The Power Of Creativity In PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Some people don’t think of PR professionals as particularly creative – except when it comes to hatching wild PR stunts or gimmicks, like KFC’s fried-chicken-flavored nail polish in 2016. Yet creativity plays a part in much of a PR person’s daily work.

5 tips for developing brand creative that resonates with—and appeals to—Gen Z

Agility PR Solutions

If your brand or client is trying to catch the fleeting attention of Generation Z, you’re going to need more than a static, old-school approach with your creative marketing.

Brand Awareness: It’s All About Content

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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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5 Tips to Get in Your #Creative #PR Groove

PR Expanded

Years ago, I was a PR person working at a creative marketing communications agency. The company had three distinct divisions: PR / Communications (that was my area), Creative Marketing & Advertising and Web, Multimedia & Video. The role I play creatively is distinctly different.

How Tweetchats Boost Your Brand

Cision

Tweetchats are fabulous for branding because you become known in your industry as the leader for the topic that you host your chats on. She’s successfully branded herself as the SmallBizLady as a result. Best Practices Featured branding social media thought leadership Twitter

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3 bad reasons for changing your branding

PR Daily

Clients frequently come to PR pros for help developing a new logo and brand identity. Here are three reasons NOT to change your brand identity: 1. Organizations work hard to establish a familiar logo and brand identity that connects with audiences.

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How PR pros can break out of a creative rut

PR Daily

Look around to see what other brands are doing to get their message out. If you don’t keep an eye on what the latest approaches are, you risk lacking creativity. The post How PR pros can break out of a creative rut appeared first on PR Daily. PR Writing & Editing creativity

Challenger Brands: Here’s How To Win At PR

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Regardless of the industry, a challenger brand can have a natural PR advantage. Challenger brands can shake things up through unique points of view, innovation or a better story. But many brands don’t have Casper’s $240 million venture funding.

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Why Brands Need to Get Emotional

Cision

Brands know that emotions are powerful motivators and an emotional campaign can heavily influence buyer behavior. Brands that are shying away from emotion as a motivator, or merely only as a data-set to inform a marketing persona are fighting with one hand tied behind their backs. .

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Reactive PR Opportunities in Brand Mentions

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Most often, reactive PR is associated with “newsjacking,” where a brand may seize on a trending news story through social posts or expert commentary in the media. PR wins from brand commandeering.

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Leverage Your Brand’s Poker Face Into a Competitive Edge

Cision

In business, the point of keeping a poker face (aka “brand identity,” for the purposes of this article) is to encourage consumers and competitors to make choices that benefit you, without having to directly nudge them into making those decisions. Executive Insights Featured brand identity

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Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

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These messages are tired and far from creative. Yet, health and wellness brands refuse to let them go. Instead of following the herd to captivate and activate your audience you must flex your creative muscles. Positioning: Lärabar as a Lifestyle Brand.

Creative Branding In a Fredericksburg Loo

Waxing UnLyrical

Does your business’ restroom – often just a necessity you don’t give much thought to – have such creative branding that it makes your customers want to come back? which plays up the creative “twist” of their food.

3 employees who can harm your brand

PR Daily

As the number of channels and the volume of content grows, it’s increasingly difficult to guard your organization’s valuable brand. Product managers send out companywide emails announcing their (completely off-brand) Medium blog post.

How to Establish Brand Identity: Top Tips From Jeff Barrett

Cision

When you think about big brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s or Walmart, your mind conjures up specific images and feelings. These brands work hard to give off just the right impression to their audiences. So what do you need to do to build your brand’s identity from the ground up?

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How to Use Instagram to Tell Your Brand’s Story

Cision

Determining how to present your brand and who you will target can quickly help brands decide what advice, tips or trends are worthy of pursuing. Learn how to successfully use Instagram to tell your brand’s story with these five tips. What attracted them to your brand?

PR Creative: A 7-Year History

Shift Communications

I did it for the challenge, but I knew that applying my traditional creative director background to the world of earned media came with uncertainties. The strategic side of the PR coin can, and should be, as creative in nature as any other type of marketing. Creative Director.

5 Ways to Tell a Brand Story With Instagram

Cision

Are trends like Throwback Thursday advantageous to your brand? Click here to register for Jenn Herman’s free “Build Your Brand With Instagram” webinar! What imagery encapsulates the brand? What photos and videos share the brand’s story best?

7 Ways Students Can Use the Digital Space to Enhance Their Brand Today

PR Expanded

Jeff Bezos said that your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room. The first step in boosting your brand is understanding what’s currently out there. Your brand should be ever evolving. Branding Guest Post PR 2.0

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How to Handle a Negative Tweet About Your Brand

Cision

If you’re paying attention to what’s being said about your brand on Twitter, you’re staying on top of b oth the glowing reviews and the snarky complaints. Plan accordingly to put your brand in a better light.

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PR Tactics To Differentiate Your Brand

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Good public relations can be an essential way for a brand to stand out from the pack, especially in the B2B/ technology sector. 6 PR tactics to differentiate your brand. A company can set itself apart by speaking in a distinct brand voice.

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9 signs you should update your branding

PR Daily

When is it the right time to refresh your brand image? Without a compelling reason, you could be throwing away years of accumulated customer trust and brand awareness. Is it time to change up your branding? When should your brand get a refresh or even a complete overhaul?

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3 ‘boring’ brands that have made a social media splash

PR Daily

What if my brand is just too boring ?”. Someone will point out that the highlighted case studies and creative social media ploys are all well and good for the Red Bulls and Nikes of the world. Honestly, though, my favorite brand on social media is the TSA.

PR Looks At Top Brand Stories

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Is your brand telling its best story? Take some tips from some stellar standouts and to further improve your storytelling prowess, please download our tip sheet, Once Upon a Time…PR Tips For The Best Brand Storytelling available at the end of this post.

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Mailchimp unveils funky new branding

PR Daily

Marketing automation company Mailchimp has a new look—one that embraces the brand’s quirkiness and sass. Weird branding is alive and well in the tech industry. Later today, we’re launching an updated brand and website, designed to tell that story.

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Separating Creativity from Technology in Thinking about Marketing Innovation [UML]

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However, when I really consider the word innovation in marketing, I tend to think of creativity. While technology can certainly change how we do marketing, it’s still reliant on creative inputs. Looking for an agency partner that can both bring big creative.

Show off your creative press event strategy

PR Daily

How did you create an experience that made reporters excited to cover your product or feature your brand? The post Show off your creative press event strategy appeared first on PR Daily.

4 INSPIRING EXAMPLES: How to tell your brand story via an end-of-year report

PR Warrior

The post 4 INSPIRING EXAMPLES: How to tell your brand story via an end-of-year report appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Content marketing Buffer Creative Market Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream MailChimpLarge companies with lots of shareholders tend to publish annual reports.

Infographic: How to nurture creative, productive writing habits

PR Daily

Delivering the creative goods every day, throughout a career, requires a more strategic approach. She recommends nurturing specific habits to keep the creative wick constantly lit: Understand how creative input fuels output.

Creativity and Portfolio Building Abroad: Cannes Lions & Branding & Ads, Oh My!

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By Niki Sasiela Just do it. I’m lovin’ it. Think different. These simple phrases have the power to define our economy, our identities, and our culture. Advertising is everywhere: the logos on the clothing we wear, wrapped around the trains during our daily commutes, on our phones when we scroll through our social media feeds. […

3 Ways to Turn Employees into Brand Advocates

Cision

Many brands have removed rules that restrict employees from logging into social media during work hours, but most of them are missing opportunities to turn their employees into brand advocates. Images: Bill Bradford , Chris Lott ( Creative Commons ).

3 Landmark Studies that Sum Up the State of Creativity for the CMO [UML]

Sword and the Script

I sense we are reaching that point in marketing, with respect to data and creativity. This is the role of creativity in marketing: to drive an emotional connection and feeling of belonging. 1) Digital is killing creativity in marketing.

Personal Branding: Always Be Prepared for Your Next Job Opportunity

Cision

Instead of polishing up your resume and social skills only after you’ve decided to look for a new job, experts advise that you pay attention to your personal brand year-round. A personal brand is like any other brand. Best Practices Featured brand journalism personal brand

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Instagram fights bullies, Blue Bell’s viral mess, and the top reason consumers unfollow brands

PR Daily

Why it matters: You can use the Restrict tool to combat trolls targeting brand accounts and executives’ Instagram presences (if they have them). 1 reason they will unfollow your brand is poor customer service. How PR pros can break out of a creative rut.

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3 Rewards to Reap From Brand Journalism

Cision

Gone are the days of pushing your brand’s message to your audience through traditional advertising. The answer is brand journalism. Brand journalism combines journalistic storytelling tactics with brand strategy to engage audiences and increase brand reputation.

5 tips to ignite creativity

PR Daily

Fortunately, there are loads of ways to spark creativity and generate fresh, compelling article ideas. RELATED: Craft engaging stories that inspire audiences, build brand loyalty and more. ]. All writers struggle to consistently generate creativity, inspiration and fresh content ideas.

State of Content Marketing 2019: Creativity Strikes Back

Contently - Strategy

The brand had a slick new site, detailed persona work, and a strong SEO gameplan. Creativity strikes back. Starting in 2013, brands started hiring journalists to work on their content programs. The brand purpose craze.

4 Creative PR Ideas for Crisis Communications

Sword and the Script

Constraint breeds creativity. Can’t cry over spilled milk, or Rikk Wilde’s sweat beads that surely moistened that Chevy-branded trophy. Related Content: Art or Science: Creative Marketing and PR. 6 Creative PR Ideas for Blended Media. 7 Sexy and Creative PR Ideas.

Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness

Agility PR Solutions

The post Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

How the FTC’s New Social Media Guidelines Affect Your Brand

Cision

The new rules mainly call for stricter disclosure requirements on the relationships between brands and influencers. Consumers value honesty, and with the new guidelines, everything is out in the open so there’s nothing preventing consumers from trusting your brand. Are you on alert?