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Podcast measurement essentials

PR Daily

Historically, radio has been a tried and true channel for advertisers, so it’s natural that brands would venture into podcasts as they becomes a larger slice of the audio pie. But as more brands jump into the podcast space they’re asking how they measure results and efficiency.

6 storytelling lessons from the ‘NBA Bubble’

PR Daily

Besides being a fantastic personal branding move, Thybulle’s YouTube channel can provide PR and marketing pros several video storytelling takeaways. RELATED: Join us for Ragan's Measurement Workshop: Understanding and Proving ROI ]. Show off your brand’s family.

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How to measure your organizational authenticity

PR Daily

Here’s how to measure your outputs. And for brands, authentic is a lot easier and less stressful than the other options. The problem with invented indexes like these is that they may or may not be appropriate to your market, your audiences, your industry or your particular brand.

Monday Roundup: Measuring Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Every PR pro knows the importance of storytelling. But how many of us are effectively measuring it? Here are some tips on getting started measuring your storytelling efforts. 5 “W”s to Consider Before Starting PR Measurement. Why: “And as any good PR pro knows, storytelling is also key to a successful campaign—yet it’s only half of the equation. Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content. How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Stories.

5 storytelling lessons from Square’s COVID-19 campaign

PR Daily

Storytelling has become a buzzword in business communications. It’s the missing ingredient when things go wrong, the secret weapon behind new branding success. Is “storytelling” on it its own really enough to make your brand stand out?

How Edmunds measures the quality of earned media

PR Daily

With access to millions of real transactions and other Edmunds data, Edmunds’ expert analysts developed insights into how consumer shopping behavior has been altered during COVID as well as other market trends in the automotive industry.

3 marketing trends that will define 2021

PR Daily

After speaking to over 200 brand leaders, on industry insider offers his view on what will be the trends to watch for the year ahead. Marketers largely started last year from a place of strength with bigger budgets and confident growth strategies. Less advertising, more brand building.

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How important is YouTube for brand marketing in 2020?

PR Daily

But, as with all things social media, it’s never too late to start building your brand and growing your audience on this video sharing site. Here are a few reasons why your brand needs a YouTube channel: 1. The post How important is YouTube for brand marketing in 2020?

Performance Storytelling: Norton Lifelock CMO, Ty Shay, Provides a Roadmap

Onclusive

Shifting from traditional marketing and communications to the concept and model of Performance Storytelling isn’t easy. Norton Lifelock’s CMO Ty Shay recently keynoted AirPR’s Growth PR Conference and shared a roadmap for success in this new era of media, marketing, communications and measurement. . Transparency in Marketing Measurement. Basically, the whole company sees how you’re doing in marketing every hour of every day.

How a data-driven storytelling can take you around the world

PR Daily

A measurement pro shares the tory of his campaign for the Maldives’ tourism sector, a project made possible by emotive storytelling backed by data analysis. “We Using this analysis, we developed a plan to support Maldives tourism marketing with data driven insights.

How to measure the impact of communications during COVID-19

PR Daily

A good measurement strategy is based upon expected outcomes. You outline what effect you hope to have before executing a plan, and then establish systems to measure key performance indicators. Measurement and PESO.

Getting more specific with your PR measurement

PR Daily

Others say you should measure impressions and unique visitors—but some argue that those metrics are just a starting point. If the Barcelona Principles say we should be measuring outputs and outcomes instead of inputs, what are those outputs? Chad Latz, chief innovation officer and global president of digital for Burson Cohn & Wolfe, says the new tools available for measuring campaigns change everything. So, what should you measure?

Setting the right earned media objectives for your brand

Onclusive

Earned media content is king when it comes to building brand reputation—your biggest brand asset. Overall, 78% of PR pros measure their communications effectiveness.* How to set earned media objectives that are right for your brand.

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How To Beat Five PR Storytelling Roadblocks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

At a time when we have more data than we can possibly use and people connect on social platforms, storytelling is an ideal tool for PR and marketing. Entertainment options are everywhere, and crafting a business story designed to promote a product or service doesn’t always measure up. When considerations collide, storytelling suffers. There’s a real tendency to sugarcoat anything negative or embarrassing when it comes to business storytelling.

How and why you should be measuring reputation in 2020

PR Daily

Yet for all the talk of corporate purpose, and the reputational benefits earned through its pursuit, there is a lack of guidance on how to measure reputation’s existence and value. Yet they seldom describe the mechanisms that brand managers can use to benchmark and track reputation.

Consumer brands must tap technology to stay relevant post-pandemic

PR Daily

Traditional brand experiences are being replaced by virtual interactions and activations—but consumers desires haven’t changed. Shuttered doors and social distancing have forced a reexamination of traditional brand experiences. A post-COVID era is coming, and brands need to be ready.

5 tools to help PR pros measure storytelling efforts

PR Daily

PR pros have embraced storytelling more than ever before. Though media relations and other PR strategies have always contained elements of storytelling, the rise of content marketing and brand journalism means communicators must craft tales that their audiences want to read if they want to stay relevant and gain public favor. However, like many traditional PR strategies, measuring the impact and success of storytelling campaigns can seem an insurmountable task.

Brands make Earth Day pledge to measure emissions, social media content falls short on accessibility, and NBC condemns anti-BLM email

PR Daily

Also remember that, though the standards of communication your brand sets in various markets may differ, your stakeholders remain globally connected. Brands make Earth Day pledge to measure emissions. MEASURED THOUGHTS.

3 approaches to effective brand storytelling

PR Daily

Pareidolia is the perception of meaning or significance in an object (normally an image or sound) where none exists, and it''s crucial to effective brand storytelling. Pareidolia is all about storytelling. This tendency is what fuels effective brand storytelling and content marketing. Brand storytelling is framing. Frames as marketing intelligence. Here again, relate this back to message development and brand outreach.

How to Measure PR in Revenue Marketing

Shift Communications

More and more marketing leaders are being called on to adopt revenue marketing. Rather than simply provide MQLs, they are responsible for driving measurable customer acquisition and sales. Some campaigns are strictly for brand building; sales aren’t a consideration.

A Colorado university’s robust storytelling turns heads

PR Daily

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s brand journalism approach is engaging readers, grabbing attention and winning awards. Campus communication might not be a high-profile beat, but storytelling gold awaits those who dig beyond the often-prosaic crust of academia. The team at Metropolitan State University of Denver has struck a particularly rich vein of emotion-packed, newsworthy stories by committing to a robust brand journalism approach.

Lego unveils recycled bricks, Brands place more emphasis on measurement than agency counterparts, and USPS defends plan for slower mail service

PR Daily

“Whether through original music, digital art or dancing in the streets at parades around the world, W Hotels has honored Pride with artists of countless mediums over the years,” Carly Van Sickle, senior director, global brand marketing, W Hotels Worldwide, said in a press release.

How to build a stronger brand to withstand the social media haters

PR Daily

The new rules of business branding are becoming clear, and organizations that have found big success should be prepared for a backlash online. A second big shift is how brands big and small are quick to retreat after even modest criticism.

Mobile marketing drives digital ad spending

PR Daily

As advertising on traditional channels like TV, radio and newspapers declines, many brand managers are turning to the internet for a new audience—specifically mobile phone users. Online advertising is overtaking traditional outlets in a major way for most brand managers.

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State and local governments require employee vaccinations, influencer marketing spending grows during pandemic, and TN hospital network defends patient lawsuits

PR Daily

The New York Times reports: Mr. de Blasio said the new measures were first steps and that more would follow, and he reiterated a call to private employers to set vaccine mandates for their workers. MEASURED THOUGHTS.

Is brand purpose overblown?

PR Daily

Over 70 percent would pay a premium of 35 percent, on average, for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.”. Consumers are also socially “woke” about how brands and businesses behave. They will pay more, and even change their buying habits, for brands that do.”.

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#21: Using marketing signals to accurately predict brand health

NewsWhip

Using marketing signals to accurately predict brand health: Brian Mossop and Methods+Mastery. Measuring brand reputation | Jump to text. Real-time brand health metrics | Jump to text. Identifying predictors of brand health | Jump to text.

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Make PR Measurement A Priority

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

New technologies are helping make the measurement of public relations results easier, less time-consuming and more meaningful. More PR agencies today are designating a measurement guru on its team to own analytics. Although many companies retain a PR firm to increase awareness, which at its most basic can be measured by volume and tone of coverage, PR can do so much more. Advance legwork can improve the odds of achieving measurable impact. Consider market research.

Bank of America shares minimum wage benchmarks, privacy drives brand trust, and Amazon expands worker safety initiative

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: Brands and organizations have gone to great lengths to promote vaccine awareness and encourage vaccinations among stakeholders. MEASURED THOUGHTS. Ragan is delighted to add industry event and thought leadership brand Communications Week to our portfolio.

BuzzFeed to acquire HuffPost, YouTube launches audio ads, and Nintendo issues marketing rules for ‘Animal Crossing’

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: As Nintendo’s “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” continues to grow, more brands are hopping on the bandwaggon, through creating virtual clothing and artwork , interacting with players or sharing game-related content across social media platforms. MEASURED THOUGHTS.

7 highest-ranked ESG brands for 2021

PR Daily

Here’s how brands that have the highest marks on environmental, social and governance issues earned their reputation. What are brands doing to drive the perception of ESG investment? As the old proverb goes, if a brand isn’t communicating about its ESG investment, does it really exist?

Once Upon a Time…3 Keys to Good PR Storytelling

Cision

In today’s digital age, there are two key ways to find success for both brands or individuals: remember to be human and solidify your storytelling skills. Many think that good storytelling stems from talent, but really, all it takes is time, trial and error, and basic writing know-how. Below are a few ways you can amp up your storytelling, stemming from insights, ideas and case studies explored at the 2015 xPotomac Conference. Measure Your Niche’s Density.

Cruise lines embrace CDC restrictions amid government fight, P&G works to overcome Apple’s privacy measures, and eBay removes auction for art made in Japanese internment camp

PR Daily

Take care to preserve your brand reputation by framing any position around the wellbeing of your internal and external stakeholders. Google Ads is offering a new experimental video feature that will allow brands to test and compare different video strategies to refine their campaigns.

How are brands defining employee experience in core values statements?

PR Daily

As COVID-19 forces the workplace to reevaluate how it engages and promotes workers—and the ramifications on brand reputation—here’s how top brands are staking their claim. "Brand purpose" is a house of cards that collapses in the lightest breeze.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Storytelling: whether you’re in PR, marketing or a like-minded communications discipline, it’s stories that affect change. They aren’t marketing a service or peddling a product. Nonprofit Storytelling: The Opportunity. Nonprofits typically don’t have the resources to invest (heavily or otherwise) in marketing. The Science of Storytelling. Nonprofit Storytelling: Cutting Through the Clutter. That’s hard for a major brand to measure up to.

CDC offers chart on relaxed mask guidance, influencer marketing budgets increase in 2021, and ‘Insider’ journalist union pushes for measurement reform

PR Daily

MEASURED THOUGHTS. A new study by Linquia found that 71% of enterprise marketers surveyed expect their influencer marketing budgets to increase in 2021, a large jump from 2020 when only 57% said that they planned to increase their budget.

Creating a Video Storytelling Strategy That Gets Results

PRSay

But one surefire way to stand out from your competition is with excellent video storytelling. To keep pace, you’ll need to understand how to cater content to your brands, deliver a video to its target audience and measure performance to prove its value. I’ve spent more than 20 years honing video storytelling skills with my team at MediaSource. So when you’re considering video storytelling, here are four key steps, from strategy to assessment: 1.

How to Tap Emotions for PR and Marketing Success

Glean.info Blog

Contrary to what many of us may believe, buying decisions are 80 percent emotional and only 20 percent based on logic, says Susanna Gebauer, a marketing blogger at The Social Ms. Storytelling can inject emotion into PR and marketing content. Image by Pixaline from Pixabay.

How Storytelling Connects Paid, Earned, and Owned Media

Onclusive

Breaking down silos between Paid, Earned & Owned media through continuous storytelling. In December 2009, Forrester defined what it called the three new media options for interactive marketers: “paid, earned and owned.” Earned media had traditionally been the responsibility of public relations, while paid and owned media had been part of the marketing mandate. Marketing? The new continuous storytelling cycle.

The question that brand storytellers must ask

PR Daily

From smartphones to roadside billboards, video content is the king of digital marketing. Marketers have been quick to pick up on the idea of emotional storytelling as an effective tool, but where you can often miss the mark is in identifying what message you should send—and how to send it. when putting together your campaign, distilling your brand down into a single, simple concept that is easy to communicate. To do this, understand how consumers perceive your brand.