Encouraging Creativity Among Marketing Employees

Ronn Torossian

For those in creative fields, such as advertising and marketing, this plunge in morale can be a death sentence for successful campaigns and a return on […]. The post Encouraging Creativity Among Marketing Employees appeared first on.

5 Tips to Get in Your #Creative #PR Groove

PR Expanded

Years ago, I was a PR person working at a creative marketing communications agency. The company had three distinct divisions: PR / Communications (that was my area), Creative Marketing & Advertising and Web, Multimedia & Video. Tip #5: Read Creative Blogs.

Separating Creativity from Technology in Thinking about Marketing Innovation [UML]

Sword and the Script

In marketing, we tend to use those two words interchangeably (I’m guilty of this too). However, when I really consider the word innovation in marketing, I tend to think of creativity. In some ways, innovation in marketing is like positioning – it’s a mindset.

The Power Of Creativity In PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Some people don’t think of PR professionals as particularly creative – except when it comes to hatching wild PR stunts or gimmicks, like KFC’s fried-chicken-flavored nail polish in 2016. Yet creativity plays a part in much of a PR person’s daily work.

How PR pros can break out of a creative rut

PR Daily

If you don’t keep an eye on what the latest approaches are, you risk lacking creativity. Every best practice promises to be the best,” writes marketer, speaker and author Jay Acunzo in his @Medium piece. The post How PR pros can break out of a creative rut appeared first on PR Daily.

PR Creative: A 7-Year History

Shift Communications

Six months before any of us knew the market would crash, I considered my decision to enter the PR industry a calculated career risk. I did it for the challenge, but I knew that applying my traditional creative director background to the world of earned media came with uncertainties.

3 Landmark Studies that Sum Up the State of Creativity for the CMO [UML]

Sword and the Script

The pendulum of marketing can only swing in one direction at a time, but at some point, the forces of gravity slow the swing and eventually take it back in the other direction. I sense we are reaching that point in marketing, with respect to data and creativity.

7 Ways To Spark Creative PR Ideas

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As with any creative process, brilliant ideas don’t come out of nowhere; in fact, they are usually hard earned. More often than not there’s a process that came before the inspiration, and PR teams can use these steps to trigger those great, creative ideas.

Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness

Agility PR Solutions

The post Beware, the growing crisis in creative advertising effectiveness appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Marketing Public Relations marketing

Infographic: How to nurture creative, productive writing habits

PR Daily

Delivering the creative goods every day, throughout a career, requires a more strategic approach. An infographic compiled by the inimitable Henneke from Enchanting Marketing makes a compelling case for why writers shouldn’t rest on their laurels, waiting for the muse to arrive.

Report: Overcoming creative marketing professionals’ biggest challenges

PR Daily

From outstanding infographics to engaging videos, creative elements can make your marketing campaigns pop. Those surveyed listed the high demand volume for creative work and the speed at which they’re expected to complete work as the two biggest hurdles they frequently face.

Injecting Creative Into Marketing for More Earned Media

Cision

Analytics has opened up an entirely new world to marketers, sending many down the data rabbit hole. Overreliance on analytics overshadows creativity, which can hinder your chances to earn more media. Creative is a critical factor in the success of any marketing communications team.

The New Modus Operandi for Public Relations Professionals: Creativity as the Differentiator

Doctor Spin

The digital transformation has changed marketing forever and the field of public relations is no exception. Some PR functions have merged with marketing, some have gone the full digital route, and some have just gone back to basics (publicity). Data-driven marketing approaches, algorithmic placements, and understanding human behaviour are far more important for advertising success than being able to dazzle audience with creative uniqueness.

Libraries, Long-Term Value and the Influence of Creativity in Content Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

One of the risks in marketing is the tendency we all have to get caught in a habit. As the conversations around the marketing table often begin with, “At my last company we…”. 1) Content marketers as librarians . “If Does Blockchain Really Have Marketing Potential?

Creative PR: 4 Idea Generation Techniques

Shift Communications

In 1926, psychologist Graham Wallas outlined the basic creative process, which has been the overall framework for understanding and fostering creativity for almost a century. The Wallas process has four general stages: Preparation : loading up your mind to be creative.

4 Creative PR Ideas for Crisis Communications

Sword and the Script

Constraint breeds creativity. The company is getting accolades from other reputable marketers. If there was a way to plan that — marketers would! Related Content: Art or Science: Creative Marketing and PR. 6 Creative PR Ideas for Blended Media.

Creative Uses for Google Analytics in Public Relations

Shift Communications

During a PRSA Boston event, Matthew Raven, VP of Marketing Technology at SHIFT Communications, presented an insightful discussion about the power of Google Analytics and how it can serve PR professionals. The solution seems to be to get more creative.

5 tips to ignite creativity

PR Daily

Fortunately, there are loads of ways to spark creativity and generate fresh, compelling article ideas. All writers struggle to consistently generate creativity, inspiration and fresh content ideas. Tabitha Jean Naylor is a sales and marketing pro based in Florida.

Join #PRStudChat on Feb. 16th for a Discussion on #Creative #Content to Excite Your Community

PR Expanded

According to a Marketwired survey in November 2015, PR and marketing professionals plan to increase their content marketing programs by 64% in 2016. According to the same survey, 79% of these professionals have a content marketing plan in place.

State of Content Marketing 2019: Creativity Strikes Back

Contently - Strategy

“Content marketing just doesn’t work,” they said. I’ve worked at Contently, one of the pioneers in content marketing, since 2013. Creativity strikes back. They painfully got buy-in across their org and learned about the business side of marketing.

3 in 4 companies will expand creative teams in 2nd half of 2019

Agility PR Solutions

Comms pros will be happy to know that recruiting in the creative and marketing fields is expected to intensify during the remainder of the year, new research from staffing firm The Creative Group shows. Marketing Public Relations marketing

Have you mastered the art of creative content?

PR Daily

Don’t miss this week’s June 28 final deadline to enter PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards. The post Have you mastered the art of creative content? Submit individual work or work on behalf of your team or clients. appeared first on PR Daily. PR Daily Awards

Have you mastered the art of creative content?

PR Daily

Don’t miss this week’s June 28 final deadline to enter PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards. The post Have you mastered the art of creative content? Submit individual work or work on behalf of your team or clients. appeared first on PR Daily. PR Daily Awards

Have you mastered the art of creative content?

PR Daily

Don’t miss this week’s June 28 final deadline to enter PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards. The post Have you mastered the art of creative content? Submit individual work or work on behalf of your team or clients. appeared first on PR Daily. PR Daily Awards

3 Creative Ways Public Relations can Partner with Human Resources and Recruiting to Attract Talent

Sword and the Script

While the rate has been trending down since 2010, it’s still largely been an employer’s market since the housing market popped a couple years before then. To that end, here are a few creative PR ideas to help the recruiting shop out. Thinking Creatively about Recruiting Events.

Everyone Wants Creativity in Communications. What’s Holding It Back?

Ishmael's Corner

Everyone perceives advertising agencies as creative. The Super Bowl delivers three hours of programming that essentially turns into a promo for creativity in the ad biz. People also categorize the digital shops under creativity. So we know how to describe creativity in PR.

Don’t Fear The Robot: Why AI Is Good For PR And Marketing

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Most experts doubt that neural net-powered artificial creativity can ever equal true human creativity. Ravikant, too, believes that automation, and eventually artificial intelligence, will usher in a new era of creativity and inspiration that sounds positively utopian.

Marketing Communications

Onclusive

At the same time, ever since Trout & Ries published *The Battle for the Consumer’s Mind* , B2C marketing executives have known that reach and frequency are key to winning purchase decisions that are made by a single individual with little or no review.

The New Modus Operandi for Public Relations Professionals: Creativity as the Differentiator

Doctor Spin

The digital transformation has changed marketing forever and the field of public relations is no exception. Some PR functions have merged with marketing, some have gone the full digital route, and some have just gone back to basics (publicity). Data-driven marketing approaches, algorithmic placements, and understanding human behaviour are far more important for advertising success than being able to dazzle audience with creative uniqueness.

Marketing Ideas: ‘New’ Product Marketing?

Ronn Torossian

The marketing industry is a crowded space. As consumer attention spans decline and quality engagement becomes harder to come by, marketers are forced to get even more creative. The post Marketing Ideas: ‘New’ Product Marketing?

The New Modus Operandi for Public Relations Professionals: Creativity as the Differentiator

Doctor Spin

The digital transformation has changed marketing forever and the field of public relations is no exception. Some PR functions have merged with marketing, some have gone the full digital route, and some have just gone back to basics (publicity). Data-driven marketing approaches, algorithmic placements, and understanding human behaviour are far more important for advertising success than being able to dazzle audience with creative uniqueness.

Getting Creative with 100 of our Closest PR, Comms & Marketing Friends in SF

TrendKite

The best takeaways from our Getting Creative with Pitching event in San Francisco, co-hosted with the SF chapter of PRSA and AMA

Coca-Cola Freestyle combines content and creativity with “Make Your Mix” contest

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ]. A refreshing marketing mix. Now, we want to celebrate their creativity and individuality with a chance to win a little something just for continuing to be themselves.”. Marketing PR

Lessons to Learn from Spotify’s Marketing Strategy

Ronn Torossian

It’s always fascinating to take a look at how a brand is marketing to us as consumers. For marketing pros, looking at advertisements or seeing branded content may be more detailed than the average consumer. The post Lessons to Learn from Spotify’s Marketing Strategy appeared first on.

5 tips for developing brand creative that resonates with—and appeals to—Gen Z

Agility PR Solutions

If your brand or client is trying to catch the fleeting attention of Generation Z, you’re going to need more than a static, old-school approach with your creative marketing.

The New Modus Operandi for Public Relations Professionals: Creativity as the Differentiator

Doctor Spin

The digital transformation has changed marketing forever and the field of public relations is no exception. Some PR functions have merged with marketing, some have gone the full digital route, and some have just gone back to basics (publicity). Data-driven marketing approaches, algorithmic placements, and understanding human behaviour are far more important for advertising success than being able to dazzle audience with creative uniqueness.

11 creative ways to pump up your content marketing game

PR Daily

Jeff Bullas identified eight main barriers to your content marketing plan: 1. Without a solid plan—that includes creating, drafting and scheduling your posts at least a week at a time—content marketing can feel overwhelming.

Creative PR: 4 Idea Generation Techniques

Shift Communications

In 1926, psychologist Graham Wallas outlined the basic creative process, which has been the overall framework for understanding and fostering creativity for almost a century. The Wallas process has four general stages: Preparation : loading up your mind to be creative. For example, I blog frequently on my personal blog about how World of Warcraft’s concepts apply to marketing. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

Creative Headlines Will Drive PR SEO & Success in 2017

Cision

No marketing and public relations executive is immune from the educational curve of bringing their client up to speed on the latest in search, bridging the digital and SEO divide on an hourly basis. Insights provided by the agency practitioner client-side include the importance of mobile, from both a creative and business standpoint. Most businesses rely not only on their brand equity, but market reputation and repeat clients.

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Two Creative PR Stunts that Turned a Press Release Upside Down

Sword and the Script

It’s one of two creative press releases examples that recently crossed my radar and I’m sharing here in this post. The commentary in the tracked changes was corny, so question is, could this work in B2B marketing ? 11 Simple Ways for PR to Score Content Marketing Points.