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Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists in PR Daily’s 2020 Content Marketing Awards know about the power of storytelling. Content Marketing Assets: Blog. Brand Journalism. G&S Business Communications: Customer Narratives Fuel Brand Journalism for a Water Solutions Leader.

Why Content Marketers Shouldn’t Ignore Traditional Media

Cision

The distinction holds severely restrictive repercussions for thought leaders, marketers and journalists alike. While online marketing and content production may be the trend, other forms of media still lead the charge when informing the public about what’s new and important. According to Reuters Institute for The Study of Journalism’s 2015 Digital News Report , the way people are accessing online information differs from traditional media.

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10 tips for building a community around your brand

PR Daily

As marketers and comms pros look to engage a dedicated following, here are some essential ingredients that must be part of the mix. The most successful brands communicate their values through their actions and within the communities they cultivate on social media. Is your brand ready?

3 Rewards to Reap From Brand Journalism

Cision

Gone are the days of pushing your brand’s message to your audience through traditional advertising. Today, consumers want complex, multi-level stories that will make them feel an emotional connection. The answer is brand journalism. Brand journalism combines journalistic storytelling tactics with brand strategy to engage audiences and increase brand reputation. So what will your brand get out of brand journalism?

Why your whole organization must get involved in content marketing

PR Daily

Without executive buy-in and the right subject matter experts providing valuable insights, your content will struggle to attract a crowd. All too often, clients struggle to initiate and maintain an ongoing content marketing program. Rather, they doubt how they will find the time to implement what is likely a time-consuming strategy. The entire organization needs to buy into the vision and strategy of a content program and play a key role in its success.

Announcing PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists on this list represent the storytellers who know how to create content that stands out on the crowded content landscape. Their creative works led to success for their organizations and clients—and recognition as a finalist in PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards.

Taking a Newsroom Approach to Content Marketing

Journalistics

Brands have never cared more about content marketing. It is the hot topic for 2013, as brands look to leverage great content to expand their reach, drive more engagement or improve their search engine rankings – to name a few. You are now CNN for your brand.

3 Things You Need to Know About Brand Journalism

Cision

Consumers have started to tune out brand messages. But don’t fret, there’s a way to break through, gain back their attention and make your brand be heard: brand journalism. In fact, 78 percent of CMOs estimate that future marketing and communication will rely on this customized content approach. Let’s start with the basics: brand journalism is not journalism. Instead, it looks at how people are affected by the particular brand.

The evolution of PR through content marketing

PR Daily

Brands are answering the call to create more value for customers and their community by publishing their own news and editorial content. As companies adopt a publisher model of content and media creation, many are surpassing the reach and influence of traditional publications in their industry. Some great examples of popular content hubs include Intel IQ , Target’s Bulls Eye View , Adobe’s CMO.com and Dell’s Power More (Dell is a client of mine). Social Content.

How content marketing has changed PR

PR Daily

Whether it’s media relations, brand journalism or managing corporate communications, content has always played an essential part of effective PR efforts. However, PR pros that don’t sharpen their skills for content strategy, development and measurement are quickly left behind as the future of digital PR evolves. That connectivity enables consumers and brand managers to create, consume, publish, interact and transact anywhere, at anytime.

The two brands leading the way with brand journalism during COVID might surprise you

Communications Conversations

The term “brand journalism” is a bit of a lightning rod term in the social media marketing business. For some, it conjures up imagery of “advertorials” and “sponsored content.”

3 Questions to Ask Before Diving Into Brand Journalism

Cision

Do the marketing tools and tactics you use actually keep your brand top of mind? It may be time to say out with the old (traditional TV advertising) and in with the new (brand journalism). Brand journalism is found to be 92 percent more effective at increasing awareness and 168 percent more powerful when it comes to driving consumers to the buy button. Readers who turn to brand newsrooms want to be in the know before their competitors.

Survey Analysis: Competition in B2B Content Marketing Heats Up

Sword and the Script

B2B marketing has overwhelmingly adopted the concept of content marketing, according to the 2018 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets & Trends survey. That may mean content marketing is maturing, but that also means competition for an audience will heat up. In fact, 80% of all respondents, and 92% of the most successful content marketers, said their organization is focused on building an audience.

3 Factors That Shape Your Brand Journalism Strategy

Cision

A study released by Elite Daily found that only 1 percent of millennials would trust a brand after seeing a compelling ad. So where do consumers place their trust? That’s where brand journalism comes into play. Unlike content marketing , brand journalism places people front and center, rather than the products that affect those people. So how exactly can you shift to camaraderie-based content? Is your brand local to one DMA?

Avoid these 11 content marketing mishaps

PR Daily

If you're developing digital content in any capacity, you've probably run across some of the following advice: Develop a content strategy. Write "good" content. You could develop a content marketing strategy , but that doesn't mean that it will be a good strategy, or that it is related to your corporate goals. You could develop content to entertain and never sell, but what if people really. When editing, you're too focused on optimizing content.

4 ways to measure brand journalism results

PR Daily

Brand journalism , in which businesses discover and create their own news content, can help an organization achieve its PR objectives. Here are four options to consider when assessing results from your brand journalism content: 1. These metrics can tell you how many potential customers saw your content on news outlets and other external channels. Digital communication enables brand managers to engage directly with their target audience.

5 website issues that hurt your brand reputation online

PR Daily

When it comes to managing your business’ online reputation, most public relations professionals focus on the conversations taking place on social media, producing content that promotes the brand and managing potential crisis situations. Search Engine Journal reports that 28.5%

7 key components of successful content marketing

PR Daily

These days, few marketers would dispute the need for a thoughtful and robust content marketing strategy. Most brands are upping their investments and output for content creation and dissemination, but that doesn't mean all those dollars are well spent. The effectiveness of your content marketing will depend heavily on your brand and its marketplace. Effective content marketers aren't defined solely by which channels and tactics they use.

Venmo responds to privacy vulnerability, consumers want companies to address social justice issues, and Twitter users roast CDC guidelines

PR Daily

Consumers are increasingly looking for organizations that are willing to take a stand on social justice issues, according to new findings from Porter Novelli. Ragan is delighted to add industry event and thought leadership brand Communications Week to our portfolio.

How visual storytelling is changing the way brands earn attention

PR Daily

21 for our Brand Journalism Virtual Workshop—and take charge of your own story ]. Forgive me for comparing your brand’s audience to a six-year-old child, but frankly they’re not all that different. Brands in this modern era must be elastic.

3 content marketing rules to live by

PR Daily

Content marketing is a growing trend—but many PR and marketing pros struggle to do it right. that brand managers spend 25 percent to 43 percent of their marketing budgets on creating and sharing content. However, an eMarketer study revealed less than a quarter of chief marketing officers feel the content their team creates resonates with their audience. Spoiler: It's a brand metaphor!). Jake's Journal (@JakesJournal) June 8, 2016.

How influencer and content marketing will shape PR in 2018

PR Daily

The power that content and influential social media users wield isn’t new—but tapping into it will take new tricks. However, the shape and reign of both has been affected by a barrage of brand messages, the fake news crisis, PR and marketing budgets and more. The new shape of influencer marketing. If your organization hasn’t yet latched onto influencer marketing, be prepared to in 2018. People put their trust into other people, not brands.

Brand journalism: Why the faulty arguments must end

PR Daily

A recent article in Contently. stated in bold letters, " There''s no such thing as brand journalism." It then supplied a handy graphic intended to define the important terms of content marketing: brand publishing. branded content, a.k.a. custom content. sponsored content. brand journalism. I had to smile; it included brand journalism in its list to affirm that it doesn''t exist.

Buzzfeed and Twitter seek to turbo-charge content marketing

PR Daily

Content marketing and social media sharing are trends that have become cemented in the day-to-day lives of brand managers, but that doesn’t mean they won’t evolve. Two recent announcements seek to make the processes more effective for the growing number of PR, marketing and social media pros moving to online campaigns. recently introduced Pound, a technology that tracks a piece of content’s spread across social media platforms.

Content marketing – it’s not just content for contents sake

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Consider the changing shape of the comms industry, and you will undoubtedly come across the phrase ‘content marketing’. Content has become the ‘buzz word’ for the industry – whether you specialise in SEO, digital marketing or indeed more traditional avenues such as online advertising and PR. But what does content mean? At the risk of teaching you to suck eggs, content is – in a nutshell – what makes the communications industry go round.

Why listening is a superpower for social media managers

PR Daily

Here are some ways to make sure that your brand building on social media is a two-way street with consumers. Although it was aimed at people wishing to be better managers, it could serve even better today as a motto for social media marketers.

How PR Can help shape marketing messages

PR Daily

With tightened budgets affecting many organizations, make sure that your marketing and PR efforts work in tandem to deliver the best results. PR and marketing continue to be in a relationship that works closely together, but oftentimes departments struggle to stay connected.

Online Newsrooms in a Content Marketing World

Bad Pitch Blog

>screen does the blurry transition to note we''re considering the changes< Publishing: Content management platforms have decentralized publishing. This has changed the roles in publishing as consumers and brands can now participate in a world once reserved to the fourth estate. Over time, newsrooms gather a ton of content. Distribution: Consumers have become as much a part of distribution as they are the destination for our news.

Infographic: How content marketing builds trust and brand loyalty

PR Daily

Marketers are always looking for ways to engage potential consumers and build a relationship with new audiences. What is your most important marketing channel? Communicators report that owned media and social (shared) content are of increasing value in the modern media landscape. For many organizations, that means it is essential to create content in-house and push it out through social media channels and other online platforms.

Report: Communicators must embrace new skills for earned media success

PR Daily

Social media and online content is changing consumer preferences for their information consumption—mostly, moving away from lengthy, text-heavy content to multimedia “infotainment.”. Insights covered include: What kinds of multimedia content pieces are finding success right now?

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How to generate authentic brand advocacy from your employees

PR Daily

They’ve learned that employees offer an authentic and cost-effective way to spread company PR and marketing messages. Consumers trust personal connections more than brand marketing or promotion. Many companies offer employees incentives—such as prize drawings, company logo items, extra time off or cash—to promote the brand’s message on their personal social media accounts. RELATED: Share the content that captivated audiences ].

Google co-founders step down, Riot Games pays $10M in harassment suit, and most consumers distrust organizations’ data use

PR Daily

privacy4america Advisor Stu Ingis: “This framework offers a detailed new approach with robust protections for consumers and clear penalties for companies that do not comply.” How do you think PR pros can help regain consumer trust and protect privacy?

How PR pros invented content marketing

PR Daily

That was the advent of content marketing. Many years and lots of technology upgrades later, content marketing and public relations seem to have drifted apart, taking on identities of their own. However, a great public relations practitioner knows content marketing like the back of their hand. Why, through content, of course. Content marketing vs. public relations. Five examples of content marketing.

4 ways journalism changes are affecting PR

PR Daily

A journalist is someone who writes articles, makes TV or radio content or covers events either in an objective way (yes, we know objective is a loaded word ) or for the benefit of their audiences. Just couple of decades ago, there weren’t as many choices for how to produce, consume and distribute news. FREE GUIDE: Brand journalism and content marketing—what’s the difference? ]. Journalists are responsible for building their own brands.

Why and how you should infuse personalization into your PR

PR Daily

Apps, geotargeting and customized content are the trends to ride. Consumers today expect brand experiences to be designed just for them, and the real-time data available today helps PR professionals deliver unique messages to a micro-targeted audience. Customized content.

Announcing PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists in PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards know that compelling content can capture the attention of busy audiences. Content Marketing for the Purpose of: Brand Awareness. Powerful Content Marketing Helps Customer Deliver Awareness and Business Growth for a Greener Ice Melting Solution, BASF. Smart Marketing Marketing Smart, Stein IAS with Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure. Content Marketing Assets.

The three Rs for conserving content

PR Daily

Brands earn the favor of consumers for their values almost as much as they are for their actual products or services. Companies spend millions creating a personality for their brands, spreading their messages to the masses and wooing consumers with clever copy.

During COVID-19, the pivot must serve customers’ needs

PR Daily

While e-commerce strategies are helping legacy brands stay afloat, here’s how communicators can take advantage of the crisis to offer unique value. It’s closed offices, made some workers “essential” and welcomed a raft of digital-first marketing and communication strategies.

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Lippe Taylor’s Stephanie Smirnov: It’s an ‘extraordinary time’ for communications

PR Daily

Agencies and brand managers eager to see success in the future must be prepared to pivot at the drop of a hat. Smirnov advises PR pros entering new roles where they might be the point of contact with a brand manager or external communicator to think about what the person’s day is like.

Tesla denies discrimination allegations, travel brands fail to win over Black travelers and Unilever hints at Ben & Jerry’s return to Israel

PR Daily

” OpenTable’s list demonstrates how a brand can tell a story using its accumulated user data, tying into the upcoming holiday to get headlines. To build universal trust, travel brands must prove their commitment to inclusivity.”.

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