4 Ways to Win Over Skeptical Consumers

Cision

A little patriotic music, a glimpse of the American dream, maybe some cute kittens or little kids — it didn’t take much more to convince consumers that you deserved their money. No one was safe from consumer skepticism as we entered the post-trust era (PTE). We live in a cynical time.

Bring Businesses to Consumers’ Homes

5W PR

Consumers have clearly shifted to e-commerce, whether that means buying household items or stocking up on groceries. One of the biggest trends for both big and small businesses is the increase in delivery-based options for any products that consumers need.

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Social Media for Consumer vs. B2B: Three Fundamental Differences

PR Expanded

Most of the work I’ve seen profiled in best practices, case studies, award entries, panel discussions and other channels has been consumer-facing – as in work done by companies or agencies to advance the agenda of a B2C company or a consumer product (Oreo, Dove or Skittles anyone?).

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Consumer Evolution Due to Pandemics

5W PR

The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 will end eventually and when it does, some consumer habits will likely change. What’s known is that the longer the crisis, the bigger the imprint on the consumer.

The Consumer PR of First Impressions

Ronn Torossian

The post The Consumer PR of First Impressions appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. This past week, tens of millions of Americans rose before the sun and commenced the annual bacchanal of deal-seeking known as Black Friday.

Burberry Burns Overstock, Riles Consumers

Ronn Torossian

But those efforts do not always sit well with the consumer public, and that can create some PR tension for the brand, especially if it mishandles the messaging related to the issue.

Selling Exclusivity: Marketing to Finicky Consumers

Ronn Torossian

The post Selling Exclusivity: Marketing to Finicky Consumers appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Everyone likes to feel as if they are a part of something.

Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency

Ronn Torossian

The post Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Recently, Facebook quietly unrolled a new feature called “page integrity”. This allows users to see recent activity, updates, and modifications to a business page.

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. Consumers continue to prioritize human-led, personal service and authentic experiences.

PR Strategies For Consumer Tech Press

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

While we all don’t have such sexy new product announcements, the consumer tech PR space is full of other great news of interest to relevant journalists and bloggers. Conversely, blind pitching to anyone with a CE or consumer tech title in their byline will likely end up in the deletes.

When consumers watch video online

PR Daily

Most viewers like to consume content between 7 a.m. It’s important to know how your audience consumes content to be able to tailor your offering to fit their schedule. The post When consumers watch video online appeared first on PR Daily.

The Biggest Consumer Trends for 2020

5W PR

As consumers adapt and adjust to the changing times around them so do their priorities, interests, and the brands they engage with and purchase from. As specific consumer trends evolve, so does brand messaging.

How consumers’ ideas about ‘luxury’ are changing

PR Daily

Many marketers believe we are in a paradigm shift around consumers’ definition of “luxury.”. How should marketers and brand managers define luxury today and position their organizations to be desirable to consumers? These types of criteria are increasingly important for consumers.”.

Consumer trends to follow in 2020

HMA Public Relations

Check out these consumer trends to follow in 2020. The post Consumer trends to follow in 2020 appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured PR Observations and Preferences Annelise Krafft consumer trends Consumers making health fun Public Relations sustainability wellnessAs PR Pros, we strive to pinpoint what excites our audience, especially our clients’ customers.

Thinking Like a Consumer Will Win the Marketing Game

Ronn Torossian

The post Thinking Like a Consumer Will Win the Marketing Game appeared first on.

3 ways to reach LGBTQ consumers in the ‘new normal’

PR Daily

Start your marketing and public relations efforts now, especially since you cannot count on a pride event to reach LGBTQ consumers. The post 3 ways to reach LGBTQ consumers in the ‘new normal’ appeared first on PR Daily.

The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare

PR Daily

As businesses navigate reopening and bringing back consumers to their premises, how can communicators prepare for this period of uncertainty and anxiety? Doing business with consumers, diners, and shoppers will change.

Exploring the Differences between Consumer PR and B2B PR

Shift Communications

If you’ve worked with or for a PR agency, chances are you understand the difference between consumer PR and B2B PR. Therefore, my take on consumer PR is colored by past experiences and recent conversations with my very talented SHIFT consumer colleagues.

How to build trust and connection with your consumer audience

PR Daily

The Wisconsin-based sandwich company Cousins Subs relied on digital channels and customer service to show consumers a dedication to the community during COVID-19. The post How to build trust and connection with your consumer audience appeared first on PR Daily.

How to Connect With Consumers Offline

5W PR

Everywhere we look, consumers are tied to smartphone, a TV, even a smart screen in the car. But there is still an argument for connecting with consumers off screen. Sure, reaching consumers offline can be more difficult than launching a digital campaign.

User-generated content on Instagram influences consumers most

Agility PR Solutions

Consumers tend to prefer user-generated content (UGC) on Instagram over other social media platforms, according to a new survey from creative hiring guide Visual Objects. The post User-generated content on Instagram influences consumers most appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Harry’s Razors: Brilliant Consumer PR

Ronn Torossian

Harry’s continues to gain traction, while building consumer PR steam for many different reasons, and the company … READ MORE ». The post Harry’s Razors: Brilliant Consumer PR appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Men hate buying razors. They are expensive – increasingly so – and inconvenient. But, for those who exist outside the lumberjack fashion craze, razors remain a necessary part of everyday use.

Consumer PR Crises That Spun Out of Control

Ronn Torossian

In many cases, a PR crisis happens as a result of something someone already said or did, but there are times when the consumer public can watch a PR catastrophe happen in real time, experiencing the chaos as one bad decision leads to a situation spinning out of control.

How marketers are wooing consumers with augmented reality

PR Daily

In consumers’ eyes, augmented reality (AR) is the touchstone for innovation. In addition, 44% of consumers want AR to improve shopping experiences by portraying products in real-life settings. However poor AR content can hurt consumer perceptions.

Multicultural consumers streaming content more as social distancing continues

Agility PR Solutions

Believe it or not, consumers are streaming even more content. We already know that nearly 19 percent of the time that consumers are spending on TV at […]. The post Multicultural consumers streaming content more as social distancing continues appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Report: Consumers want to be entertained on social media

PR Daily

The study asked 1,000 social media marketers about their current campaigns and goals and then asked 1,000 consumers whether brand managers were satisfying their desires. The study asked consumers what kinds of behavior would cause them to unfollow an organization on social media.

Measuring consumer attitude shifts, as brands keep navigating tricky territory during COVID

Agility PR Solutions

Brands are striving to assess the consumer landscape sensitively and accurately, but with sentiment shifting quickly, it’s difficult to adapt new strategies on the fly.

Consumer trends that will help communicators in 2020

PR Daily

In 2020, PR professionals will see the further evolution of the “woke” and informed consumer. . Consumers do not expect companies to be perfect (yet), but they must be on the road to improvement. . Sustainability: Brands first, then consumers.

Comfort of consumer goods drives brand intimacy during COVID

Agility PR Solutions

With our increased reliance on grocery shopping due to quarantine measures, the consumer goods industry is playing a vital role during the pandemic. The consumer goods industry ranked fifth out of […].

Work Hack: Gathering Consumer Insights

Shift Communications

How can you fine-tune your own consumer insights? Maybe you assume all consumers feel strongly about a topic, but you haven’t spent the time reading their comment threads in blogs. There’s no way to reach your consumers if you don’t understand them. The same goes for consumers.

Why FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) PR should be Amazon-ready

The Resolution Blog

The post Why FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) PR should be Amazon-ready appeared first on PR Resolution — by CoverageBook. Since the world went into lockdown, millions have turned to Amazon.

Boosting Sales When Consumers Aren’t Spending

5W PR

During a period when consumers aren’t spending a lot of money, which usually is during a recession, businesses have to align with their customers’ preferences so that they can avoid losing sales to their competitors.

Consumers heeding COVID guidelines, but how have perceptions changed?

Agility PR Solutions

New research from consumer intent firm Prosper Insights and Analytics points to several social and shopping behavioral changes that consumers have made since March when a national emergency was declared concerning the novel coronavirus disease outbreak.

COVID-19 and the appetite to shop—new shifts in consumer behavior

Agility PR Solutions

New research from marketing tech and consumer engagement firm Valassis examines emerging consumer behaviors amid the COVID pandemic as states lift restrictions and businesses reopen—allowing brands to tailor marketing efforts in relevant, compelling ways, driven by current consumer demands.

No news is… bad news: Consumers won’t buy from uncommunicative brands during COVID

Agility PR Solutions

As the COVID crisis drags on, consumers have become more conservative with spending and more selective on what and where to purchase—and new research from PR and content marketing firm Media Frenzy Global reveals that brands that want to remain vital need to do a better job of communicating.

Consumer culture—Millennial spending increases with charitably conscious companies

Agility PR Solutions

We’ve seen that today’s young consumers expect a lot from the brands they patronize, such as wanting them to take a stand on the cultural issues they support, and expecting them to be more inclusive and sustainable.

A Conversation with Jason Michael, VP Consumer Tech

Barokas

We wanted to share some of these insights with you, our blog followers, so I asked our consumer tech guru, Jason Michael, to participate in a Q&A. The post A Conversation with Jason Michael, VP Consumer Tech appeared first on Barokas Communications.

How TV’s decline is reducing consumer engagement with brands

Agility PR Solutions

The decline of ad-supported television is driving down audience engagement with brands, according to new analysis of consumer conversation patterns by Engagement Labs, which finds the conversation frequency among the most prolific consumer conversationalists—young people—has plummeted.

Survey: Gen Z consumers are skeptical about most businesses

PR Daily

The post Survey: Gen Z consumers are skeptical about most businesses appeared first on PR Daily. This ascendant, demanding cadre seeks authentic social responsibility from the companies it patronizes, but transparency and consistency are paramount. Here’s how to win their trust.

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Direct to Consumer Public Relations Guide: How to Market Directly to Consumers with PR

5W PR

According to a recent study by IAB, named the rise of the brand economy in the 21 st century, the future of retail will be painted by direct to consumer relationships. The biggest problem is that many companies don’t know how to get started with direct to consumer PR.