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.

Brands Bring Substance To COVID-19 Response

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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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Five Keys to a Successful Working Relationship With Your Creative Counterparts

PR Expanded

Now, public relations professionals are as likely to be adept at HTML as they are with Photoshop – a far cry from the days when media pitches were the only creativity they were allowed. Follow these five rules of thumb, and your creative partnerships will be set up for success from the get-go.

Why B2B Brands Should Be Active on Social Media

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The B2B landscape is changing, especially for technology brands. They’re under pressure to differentiate their brand communications to reach high-priority audiences in more thoughtful and effective ways. How can B2B brands take full advantage of social media?

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UGC a great option for brands during the coronavirus crisis

PR Daily

User-generated content (UGC) can be a miraculous solution for brand managers and content creators during COVID-19. Kaplan: Aggregating content from users is a good way for brands to stay connected to their loyalists by inviting them to participate with the brand.

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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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For food and beverage brands, COVID-19 creates unique litmus test

PR Daily

Forward-thinking brands are demonstrating their ability to nimbly pivot and provide creative solutions that address new consumer needs. Brands who took the initiative to make proactive adjustments in the first month of the pandemic have wowed us with their responses.

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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.

Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

Waxing UnLyrical

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.

How brand managers can build lasting relationships during COVID-19

PR Daily

Going dark is also a bad strategy; the data show over and over again that once a brand falls out of the public eye in a crisis, it struggles to regain market share once the panic has subsided. A PR pro is the essential crisis Sherpa your brand needs to survive.

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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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Reactive PR Opportunities in Brand Mentions

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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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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

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.

Challenger Brands: Here’s How To Win At PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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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Lockdown creative industry awards 2020

Stephen Waddington

In any normal year, this week would see the start of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Creative, marketing and PR industry events have either been postponed or moved online for at least 12 months. There's no need for industry awards for at least 12 months.

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.

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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15 Personal Branding Experts You Need to Check Out

B2B PR Sense

Today you can't have a robust business without a solid personal brand. That's why I wanted to share with you a list of 15 personal branding experts whose content can help you to develop and polish your own brand. Modern audiences want to know the person behind the brand.

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How brand managers can show authenticity on COVID-19

PR Daily

We asked Dustin York, di director of undergraduate and graduate communications at Maryville University , to share his insights on brand managers that were using the right tone and sharing clear and effective messages. A lot of large brands are doing really well.

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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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PR Tactics To Differentiate Your Brand

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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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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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How to Succeed with Personal Branding on LinkedIn

B2B PR Sense

LinkedIn has all the features needed for personal branding. From its resume-like feel to its in-house publishing platform, you'll find everything to make your brand shine. But that doesn't mean that your personal brand will be an automatic success. Use this space creatively.

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.

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.

Rebranding: How to Change your Brand

5W PR

Rebranding is a challenging and exciting point in a brand’s lifetime. It signals the beginning of a new chapter for the brand, but if not properly handled, can lead to damaging effects. Get Creative Juices Flowing. Branding Public Relations

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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.

Should your brand speak up during a global crisis?

PR Daily

Here are three questions every PR pro should be asking about their brand right now. Mark Cuban was recently quoted saying that how companies respond to the coronavirus will define their brand for decades. We’ve seen brands step up in some amazing ways as this pandemic has progressed.

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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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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.

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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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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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.

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?

6 Public Relations Tips For Brands In 2018

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Here’s a “cheat sheet” to help brands get a leg up on the PR universe this year. How to maximize brand PR: a “cheat sheet” Remember the investment goes beyond the PR budget. Your brand story should have a beginning, middle and end like any good tale.

4 Home and Housewares Brands with Expert PR

5W PR

Public relations for home and housewares brands is all about positioning products at the cross-section of functional and trendy. Style, creativity, and practicality are all essential components that consumers are looking for.

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STUDY: A Third of Brand Emails Offer Free or Discounted Services Amid Pandemic

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A Third of Brand Emails Offer Free or Discounted Services Amid Pandemic. Brands in the analysis include Dunkin’, Rothy’s, H&M, Anthropologie, Uber, Williams Sonoma, and Crate and Barrel, among others. Companies prioritize empathy in COVID-19 communications.

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5 Powerful Ways to Craft the Best Content for Your Personal Brand

B2B PR Sense

And as we understand more, we're able to create the best content possible, whether for our business or personal brand. If you are working to develop your personal brand, content creation is absolutely critical. Why Your Personal Brand Needs Content Marketing.

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Driving brand performance in disruptive times—measuring and managing winning brands

Agility PR Solutions

Do brands really matter in a world of endless choice, transparent product ratings, and intelligent decision-making assistants? The post Driving brand performance in disruptive times—measuring and managing winning brands appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.