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

Infographic: Do’s and don’ts for social media marketers

PR Daily

Every interaction with a customer poses a risk to your brand. With social media, that risk is compounded exponentially. For any team looking to engage a social media audience, there are some basic rules of the road: Be polite; avoid politics; respond quickly; be human.

Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

If social media were a brand, it’s one that I think most would agree has been tarnished. And it’s not just about Facebook or even social media. Are the waters safe for social media marketing? Should brands hedge their bets?

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. I say no category is too boring for social media.

Tailoring Your Social Media Voice

Ronn Torossian

Not all social media sites are created equal. Though we tend to lump them together in our marketing strategies, each serves a fundamentally different purpose. The post Tailoring Your Social Media Voice appeared first on.

Infographic: Your social media marketing checklist

PR Daily

Not every social media task has to be done every day—but regular upkeep can be the difference between success and wasting your money. It’s imperative for social media marketers and brand managers to stay organized and keep track of their social media output.

Infographic: Why social media marketing is essential

PR Daily

If you’re not investing in these cost-effective digital channels, you’re missing out on prime opportunities to boost revenue and brand exposure. If social media isn’t a core part of your strategy, you’ll be left to play catch up. Social media is perfect for this.

Don’t make these marketing blunders on social media

PR Daily

Even experienced social media marketers make mistakes, so it pays to review common blunders. Are you guilty of any of these social media marketing sins? RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ].

PR’s Critical Role in Search and Social Media Marketing

Meltwater - PR

Digital marketing is a puzzle that brands continue trying to solve. Under that umbrella, they know they need to have a strong search marketing game—and of course, there’s social media marketing… Read More >>>.

Social Media Marketing for Fashion Brands

Brand24

How can social media marketing benefit your fashion brand? Take a look at our article and learn how to grow your business with bulletproof social media strategy! Branding Social Media Social Media Marketing marketing for fashion social media for fashion brands social media listening for fashion brands social media marketing for fashion brands

How your social media can help recruit talented team members

PR Daily

How you find new employees and engage with your wider community is moving on to social media channels—and that means PR pros should be involved in the process. The result can be a hiring bottleneck that keeps your brand from reaching its goals.

What Materials Do You Need to Launch Your Brand’s Social Media?

Ronn Torossian

Getting a brand online and ready to be seen by the world is a big task. Sure, it’s simple now to click a few buttons and have a brand new Facebook page, but there should be more thought and detail behind this process than that.

Study: Marketers struggle to prove social media ROI

PR Daily

A recent report showed that digital marketers struggle to link online efforts to other business goals and campaigns throughout their organizations. Though most marketers believe that social media boosts their organizations’ bottom lines, communicating its value remains a stumbling block.

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4 often-overlooked platforms for social media marketing

PR Daily

The social media marketing world does not end after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. The “big four” encompass about 90 percent of all social media marketing. However, a slew of niche social networks could help your social media marketing efforts.

How starting a conversation boosts social media engagement

PR Daily

As algorithms begin to favor user interaction and community sharing, how can brand managers adapt their campaigns to get better organic reach? Even the most extroverted among us face big challenges in creating brand engagement. The ever-decreasing attention spans of social media users.

Infographic: Trends that are shaping the social media landscape

PR Daily

Change is the only constant in digital marketing. Consider this guide to make sure your marketing strategy includes the latest best practices. To thrive in the social media ecosystem, you must stay ahead of the tactics that are dominating the digital realm.

5 Offline Marketing Tactics That Boost Social Media Engagement

Cision

According to a recent study by Fluent , consumers who are reached through a greater number of channels engage more with, and buy more from, brands. billion are active on social media. There’s still a lot of audience to be tapped into outside the social media world.

Infographic: Social media marketers say Facebook offers best ROI

PR Daily

Despite the growing power of Instagram and Twitter, as well as newcomers like TikTok, marketers believe the best investment is still Facebook. . How are you investing in social media for the coming year? Key insights include: Some 94% of B2B marketers share content on LinkedIn.

5 Brands Share What’s Working in Social Media Marketing

Cision

Marketers appreciate hearing from other marketer’s success. We learn from other marketers, even when their examples are from a different industry. When my friends at Cision suggested we publish a second Social Business Journal , we considered several topics.

Infographic: Are marketers fibbing about social media video efforts?

PR Daily

Video is a major player on digital channels and offers many benefits, but are brand managers really using it the way they say they do? Marketers talk a big game when it comes to social media video.

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15 courses to improve your social media knowledge

PR Daily

Do you know the latest trends and tips to make your messages soar on social media platforms, from Facebook to YouTube? What are your goals for social media in the coming year? . Social media training from Hootsuite Academy. Sprout Social’s webinars.

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Report: Consumers want to be entertained on social media

PR Daily

A new study from Sprout Social reveals that PR has a lot to offer online campaigns, including understanding the target audience, content generation, brand visibility and more. How invested is your organization in social media strategy?

3 brands that use social media snark effectively (and deliciously)

PR Daily

Do you dream of dishing snark on your social media channels? Consider these insights from three brands that have mastered the art of the Twitter clapback. What does it take to stand out on social media? Edgy brand managers do it with a little sass.

Frank Strong on Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

I have been writing about issues challenging social media and digital communications, and speaking with thought leaders on the topic. In this installment, I interview Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword & Script Media, LLC. What comes after social media?

3 Reasons Why Social Media Influencers Make Powerful Brand Partners

Cision

Chances are you know who Kim Kardashian is and you may be thinking her widespread influence could launch your brand to the masses. When you’re looking to align your brand with an influencer, it may be tempting to target a famous celebrity.

How PR pros should account for social media ‘lurkers’

PR Daily

These valuable social media users might be avoiding your best efforts to measure campaigns. Tracking the effectiveness of social media has caused many a marketer to shake his or her head in frustration. Why should we care about social media lurkers?

Infographic: Top social media trends, by the numbers

PR Daily

What’s next for influencer marketing, and just how important is ‘social listening’? Social media is always changing, and that means marketers must continually research the latest trends to make sure their investment reaps ample benefits.

How to build your social media content calendar

PR Daily

How often should you post content to your social media channels, and what should that content look like? PR pros agree that social media is vital to their work. It starts with a social media editorial calendar.

Social Media Marketing for Complete Beginners

ReimaginePR

When it comes to generating leads, creating a community, and interacting with your customers, nothing tops social media. Social media is the perfect way to build exposure for your brand and increase traffic to your website, but how do you do that? Sprout Social.

Why measuring social media ROI still stumps PR pros

PR Daily

Is the native analytics within social media platforms really telling you all you need to know? Are most marketers struggling to build a concise measurement infrastructure that goes beyond what the native platforms will tell us?

The Ultimate B2B Social Media Marketing Guide: How to Best Spend Your Advertising Budget

Meltwater - PR

Remember when having a social media marketing budget to spend was an anomaly? Enterprise Marketing PR & Comms Branding Social MediaThe days when B2B advertising predominantly happened on Google and other third-party platforms?

4 ways Tom’s drives consumer success and sales on social media

PR Daily

‘Put yourself in the fans’ shoes,’ says James Chong, the company’s senior manager of social customer engagement. Consider these: Focus your social media efforts. Instead of launching a branded presence on every social media platform, focus on the few where your audience resides.

9 trends to watch for social media marketers

PR Daily

Social media is always changing. When it comes to social media, the year ahead should be quite an interesting one for marketers. and this will give brands access to many fresh approaches to achieve their goals. Social stories. Social messaging.

5 essential strategies to beef up your social media presence

PR Daily

How can your organization use social media to attract customers and develop a strong brand position? Top brands on Instagram have been found to experience per-follower engagement levels of around 4.21%. There’s an art to posting on social media.

Why are brands’ social media fans unfollowing them—and what can they do about it?

Agility PR Solutions

Brand followers on social media are a fickle bunch—it just takes one slip for your average “fan” to unfollow you, and therefore fall out of the loop on your special offers and insider deals. Public Relations social media

How to convert social media critics into avid fans

PR Daily

It’s any PR or marketing pro’s nightmare: GT’s Living Food’s CEO was singled out in a mocking YouTube video. Social media provides a plethora of engagement opportunities, but the medium is not without its risks. My role is to humanize the brand as well as protect it,” Dave says.

4 steps to boost PR campaigns with social media influencers

PR Daily

When used thoughtfully, influencer marketing campaigns can help PR efforts flourish. Cision’s recent Social & Influencer Guide for PR outlines social media takeaways for communicators to research current industry trends and competition, along with ways to sharpen their pitches.

Infographic: 15 guaranteed ways to repel your social media audience

PR Daily

Social media is a crucial channel for communicators in a changing media landscape. As the digital space for publishers and brand managers becomes more crowded, continual self-promotion is required to get your message out there.

10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

PR Daily

It’s nearly impossible to run a successful business today without a social media strategy. Unfortunately, social media marketing requires a lot more than just signing up for a Facebook account and posting the occasional meme. Marketing Social Media

Sears’ social media won’t go down without a fight

PR Daily

Sears might be down for the count, but its social media team is still throwing punches. However, Sears’ social media team hasn’t rolled over. The company declined to comment on its social media strategy. Yes, SMT stands for Social Media Team.