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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Why B2B Brands Should Be Active on Social Media

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As most PR agencies know, social media is not just for B2C companies anymore. The B2B landscape is changing, especially for technology brands. They’re under pressure to differentiate their brand communications to reach high-priority audiences in more thoughtful and effective ways. With the help of social media, a B2B brand in the tech sector can establish a distinctive voice and build a unique community of followers.

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3 tactics for building brand authority on social media

PR Daily

When it comes to bolstering your reputation, what social media platforms, content types and messages will pack the biggest punch? 1 priority of a growth department, but it’s something every single marketer and branding professional should be thinking about. Be human—not branded.

How travel brands can fill the social media void

PR Daily

As organizations in the travel and hospitality space adapt to the reality fo the global pandemic, there’s still a way for them to engage on social media platforms, even without user-generated content. COVID has impacted this too, and in ways that can bolster your travel brand.

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7 tips for building an engaging personal social media brand

Agility PR Solutions

Creating a personal social media brand allows you to establish an online identity that moves you towards achieving a number of personal, professional, or business goals. Personal branding allows you to manage and optimize how you come across to others.

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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Growing your personal brand on social media

Personal PR

The post Growing your personal brand on social media appeared first on Laurie Pehar Borsh Digital PR. Digital PR

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

[Case Study] How Proteus Builds Brand with Earned Media

Onclusive

Proteus and its PR agency, W2O, are building a brand and a category simultaneously. In this case study, learn how Proteus builds awareness and understanding using earned media amplification. The post [Case Study] How Proteus Builds Brand with Earned Media appeared first on Onclusive. Their primary target audience, executives at health systems, payers and pharmaceutical companies, are extremely difficult to reach.

The 2020 List of Media Relations Best Practices Blog Posts | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Earned media is considered some of the most valuable content an organization can generate. Earned media comes with a stamp of approval that brands cannot generate on their own. media relations

[Webinar] How Overstock Combines Paid & Earned Media To Drive Brand Engagement

Onclusive

Overstock uses Onclusive to measure the effectiveness of specific earned media coverage that aligns with its core messaging strategies. To create the biggest impact, Overstock integrates its paid and earned media strategies. Combining the reach & frequency of advertising with the credibility of earned media helps Overstock maximize reader engagement and brand impact. Ways to leverage paid media to amplify your earned media.

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Starbucks vs. Dunkin': Which brand wins on social media?

Awario

For our newest brand battle, we took Starbucks and Dunkin' for a social listening ride and examined both brands through the lens of social media with our monitoring and analytics tool Awario

KFC vs. Popeyes: Which brand wins on social media?

Awario

While the two brands are fighting for customers in the U.S. and overseas, we took a look at what social media has to say about them KFC and Popeyes have long been the stars of the fast-food scene.

#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? Plus, people would use this opportunity to backslash brands, right? First off, social media is here to stay. Second, by putting your brand out there, whether as a business or a personal brand, it opens up tremendous opportunities.

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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. 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.

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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.

Food Brands Face Tough Decisions

Ronn Torossian

The post Food Brands Face Tough Decisions appeared first on. Business Media Relations Insights MARKETING StrategySmithfield 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 […].

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Social media is today’s growth engine—is your brand on track?

Agility PR Solutions

Brands seeking to generate more sales and grow their markets need to focus on social media. The post Social media is today’s growth engine—is your brand on track? Analysis Public Relations social media

Valuable content can strengthen your brand more than any promotion

PR Daily

The company’s content and media director, Paolo Mottola, shared the spread on LinkedIn: Along with beautiful visuals, REI included a camping checklist that readers can physically check off if they have the print version.

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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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Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco

PR Daily

The three media outlets that Ford used to unveil its new line of Broncos—ABC, ESPN and National Geographic—are all owned by Disney. RELATED: Join us for Ragan's Virtual Social Media Bootcamp ]. What can other brands learn from this?

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3 ways brands can support consumers’ mental well-being

PR Daily

Still, marketers wading into these waters need to understand what mental health is and the ways in which brands can provide meaningful support beyond virtue signaling. It doesn’t matter what type of product you are; every brand is now, or needs to be, a service offering.

Media & entertainment industry again tops latest brand intimacy study

Agility PR Solutions

The media & entertainment industry ranked first for the third year in a row in the latest Brand Intimacy 2020 Study,the largest study of brands based on emotions, from brand intimacy agency MBLM. The remaining brands in the […]. The post Media & entertainment industry again tops latest brand intimacy study appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations branding

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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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 Torossian

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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. Luckily, the most important principles of making a “boring” brand interesting in social happen to be some of the same fundamentals that make any brand interesting in any medium: Know your brand.

Tips for encouraging employees to share brand messages

PR Daily

Your workers are key ambassadors for your brand, especially on social media. One scroll down your social media feeds and you’ll notice that even though many brands strive for a personal approach on their social media profiles, they fail to achieve that goal or secure a genuine connection with their audience. In fact, 90% of brands use social media platforms to increase their visibility on the market.

How Paid And Organic Social Media Work Together

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Social media marketing and PR have recently become inseparable. That’s because social media plays a large role in most consumer and B2B PR programs. Builds brand awareness. That’s where paid social media programs come in.

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. They strive to “put their names out there,” they bombard media representatives with anemic press releases, and they sponsor initiatives or events that cost a lot more than they get back in new business. The post How Brands Can Earn More Press Coverage appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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Brand conversations during COVID-19

Stephen Waddington

It’s led to a saturation and brands struggling to cut through. Digital as a democratic media Organisations frequently overlook the fact that the internet is democratic. Consumers have access to the same media and channels. 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.

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5 best practices for brands and individuals on LinkedIn

PR Daily

The start of a new year brings [insert your favored cliché], and it’s a good reminder to evaluate best practices across your social media channels. There are a number of ways to get your brand that “new year, new you” look. Here are five tools and approaches: Self-audit: The start of a calendar year is a great time to reevaluate your brand’s content. Remember to consider your purpose and why you’re using LinkedIn for your brand.

Starbucks, Coca-Cola and Unilever pause social media ads, Microsoft closes retail stores, and cosmetics brands drop ‘whitening’ terms

PR Daily

Also: Google explains how YouTube content gets promoted and more, UPS Dogs showcase the power of online communities, consumers say trusting brands is paramount, and more. As July 1 nears, the number of organizations joining the #StopHateForProfit boycott is growing, with some brands announcing they’ll stop paid marketing efforts across all social media platforms. Starbucks joins Unilever, Coca-Cola, Verizon and more in halting social media ads.

Report: Negative social media content on the rise

PR Daily

Consumers say that brand managers who don’t address online vitriol are leaving the door open for criticism—which reflects poorly on the company’s leaders. Social media has dramatically increased companies’ ability to interact with customers. Social media ads aren’t a panacea.

3 Tips For A Killer Media Tour

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The media tour has been around for nearly as long as the PR industry. It helps build relationships between a brand spokesperson and multiple journalists over a short period of time. Today most media tours aren’t exactly like that.

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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. Managing social media takes a strong strategy — and so […]. The post What Materials Do You Need to Launch Your Brand’s Social Media?

#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? With the rise of social media came democratized content and the opportunity for consumers to drive their own news, information, and entertainment. However, without the trust and credibility factor that good PR delivers, the brand will not obtain the advocacy it seeks. Branding Media PR 2.0

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Why Social Media Platforms and Apps are Crucial to Marketing Your Brands

ReimaginePR

Now that we’re neck-deep into the age of social media, having a website isn’t even enough anymore. Heck, even having a simple social media page isn’t enough; you need to have multiple social media platforms to reach a wide enough audience, and those platforms need to be managed in such a way that it brings your customers together into a self-sustaining community that your company engages with on the ground level. But first: What Exactly is Social Media Marketing?

How Edmunds measures the quality of earned media

PR Daily

A look at how the consumer car shopping website quantifies media coverage. Those are impressive results, but how does Edmunds track its earned media coverage? RELATED: Sign up for a free trial of Onclusive Media Monitoring today. ].

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. It took a little while for me to get to the completely ‘chrome dome’ stage, although looking around, I daresay I bit the bullet way, way quicker than many guys out there! But I digress.