Voice search, AI and beyond: Why marketers must embrace technology

PR Daily

As digital campaigns touch all aspects of communications, marketers must have a handle on current best practices. The lines between traditional and digital marketing are blurring. Even marketers who feel they have a handle on technology can always learn and add new tricks.

PR Tips For A High-Impact Technology Launch

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Technology companies gearing up for a new product launches know full well they’re adding to a crowded marketplace. Increasingly, reporters in the tech, advertising and marketing space are less inclined to do traditional product launch coverage unless the company is a top gun.

How voice technology is reshaping PR

PR Daily

Since Apple introduced voice technology with Siri in 2011, the tech trend has exploded and become relatively mainstream. The applications for voice technology are growing every day. However, what does voice technology mean for PR and marketers’ content strategies?

The Role of Technology in Social Media Management

The Proactive Report

Luckily for us there are some smart technology solutions that can cut the time dramatically and help you create content that gets results. She’s an early adopter of Digital PR and has been an evangelist for the use of technology in PR since 2000.

Traveler Expectations for In-Flight Technology

Cision

Want to learn how travel technology impacts your brand? Read Cision Global Insight’s free “Integrating Travel Technology Into the Customer Experience” white paper today! Want to see all of Cision’s key findings on travelers’ technology preferences?

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Evolving email marketing technologies help deliver the best ROI

Agility PR Solutions

A new report from email marketing platform Campaign Monitor looks at the latest technology in email marketing, and provides an understanding of what strategies are working and what’s on the horizon for technology in the space. Marketing Public Relations marketing

The Marketing Gaps: Talent, Technology and Strategy

PR 20/20

Following is an excerpt from The Marketing Performance Blueprint (John Wiley & Sons, 2014). The Marketing Talent Gap. Digital marketing has revolutionized the industry, and the job market. Strategy Technology Talent

State of Martech: Will marketing jobs be threatened by technology?

Agility PR Solutions

Even with the rapid advancement of marketing technology, 61 percent of marketers feel that it will never threaten their jobs, according to a new study from PR and digital marketing agency Walker Sands Communications. Marketing Public Relations marketing

Report: Marketers struggle to keep up with new technology

PR Daily

How often do you add new tools to your marketing arsenal? In a new report from Walker Sands , a Chicago-based business-to-business PR and digital marketing agency, marketers reported having trouble keeping up with all the new tools and technology that are available for communicators.

How technology buzzwords are drowning your brand

PR Daily

It’s hard to read a business magazine or website today and not be inundated with news and commentary about the financial technology—or “fintech”—industry. How are you talking about new technology, PR Daily readers?

Consumers see a world of contradictions in emerging technologies

Agility PR Solutions

Americans are excited about the future potential of technology, but 40 percent believe emerging technologies will introduce as many new problems as solutions in the next 50 years. Emerging technologies have the […]. Marketing Public Relations trends

How Digital Marketing Technology has Affected PR

Shift Communications

In the past few years, PR has been able to leverage digital marketing technology tools and techniques. That’s where the digital marketing technology tools come in. Second, lean on your digital marketing technology team. Director, Marketing Technology.

How IROs Leverage Digital Technology

Marketwired

In the process of preparing for the event we discovered a few ways that the IR community is using digital technology to more effectively reach and engage investors, shareholders, analysts and target media. Technology is transforming investor relations.

4 Signs It’s Time to Invest in PR or Marketing Technology

Cision

If you’ve been cheaping out and trying to DIY all the marketing or public relations tasks for your company, you’re really making life hard for yourself. There are some fantastic platforms that take a lot of the effort out of marketing and PR, and they’re not as expensive as you’d think.

CMO Council study explores impact of technology on travel experience

Agility PR Solutions

Whether you are a smart and well-informed travel planner, a “relaxed nomad” ready to roam without stress or strife, or a deal-seeker on a budget, technology is […]. The post CMO Council study explores impact of technology on travel experience appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

PR and the Marketing Technology Skills Gap

Shift Communications

Keeping pace with the rate of change in marketing technology has become a full time job. Heck, just keeping up with the news is a challenge, never mind closing the gap on technological skill sets you need to execute effectively.

The Technology That Could Disrupt Marketing as We Know It

PR 20/20

What’s possible when the art and science of marketing collide? I believe the marketing industry has reached an inflection point, and everything is about to change. Technology Industry Editor''s Note: This post was originally published on LinkedIn.

How technology fuels PR's future

PR Daily

With media’s scope evolving to include social media, content marketing, influencers, evangelists, thought leaders and more, it becomes necessary to understand how (and with whom) to build these necessary relationships.

Four Ways Technology Affects How Companies do PR

Ronn Torossian

Technology impacts every area of our lives, especially in communication. With this in mind, here are four ways that technology affects the way companies do PR – for better or worse.

How digital marketers can get personal through technology

PR Daily

The way marketers communicate with people hasn’t changed much in the last 10 years. Until now, Physical APIs have been somewhat relegated to the technology world. But in 2015, don’t be surprised to see the emergence of Physical APIs in the marketing space.

Where does public relations fit in the marketing technology stack?

Shift Communications

At the recent MarTech San Francisco conference, Scott Brinker revealed the marketing technology stacks of 41 different companies. Where does public relations fit into the marketing technology landscape? Everywhere and nowhere, because public relations is not a technology.

What will PR technology look like in 2025?

Communications Conversations

A few weeks ago, the MN PRSA folks asked me to present at the local APR study session on “technology.” In 1995, technology looked like this in the PR world: The Mac Classic is one of the computers I grew up with. Video technology will render conference calls useless.

How technology has changed PR agencies

PR Daily

The structure of public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies have changed significantly over the last five to 10 years. How have agencies updated their roles to reflect the technological changes and era of social media, and how have agency employees adapted?

Abraham Lincoln First Technology President

wiredPRworks

Did you know Abraham Lincoln was the first technology president ? While there’s lots of talk about our new president being the first to bring technology into White House communications, maybe this reference really belongs to President Obama’s role model, Abraham Lincoln. Marketing

26 Thoughtful Marketing Predictions that Could Actually Happen in 2019 Across PR, Content, Digital, Social Media and Customer Success

Sword and the Script

As I’m wont to do at year’s end, I ask many brilliant marketing and PR types for their take on what might transpire over the next twelve months. 5) Alignment of marketing and customer success. “A 6) Marketing spend rationalization. More content marketers will get frequency right.

The Exciting Technology In Back to the Future No One Noticed

Shift Communications

The movie predicted a lot of real world technological advancements, such as video conferencing, hands-free gaming, giant flat screen TVs, and video glasses. But there’s one futuristic technology in the movie that should excite analytics gurus more. via IMGUR.

3 ways PR pros can use technology effectively

PR Daily

Technology has forever changed the way PR pros communicate with their audiences. No matter the organization or client, PR pros must learn to embrace social media communications—including the technology behind their chosen platforms.

Unicorns, Upscaling and the State of Massachusetts Technology

Shift Communications

There are a few interrelated themes that have gotten a lot of play in technology press over the past few months. It does seem many of the market’s unicorn candidates are waiting longer to go IPO, buoyed by their valuation status. of the technology IPOs (6).

Deborah Weinstein on the Challenges Confronting PR and Digital Marketing

Flack's Revenge

Today I share Deborah Weinstein’s answers to questions about the challenges confronting social media marketing and digital communications. Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? The thing about marketing is that to fill your net you have to fish where the fish are.

Trend: The over-investment in social media tools and technology

Communications Conversations

I’ve seen a number of articles recently that have focused on a growing–and increasingly troublesome–trend in our industry: Our complete over-reliance on tools and technology. Brands don’t need to be purchasing more technology–they need to be purchasing less.

The New Era of Global: What Marketers Need To Know

PR Expanded

The Biggest Changes for Marketers in a New Era of Global. As the face of the company, marketers see their roles changing to fit this new environment. Building a successful marketing campaign is now synonymous with adopting a leadership role that motivates people.

Pitching Business and Technology Contributors: Q & A with Freelancer Anne R. Gabriel

Cision

Gabriel has spent over 30 years as a professional in the communications field, writing about business and education technologies as a journalist and marketing communications consultant. Moving fluidly between the worlds of journalism, business technology writing, marketing and PR, she does everything from writing editorial for C-Level IT publications to providing marketing support for organizations ranging from start-up to Fortune 500. Anne R.

How Technology is Powering the Earned Media Revolution

Beyond PR

For far too long, communications teams have struggled with gaps in technology, content, data, analytics and attribution. But it wasn’t just about the individual capabilities of the technologies,” he writes in Welcome to the Future of Earned Media Communications. “It

9 Highly Recommended Marketing Podcasts that Stand Up over Time

Sword and the Script

While that’s not nearly as large as other segments of marketing spend (TV advertising is ~$70 billion ), podcasts continue to grow, slowly but steadily. Podcasts, indeed audio, may represent the last slice of (mostly) undivided attention available in marketing. 3) Marketing Smarts .

18 Marketing and PR that Read Like a Meta Description for the Year 2018

Sword and the Script

As we close in on the year’s end, I looked back over these marketing and PR statistics in an effort to surface those points that in some way, shape or form, help to summarize 2018 as a year. Statistics about content marketing. 2) The marketing budget as a percentage of revenue.

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Brandwatch and Cision: a story of two sides of the impact of technology on PR workflow

Stephen Waddington

It’s also a sign of the impact of technology. As tool savvy PR consultant Andrew Smith commented much of the media monitoring market is shifting offshore or is being automated. It’s an example of the rapid progress of machine learning in marketing and PR tools. Job cuts are the human side of the modernisation of PR but new opportunities are being created enabling us to work smarter and deliver better work.

Top Marketing Trends for 2019

Critical Mention

In a world ruled by technology, simply being aware of marketing trends is not enough. Understanding their intricacies and how to use them in your 2019 marketing plan is critical to your success this year. Marketing’s funnel is changing. Data drives marketing.

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The State of Technology in PR and Marketing

TrendKite

If you have any question about the growing importance of technology for marketers and PR Pros, chew on this, Gartner has predicted that by 2017, CMOs will spend more on technology than CIOs.

The CMO Survey Shows Us How Classic 4Ps of Marketing Are Changing

Sword and the Script

The job description discussed in the courtship didn’t match the reality: “To his surprise, his role was limited mostly to marketing communications, including advertising and social media. The 1P of Marketing? 25% of CMOs say they have a leading role in market selection.

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Confusion, Technology and Talent in Marketing; Off Script #26: Frank Pollock on Fundamentals and What He’s Learned from Working in CPG

Sword and the Script

He’s hung a shingle and runs a consultancy focused on marketing technology. 1) How would you characterize the state of marketing in 2018? I curate a newsletter on marketing technology so I read a ton of articles about marketing every week. Startup Marketing?