PR Lessons from Walmart's Greeter Policy Change

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: The position, which was originally initiated by Sam Walton in 1980, has become a signature aspect of the Walmart brand

Big CPG Brands Will Start Reusing Packaging

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Ice cream, soda, dish soap to be sold in reusable containers; Pepsi, Unilever, P&G sign onto pilot program in Europe, U.S.

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Avoid These 10 Common Rebranding Mistakes

Flack Me

Do it well, and you set your brand up for success. Category: Flack Me Summary: Rebranding can be tricky. Do it poorly, and you become a punchline

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Brand Lessons From PayPal's Mistake

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: A man wrote PayPal to say his wife had died. The company's response was heartless

5 Types of Tools For Freelance PR Pros

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: With the prevalence of social media, brand journalism and digital marketing campaigns, more and more PR pros are cutting the cord on the typical office gig

8 Keys to Reaching Gen Z on Social Media

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Publishers and brand managers are already trying to pinpoint what catches the attention of a generation that’s yet to come of age

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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. The post The Shifting in Brand-Influencer Relationships appeared first on. Gym wear, supplements, hair products, skincare, sports treatments, CBD — the list goes on and on.

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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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How Brands Create Fans

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Too many B2C brands have outsourced their customer relationships to influencers like celebrities for hire. Influencers are effective, but how much more powerful is an authentic fan of that brand? What about more mundane brands and businesses?

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Getting Political in Branding and Messaging

Flack's Revenge

It used to be a much simpler world for brand development. Today it’s more complicated, as I wrote in my post: United we Brand. What does this mean for the arts of messaging and brand development? Rethinking the Brand Question Framework.

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#PRExpanded Guest Post: Socializing Your Brand … What’s That?

PR Expanded

Just a few short years ago, brands were pondering whether to give this social media thing a try or not. Plus, people would use this opportunity to backslash brands, right? So, how do you socialize your brand? Socialize Your Brand in Three Steps. Branding Guest Post PR 2.0

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PERSONAL BRANDING: Why your online visibility matters

PR Warrior

The post PERSONAL BRANDING: Why your online visibility matters appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Personal branding Social media Google LinkedIn Medium TwitterIn a connected world where people do their homework before doing business with you, how do you stack up?

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How Brands Can Earn More Press Coverage

Ronn Torossian

Every brand wants more earned media, but, too often, these well-meaning brands go about it in all the wrong ways. The post How Brands Can Earn More Press Coverage appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR Business 5WPR CEO BRANDING Ronn Torossian

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Why NOT to change your branding

Ronn Torossian

It’s a new year and many people might be considering shaking things up with new branding. Clients usually come to PR firms, especially around this time of year, for help creating a new logo and developing a new brand identity. Brand PR PR Agency Public Relations

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Women form stronger brand intimacy bonds—which brand is #1?

Agility PR Solutions

Which brands do women have emotional connections with in 2019? in the latest Brand Intimacy 2019 Study, the largest study of brands based on emotion, from marketing intimacy agency MBLM. The post Women form stronger brand intimacy bonds—which brand is #1?

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The Ultimate Brand Video Helper

ReimaginePR

Because we love you, one handy dandy, super duper, mostly all-in-one-place Brand Video Checklist to ensure you don’t forget anything when you develop, write and shoot your next video.

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How Cannabis Brands Can Improve Their Visibility

Ronn Torossian

For entrepreneurs hoping to advance their brands, this boom in legal cannabis presents an incredible opportunity to convert media coverage into positive brand capital- […]. Brand PR Business Media Relations PR Agency PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn Torossian

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United we Brand? Top Reads on Corporate Activism

Flack's Revenge

Should brands take a stand? So, what’s a brand (and their top execs) to do? Fence-sitters might alienate those who want to know the brand’s political and social colors. The ensuing narrative has been that “taking a stand is no longer an option for brands.”

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 MARKETING

Brand Awareness: It’s All About Content

Onclusive

CMOS and CEOs Sound Off on the Essentials for Getting Buzz and Building Your Brand Awareness. For marketers, this makes brand awareness a huge challenge: How do we stand out above the noise? Pick one differentiating facet of your brand and focus on it consistently.”.

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Avoid Brand-Killing Tweets

Ronn Torossian

Unfortunately, it’s also been where far too many careers and brands have gone to die, imploding in a barrage of negative PR related to, sometimes, a single tweet. The post Avoid Brand-Killing Tweets appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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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. Think of your brand as a person.

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An Ode to the Authentic Brand

Onclusive

and rarely it falls under a brand strategy function — the last of which is most surprising since PR plays such an important role in brand perception and positioning. This is How You Build a Brand With Soul ”. How Brands Benefit From Exuding Real Human Emotion ”.

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#PR Takes Your Business Beyond #Brand Awareness

PR Expanded

Brand awareness is just the beginning of what good PR can do for your company. However, without the trust and credibility factor that good PR delivers, the brand will not obtain the advocacy it seeks. So, yes, businesses will continue to rely on PR for brand awareness.

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4 Ways PR Creates Brand Attachment

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

While top-tier marketing and advertising are valuable, associated PR campaigns can help propel a brand to the next level of emotional attachment. You feel connected to these brands. Some customers are initially attracted to certain brands because they like their ad message.

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How Facebook and Instagram images resonate for brands

NewsWhip

Which brands had the most success with their Facebook and Instagram images? Given this, we wanted to look at both Facebook and Instagram to see how brands make use of the platforms with their photo strategies, and whether it is the same brands that are successful.

Infographic: The ABCs of personal branding

PR Daily

It starts by cultivating a personal brand. Your social media channels, online presence, reputation and more can be carefully managed to create a brand that stands for excellence and innovation. What makes up your personal brand? Branding Content Marketing Marketing

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.

What Aretha Franklin Can Teach Brands About Making a Mark

Ronn Torossian

The post What Aretha Franklin Can Teach Brands About Making a Mark appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR PR Inspiration Ronn Torossian 5W PR 5WPR CEO Insights

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This is How to Build a Brand With Soul

Onclusive

Even though there’s more data to work with than ever, it’s still terribly important to stick to the soul of your brand. Musings branding

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Should Brands Take A Stand?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The common public relations wisdom about brands and politics is that they don’t mix. The bigger the brand, the more risk-averse the marketing team tends to be, with good reason. But nowadays there’s pressure for brands to take a stand. The answer depends on the brand.

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The Complicated Business of Mixing Brand and Politics [Survey]

Sword and the Script

That’s the backdrop for brands considering taking a public stand on a political position. That’s not what we’re talking about here and in my observation, there have been more voices urging brands to take a political position. The Politics (and Brand Risk) Will Change Tomorrow.

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What shaving my head can teach you about content marketing for personal branding purposes

PR Warrior

The post What shaving my head can teach you about content marketing for personal branding purposes appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Content marketing Personal branding Social mediaOnce upon a time I had hair. Lots of it! But then … not so much.

In Brands We Trust

HMA Public Relations

Edelman’s annual Trust Barometer Special Report notes that people’s expectations of brands are evolving. The post In Brands We Trust appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Fink brand trust edelman In Brands We Trust Trust Barometer Special Report

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How to Use AI to Build a Brand Narrative

Onclusive

AirPR’s new Research Trends TM provides insight into how to build a brand Narrative. When your brand builds a clear narrative and fine-tunes messaging, it clears the way for reaching both your customers and other decision makers.

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#PRStudChat Discusses Personal Branding & How to Land A Dream Job

PR Expanded

Using social media to launch your personal brand and help you land your dream job. ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather for a Twitter discussion on how social media elevates your personal brand and jumpstarts your career. We’re headed into March and spring is almost here.

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4 steps to more consistent branding—and 33% more revenue

Agility PR Solutions

New research from content creation platform Lucidpress reveals brand consistency can have a significant impact on revenue. In fact, the firm’s new State of Brand Consistency Reportfound consistent branding can increase revenue by 33 percent—a 10 percent increase over the 2016 report.

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Why brand authenticity matters in 2019

NewsWhip

But what does it mean for a brand to be authentic in 2019? Brands today are under scrutiny from their consumers more than ever before. How do you maintain the integrity of your brand while respecting the cultures you’re selling to? Brands authenticity brands

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Are your loyal customers mispronouncing your brand name?

PR Daily

How do you manage a brand when many people can’t even say it? Imagine what it must be like to be a brand manager for Givenchy. Sure, your job is to manage a French couture fashion label, but your brand name is repeatedly mangled. Berliner Pilsner (a German beer brand).

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Brand Journalists

HMA Public Relations

The post Brand Journalists appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured PR Observations and Preferences PRSA Annelise Krafft brand journalists corporate PR in-house PR internal communications PRSA PhoenixAt the latest PRSA Phoenix New Pros Mentorship meeting, Annelise heard from internal communicators that in-house PR is taking a surprising turn. Read more!

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