Is Clubhouse the next big social media platform for brands?

PR Daily

Here’s what communicators should know about the latest social platform and its audio format, as more and more users sign on—and what competitors await. RELATED: Join us at Disney for our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Communications Professionals ].

3 social media trends to watch in 2021

PR Daily

Here are the changes to keep your eye on when it comes to social media engagement and outreach in the coming months. Expect the increase in influencer and user generated content to continue. It’s not only influencers who are creating meaningful content.

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9 ways PR pros can use social media to connect with journalists

PR Daily

Build relationships with thoughtful interaction on media pros’ social media channels–but make sure your enthusiasm doesn’t cross the line. Social media has changed the way PR and media interact. Social Media Facilitates Relationship Building.

Why and how to use inclusive design for social media

PR Daily

Information distributed through social media is only as effective as the number of people who view it, and inaccessible content excludes a large segment of readers and viewers. While visual content provides a fun and expressive outlet for people.

How ‘granfluencers’ are shaking up social media representation and influencer marketing

PR Daily

Here’s what the trend means for the PR industry and social media managers. spend 15 hours online every week and largely believe that social media improves their lives. This all comes at a time when people are craving authenticity after years of perfectly curated content.

Critical Mention Launches YouTube Integration

Critical Mention

NEW YORK — Critical Mention, the leading media monitoring and intelligence platform for TV, radio, online news and social media has launched a YouTube integration that continues the expansion of its already robust content set.

How important is YouTube for brand marketing in 2020?

PR Daily

Will your message be able to stand out in a saturated content environment? Regardless of what your business is, a YouTube channel can be massively beneficial if used correctly. YouTube has grown explosively over the years. Is YouTube too saturated to start a channel in 2020?

Why and how to use IGTV for content marketing

PR Daily

Video is king of today’s social media landscape. According to a recent study , nearly half of adults ages 22 to 45 don’t watch content on traditional TV platforms anymore. For example, it automatically starts playing content as soon as you open the app, and you can bounce from channel to channel to see what your favorite creators have posted. The most significant difference between IGTV and YouTube? Best practices for IGTV content marketing.

5 Reasons to Network Across all Social Media Sites

Critical Mention

Social media platforms may have been created for friendly networking, but since then, they’ve evolved into tech hubs where anybody can network with anyone else. So, it’s important for all organizations to acknowledge and react to the impact social media has on consumers. Social Media Improves Customer Service. PR pros and marketers should take advantage of their organization’s social media interactions.

Report: Social media managers lack clear path to senior leadership roles

PR Daily

The career trajectory of the social media manager—their top challenges, desires and interests—are all explored in this new report from the Institute for Public Relations, Ragan Communications and the University of Florida. Social media managers are ambitious, according to the report.

7 relatable and hilarious ‘Onion’ headlines about social media

PR Daily

The satirical publication holds no punches when making fun of news, experiences and trending topics, including digital PR and marketing efforts. Communicators must work even harder to stand out and protect their organizations’ brand images from rumors floating around social media platforms.

Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Blogging, “Unfriend” Social Media

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Fortune 500 companies dramatically increased blogging this year and significantly decreased social media posting. Meanwhile, Fortune 500 use of Twitter dropped from 96% to 89%; use of Facebook dropped from 95% to 85%, and YouTube use from 90% to 78%.

Good Social Media Strategies to Improve SEO

Critical Mention

You may have heard the controversy among media professionals about whether or not social media affects search engine optimization. While mentions and engagement do not directly impact SEO, what’s within the content can. . More specifically, encouraging link shares should be the ultimate social media strategy that organizations use to boost SEO. Optimize Your Social Media Pages. Craft Creative Social Posts.

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Survey: LinkedIn joins Facebook and YouTube as a video marketing go-to

PR Daily

A new survey from explainer-video company Wyzowl also reveals other information into the latest video marketing practices and trends that can help guide PR and marketing. YouTube, used by 88% of marketers, remains the favorite channel for video marketing, followed by Facebook (76%).

TikTok’s growth spurt, Halloween-themed social media posts, and rivals stoking a viral YouTube fundraiser

PR Daily

Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that NCAA’s provisions will “severely limit the market for athletes” and that the association merely told its member schools to “consider” changing its rules. That insight, among others, was revealed in the Social Media Trends for 2020 report by HubSpot and Talkwalker. Considering that 66% of TikTok’s users are under 30, it’s an especially important social media platform to check out, alongside Instagram and Snapchat.

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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. SOCIAL BUZZ.

7 Easy Ways to Dominate Social Media Marketing

Critical Mention

Are you looking to interact with your social media audience, post trending content that’ll boost social engagement and practice top social strategies that’ll increase brand awareness? . These seven vital components will help elevate your organization’s social media presence so that your business can use social channels as tools to accomplish strategic business goals. Practice Social Media Brand-Consistency.

11 Content Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Cision

If you’re developing digital content in any capacity, you’ve probably run across some of the following advice: Develop a content strategy. Write “good” content. You could develop a content marketing strategy , but that doesn’t mean that it will be a good strategy, or that it is related to the corporate goals in any meaningful way. You could develop content to entertain and never sell, but what if people really want to buy from you?

5 essential roles every content marketing team needs

PR Daily

When company leaders decide to invest in content marketing, they often redefine the roles of their marketing team. Too often, the people working in traditional marketing departments lack the skills needed to carry out a successful content marketing initiative. Based upon where content marketing is today—and where things are headed—here are the five professionals you must have to build your dream team: 1.

Costco tightens mask policy, Deutsche Bank suggests WFH tax, and YouTube ditches its annual ‘Rewind’

PR Daily

This includes tools from Ticketmaster’s recently announced SmartEvent suite like social distanced seating, contactless entry and more (read more info on SmartEvent here ). SOCIAL BUZZ. It’s the first time since Rewind’s 2010 launch that YouTube won’t offer it.

Spotify and LinkedIn to launch social audio apps, YouTube refuses employee request to remove rap song with anti-Asian lyrics, and Netflix touts plan for net-zero carbon footprint

PR Daily

The company now faces the ire of media outlets for what it now says was an April Fools’ joke, despite confirming the truth of the press release to multiple outlets. Meanwhile, LinkedIn also announced yesterday that it is working on a social audio app of its own.

4 ways Tom’s drives consumer success and sales on social media

PR Daily

‘Put yourself in the fans’ shoes,’ says James Chong, the company’s senior manager of social customer engagement. The company’s online success is in part due to the careful way they’ve used a mixture of compelling content and paid social media ads to deliver their messages to targeted consumers at a time when social media algorithms can easily bury branded posts. Consider these: Focus your social media efforts.

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy updates, U.S. adults use YouTube in record numbers, and Lululemon counters employee claims of ‘toxic positivity’ in workplace

PR Daily

The interview comes the week after a WSJ report alleging that Proctor & Gamble was working with Chinese state-run media on a tool to skirt Apple’s imminent privacy tools. In a new study conducted by Pew Research , 81% of Americans said that they now use YouTube, up from 73% in 2019.

9 New Year’s resolutions for content marketers

PR Daily

Repurposing content, livestreaming, and embracing SEO and metrics should be key elements of your efforts in 2019. The new year brings new opportunities to create content that shines. As you launch into 2019, consider turning over a new leaf with your content marketing efforts. A lot of small-business owners get hung up on content volume —and though it’s important to be consistent in your content development, remember that quality matters more than quantity.

15 courses to improve your social media knowledge

PR Daily

Do you know the latest trends and tips to make your messages soar on social media platforms, from Facebook to YouTube? What are your goals for social media in the coming year? . You might want to consider a little extra training to learn the latest trends and tips for bolstering your social media presence. Social media training from Hootsuite Academy. The principles from these guides will improve every marketing project you pursue.

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PR and Social Media: How to Adapt Your PR Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Fifteen years ago, if you had told me that PR and social media were going to work together and that we would use social media for PR, I may have chuckled. After all, social media was initially created to connect family and friends, not brands. Social media has blossomed into an exciting, vibrant tool that can be used across many industries. PR for Social Media: An Exciting Opportunity. hours per day on social networks.

Netflix gets spicy on Twitter, YouTube slammed for ‘Rewind,’ and Uber touts transparency with safety report

PR Daily

However, adding a healthy dollop of spice to a sea of holiday social media messages served as the perfect recipe for engagement. Here are today’s top stories: YouTube takes heat for 2019 ‘rewind’. However, YouTube hasn’t turned the tide in its favor. SOCIAL BUZZ.

How video listicles can still offer content marketing success

PR Daily

Is the listicle still an effective content type? Erika Montgomery argues the video format still offers big results for marketers and PR pros. The masses love this easily digestible format and marketers will have to pry it from their hands before they give it up. While listicle-based videos and articles may be getting old for writers and marketers to create, they are still an effective marketing tool, especially for social media.

Instagram drops IGTV button, public speaking tips from MLK, and how consumers get news from social media

PR Daily

Many social media users were quick to point out that the clothes bore a striking resemblance to the employee uniforms for the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The social media platform is dominating users’ attention with visuals and short video content.

Following backlash, YouTube vows to tighten its harassment policy

PR Daily

The video platform has suffered criticism following its decision not to ban a controversial commentator’s content but to restrict him from making money on the site. YouTube is struggling to banish extremist content without enraging users who claim such bans violate free speech. In a blog post, YouTube said : The openness of YouTube’s platform has helped creativity and access to information thrive. These videos get millions of views on YouTube.

The Gap deletes post-election tweet, ‘Baby Shark’ becomes most-watched YouTube video, and Snapchat adds follower counts

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: “Baby Shark” has become YouTube’s most-viewed video in history, racking up more than 7.04 It went through layers of approval & was put on a content calendar for today. SOCIAL BUZZ. Don’t forget to look at content creators’ engagement numbers as well.

YouTube rolls out ‘fact check’ feature, Twitter users want brand content, and TripAdvisor lays off 25% of workforce

PR Daily

As communicators across roles and organizations scramble to create and distribute timely content in response to the pandemic, Google’s effort can serve as a reminder that repurposed content can also help fill your revised editorial calendars and feed the content monster.

Twitch removes Hispanic Heritage Month emoticons, YouTube ‘Shorts’ to compete with TikTok, and McDonald’s offers ‘spicesurance’ and free McNuggets

PR Daily

Also: How PR and marketing pros are responsible for fighting disinformation, Red Lobster, PepsiCo and Taco Bell offer signature drinks, Airbnb turns to the Fresh Prince, and more. 12/ EXPORT LAW CONTROL: aka sharing your Spicy Chicken McNuggets on social if you have the overpowering urge to.

4 rules Grubhub follows to drive social media success

PR Daily

The company’s senior manager of social media says online marketers must put consumers first, think of each platform and prepare with mobile devices in mind. Social media users are hungry for excellent, captivating content. million followers across Grubhub’s and Seamless’ social media profiles on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the food-ordering services dish up tasty interactions and keep fans coming back for more.

Get Inspired by These 3 Content Marketing Innovators

Cision

But with the power and reach of social media, snatching up prospects halfway around the world seems like a piece of cake…that is, if a brand is listening carefully to what their competitors are saying to their audiences. Here are three big names to take a look at for content marketing inspiration: BuzzFeed. This Internet media company has been making waves for almost a decade, focusing on churning out content that spreads.

Livestreaming, Pokemon Go & Branded Content: Marketing Trends to Stay on Top of

Cision

As frequently as marketing changes, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve as much as possible. Here are three marketing trends you need to be aware of as we head into the final quarter of the year. If Periscope, Facebook Live, and YouTube Live are indicators, livestreaming as a concept has come home to roost. With heavy hitters like Buzzfeed and the Denver Broncos using Facebook Live , it’s clear that this tool has marketing clout.

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How to build your social media content calendar

PR Daily

How often should you post content to your social media channels, and what should that content look like? PR pros agree that social media is vital to their work. Your social media channels are a crucial part of your content distribution strategy and an important way to stay connected to your consumer base. It starts with a social media editorial calendar. The community drives what kinds of content we post,” says O’Looney.

Virgin Media, T-Mobile and more disclose data breaches; YouTube demonetizes ‘coronavirus’; and Tito’s Vodka corrects a COVID-19 fallacy

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Virgin Media, T-Mobile, Holland America and Princess Cruises suffer data breaches. Virgin Media admitted that one of its marketing data bases was “incorrectly configured,” exposing 900,000 customers’ names, emails, phone numbers and home addresses.

Everything You Need to Know About Content Marketing When You Don’t Have Time

ReimaginePR

Do you ever wonder how great brands manage to post so much relevant, awesome content as often as they do? You may assume that creating a similar content marketing strategy will be too complicated for your business to handle. After all, when you try to create content, it probably seems to take forever as you fall further down the never-ending rabbit hole of ideas, tasks, and social media updates. content marketing strategy.

Use CHAOS to improve your content marketing

PR Daily

In this post, we will discuss using this method to create or fix a content marketing strategy. Strengthen your content marketing strategy by communicating with the people who can provide the information you need. You can use tools such as Survey Monkey to create polls and surveys, and then post them to your social media accounts. Use this information to adjust and add to your content marketing strategy. Provide content that reflects that.