Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. So don’t do that for your blog, either! blogging Content PR 2.0

Two Top Members Leave Facebook PR Team

Ronn Torossian

In-house PR for Facebook can be a lucrative gig. Facebook has been in the news the next thing to constantly, and not because everyone seems to love their service and use it multiple times every day. […]. Brand PR Business

Marketing After Facebook for Brands [VIDEO]

Shift Communications

Facebook changed its algorithm to suppress unpaid brand posts. 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. 00:07:24] Your Blog.

Find your Brand’s Optimum Facebook Strategy

Shift Communications

The Facebook news feed algorithm is in constant flux. One of the fundamental truths to Facebook in current environments, however, is that brands (in general) need to pay in order to be seen.

How to build a blog

Stephen Waddington

In the second Comms School session we explored third party and owned blogs, how to build a blog and post content, and making blogging a habit. The second session of Comms School got to grips with building a blog and making blogging a habit. We kicked off by reviewing some of the blogs posted by members of the Comms School community. Rachael Gordon Thanks to everyone who has joined us on a blogging journey. blogging

Facebook SEO and Post Search: What it Means for Brands

Shift Communications

This week, Facebook enabled the ability for everyone to search posts. Much like Google, you can head to Facebook and use the search bar to find old posts. Facebook SEO. Which means, Facebook just established SEO for the entire archive of public posts.

Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

PR Daily

After more than a year of scandal, Facebook wants a do-over. If the company is successful in making the changes, it could upend how brand managers, marketers and PR pros interact online. Then there’s the fact that Facebook’s privacy promises have historically been broken.

How to brand your content on Facebook

PR Daily

Facebook recently launched Branded Content —a new type of post for pages—and changed its policies for brands that use that feature. We’ve been crafting compelling sponsored campaigns on Facebook for five years. How does this affect your Facebook marketing strategy?

3 Facebook Features That Benefit The Media

Cision

When Facebook first launched, users searched for classmates and dorm room friends. In fact, Facebook users are more likely to post and respond to news content than Twitter users. Tip: First, ensure your brand’s website is mobile friendly. Featured Trends Facebook

How brand managers use Facebook Messenger to woo customers

PR Daily

Facebook Messenger for business has been around since 2015, but recently, both customers and brands have really started adopting the service in a big way. According to Facebook , 20 million Facebook Pages are active on Messenger. the Gong blog.

How Long Should a Blog Post be in 2019? [And Other Key Blogging Statistics You Should Know]

Sword and the Script

Writers that report success with blogging share the following characteristics: They are more likely to write longer or more in-depth content; They tend to spend six or more hours writing a post; They are 2.5 To that end, I started blogging for business before starting this blog, which celebrated 10 years of publication earlier this month and eventually became a natural platform for starting an agency three years ago. 1) How long should a blog post be?

Facebook opens branded-content publishing to all

PR Daily

Good news for content marketers: Facebook eased the restrictions for publishing branded content. We know that many of our partners have existing partnership deals with marketers, and this update gives them the ability to extend their branded content business onto Facebook.

Brand Awareness: It’s All About Content

Onclusive

CMOS and CEOs Sound Off on the Essentials for Getting Buzz and Building Your Brand Awareness. Millions of blog posts are written every day. For marketers, this makes brand awareness a huge challenge: How do we stand out above the noise?

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Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency

Ronn Torossian

Recently, Facebook quietly unrolled a new feature called “page integrity”. The post Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

Should I keep blogging?

Communications Conversations

Two Facebook posts in the last week got me thinking: Should I really keep blogging? First, Geoff Livingston talked about how if he had to do it all over again, and start his social presence from the ground up, he would NOT blog. I started my blog almost six years ago now.

The #1 Facebook Post Mistake Every Brand Should Avoid

Polaris

People check Facebook to see pictures of their friends and family, laugh at the latest memes and learn about breaking news. The last thing they want—or expect—to see in their news feed is a blatant sales pitch from your brand. Don’t be the most annoying brand on Facebook.

Don’t Quit Facebook Yet

Shift Communications

Earlier this week Forrester analyst Nate Elliott released another one of his bi-annual “Facebook is failing marketers” reports that takes aim squarely at Twitter and Facebook when it comes to marketing tactics. It simply penalizes brands that are using Facebook incorrectly.

Are Facebook Ads Any Good for B2B Marketing?

Sword and the Script

If you’re not using Facebook ads because you don’t think they work in B2B marketing , then you are among thin ranks. Several surveys reviewed by eMarketer suggest social media advertising continues to advance – and Facebook is often voted the most effective paid platform – even for B2B.

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Facebook Unfriends News, and it’s a Shame

Flack's Revenge

I had to smile when I read that Facebook’s reducing news content in the newsfeed. Mark Zuckerberg wrote on their blog “our time is better spent bringing people closer together… public content… is crowding out the personal moments that lead us to connect more with each other.”

Twitter and Facebook court brand managers with hub, search features

PR Daily

As more brand managers look to social media, Twitter and Facebook are sweetening their appeal. This week, Twitter announced a new tool for marketing pros who advertise on its platform: Every day, millions of people Tweet about brands. Facebook search: Indexing brand posts.

Making Your Blog More PR-Friendly

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This is true for the earned media we generate, the thought leadership content we produce for clients and for our own blog content. Any company blogging today must have a strategy for boosting the visibility of their content and ensuring it is shareable and shared.

8 New Facebook Features You Need to Know as a Social Media Pro

Social PR Chat

If you want to stay ahead of the Facebook Marketing Likes, one way is to attend Facebook’s annual developer’s conference. Keep in mind, it is un-Like any other marketing conference so here is what you need to know your Facebook future. Now – Keynote at Facebook F8.

Blogging can be a full time job, says Vuelio

Stephen Waddington

A report from Vuelio suggests that blogging is becoming a source of income for a quarter of bloggers. Blogging is professionalising and has become a paid activity for up to a fifth of bloggers. Typical remuneration is in the range of £250 to £1,000 for a collaboration with a brand. Bloggers typically start out blogging as a hobby and overtime shift to paid activity. 18% of bloggers cite blogging as their main source of income. blogging

8 ways blogging can build your startup's brand

PR Daily

Blogging is one of the best ways to do this and build a brand, even before you have a product or service. In this age of relationships, you, the entrepreneur, are a very important element of your new brand. I recommend that every entrepreneur start blogging in parallel with solution development for the following benefits: 1. After a few blogs about your concept, the comments better match your passion, or it’s time to rethink your idea.

Influencer Marketing Search Engine to Roll Out on Facebook

Ronn Torossian

Now that influencer marketing is becoming increasingly popular, social media company Facebook has decided to jump on the trend in an effort to attract people back to the network. The influencer marketing platform allows brands and companies to find … READ MORE ».

How Amplifying Your Media Coverage Can Build Your Brand

Critical Mention

Today’s organizations can help build their brand by garnering and distributing earned media, because earned media can have significant influence on brand reputation. Earned Media Builds Brand Credibility. The more your earned media is shared, the more attention your brand gets.

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Suffering from Facebook Newsfeed Entitlement? Stop. Here’s 26 Reasons Why

Social PR Chat

Being included in the Facebook newsfeed is something brands have come to expect as a protected constitutional right. While it’s hard to remember life before Facebook newsfeed changes and Mark Zuckerberg’s infamous post updates like the one on January 11th, 2018; it’s safe to say public relations pre-Facebook was archaic at best. Your Business Without Facebook? Imagine life without Facebook. Facebook Newsfeed Ground Zero?

5 Alcohol Brands with Great Social Media

Ronn Torossian

It’s not an easy job to do social media and booze brands – Finding that blend may be almost as difficult of finding the right blend to create a momentous alcohol. Here are five brands that seem to have found the right mix: Crown Royal. Brand PR Social Media

Putting Your Blog to Work: 4 Milestones to Hit Before Trying to Turn Your Blog into Your Business

Shift Communications

Blogs are like opinions — nowadays, it seems like everyone has one. So, say you have a blog, but you want to take it to the next level and turn it into something profitable. Before you can turn your blog into a business, you need an audience.

Monday Roundup: Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging is a great way to start conversations, share ideas, and build your online community. Whether through guest posts or original content on your own site, blogging can help your brand gain traction (I mean, just look at me!). Blogging for Profit? Blogging Upstream.

Facebook Live for B2B Brands—the Why and the How

PR News

” So says Bilal Morris, director of local social media strategy for iHeartRadio, about Facebook Live, the social media giant’s live broadcasting feature, which it just happens to favor in its news feed algorithm. The post Facebook Live for B2B Brands—the Why and the How appeared first on PR News Blog. “Either go live often, or don’t go live at all.”

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My 30-Day Blogging Challenge: The Importance of Syndicated Content

Polaris

My binge blogging challenge is complete—this post is the final one in my 30-day challenge. You can read about why I decided to binge blog and some of the lessons I learned along the way HERE and HERE. Was binge blogging a good idea? Business Blogging I made it!

Building Your Brand for Public Relations

Scott Public Relations

Whether you are an individual or represent a company, branding is an important aspect of how you can succeed with your public relations. An effective brand expresses your personality, tells your story, and highlights the subjects that you want to address.

How to Build An Audience for Your New Blog

Shift Communications

The same could be asked about a blog: If a blog is written but has no readers, does it exist at all? Don’t let your blog fall into the cobwebs of your website. Content creation can be one of the hardest things to plan when you first begin blogging.

The Facebook Paradox, Part 2: No Free Lunch

Shift Communications

In the previous post , we discussed the dominance of Facebook’s audience reach. The flip side of this coin is Facebook’s continued reduction in what brands and companies can do for free on their service. May 2012 : Facebook rolls out Promoted Posts for brand Pages.

Facebook Messenger ads are coming

PR Daily

Facebook Messenger is about to become a lot more promotional. that already infiltrate Messenger, should please brand managers. Facebook’s blog post. Like Audience Network, Messenger ads are an additional placement option when businesses run ads on Facebook.

How the New York Public Library’s Blog Mobilizes Communities

Cision

The term “content marketing” casts a wide net when it comes to ways to promote and publicize a brand or organization. However, blogging is one of the leading tools in any brand’s content marketing strategy. Q: How did the NYPL decide to start a blog program?

Top 10 PR Tips for Companies With Established Brands

Critical Mention

Public relations is a great way to help build your brand. If your organization already has an established brand, consider yourself lucky, as you don’t have to build it from scratch. . At the same time, managing PR can be tricky, even for established brands.

Top 10 Tech Blogs PR Needs To Follow

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Here are the top 10 tech blogs you need to read to prepare for promoting clients across a range of industries, including IoT, ad-tech, tech products and services and wearable technology. Of course, it covers news from Silicon Valley big guns – Tesla, Facebook, Uber, etc.

Should Your Brand Voice Stay the Same Across Social Channels?

Contently - Strategy

If you’re curious about brand voice, the first thing you should do is think about Tom Hanks. Like the personality of a human, your brand has to retain some elasticity to appeal to different people in different places. Your brand voice on Facebook.

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