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.

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.


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PR vs. Advertising: What’s the difference?


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 PR business is a tiny piece of the pie compared to advertising; there’s no reason why it can’t continue to grow and take advantage of its agility in the marketplace.”.

Campaign Recap: Advertising Week 2018


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 Earned Media Will Impact 2020 Elections

Critical Mention

New forms of technology continue to rise in numbers and popularity, but despite an influx of innovative media outlets, television news coverage remains a steady source for political coverage.

Big Tech Advertising: Olive Branch or Smoke Screen?


Most marketers find themselves paying close attention to the television ads that air during their nightly time in front of the TV. Advertising is a fascinating study in social strategy and messaging, and marketers tend to be observant of the initiatives other brands are taking to reach consumers. Several key factors likely played into this strategy to push out mainstream advertising in order to update a brand’s reputation or make a push for consumer involvement.

Gee, Beav, Isn't PR Just Like Advertising?

Bad Pitch Blog

When I am speaking about a media interview, say on television, they assume I’m on camera. When I say I am working with a newspaper reporter on story, they ask me why my clients don’t just advertise in the publication because: ”PR and advertising are the same, right?” Many share these misconceptions because advertisements are familiar to them (thanks Mad Men ) and PR is not. (In Advertising vs. PR bad PR practices PR definitions Super Bowl ads

Avoid advertising blahblah: the real meaning of Christmas?


It has struck me that this standard message is regurgitated by a lot of organisations in their marketing and advertising material and it’s a wasted opportunity. (I I watched some regional SA television recently – during a Christmas trip – and saw a swathe of festive commercial messages from local retailers. Advertising is an important communication channel that enables you to craft your own message, be creative, stand out, and say something interesting to customers.

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. Recently, I secured an interview for a client on a regional television station in Canada. Editorial is unpaid. Advertorial is paid.

Can Sponsored Content Work For PR?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A great example is Cocaine Economics , a stunning interactive website created through a partnership between Netflix and WSJ to promote the television show “Narcos.” Sponsored content is often confused with native advertising , but it’s actually a subset of it.

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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Why PR needs to pay attention to studies on gender bias in advertising

Media Bullseye

This program was created jointly by ABX and the Association of National Advertisers’ Alliance for Family Entertainment ( AFE )’s #SeeHer team. During the Twitter chat, we spent a fair amount of time discussing how gender bias in advertising affects everything from ROI to purchase intent. It became very apparent to me that PR practitioners should be paying close attention to work that is being done in the advertising realm to address gender bias.

Why Earned Media is More Important Than Ever

Critical Mention

These kinds of mentions can help make up for a lack of advertising budget and organizations need a way to be sure they are capturing the value created through business visibility and brand growth. Therefore, the frontrunner of news dissemination is television broadcast coverage. .

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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.

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4 Skills All PR Pros Should Have

Critical Mention

For example, organizations communicating with television coverage audiences should take a different approach than they would on social media. 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.

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"Gee, Beav, Isn't PR Just Like Advertising?"

Bad Pitch Blog

When I am speaking with them about a media interview, say on television, they assume I’m on camera. When I say I am working with a newspaper reporter on story, they ask me why my clients don’t just advertise in the publication because: ”PR and advertising are the same, right?” Many share this misconception because advertisements are familiar to them and PR is not. Although I have toiled in public relations for 95 years (!),

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.

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Dreaming of Christmas 2016

Mark My Words

Could it possibly top the previous year’s much lauded television event? Once upon a time supermarket and department store advertisements were about products on sale. Mark My Words advertisements advertising campaigns christmas John Lewis 2016 lewis toothless moonYou could power much of the national grid on the hype that’s been fissioning on social media. We’ve been drip fed on teasers and speculation has been rife. It isn’t a new Star Wars or Bond.

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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Visual Search of TV Broadcasts – Detecting Logos and Other Objects of Interest


Recent patents granted for contextual advertising and social media tag recognition are good evidence of the deep thinking that goes on here, every day, about improving the strategic value and unique insights to be gained through use of our comprehensive broadcast media database and index. TVEyes has been working for some time to create a new service that meets the needs of national brands to know more about the appearance on television of their logos, products and people.

How TV’s decline is reducing consumer engagement with brands

Agility PR Solutions

Marketers and advertisers have a problem, and it’s worse than they thought. The decline of ad-supported television is driving down audience engagement with brands, according to new analysis of consumer conversation patterns by Engagement Labs, which finds the conversation frequency among the most prolific consumer conversationalists—young people—has plummeted. As cord-cutting and advertising avoidance expands to […].

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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Public Relations Review

PR for Anyone

Also, think about on television when they say, “Coming up next…” That is a hook. The television stations need people to stay and watch the commercials. Those are their sponsors and they pay for the advertising.

How Marketing Has Changed

Ronn Torossian

To learn about a new product, a client would have to see it on television, or advertised on a magazine. Around ten years ago, most customers went to one or two websites when they wanted to find out about a product, then they would consider whether they wanted to buy that product in person, or risk purchasing something online. Twenty years ago, there was no such thing as eCommerce.

Is YouTube really worth six times more budget spend in 2016?

Norton's Notes

An article written in the Guardian this week has reported that Google is claiming YouTube advertisements are much more effective than those on traditional television. This report does seem to be very self-serving for Google, to simply sell more advertising. I think we all know advertising on television, is not what it once was, with people using PVR’s and live TV getting much lower numbers. The Christmas advertisement delivered 0.3%

AdTech Pubs Every PR Pro Should Be Reading

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

From programmatic advertising to first- and third-party data, there are many hot topics and only so many gatekeepers for the stories we want to tell. . Thankfully, almost all outlets that cover the business of advertising cover the ad tech sector, and many have dedicated sections for it.

4 skillful tips for building a successful in-house PR team

Agility PR Solutions

Marketing efforts can include print media, television commercials, online advertisements, social media platforms and special events. Public relations is both an art and a science. It’s the practice of creating awareness by marketing a business, product or person. It typically involves direct interaction with people in some form or fashion (even if only through the […]. The post 4 skillful tips for building a successful in-house PR team appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Media Mix Modeling – A Fresh Approach


They began by choosing three or four television networks and magazines to promote the new products. Leveraging MMM, they were able to investigate variables like advertising at different levels, in different parts of the country, or at different times of the year.

PRNEWS and the Industry Are at an Inflection Point—What’s Next?

PR News

Access Intelligence, the parent company of PRNEWS, has kept pace with the changing communications industry by assembling the largest portfolio of brands serving communities across the media and marketing landscape— from PR to event marketing, advertising technology, programmatic, video, television programming and production, digital marketing and e-commerce—with content, recognition, and live events that bring these… Continued.

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. But back then, there was a air of confidence in the television world. My favorite quote(s) come from Aaron Reitkopf, North American CEO of digital agency Profero, “There’s never been a better time to be in advertising.

Media Mix Modeling – A Fresh Approach


They began by choosing three or four television networks and magazines to promote the new products. Leveraging MMM, they were able to investigate variables like advertising at different levels, in different parts of the country, or at different times of the year.

Media Mix Modeling – A Fresh Approach


They began by choosing three or four television networks and magazines to promote the new products. Leveraging MMM, they were able to investigate variables like advertising at different levels, in different parts of the country, or at different times of the year.

Damn It, Let's Get Those Metrics Going!

Bad Pitch Blog

That means they’re tracking not only couch potatoes, but also folks who watch shows online, on their phones, on the ole m-3 and “outside the home” (whatever that means), thus plugging the absolute hole in advertising metrics. Ah, advertising metrics. Traditionally considered domain of advertising, there is no reason that PR types can’t use focus groups to get feedback on messages and how they’re delivered.

Behind the Headlines With Joanna Brahim


In this interview, Joanna discusses the ways television and entertainment brands have adapted to new audience consumption habits, what to do when a crisis hits and how to get started in the communication industry. What are some of the biggest PR challenges television and entertainment brands face? How has the transition from “appointment television” to “on-demand television” affected the way television brands communicate with their audience?

20 Ad Tech Journalists To Follow On Twitter

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This is by no means a complete list of advertising journalists; they’re among those that are very active, often posting interesting and engaging updates about industry news. Lauren joined Business Insider as a Senior advertising reporter in 2018, coming off a four-year stint at Adweek.

How ‘woke’ killed off the funny commercial

Mark My Words

Today, they’d be far too risky to ever be approved Looking at advertising campaigns on television today, an extraterrestrial from another galaxy would think we are a severe species. Furthermore, this visitor would assume, perhaps correctly, that it was the role of advertising agencies to inform, educate, and impart moral lessons on societies – anything other than sell goods. Though our cultural attitudes have shifted, the goal of advertising has not.

Ad Tech Wars

Flatiron Communications

We talked about the fast-changing and increasingly complex world of data-driven advertising in the age of programmatic and connected television. Pickles has been in the industry for more than ten years and is surprised at the rapid uptake of connected television, while Gifis focused on cross-channel marketing and measuring results, among much more.

Why and how to use IGTV for content marketing

PR Daily

IGTV incorporates familiar elements of traditional television, hence the name. By creating content like television episodes, people will be more likely to keep coming back to consume your content—series like how-to videos, interviews and “A Day in the Life” have proven to keep IGTV users coming back for more. Start thinking about how to reach IGTV users with paid advertising.

Are audiences ready for longer content on social media?

PR Daily

Social platforms are making plays for more advertiser dollars, but should brand managers jump on the opportunity? Are advertisers interested? Is social set to dethrone television and platforms like Netflix in the coming years? The larger opportunity, at least from a business perspective, is to garner a larger share of advertising dollars. A new report from eMarketer offers some guidance. Just a few years ago, video on these platforms was all about the short and sweet.

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. AirPR: With PR as a focus, you have included marketing and advertising into your agency. Mika: TMI is a PR firm, but I partner with other firms to provide my clients expert consulting on social media, marketing, branding or advertising.