Brands, Black History Month Isn’t a Marketing Trend. How to Approach it With the Intention it Deserves. | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

February is Black History Month, and with America’s racial injustice reckoning at the top of public consciousness, many brands are eager to show solidarity with the Black community. We urge brands to proceed with caution.

8 Tips for Maximizing Your International Press Release | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

For many companies, this provides exciting opportunities to enter into new markets faster than ever before. But increasing brand visibility in unfamiliar markets is not always easy. There is no doubt today that we are part of a global economy.

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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. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

How important is YouTube for brand marketing in 2020?

PR Daily

But, as with all things social media, it’s never too late to start building your brand and growing your audience on this video sharing site. Here are a few reasons why your brand needs a YouTube channel: 1. This includes goals like getting viewers to: Visit your blog.

7 Best Marketing Blogs of 2019

Critical Mention

The world of digital marketing is an ever-shifting landscape where platform algorithms and industry trends change in the blink of an eye, and you need to be able to keep up. Luckily, we have seven of our top picks for the best marketing blogs of 2019 that’ll help you up your game! Copyblogger is one of the best content marketing platforms anywhere online. Blogs are purposeful, succinct and educational. Content Marketing Institute. of digital marketing.

Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Blogging, “Unfriend” Social Media

Glean.info Blog

Fortune 500 companies dramatically increased blogging this year and significantly decreased social media posting. Blog usage more than tripled since its all-time-low of 21% in 2015. The steep jump in corporate blogging may seem to contradict recent digital marketing trends.

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?

Connect your hospital blog with your community

PR Daily

Blogs connect your community hospital with the online health care community. Though blogs are a cheap, simple way to present lots of data and information online, an effective blog is written with intention. Defining a clear target audience for your hospital’s blog(s) is just as important as in traditional forms of marketing. Niche blogging narrows the focus of your message and allows you to connect on a deeper level.

How to Turn Your Personal Story Into a Compelling Brand

ReimaginePR

The most important part of branding is storytelling. You must cultivate a brand story that adds context and meaning to what would otherwise be dull facts and figures. Your brand story should be authentic, relatable, and deeply human. To do that, you’ll need to tap into your personal history and also humanize your brand. Check out our list of do’s and don’ts for your brand story. Think of your brand as a person.

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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 StrategyInfluencers are people who have a large following on social media and who’s knowledge and opinion has a large bearing on their followers.

9 Blogs To Make You PR-Smart

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the best ways is to stay on top of key PR industry blogs as well as more general sites that offer a fresh take on business, creativity, and content. Why limit yourself to PR blogs when there’s a whole world of interesting stuff that can offer important information as well as increase specific skill sets? Blogs That Can Make You Smarter. Industry or Workplace Blogs. ” The blog is a reliable source of macro PR information and industry trends.

Marketing Ideas: ‘New’ Product Marketing?

Ronn Torossian

The marketing industry is a crowded space. As consumer attention spans decline and quality engagement becomes harder to come by, marketers are forced to get even more creative. The eternal battle for attention, for a way to stand out, requires marketing professionals to stay on top of trends, have the ability to predict consumer behavior, […]. The post Marketing Ideas: ‘New’ Product Marketing? appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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? Marketers and communicators are now competing for consumer attention amid Facebook posts, Buzzfeed memes, blog posts, articles, texts and more. Pick one differentiating facet of your brand and focus on it consistently.”.

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Content Marketing Lessons Learned From Our Best Performing Blog Posts

Polaris

Hopefully we learn a few content marketing lessons by reviewing the past year, then use that information to develop even more effective editorial calendars in 2015. Here are some of Polaris’ most popular blog posts from 2014, along with the lessons they taught us. Content Marketing Lesson #1: Make it useful and timely. The introduction of this country’s new anti-spam legislation (CASL) on July 1 was one of the biggest marketing developments this year.

5 Free Blog Editorial Calendars to Improve Your Content Marketing

Polaris

Do you want to be better organized in your blogging? Write marketing content more quickly and more efficiently? If you said yes, the solution is simple: get a blog editorial calendar. A blog editorial calendar is a calendar filled with the schedule of your upcoming posts. The style of calendar you use will vary depending on the objective of your blog, the kind of content you create and the type of organization you work for. 3: Content Marketing Institute.

A marketing communicator’s guide to effective blogging

Agility PR Solutions

Blogging is one of the most effective tools that every business owner has right at their fingertips. You can establish your brand and publicize it at the same time. There is little in the way of personal marketing quite like blogging. Every business needs a blog For a new business especially, blogging can be the […]. The post A marketing communicator’s guide to effective blogging appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

There’s no universal magic number of blog posts that every organization should create per month in order to see results. Though the perfect amount of blog content doesn’t exist, there is a range to shoot for. Depending on what your company goals are and what your capacity is for creating content, you can find a blogging sweet spot. Think of this option as the bare minimum, as in one blog post a week or one blog post every other week.

Datelines, Bylines and Credible Citations: 3 Elements of Trust You Should Include in Company Blog Posts

Sword and the Script

That’s the approach some companies are taking with their blog posts and content. The study looked interesting, so I clicked the link for a closer look: the ‘source’ document was another blog post, which in turn cited several other studies. How could this happen on a company blog? Trustworthy blogs include datelines, bylines and cite credible sources: Datelines identify the context in which a post was published and is a signal of trustworthiness.

10 outstanding corporate blogs

PR Daily

There seems to be a lot of noise about the "death of the company blog.". In a world with so many shiny balls to chase—such as Snapchat and Instagram—are blogs still viable? A few years ago, I did a comprehensive study of the best company blogs in America, and it''s time to reconsider this channel. What is the state of the art in company blogging? What are the best company blogs today? list, the elite designees would be all tech blogs.

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. It’s never too early to start marketing the value of your expertise, insights and ideas. I recommend that every entrepreneur start blogging in parallel with solution development for the following benefits: 1. Related: The Key to Writing an Amazing Blog Post.

Why Social Media Platforms and Apps are Crucial to Marketing Your Brands

ReimaginePR

Not quite: brands are doing that all the time , and honestly, if your business isn’t, then you might as well close up shop today. But if you’re only now shifting into a social media-centric marketing strategy (which, again, we cannot stress enough that you should), don’t worry: it doesn’t matter when you start, it matters that you did and that you’re doing it correctly. But first: What Exactly is Social Media Marketing? Social Media Marketing: Defining Your Business Goals.

Brand Growth Through Grassroots Marketing

Jexan

For many brands, it’s difficult to understand the immense value that grassroots marketing can offer. However, this timeless notion that you need to spend money to make money has largely proven false; yet, countless brands fall victim to its wildly outdated mindset.

The corporate blog makes a major comeback in 2020

Communications Conversations

And influencers were starting to work more closely and frequently with brands in the market. Oh, and also, corporate blogging was almost dead. But, corporate blogging was down. People were spending more time there than on corporate blogs.

Is guest blogging still a viable marketing strategy?

Agility PR Solutions

When it comes to SEO, link building, and brand exposure, guest blogging has traditionally been one of the go-to strategies. But in 2019, when SEO rules are changing and many of the old methods of doing things are no longer valid, we pose the question: Does guest blogging still work? The post Is guest blogging still a viable marketing strategy?

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Top Blogs For PR To Follow

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

There are many public relations industry blogs that offer know-how on everything from crafting brilliant media pitches to perfecting presentation skills. But how to determine which blogs are me-too, and which are worth your while? After that, the blog world is your oyster! Follow these blogs to increase your PR acumen. Bad Pitch Blog. But instead of fearing that a pitch may end up in a post, use the blog for good! The Grammarly Blog.

Instagram marketing: 5 brands to get you inspired

Awario

This blog post is for the ones that struggle with Instagram marketing because the process is not that straightforward for them. It’s also for the brands that want to stand out and think outside the box

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. Then, I followed a conversation thread on a private solo PR group I’m a part of where many folks were talking about why they really don’t consider blogging a great tool in terms of new business and inbound marketing.

How to write blogs humans want to read

PR Daily

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post: 1. If your blog is too difficult to read, your bounce rate will be high and the time spent on page will be very low. Ideally, your links automatically turn a color that matches your branding so you don’t even have to worry about it. The last thing on your blog checklist when writing for humans is to include examples, case studies, and testimonials. A version of this article first appeared on the Spin Sucks blog.

4 Pitfalls of Brand Journalism to Avoid

Onclusive

Not only have we spent thousands of hours building a product that can give it definitive value and metrics, but we’ve also dedicated endless amounts of energy developing, executing and #shamelesslyplugging our own blog, brand channel, whatever-you-wanna-call-it-where-no-one-tells-us-what-to-do. PR Education brand journalism content marketing content tips PR public relations SAP Tim Clark

What is the role of affiliate marketing for brands in 2020?

Agility PR Solutions

With people spending more time than ever online in 2020 due to lockdowns and remote working, connecting with consumers through the websites, blogs, and influencers that they follow and trust is a good way to extend a brand’s reach. Marketing Public Relations marketing

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. So how do you know when to stick to your guns in building your online brand, versus when to take inspiration from the formula? In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. They’re valid for anyone trying to build a brand online.

How To Brand When Expanding into the American Market

Ronn Torossian

Interested in expanding your market reach beyond your borders and into the thriving and vibrant American marketplace? But, while the market is thriving, breaking into […]. The post How To Brand When Expanding into the American Market appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. With the internet and an expanded interest in culture and products from outside the U.S.,

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How PR pros and marketers can crack ‘the blogging cycle’

PR Daily

If blogger campaigns aren’t part of your marketing strategy, you’d better fix that. Blogger campaigns are a relatively new arena for marketing and PR professionals, and with the market so saturated (there are more than 100 million blogs on the net), it can be difficult for marketers to explain the value of investing in it. However, smart blogging campaigns achieve excellent results for established brands and startups.

Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

Snyder’s letter on TAP and the national publicity that followed are the product of Denver Water’s investment in brand journalism. It differs from content marketing and a traditional corporate blog in several ways. It’s the nexus of marketing, journalism and social media.”.

The Essential Components of Your Video Marketing Strategy

ReimaginePR

Are you using video as a part of your marketing strategy? Here’s how to use it to your brand’s advantage: Click To Tweet. Video plays an essential role in your marketing strategy. Let’s talk about why video is so effective and how to make it work for your brand. Why Video Marketing is Important. Video is an essential part of your content marketing strategy. Now, how do you use video as a part of your marketing strategy?

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Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency

Ronn Torossian

The post Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. PR Firm PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5W Public Relations 5WPR 5WPR CEO BRANDING Insights MARKETINGRecently, Facebook quietly unrolled a new feature called “page integrity”. This allows users to see recent activity, updates, and modifications to a business page.

6 Blogs Every PR Pro Should Read

Critical Mention

Blogs are an effective way for PR and marketing pros to get information quickly and easily. With so many blogs out there, the challenge becomes which ones to choose while you’re on your daily commute, coffee break or even at your desk. So we’ve done the research for you and listed our top six blogs that will keep you in the know! Its day-to-day covers give you breaking news, controversial marketing and PR campaigns and amusing memes.

Blogging for SEO: 7 tips

PR Daily

Blogging for search engine optimization (SEO) is one way to increase your visibility, but it takes more than just posting an article now and then. The best way to increase SEO for blogs is to be strategic. Updating your blog regularly, down to the same time of day and day of the week, is vital. Research shows that once you accumulate 51 blog posts, website traffic goes up by 53 percent. In addition to looking better for visitors, it’s important when blogging for SEO.

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15 superb blogs and websites for PR pros to follow

PR Daily

Here are the top blogs and websites every PR pro should know: The Skimm This one’s all about the newsletter. PRSay PRSay is the blog of the largest U.S. L2inc L2inc Daily Insights covers the PR industry with an emphasis on brands and how they’re competing in the market. Now that China’s consumer market is growing, there are also posts that cover Chinese trends and consumer technology innovations. Featured Marketing Media Relations

Branding Lessons from Marvel Studios’ Mythology Marketing

PR News

The post Branding Lessons from Marvel Studios’ Mythology Marketing appeared first on PR News Blog. Society is in an era of peak geekdom, wherein the plot twists of “Game of Thrones” dominate watercooler conversations, and eleven years of Marvel Studios superhero films (“the Infinity Saga”) produce four of the top-grossing films of all time.

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