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

Essential Roles for Every Content Marketing Team

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: When company leaders decide to invest in content marketing, they often redefine the roles of their current marketing team. Too often, the people working in traditional marketing departments lack the skills needed

Influencer Marketing – Owned or Earned?

The Proactive Report

Influencer marketing is no longer some edgy new technique.According to an eMarketer study 86 percent of marketers used this strategy in the last year and most marketers are looking to double their investment in 2017. for every $1 invested in influencer marketing.

Influencer Marketing: Tips for Working with Instagram Influencers

Ron Torossian

Fortunately, Instagram influencer marketing could be the answer for those who want to build their presence fast. The post Influencer Marketing: Tips for Working with Instagram Influencers appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

How Leading Companies Tie Employee Advocacy to Business Outcomes

Insights from expert marketing and communications pros who are doing it today

What Is Content Marketing?

HMA Public Relations

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Marketing + PR = Happy Customers

AirPR

As part of her contribution to the PR Council’s PR Genome Education Series, our brilliant Chief Strategy Officer (Rebekah Iliff) recently engaged a panel of communication heavy weights to discuss how Marketing and PR should work together to reach customers.

How Marketing Has Changed

Ron Torossian

The post How Marketing Has Changed appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

Influencer marketing continues to throw up challenges for marketers (research)

PR Warrior

Influencer marketing continues to gather momentum as brands simultaneously try to (a) combat consumer apathy towards paid-for advertising, and (b) take advantage of the rise and rise of content-driven micro-influencers in the marketplace. influencer marketing Influencer relations

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.

Integrated PR & Marketing Measurement Begins with Business Goals

AirPR

Truly creating a comprehensive integrated communications and marketing measurement plan is a challenge for virtually every brand and company. Rose explained, “The convergence that we’re seeing with content, influencers, PR, and marketing is such an important part of our business.

Marketing & Public Relations For Cyber Currency Companies

Ron Torossian

That market is volatile, but still growing. That being the case, it is time to talk about marketing these companies and what they offer. The post Marketing & Public Relations For Cyber Currency Companies appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Public Relations MARKETINGCryptocurrency or cyber currency has become big business, and that change has been lightning fast.

What Happens When PR and Marketing Mesh

AirPR

In a perfect world, public relations and marketing teams would work together more often to achieve common goals. But let’s be honest: we’re all fighting an uphill battle in reducing organizational drag , and not everyone needs to be in your weekly marketing meeting.

Nostalgia Marketing

Shift Communications

Nostalgia is not a new trick in our marketing toolbox. And we know that trends are cyclical, so what is it about the recent uptick in nostalgia-based marketing that has been particularly effective? Nostalgia marketing isn’t anything new.

6 Marketing and Sales Tactics to Avoid Like the Plague

AirPR

Many sales and marketing professionals continually … Continued. All About Tech automated marketing customer success marketing marketing do nots marketing education marketing tips PR public relations sales sales and marketing sales do nots sales education sales tips

The Digital Marketing Revolution has Just Begun

The Proactive Report

According to a new BCG report on Digital Transformation released today digital marketing presents a tremendous opportunity to engage consumers because the ways in which consumers engage with media have shifted dramatically in recent years—and marketing approaches must be reinvented accordingly.

The Essential Components of Your Video Marketing Strategy

ReimaginePR

Are you using video as a part of your marketing strategy? Video plays an essential role in your marketing strategy. Why Video Marketing is Important. Video is an essential part of your content marketing strategy. Video Marketing on YouTube.

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4 Questions to Kickstart Your Influencer Marketing

Cision

To break through the noise and win trust, nearly two-thirds of marketers now allocate budget for influencer marketing. Here are four questions to ask yourself and your team when building out your influencer marketing strategy. Best Practices Featured Influencer Marketing

#PR Expanded Guest Post: The Three Cs for Targeting the Hispanic Market

PR Expanded

The Hispanic community is quickly becoming one of the most important consumer markets. First, it is important to recognize that marketing to Hispanics is more than just simply translating business campaigns into Spanish.

How Stone Temple Kills it with B2B Marketing Videos

Flack's Revenge

I first learned of Stone Temple and their great work in SEO and digital marketing through an acquaintance, and interviewed CEO Eric Enge for a post on Maximize Social Business awhile back. On the face of it, the idea of using video for B2B marketing in 2017 might not seem that groundbreaking.

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What Goes in a Content Marketing Plan

ReimaginePR

Diverting valuable assets into “content marketing” without any real idea of how it works or what it will accomplish. Sadly, as content marketers we don’t have ghostly voices telling us what to do. You need a Content Marketing Plan.

Content Marketing #solopr Twitter Chat

Solo PR Pro

Content marketing has always been integral to public relations, long before the current label. Many Solo PR Pros also wear the integrated marketing hat and are deeply involved in content marketing for clients. Q2: What are the biggest challenges you face in content marketing?

Top 10 Marketing & Communications Posts of 2017

Cision

2017 was quite a year for marketing and PR professionals. Earned media has become increasingly important with 89 percent of marketing/communications professionals saying they use it to support the demand generation goal of driving brand awareness. The growth of influencer marketing was explosive with the number of platforms and agencies in the space increasing by 220 percent in the last two years. How Earned Media is Changing Your Marketing Strategy.

SeeDepth Masters In Marketing Interview: Author And Marketer Drew McLellan

SeeDepth

Drew McLellan has worked in advertising for 25+ years and started his own agency, McLellan Marketing Group, in 1995 after a five-year stint at Y&R. Here’s our Masters in Marketing interview with Drew – who can clearly remember how to tell and promote a good story!

How to build influence using content marketing for PR

PR Warrior

The post How to build influence using content marketing for PR appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Content marketing Owned media Public Relations charity water David Meerman Scott NASA

Future Proof Your Content Marketing Strategy with These 6 Tips

ReimaginePR

They say the only thing constant is change, and that’s certainly true in the world of content marketing. Every month, or so it seems, there’s a new must-do-or-you’re-toast trend in content marketing. So, how do you keep up, or better yet keep ahead, with your content marketing strategy?

Your Marketing Department Needs More Collaboration

Cision

As the digital realm expands and becomes increasingly complex, many modern-day marketing departments are dividing themselves into multiple specialized teams. If digital marketing campaigns are instruments, your multiple teams make up the orchestra, and you — as the leader — are the maestro.

Which Social Media Marketing Measurements Matter Most

Business Wire

Although it can get confusing when scrolling down a long list of numbers, it’s important to pay attention because some of those numbers can help amplify your social marketing efforts. The digital revolution has brought upon a whole new world of platforms and analytics.

The Best PR & Content Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2018

AirPR

The TOP PR and Content Marketing Conferences 2018. If you’re in search of PR and content marketing conferences to attend in 2018, AirPR has pulled together a definitive list of the best and the brightest. Content Marketing Conference. Content Marketing World.

Influencer Marketing For B2B Brands

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Can influencer marketing work for B2B brands? PR programs that include influencer campaigns are often linked to emerging YouTubers or glitzy Kardashian-type personalities, but influencer marketing works in B2B public relations , too.

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5 Offline Marketing Tactics That Boost Social Media Engagement

Cision

Moment marketing,” which creates a real-time connection between offline and online media, is gaining momentum. By following the five tips below, you’ll be able to boost your social media engagement through the power of offline marketing.

5 Reasons to Integrate Your Marketing and PR Strategies

5W PR

PR and marketing both share an important goal. Both PR and marketing are essential components in amplifying and relaying critical business messages. An integrated marketing and PR approach can make both practices far more efficient and effective.

5 Things to Give Thanks for in Today’s Digital Marketing World

Cision

Before we start making New Year’s resolutions for 2017, let’s first celebrate the things we’re grateful for, especially in the amazing digital marketing world we currently live in. You’ve got to hand it to digital marketing: it keeps us on our toes. Our Customers Market for Us.

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

This list is of free digital marketing tools for non-profits is a great place to start. Solutions: These free digital marketing tools are like an in-house design team. Free Digital Marketing Tools for Content Marketing Support. And Three More Free Digital Marketing Tools.

How to Overcome 7 Top Content Marketing Challenges

Cision

Content marketing has never been more important. A report from Content Marketing Institute (CMI) conducted in 2016 found that 47 percent of enterprise marketers planned to increase their budgets for content marketing over the following 12 months.

What Every Marketing Boss Loves

AirPR

Marketing bosses think with their heads and not their hearts. That’s because (a) their jobs depend on it and (b) the marketing and media landscape is constantly changing. To boot, successful marketing bosses are increasingly […].

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. These are just a few of the recent changes in the marketing realm.

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4 Ways to Align Your Content Marketing with Your Holiday Promotions

Cision

And while it’s easy to mark your products down 40% in an effort to attract Black Friday traffic, it’s more difficult to remember to include your content marketing efforts in your holiday marketing strategy.

Influencer Marketing

ReimaginePR

Influencer marketing is really just a fancy phrase for managing the relationships that matter most to your career and objectives. You are the hero of your own life. But every hero needs an even bigger hero to champion their cause now and then. Those bigger heroes are called influencers.

The New Marketing Mandate for the Advocacy Era

Cision

Much has been talked about regarding the importance of marketing personalization and a 1:1 approach. We have used this philosophy in our own marketing efforts at Cision and PR Newswire, and it has significantly improved the effectiveness of our marketing programs.