This is How Brand Marketing Will Thrive in 2020

Ronn Torossian

Brand marketing is a hot topic of conversation among marketing professionals. As the traditional norms of marketing give way to the all-out blitz that is digital marketing, it’s beneficial for brands to do their best to look ahead and try to anticipate what’s coming.

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The Shifting in Brand-Influencer Relationships

Ronn Torossian

It seems that any time a user logs into Instagram, there are countless posts promoting certain brands. Influencer marketing is a very real niche of digital marketing, and it’s here to stay. The post The Shifting in Brand-Influencer Relationships appeared first on.

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Strong Audience Persona Can Boost a Marketing Plan’s Effectiveness

Ronn Torossian

When pushing out content that potential customers of a brand will see, how much thought are you putting into the message? The post Strong Audience Persona Can Boost a Marketing Plan’s Effectiveness appeared first on.

How an Influencer Marketing Agency Can Help Businesses Grow 

5W PR

When it comes to companies seeking out influencers to bolster a marketing campaign, employing the help of an influencer marketing agency can help amplify the voice of the brand and extend its reach. Think of an influencer agency as a commercial fishing boat.

Jelly Marketing: Why Marketing Agencies Should Track Media Coverage

Critical Mention

Who is Jelly Marketing? Jelly Digital Marketing & PR is a one-stop-shop online marketing agency in Fort Langley, British Columbia. Our proactive approach to digital marketing allows us to provide comprehensive amplification for the brand’s we partner with.

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What’s Better, PR Agency Or Client Side Work?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In public relations , there are many career path possibilities, but most fall into either the agency side or the client side. Many who’ve been successful after years in agency PR may nurture a curiosity about client-side work. Agency PR Has Many Advantages.

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A PR Intern’s Guide to Agency Lingo

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

PR intern’s guide to agency lingo. The PR team might pitch some less tailored info about the company for general brand visibility ahead of a new product announcement or a big funding announcement.

How To Get The Best From Your PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bringing on an external PR agency , or really any outside firm, is an investment of time and budget for any company, no matter its size. Naturally, things will go better for both parties if the agency team gives their all, and the client manages for the best possible outcomes.

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Mastering Influencer Marketing

Ronn Torossian

The post Mastering Influencer Marketing appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR Public Relations Ronn Torossian BRANDING Insights MARKETING PR Agency Strategy

Photography Matters: Why Investing in Quality Photos Boosts Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Sandra recently began marketing her shop locally using the paid search on Google and a […]. The post Photography Matters: Why Investing in Quality Photos Boosts Marketing appeared first on. Sandra is a small business owner.

What to Do When a Marketing Plan Backfires

Ronn Torossian

It happens to even the best, most well-known brands. For a brand that was only seeking to elevate its marketing and make a splash, this can easily be panic-inducing. The post What to Do When a Marketing Plan Backfires appeared first on.

Lessons to Learn from Spotify’s Marketing Strategy

Ronn Torossian

It’s always fascinating to take a look at how a brand is marketing to us as consumers. For marketing pros, looking at advertisements or seeing branded content may be more detailed than the average consumer.

5 Reasons PR Agency Relationships Fail

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Nobody enters into a PR agency partnership thinking it will fail, just like no one gets married thinking they may one day divorce. But when client-agency partnerships end prematurely, there are often avoidable factors involved. Why do some agency relationships fail?

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Thinking Like a Consumer Will Win the Marketing Game

Ronn Torossian

A cursory Google search for “marketing tips” yields a predictable number of articles promising the secrets to effective marketing and the best practices for winning the marketing game for a leg up above the competition.

Are You Ready For A PR Agency? 5 Questions For Startups

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bringing on a public relations agency can help an organization engage a far larger audience than they’re able to do on their own. But in the competitive world of startups, the go-to-market formula can change, and timing is key. Does the startup have internal support for the PR agency?

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Beyond Publicity: What Your PR Agency Can Do

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The PR team or agency’s prime directive is to manage the reputation of the brand – and it does that from many angles. The PR team should develop this strategy based on the business goals of the organization, and in collaboration with other departments, like marketing and sales.

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Selling Exclusivity: Marketing to Finicky Consumers

Ronn Torossian

Whether this is a club they belong to, a circle of friends, or a special promotion they’re invited to, the feeling of exclusivity, of belonging to the “club” is a feeling brands often capitalized on. Everyone likes to feel as if they are a part of something.

Making the case for small and mid-size PR agencies

PR Daily

Perhaps the flight to startups, craft brands and smaller agencies was a reaction to the era of dehumanization and disengagement, which, Gallup surveys assure us , continues today. At big companies and agencies, people feel—and are—interchangeable. Little agency, big edge.

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Marketing And Brand Activism 

5W PR

We’ve seen some large companies take positions on controversial issues and even brand some of their product lines to reflect their feelings. One study reported that 91% of millennials said they would switch to a brand that supports a cause they embrace rather than simply feeding corporate profits. What This Means For Marketers. Branding Media Relations Public Relations 5wpr agency branding strategy

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How Brands Create Fans

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In today’s fragmented media environment, the scarcest commodity for any marketing or PR pro is customer attention. That’s why engaging users and relationship marketing is so fascinating – and so elusive. What about more mundane brands and businesses?

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Storytelling in Digital Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Storytelling is one of the founding concepts of marketing. Not every brand is good at this practice, but it’s an integral skill and an element of any successful marketing campaign. […]. The post Storytelling in Digital Marketing appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Business PR Firm Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO For Immediate Release book Insights MARKETING PR Agency Public Relations Strategy

Can A PR Agency Be Too Loyal?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

How can you be persuasive with others if you yourself aren’t convince of a brand’s worth? Like most career PR agency people, I always drink the client Kool-Aid. I’d never use “xerox” as a verb after having represented a competitive brand of copiers.

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How to Grow an Agency

Shift Communications

Now that we’ve popped the champagne and cut the cake, it feels natural to consider not just HOW MUCH we’ve grown, but HOW we’ve grown – and more importantly, what does that suggest for mid-sized agencies in an increasingly competitive market?

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Is the Influencer Era Over? The Rise of Fake Followers 

Ronn Torossian

As per the brand protection agency, at least 15% of all influencers’ followers have been found to be fake. For those with deep ties to the influencer marketing industry, the scourge of fake […].

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Capitalize Marketing Strategy for Trends without Losing the Long Game

Ronn Torossian

Brands issue their own versions […]. The post Capitalize Marketing Strategy for Trends without Losing the Long Game appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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Programmatic pressure—B2B brands lag behind agencies in execution

Agility PR Solutions

New research from commercial data and analytics firm Dun & Bradstreet shows growing spend on programmatic ad buying and a continued dependence on data in the programmatic space—and also highlights key differences in the maturity of agencies versus brands when buying ads programmatically.

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PR Guide To Agency-Client On-Boarding

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

So it’s usually a good feeling to finally sign the agency agreement. Many PR agencies have a proprietary immersion and startup process, but even if they don’t, on-boarding is a critical first step in the relationship. Align with marketing .

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Six Ways Psychology Can Help With Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Marketing is based on theories of applied psychology, that is, consumers act in a certain way because they are wired to do so. The human brain and all it’s cognitive biases and tendencies are important aspects of the marketing process.

The Value of the Micro Influencer in Digital Marketing Campaigns

Ronn Torossian

With all of the attention, it seems, on influencers as the newest marketing secret sauce, there is also a buzz worthy conversation surrounding the notion of the micro influencer. Brand PR PR Agency PR Firm PR Inspiration Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING Pubilc Relations Strategy

Why PR agencies can't ignore email marketing

PR Daily

As recently as 10 years ago, PR and marketing were two separate-but-equal efforts that competed for dollars and maintained an uneasy truce at the client’s table, but generally had minimal overlap. I could give you a hundred good arguments for email marketing (though I might be biased).

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Dawn of the Intelligently Automated Agency

PR 20/20

Artificial intelligence is accelerating change in the marketing industry, and your career: Consumers will demand greater personalization , while wanting to control their data and privacy. AI should make us better people, professionals and brands. More Intelligent” Marketing Automation.

Five Questions For A PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For any organization in initial conversations with a public relations agency, there are many questions to be asked. PR agency questions: To ask or not to ask? Ideally, your budget fits somewhere in the middle or even a bit above the agency’s client budget median.

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Influencer Marketing For B2B Brands

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Can influencer marketing work for B2B brands? PR programs that include influencer campaigns are often linked to emerging YouTubers or glitzy Kardashian-type personalities, but influencer marketing works in B2B public relations , too.

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Top 4 Takeaways from the American Spa CBD Summit – What Brands and Marketers Need to Know

5W PR

Alise Edgcomb, Vice President, met with dozens of brands and experts on site to assess the state of the industry, particularly as it relates to beauty, wellness and personal care. . The cannabis market is similar to where clean beauty was five years ago – The hype has piqued interest, but consumers and media alike are eager for quality, effective offerings. The #1 question asked of brands on site was, “How are you different? Alise Edgcomb, Vice President.

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Hospitality PR: A Guide to Expanding Your Brand’s Reach

Ronn Torossian

The post Hospitality PR: A Guide to Expanding Your Brand’s Reach appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Entrepreneur PR Agency Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5WPR 5WPR CEO BRANDING Insights MARKETING PR Firm Strategy

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Borrowed Time for the AOR and the Impact of the Big 4 on Marketing and PR Agencies; Off Script 43: Chris Forhan of Bytelion

Sword and the Script

Not every one that winds up in the marketing and PR space started there. After college, he spent seven years in capital markets, “trading corporate and high yield bonds for a large regional money manager.”. I specifically wanted to ask him about sales in the agency world.

The PR Agency Review Process is Broken

Ishmael's Corner

The typical process that guides a company in evaluating PR agencies and ultimately choosing a winner is broken. thesis really tell you about a given agency? In many agencies, the people who handle the RFP gauntlet have no relationship to the actual account team.

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Agency Culture: Interview a Coworker

5W PR

How Did You Get into Digital Marketing – Specifically SEO? I ended up switching careers into digital marketing & SEO after spending quite some time working on freelance and personal projects. Digital Marketing Never Gets Old. Agency Life 5wpr agency interview seo

3 marketing techniques that can boost your PR agency game

PR Daily

PR agency pros are often on the lookout for new moves to elevate their agency game and help clients stay ahead of the pack. For harried agency pros, the best news is that it will make your life easier, but it also packs a punch for your customers and their awareness efforts, too.

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Tribe Builder Media Named 2019 Consumer PR Agency of the Year

Tribe Builder Media

Ranked #5 best entrepreneurial company in America, Tribe Builder Media is now the consumer public relations agency gold award winner in the Consumer World Awards! Just two short months after being named a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency by Clutch , our reputation continues to grow.