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

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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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Creating Unified Brand Strategies

Ronn Torossian

One of the most important goals of a marketing team is to be able to create a unified brand across all of the touchpoints and stakeholders. The post Creating Unified Brand Strategies appeared first on.

Building a Brand in 2020

Ronn Torossian

A strong brand allows consumer advocates to spread your company’s messaging and offerings to a larger audience. To historians, the word “brand” dates all the way back to 2700 BC, but it was popularized in the 19th century […].

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Create Brand Awareness With Niche Marketing

Ronn Torossian

The post Create Brand Awareness With Niche Marketing appeared first on. Brand PR Public Relations 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING PR Agency Ronn Torossian

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Automotive industry ranks #2 in brand intimacy—which brands lead?

Agility PR Solutions

Taking a victory lap in the latest brand intimacy rankings, the automotive industry ranked #2 out of the 15 industries studied by MBLM (pronounced Emblem), the agency using emotional science to build more intimate brands during these unprecedented times.

When is a Brand Connecting or Pestering?

Ronn Torossian

The post When is a Brand Connecting or Pestering? Brand PR PR Agency 5WPR Insights MARKETING StrategyThere’s absolutely no way American singer/composer and activist Bob Dylan could foresee the marketing changes going on today when he wrote and performed “The Times They’re a-Changin’.” Yet, here we are 56 years later wondering how to manage a changed marketplace after the pandemic is over. An increasing number of consumers have now adopted and […].

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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. Brand PR Business Featured PR Inspiration Public Relations 5WPR CEO BRANDING Insights MARKETING PR Agency PR Firm Ronn Torossian StrategyGym 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. Instead of operating on a more reactive basis, brands should focus […]. The post This is How Brand Marketing Will Thrive in 2020 appeared first on.

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How Brands Create Fans

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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? Here’s how a variety of brands have created or tapped into their natural fan base. ” The backlash that ensued was a great example of a brand learning to get out of its own way.

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How digital PR can boost a brand’s presence

Agility PR Solutions

Digital PR is an approach utilized to improve awareness of a brand using online techniques. The post How digital PR can boost a brand’s presence appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations branding

Brands Bring Substance To COVID-19 Response

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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended long-planned marketing and PR campaigns for nearly every major brand. Early into the social distancing phase several brands quickly acknowledged the situation through visuals. But the most PR-powerful gesture may have been by Yum Brands.

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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? Does your online presence do the ‘professional you’ justice?

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Best Brand Moves During The COVID-19 Pandemic

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It has also brought out the best in some companies and brands, with accompanying positive PR. Here are my picks for best brand moves so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olive’s plea – and the brand’s response – was even picked up by CNN.

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Brands Tackling Social Issues


According to 5W’s 2020 Consumer Culture Report , some consumers are influenced when a brand aligns with a cause they’re passionate about (83%), and others would like to see a CEO of a company speak out on issues they care about (76%).

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Powered by Amazon, retail ranks high in brand intimacy

Agility PR Solutions

Catalyzed by the spike in e-commerce during COVID, the retail industry retained its 2019 spot and ranked fourth out of the 15 industries studied in theBrand Intimacy 2020 Study, the largest study of brands based on emotions from intimacy marketing firm MBLM (pronounced Emblem).

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5 best practices for brands and individuals on LinkedIn

PR Daily

There are a number of ways to get your brand that “new year, new you” look. Here are five tools and approaches: Self-audit: The start of a calendar year is a great time to reevaluate your brand’s content. Remember to consider your purpose and why you’re using LinkedIn for your brand.

Brand conversations during COVID-19

Stephen Waddington

It’s led to a saturation and brands struggling to cut through. Information trickles down an organisation and is broadcast via increasing numbers of branded owned and shared channels. You can publish beautiful branded content via Instagram and Facebook. COVID-19 has led to a massive upheaval in how organisations communicate. Here are some of my favourite examples from my network. Image credit: The Bigger Picture.

#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? Second, by putting your brand out there, whether as a business or a personal brand, it opens up tremendous opportunities. So, how do you socialize your brand? Socialize Your Brand in Three Steps. Because a brand that takes care of its employees takes care of its customers.

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2020’s Loyalty Leaders: COVID, economy alter brand allegiances

Agility PR Solutions

The COVID crisis and the resulting economic fallout have put brands to the test, and a newly released Loyalty Leaders List from customer engagement research consultancy Brand Keys showcases which ones have stood up to that test, and which have failed miserably with […].

Food Brands Face Tough Decisions

Ronn Torossian

The post Food Brands Face Tough Decisions appeared first on. Smithfield Foods was in the news last week after delivering some disappointing news to thousands of company employees. After hundreds of employees tested positive for coronavirus at a single Sioux Falls, SD processing plant, the company announced that it would be closing that plant “until further notice.” Local officials in Sioux Falls, as well as […]. Business Media Relations Insights MARKETING Strategy

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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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6 tips for building a compelling digital brand

PR Daily

William Arruda, the “Father of Personal Branding,” explains why creating a digital brand is so important today—and shares six expert tips to help you succeed. The idea of personal branding has been around for quite some time. William Arruda , commonly referred to as the “ father of personal branding ,” has been a champion of the concept since 1997. Back then—before LinkedIn and even Google—personal brands looked a lot different.

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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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Start Making Sense: Helping Tech Brands tell their Stories

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Fast forward many years later, and I am afraid I am becoming a talking head on tech startup PR and branding. The post Start Making Sense: Helping Tech Brands tell their Stories appeared first on Flack's Revenge. Agency news Branding Events Interviews Marketing PR Public Relations Tech PRI love the band Talking Heads, and saw them for first time in college many years ago.

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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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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. While it might seem new and exciting, there are times when changing your branding might […]. The post Why NOT to change your branding appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR PR Agency Public Relations

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Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco

PR Daily

Make no mistake: attaching its best-known brand name, which is virtually synonymous with the muscular mythology of gasoline, onto a fully electric car was a significant risk on Ford’s part, one that wasn’t without a significant amount of backlash from fans. What can other brands learn from this? The post Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco appeared first on PR Daily.

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Brands Start To Open Up

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The past two months have been extraordinarily challenging for brand communications and PR people. In the initial weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown, brands struggled to find the right response. A somber soundtrack, a voiceover or chiron alluding to these “uncertain times” and a brand pledge that it will be there for customers until “we can be together.” Many brands see an opening. ” So what’s a brand to do?

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How new workforce policies are crucial for protecting your brand

PR Daily

The post How new workforce policies are crucial for protecting your brand appeared first on PR Daily. Branding COVID-19 Crisis Communications Employee Engagement External Communications Internal Communications Leadership Communications

Brand Story to Watch: Bluebird Meadows


But back to their brand storytelling. Blog Brand Stories to Watch Brand Stories brand storytelling It’s hard for a cottage industry to compete in an overcrowded marketplace but 5 star Bluebird Meadows Bed and Breakfast has found a way. First of all, they’re just very good at what they do. We’re here to tell you that owner Donna Jerry makes the greatest 4 course homemade breakfast in the history of the universe. No exaggeration.

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Brand intimacy in 2020—which brands and industries are making emotional connections?

Agility PR Solutions

With today’s über-fast pace of brand marketing and the many ways consumers can purchase from and interact with brands and retailers, it’s become a challenge for brands to establish real emotional connections, even with their most regular patrons. Public Relations branding

How to Ace Video for Personal Branding

B2B PR Sense

Looking for that next thing to give your personal brand a leg up? Using video for personal branding has helped many people to expand their brand and reach more audiences. Because of how vital it is to my personal brand. This, coupled with the fact that 88% of marketers noticed a good ROI for their marketing efforts, makes video a slam dunk for your personal brand. We're finding new reasons to use video in our marketing and personal branding.

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Valuable content can strengthen your brand more than any promotion

PR Daily

This not only increases sales, but also brand reputation and consumer loyalty. This way, you can establish authority, strengthen your brand voice, build a rapport with existing and potential consumers and encourage sharing—all by offering valuable information to the consumer.

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3 ways brands can support consumers’ mental well-being

PR Daily

Still, marketers wading into these waters need to understand what mental health is and the ways in which brands can provide meaningful support beyond virtue signaling. It doesn’t matter what type of product you are; every brand is now, or needs to be, a service offering.

Tips for encouraging employees to share brand messages

PR Daily

Your workers are key ambassadors for your brand, especially on social media. One scroll down your social media feeds and you’ll notice that even though many brands strive for a personal approach on their social media profiles, they fail to achieve that goal or secure a genuine connection with their audience. In fact, 90% of brands use social media platforms to increase their visibility on the market. The content is raw and sincere and displays the human side of the brand.