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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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. Marketing Social Media

5 Alcohol Brands with Great Social Media

Ronn Torossian

It’s not an easy job to do social media and booze brands – Finding that blend may be almost as difficult of finding the right blend to create a momentous alcohol. Here are five brands that seem to have found the right mix: Crown Royal. Brand PR Social Media

How Brands Create Fans

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In today’s fragmented media environment, the scarcest commodity for any marketing or PR pro is customer attention. Too many B2C brands have outsourced their customer relationships to influencers like celebrities for hire. What about more mundane brands and businesses?

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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?

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#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. There was this popular belief that social media wouldn’t last, so why put yourself or your company out there? First off, social media is here to stay.

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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

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.

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.

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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.

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. Marketing Social Media

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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What shaving my head can teach you about content marketing for personal branding purposes

PR Warrior

The post What shaving my head can teach you about content marketing for personal branding purposes appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Content marketing Personal branding Social mediaOnce upon a time I had hair. Lots of it! But then … not so much.

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. With the rise of social media, and things like Periscope, there is a lot more user-generated content,” says Chris Lucas, VP of marketing at Formstack. “It

Avoid Brand-Killing Tweets

Ronn Torossian

Twitter is a tremendous social media communication tool. Unfortunately, it’s also been where far too many careers and brands have gone to die, imploding in a barrage of negative PR related to, sometimes, a single tweet.

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How to generate authentic brand advocacy from your employees

PR Daily

More and more employers recognize the power of employee advocacy on social media. Consumers trust personal connections more than brand marketing or promotion. Through social media monitoring, identify staffers who tout or defend the organization online and share the brand’s content.

Should Brands Talk Back On Social Media?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As all PR and social media pros know, a brand’s digital presence is both very powerful and very fragile. A flippant attitude or a risky tweet can take a brand even further. But research shows that consumers don’t always welcome social snark from brands.

5 Brands Share What’s Working in Social Media Marketing

Cision

We arrived at a topic that appeals to every marketer active in social media. In Social Business Journal Volume 4, we showcase five unique brands from diverse industries and customer segments, showcasing how they are succeeding with social media marketing.

How Mark Masters harnesses the power of owned media to build a global personal brand

PR Warrior

Author, speaker and content marketing agency owner – Mark Masters (pictured above, top right) – continues to carve out a global niche as a passionate advocate for building brands and businesses through the use of owned media.

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#PR Takes Your Business Beyond #Brand Awareness

PR Expanded

Brand awareness is just the beginning of what good PR can do for your company. But, where do you begin in a constantly changing media landscape with the highly digitized consumer? They want to engage with brands that care about the planet and create meaningful experiences with them.

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Using Social Media to Build Your Brand

Maine PR Maven

In Nancy Marshall’s first PR Maven® Podcast episode, she told us about her love of socializing and how it has helped her build not only her personal brand, as The PR Maven®, but the brand of her public relations company, Marshall Communications, as well.

How to Become a Media Darling

Flack's Revenge

Every startup wants to be the belle of the media ball. So why do media latch onto certain topics, personalities, companies and. brands? oversight, have discretion about what they cover, the $1M PR question is how to become the object of a media love fest. brand.

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How Tweetchats Boost Your Brand

Cision

Each session has a more specific topic, like “pitching the media your news” or “starting a tech company.”. Tweetchats are fabulous for branding because you become known in your industry as the leader for the topic that you host your chats on.

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5 crucial elements of brand storytelling

PR Daily

Just like a child does not want to hear branded content, neither does your customer. Of course, that’s one of the most challenging parts of a communicator’s job—telling a story about a brand, but it doesn’t have to be that hard. The brand storytelling process. Jay Baer has the best example of brand storytelling I’ve seen: The very best way to create your organization’s story is to have your customers and employees do the work for you. Five parts of brand storytelling.

Etiquette for Connecting with Media Outlets

Ronn Torossian

The same could be said for brands interested in connecting with media sources and building relationships in the hopes of generating earned media. The key component of this interaction is understanding the way to go about interacting with the media.

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How to Turn Your Personal Story Into a Compelling Brand

ReimaginePR

The most important part of branding is storytelling. You must cultivate a brand story that adds context and meaning to what would otherwise be dull facts and figures. Your brand story should be authentic, relatable, and deeply human. Think of your brand as a person.

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4 Employer Brands that Get Social Media Marketing

Communications Conversations

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a post about why so many Employer Brands continue to struggle with social media. As I researched these Employer Brands, I noticed a number of brands (big brands, mind you) making some fairly common missteps when it came to how they used social media.

From PR Pros to Brand Disruptors: Improve Earned Media Opportunities by Better Targeting Your Outreach

Cision

At a time when targeting and engaging with the right influencers is more critical than ever, Cision’s 2017 State of the Media Report reveals key findings that show a growing opportunity for journalists and PR professionals to work together to bring credible and compelling news stories to the public. Featured Media Research Media Analysis Influencers Trends media relations public relations media industry journalist State of the Media timeline

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The Complicated Business of Mixing Brand and Politics [Survey]

Sword and the Script

Political messages have permeated every possible medium from the mailbox to social media and everywhere in-between. That’s the backdrop for brands considering taking a public stand on a political position. The Politics (and Brand Risk) Will Change Tomorrow.

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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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4 Ways PR Creates Brand Attachment

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

While top-tier marketing and advertising are valuable, associated PR campaigns can help propel a brand to the next level of emotional attachment. You feel connected to these brands. Some customers are initially attracted to certain brands because they like their ad message.

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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? What is the role of social media marketing in 2019?

Social media on the brand-intimacy rebound, but issues remain

Agility PR Solutions

The post Social media on the brand-intimacy rebound, but issues remain appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations branding

Journalists in Ogilvy study say they trust earned media most to drive brand reputation

Agility PR Solutions

Media coverage has always been PR’s best tool for earning reputation-boosting credibility for clients, and new research announced at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity affirms that even journalists themselves believe earned media is the top reputation driver for brands and businesses.

4 Ways Your Brand Can Stay Hip Without Losing Its Cool

PRSay

In fact, for most brands, it’s surprisingly hard to be hip. In order to make sure that your brand can relate to all demographics and speak today’s language, your communications team will have to effortlessly engage in pop culture references and branding without trying too hard.

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The misunderstood case of “brand voice” in social media

Communications Conversations

When you think of companies that have nurtured a great “brand voice” on social media, which organizations come to mind? All these brands that people were lauding as having great “brand voices”–they were all snarky, hip, young, energetic voices.

How brands use social media giveaways—and the key benefits

Agility PR Solutions

Depending on your brand and products, a contest giveaway on social media can be terrific way to drive site traffic and customer engagement. But which platforms are brands using most? According to a new survey from digital campaign platform Easypromos, Facebook giveaways are the most popular type of contest on social media—25.7 The post How brands use social media giveaways—and the key benefits appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

5 Tips to Nurture Your Brand Fanatics

Cision

Customers who are quick to tell all their friends and social networks how much they adore your brand. I call these brand fanatics. Now, these people may be willing to spread the word about your brand for you, but in my experience, a little nurturing of that relationship never hurts.

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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