PR Lessons from Walmart's Greeter Policy Change

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: The position, which was originally initiated by Sam Walton in 1980, has become a signature aspect of the Walmart brand

Big CPG Brands Will Start Reusing Packaging

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Ice cream, soda, dish soap to be sold in reusable containers; Pepsi, Unilever, P&G sign onto pilot program in Europe, U.S.

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Avoid These 10 Common Rebranding Mistakes

Flack Me

Do it well, and you set your brand up for success. Category: Flack Me Summary: Rebranding can be tricky. Do it poorly, and you become a punchline

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Brand Lessons From PayPal's Mistake

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: A man wrote PayPal to say his wife had died. The company's response was heartless

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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Creating Unified Brand Strategies

Ronn Torossian

One of the most important goals of a marketing team is to be able to create a unified brand across all of the touchpoints and stakeholders. The post Creating Unified Brand Strategies appeared first on.

Building a Brand in 2020

Ronn Torossian

A strong brand allows consumer advocates to spread your company’s messaging and offerings to a larger audience. To historians, the word “brand” dates all the way back to 2700 BC, but it was popularized in the 19th century […]. The post Building a Brand in 2020 appeared first on. Brand PR Business Featured PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5WPR BRANDING Insights MARKETING PR Agency Strategy

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When is a Brand Connecting or Pestering?

Ronn Torossian

The post When is a Brand Connecting or Pestering? Brand PR PR Agency 5WPR Insights MARKETING StrategyThere’s absolutely no way American singer/composer and activist Bob Dylan could foresee the marketing changes going on today when he wrote and performed “The Times They’re a-Changin’.” Yet, here we are 56 years later wondering how to manage a changed marketplace after the pandemic is over. An increasing number of consumers have now adopted and […].

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5 brands that struggle to connect with millennial consumers

PR Daily

They ruled their market segments for decades, perennially famous household names, but one of today’s most coveted markets—millennials—just isn’t interested in these brands. That disinterest is creating opportunities in markets that other up-and-coming brands can take advantage of.

The Shifting in Brand-Influencer Relationships

Ronn Torossian

It seems that any time a user logs into Instagram, there are countless posts promoting certain brands. The post The Shifting in Brand-Influencer Relationships appeared first on. Brand PR Business Featured PR Inspiration Public Relations 5WPR CEO BRANDING Insights MARKETING PR Agency PR Firm Ronn Torossian StrategyGym wear, supplements, hair products, skincare, sports treatments, CBD — the list goes on and on.

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This is How Brand Marketing Will Thrive in 2020

Ronn Torossian

Brand marketing is a hot topic of conversation among marketing professionals. As the traditional norms of marketing give way to the all-out blitz that is digital marketing, it’s beneficial for brands to do their best to look ahead and try to anticipate what’s coming. Instead of operating on a more reactive basis, brands should focus […]. The post This is How Brand Marketing Will Thrive in 2020 appeared first on.

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Automotive industry ranks #2 in brand intimacy—which brands lead?

Agility PR Solutions

Taking a victory lap in the latest brand intimacy rankings, the automotive industry ranked #2 out of the 15 industries studied by MBLM (pronounced Emblem), the agency using emotional science to build more intimate brands during these unprecedented times.

How Brands Create Fans

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Too many B2C brands have outsourced their customer relationships to influencers like celebrities for hire. Influencers are effective, but how much more powerful is an authentic fan of that brand? What about more mundane brands and businesses? Here’s how a variety of brands have created or tapped into their natural fan base. ” The backlash that ensued was a great example of a brand learning to get out of its own way.

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4 essential branding tips for hospitality marketers

Agility PR Solutions

They will consider several factors when making their decision including the price and the location, but another key point of comparison is the branding. The post 4 essential branding tips for hospitality marketers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations branding

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? Does your online presence do the ‘professional you’ justice?

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Start Making Sense: Helping Tech Brands tell their Stories

Flack's Revenge

Fast forward many years later, and I am afraid I am becoming a talking head on tech startup PR and branding. The post Start Making Sense: Helping Tech Brands tell their Stories appeared first on Flack's Revenge.

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Create Brand Awareness With Niche Marketing

Ronn Torossian

The post Create Brand Awareness With Niche Marketing appeared first on. Brand PR Public Relations 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING PR Agency Ronn TorossianPlenty of successful companies have only seen success after focusing on a narrow part of a population and marketing strictly to that group. In fact, most of the time, the more unique companies are the ones that are focused on a particular niche in a market. Taking charge of a niche market is not that […].

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Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco

PR Daily

Make no mistake: attaching its best-known brand name, which is virtually synonymous with the muscular mythology of gasoline, onto a fully electric car was a significant risk on Ford’s part, one that wasn’t without a significant amount of backlash from fans.

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5 Problems Brands Come to you to Solve: Metrics

Cision

As PR and comms professionals, what should we help brands measure? Which metrics matter? Comms Best Practices

10 Personal Branding Tools That Will Help Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

And when it comes to your personal branding strategy, there are tools that can help you to soar. Before we get into exactly what tools can help you in your branding, let's look at exactly what is personal branding and how you can benefit from having your own personal brand.

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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. Plus, people would use this opportunity to backslash brands, right? Second, by putting your brand out there, whether as a business or a personal brand, it opens up tremendous opportunities. So, how do you socialize your brand? Socialize Your Brand in Three Steps. Because a brand that takes care of its employees takes care of its customers.

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How digital PR can boost a brand’s presence

Agility PR Solutions

Digital PR is an approach utilized to improve awareness of a brand using online techniques. The post How digital PR can boost a brand’s presence appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations branding

Brand conversations during COVID-19

Stephen Waddington

It’s led to a saturation and brands struggling to cut through. Information trickles down an organisation and is broadcast via increasing numbers of branded owned and shared channels. You can publish beautiful branded content via Instagram and Facebook. COVID-19 has led to a massive upheaval in how organisations communicate. Here are some of my favourite examples from my network. Image credit: The Bigger Picture.

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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. Brand PR Business 5WPR CEO BRANDING Ronn Torossian

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Food Brands Face Tough Decisions

Ronn Torossian

The post Food Brands Face Tough Decisions appeared first on. Smithfield Foods was in the news last week after delivering some disappointing news to thousands of company employees. After hundreds of employees tested positive for coronavirus at a single Sioux Falls, SD processing plant, the company announced that it would be closing that plant “until further notice.” Local officials in Sioux Falls, as well as […]. Business Media Relations Insights MARKETING Strategy

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Purpose Driven Branding

5W PR

While some brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Timberland, and Nike have been espousing various causes for years, recent events have greatly accelerated this movement, among many others. The mission must remain focused on generating revenue, and purpose goes to the reason the brand exists.

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Why NOT to change your branding

Ronn Torossian

It’s a new year and many people might be considering shaking things up with new branding. Clients usually come to PR firms, especially around this time of year, for help creating a new logo and developing a new brand identity. While it might seem new and exciting, there are times when changing your branding might […]. The post Why NOT to change your branding appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR PR Agency Public Relations

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Powered by Amazon, retail ranks high in brand intimacy

Agility PR Solutions

Catalyzed by the spike in e-commerce during COVID, the retail industry retained its 2019 spot and ranked fourth out of the 15 industries studied in theBrand Intimacy 2020 Study, the largest study of brands based on emotions from intimacy marketing firm MBLM (pronounced Emblem).

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Brand Story to Watch: Bluebird Meadows

ReimaginePR

But back to their brand storytelling. Blog Brand Stories to Watch Brand Stories brand storytelling It’s hard for a cottage industry to compete in an overcrowded marketplace but 5 star Bluebird Meadows Bed and Breakfast has found a way. First of all, they’re just very good at what they do. We’re here to tell you that owner Donna Jerry makes the greatest 4 course homemade breakfast in the history of the universe. No exaggeration.

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6 tips for building a compelling digital brand

PR Daily

William Arruda, the “Father of Personal Branding,” explains why creating a digital brand is so important today—and shares six expert tips to help you succeed. The idea of personal branding has been around for quite some time. William Arruda , commonly referred to as the “ father of personal branding ,” has been a champion of the concept since 1997. Back then—before LinkedIn and even Google—personal brands looked a lot different.

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Today, Personal Branding Is More Important Than Ever

Personal PR

With social media and the gig economy, it has become essential to embrace personal branding. Whether you know it or not, you have a personal brand. The post Today, Personal Branding Is More Important Than Ever appeared first on Laurie Pehar Borsh Digital PR.

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Brands Start To Open Up

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The past two months have been extraordinarily challenging for brand communications and PR people. In the initial weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown, brands struggled to find the right response. A somber soundtrack, a voiceover or chiron alluding to these “uncertain times” and a brand pledge that it will be there for customers until “we can be together.” Many brands see an opening. ” So what’s a brand to do?

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How to Ace Video for Personal Branding

B2B PR Sense

Looking for that next thing to give your personal brand a leg up? Using video for personal branding has helped many people to expand their brand and reach more audiences. Because of how vital it is to my personal brand. This, coupled with the fact that 88% of marketers noticed a good ROI for their marketing efforts, makes video a slam dunk for your personal brand. We're finding new reasons to use video in our marketing and personal branding.

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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. To do that, you’ll need to tap into your personal history and also humanize your brand. Check out our list of do’s and don’ts for your brand story. Think of your brand as a person.

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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. As the pandemic and its impact have grown, many companies recognized it was time to go beyond PSAs about social distancing or offers of fun branded Zoom backgrounds to those of us stuck at home. But the most PR-powerful gesture may have been by Yum Brands.

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Best Brand Moves During The COVID-19 Pandemic

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It has also brought out the best in some companies and brands, with accompanying positive PR. Here are my picks for best brand moves so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olive’s plea – and the brand’s response – was even picked up by CNN. The post Best Brand Moves During The COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

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Brands Tackling Social Issues

5W PR

According to 5W’s 2020 Consumer Culture Report , some consumers are influenced when a brand aligns with a cause they’re passionate about (83%), and others would like to see a CEO of a company speak out on issues they care about (76%). With such telling insights, it makes sense that now more than ever we have seen brands taking part in social conversations, releasing products that show support for a cause, and CEOs take definitive stances on social and political topics.

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Avoid Brand-Killing Tweets

Ronn Torossian

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. The post Avoid Brand-Killing Tweets appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Twitter is a tremendous social media communication tool. There are a lot of reasons why Twitter has been a career killer, but our focus in this article […].

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How Cannabis Brands Can Improve Their Visibility

Ronn Torossian

For entrepreneurs hoping to advance their brands, this boom in legal cannabis presents an incredible opportunity to convert media coverage into positive brand capital- […]. The post How Cannabis Brands Can Improve Their Visibility appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR Business Media Relations PR Agency PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn TorossianCannabis has increasingly become a focal point of international attention.

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