Creative Testing Delivers

Ronn Torossian

The post Creative Testing Delivers appeared first on. PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5WPR Insights MARKETING StrategyThe person acknowledged as the “Father of Advertising,” David Ogilvy, founded advertising giant Ogilvy & Mather in 1948.

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. Business Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING PR Agency PR Careers PR CEO PR Firm Pubilc Relations StrategyTeam morale in the office has hit a low.

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New factors impacting success of marketers’ creative performance

Agility PR Solutions

The post New factors impacting success of marketerscreative performance appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Marketing Public Relations marketing

As Retail Continues to Struggle, Dick’s Gets Creative

Ronn Torossian

The post As Retail Continues to Struggle, Dick’s Gets Creative appeared first on. Brand PR Business BRANDING Insights MARKETING Media PR Agency Public Relations StrategyBig box retail is hurting, and not just because of COVID-19.

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5 ways to foster creativity in your PR and marketing team

PR Daily

If you look at the majority of job specs for roles in PR and marketing, you’ll see creativity listed as one of the desired character traits. They are based on a pre-existing campaign that can be adapted to a different sector or market. Curiosity breeds creativity.

Practicing Creativity

The Hoffman Agency

Working at a tech PR agency, you quickly learn how fast the markets move, what the trends in your sector look like and what it takes for a company to create a lasting brand image and voice. The post Practicing Creativity appeared first on "What's HAppening" Blog.

5 proven ways to boost creativity to solve tough problems

PR Daily

Are you creative? But while creativity might seem like something only the Da Vinci’s and Walt Disney’s of the world are blessed with, there’s a growing body of research that suggests the trait lies with everyone.

‘Creative courage’ is the go-to strategy for tech marketers in a post-pandemic age

Agility PR Solutions

New research from creative studio Shaped By finds that tech marketers looking to carve out a competitive edge in the post-COVID world are embracing creativity and taking […].

Creativity at Hallmark is the gift that keeps on giving

PR Daily

Creativity. Creativity, the Hallmark way, is an act of collaboration, inclusion, kindness and personal inspiration. 15-19 for the most important week of events for communicators and marketers ]. The gift of quality creative time.

5 creative ways to boost your agency’s reputation

Agility PR Solutions

Every business needs digital marketing in today’s day and age, but there is a lot of choices that companies have, and this can make it hard to succeed. The post 5 creative ways to boost your agency’s reputation appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

10 creative ideas to emerge from COVID-19 ennui

PR Daily

If your creativity is flagging, sagging or bone-dry, try these ideas to spark a bit of fresh inspiration. Please tell me I’m not alone in feeling a lack of creative spirit these days. Creativity is flagging. Your creativity suffers when you only follow news.

PR Placing a Premium on Creativity; Findings from 5 Studies in Public Relations

Sword and the Script

88% of PR pros say creativity is more important in the era of Covid. PR places a premium on creativity in Covid era. Nearly 70% of respondents said creativity is a higher priority in the era of Covid. We have creativity to thank for getting us through.”

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. There was also a significant increase in agencies who employ a formally named creative director, from 37% to 56%. 4 ways creative PR takes it up a notch. Creative PR helps B2B brands be accessible.

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. While technology can certainly change how we do marketing, it’s still reliant on creative inputs. In some ways, innovation in marketing is like positioning – it’s a mindset. And that’s the theme for this week’s Unscripted Marketing Links.

Creative Storytelling as the Soul of B2B Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

Yet that’s the central responsibility of the creative marketer – to convert the uninteresting into something interesting. Even in B2B technology, marketers will find better success focusing on story in which the prospect sees themselves. And storytelling in B2B marketing is the theme for this weeks’ Unscripted Marketing links [UML]. Don’t miss these related posts: Scale Content Marketing: Employees are the Secret. 3) Creativity is the Soul of CMO.

Addressing the Working Class inequality gap in the creative industries

Stephen Waddington

Education and workplace practices are critical to change according to Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre. Social mobility in the Creative Economy: Rebuilding and levelling up? Those from privileged backgrounds are twice as likely to land a job in a creative occupation.

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. I had always considered PR people to be incredibly smart, aggressive and socially savvy, yet I still wondered if it was really a launchpad for great creative. Creative Director.

After lockdown: the creative agency market

Stephen Waddington

The agency market is in flux as the economy reinflates. Agency positioning for growth Another significant focus is helping agencies sort out their marketing and sales processes, and refine their proposition. COVID-19 is flushing out a fiercely competitive market.

8 tips to help demystify the creative process

PR Daily

If you’re familiar with the show, you know there are many times when genius, client-dazzling, creative concepts seem to “jump up” in the face of various characters, seemingly without a lot of methodology behind them. Always start with a creative brief.

COVID left creatives with fewer resources, but also grew productivity, skills and standing

Agility PR Solutions

The post COVID left creatives with fewer resources, but also grew productivity, skills and standing appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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 Writing & Editing creativityThe public relations workaday world can seem repetitive and monotonous, but great communicators find ways to reinvent themselves.

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. At the time, I was not intimately involved in the brainstorming, creative design and the development of innovative marketing concepts at my firm. The role I play creatively is distinctly different. Creative PR 2.0

2021 campaigns will need empathy, creativity and connectivity

Agility PR Solutions

Participants in this year’s 4th annual CMO Predictions from B2B tech and healthcare integrated agency PAN Communications urged marketers to consider how a year of upheaval has impacted the customer experience. Marketing Public Relations marketers

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! In very creative rebuttal posted to Walmart’s blog titled, Fact Check: The New York Times “The Corporate Daddy” , David Tovar, then a vice president of communications with the company, offered edits to the Times’ writer’s “first draft.” Related Content: Art or Science: Creative Marketing and PR.

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. Then, take some time to undertake creative thinking exercises without pressuring yourself or your group too much at the outset. Crenshaw Communications PR Fish Bowl creative ideas public relations

How CMOs plan to leverage AI to take the guesswork out of creativity

Agility PR Solutions

The post How CMOs plan to leverage AI to take the guesswork out of creativity appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Marketing Public Relations marketing

It’s not OK to hibernate your mind – bringing back creativity for Autumn

PR in High Definition

But whilst we’re busy rushing to get sales and keep the cash flowing quickly, we could potentially be destroying our need to think creatively about the situation we find ourselves in. Understand how marketing and comms needs to change to reflect societal shifts.

Beneficial and Creative Marketing Strategies

5W PR

One of the key elements of marketing is companies being able to develop and execute creative marketing and advertising ideas, which isn’t always an easy task. Content Marketing Strategies. Urban Marketing Strategies.

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.

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.

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. But communications and specifically PR seem to rate a click above email marketing on the creativity scale. Given the nebulous nature of creativity, it’s useful to define creativity with a PR frame.

Unrestricted creative thinking in an ever more restricted world

PR in High Definition

If ever there was a time for some creative thinking, it’s now. What we need now is to learn how to think creatively alone, or with the help of your loved ones (yup, really), or your virtual pals and colleagues. Granted, it’s not quite the same as a brainstorm in the boardroom with frisbees and jelly beans but there are many ways to creatively get around your current challenges – whether work, or life in general. Brainstorming can be a brilliant way to boost creativity.

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. There’s a clear benefit for the employer, but what’s the benefit to talent in a market that’s 96% employed? 2) Think creatively: guerilla recruiting tactics. Thinking Creatively about Recruiting Events.

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.

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. When you focus solely on optimizing for clicks or conversions, you miss the opportunity for the audience to emotionally connect with a clever or creative piece of content. Creative is a critical factor in the success of any marketing communications team.

7 Ways Marketers Can Get Creative With Compliance

Contently - Strategy

Marketers find few things as grim as compliance. And with some creative thinking, it doesn’t have to be a headache that gets in the way of your job. Marketers have started to figure out how to build better relationships with compliance teams.

Lockdown creative industry awards 2020

Stephen Waddington

In any normal year, this week would see the start of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Creative, marketing and PR industry events have either been postponed or moved online for at least 12 months. There's no need for industry awards for at least 12 months.

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. In Matt’s words, the current attitude is one where “marketing owns measurement.” The solution seems to be to get more creative. Matt’s presentation about Google Analytics demonstrates a creative way to utilize an analytical tool for public relations work.

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. The truth is a lot of companies have figured out content marketing and turned it into their secret weapon, driving hockey-stick growth and leaving their competitors lingering in the shadows. Creativity strikes back. They painfully got buy-in across their org and learned about the business side of marketing.

10 creative ways to optimise your B2B content

Doctor Spin

Inbound marketing and B2B content publishing is giving brands lots of control. Inbound marketing encapsulates everything from content marketing and email marketing to on-site SEO and conversion optimisation.