensed content – which allows clients to see behind digital paywalls – to the platform has proven extremely valuable to public relations and advertising agencies, commercial brands, financial institutions, universities and government organizations, helping boost new bookings 60 percent through the first two quarters of FY2019, year over year. Already in 2019, Critical Mention has added new television and radio channels to its capture network across the globe.

Top 7 Communication Resources

Critical Mention

Looking for a way to monitor, analyze and share your coverage from TV, radio, online news and social media sources? Books, webinars and podcasts have risen in popularity now that more people are spending time indoors.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time.

Chats with Chip: Patrick Rogan on Strategies to Hire and Retain Talent in the PR Industry

Media Bullseye

Yeah and one of the things I’ve done over the years, frankly, is if I know that I need to add resources to a particular team I’m often a little bit unsure of exactly what it is that I need so sometimes I’ll advertise two positions even though I know I’m only going to hire one. Chats with Chip Media Bullseye Radio Podcasting

Professional Sports Without Fans Will Increase Social Media Usage

Critical Mention

Looking for a way to monitor, analyze and share your coverage from TV, radio, online news and social media sources? Social Media Advertising Content Marketing Corporate Communications Earned Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Media Relations Online Online News Monitoring Television Twitter

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Are You Fully Promoting your Brand?

Critical Mention

Advertise Strategically. Here are a few visual advertising techniques to help get you started: Advertising Color Schemes: Different colors evoke particular emotions out of people. Associative Advertising: Analyze your audience and find ways to associate your organization and them on a personal level. Mentions are essentially free advertising that can help showcase your positive brand recognition from clients and industry professionals.

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Mobile marketing drives digital ad spending

PR Daily

As advertising on traditional channels like TV, radio and newspapers declines, many brand managers are turning to the internet for a new audience—specifically mobile phone users. Online advertising is overtaking traditional outlets in a major way for most brand managers.

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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. . Looking for a way to monitor, analyze and share your coverage from TV, radio, online news and social media sources? Social Media Advertising Facebook Influencer Marketing Instagram Technology Twitter YouTube

Why you can’t afford to leave digital out of your media mix

Agility PR Solutions

As recently as 20 years ago, marketers’ options for advertising platforms basically boiled down to broadcast television, radio, newspapers, and billboards.

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Digital Marketing in the Age of a Pandemic

HMA Public Relations

When the pandemic first began, many radio and TV advertisements sounded insincere to the current times of wearing masks and social distancing. Marketers scrambled to update campaigns with new and innovative ways to reach their consumer.

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Spotlight on a Solo PR Pro: Meet Stu Opperman, APR

Solo PR Pro

When he arrived on campus, however, he was amazed by the student-run broadcast stations, including radio and TV stations that would actually compete in the local market for ratings. “I When he graduated from the University of Florida, Stu was in the market for a full-time position in radio.

10 Podcasts PR Pros Should Listen To

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This weekly podcast hosted by New York Public Radio explores how the media is made, examines threats to free speech and unravels hidden agendas in major news stories. Check out our list of top advertising and retail podcasts too!

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Podcast measurement essentials

PR Daily

As the evolution of podcasts has occurred, advertisers have taken notice. Historically, radio has been a tried and true channel for advertisers, so it’s natural that brands would venture into podcasts as they becomes a larger slice of the audio pie.

AirPR Interview Series: Emmy Award Winning Journalist & PR Pro Mika Stambaugh


I believe each client begins at a different point on the PR spectrum … some need to start with blogs, online magazines and trades publications to perfect their narrative before moving to mainstream radio and television media outlets. I try and imagine friends sitting around a table talking about a story they heard on the radio that made them think of someone that could learn or benefit from the message and ultimately sharing… so I tend to cast a wide range pitch net!

Public Relations Review

PR for Anyone

Those are their sponsors and they pay for the advertising. Now is the time to up-level your marketing plan by adding in free publicity.

9 offline marketing tactics that still work

PR Daily

Radio advertising. If you want to reach a new audience or a different demographic, consider advertising on radio. When you craft your radio copy, Business Town suggests that you make it catchy and straight to the point. Clearly outline the next steps you want radio listeners to take. Billboard advertising. Some customers prefer handshakes, eye contact and content they can hold in their hands.

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Media Bullseye Roundtable 2016.07 with John Wall

Media Bullseye

Whether Reddit can go mainstream and attract big brand advertising. Media Bullseye Radio Media Bullseye Roundtable PodcastIn this episode of the Roundtable, John Wall, VP of EventHero and co-host of Marketing Over Coffee , joins me to discuss 3 topics in 30 minutes or less: Facebook’s decision to provide political bias training to its staff. What marketers can learn from the political movements in the UK and US that have brought about Brexit and Donald Trump. link].

PR Pitches & Podcasts: 5 Questions To Ask Before You Start

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Like a radio broadcast, podcasts have a producer or two who make editorial decisions on what to include. Many of the rules for pitching a conventional radio producer also apply to pitching a podcast, but there are some subtle differences. Can you “see” the story on the radio? Podcast producers are generally a scrappy bunch who’ve built an audience gradually through social media and word-of-mouth as opposed to conventional advertising.

Amazon launches social audio app, McDonald’s and PepsiCo pause Russian operations and how podcast ad spending exploded in 2021

PR Daily

The Amp website offers users the opportunity to “create live, shared radio shows with the music they love.”. Amazon has a chance to let hosts do something very different here, giving everyone a shot at being something like a college radio DJ.

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How PR pros can harness the power of podcasts during COVID-19

PR Daily

Spotify Chief Content and Advertising Business Officer Dawn Ostroff told CNN Business that the platform saw 150,000 new podcasts created in March, compared with February. El hilo – The second podcast by Radio Ambulante Estudios, for Spanish-speaking audiences.

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