What Makes a YouTube Video a Hit?

Ronn Torossian

By the time we ring in the new year, video social media advertising will have exceeded $28 billion for 2020, according to Statista. The post What Makes a YouTube Video a Hit?

Why B2B Brands Should Be Active on Social Media

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As most PR agencies know, social media is not just for B2C companies anymore. With the help of social media, a B2B brand in the tech sector can establish a distinctive voice and build a unique community of followers. How can B2B brands take full advantage of social media?

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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. RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. Social listening will drive content and message development.

6 Social Media Trends That Businesses Should Know

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For most people social media is a great way to follow trending news, post food pictures and, most importantly, share memes. Social media helps us and our clients connect to customers, drive web traffic, and even develop or convert leads.

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. FREE DOWNLOAD: The Future of Media Relations Special Report ].

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 ‘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. Content Marketing Marketing PR Industry Social Media Storytelling Visual & Video Communications

How social media strategies should adapt to COVID-19

PR Daily

Here’s how your social media channels can be a part of the solution. The coronavirus crisis is one more reason why it is crucial to be a wizard on social media. Direct conversation to social media channels.

How companies are failing social media managers—and wasting crucial talent

PR Daily

A report reveals digital media pros’ career obstacles, limitations and frustrations—and how companies can equip these invaluable employees to succeed. Social media managers wield an immense amount of power over companies’ reputations. Social media managers are overworked.

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. Social Media Delivers Brand Clarity.

How important is YouTube for brand marketing in 2020?

PR Daily

Regardless of what your business is, a YouTube channel can be massively beneficial if used correctly. YouTube has grown explosively over the years. In addition to being the leader in video streaming, YouTube is the third most popular social network (after Google and Facebook).

Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Blogging, “Unfriend” Social Media

Glean.info Blog

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. More specifically, encouraging link shares should be the ultimate social media strategy that organizations use to boost SEO. Marketing and social media pros should take advantage and tend to the symbiotic relationship between social media and SEO. Optimize Your Social Media Pages.

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How Social Media Drives B2B PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We associate social media platforms with splashy consumer campaigns, but social is increasingly important in B2B public relations. According to an IDC study , 75% of B2B buyers and 84% of C-level/vice president executives use social media to make purchasing decisions. Business vendors who have overlooked social media strategy in the overall PR or marketing plans are missing opportunities. Cultivate media and influencers.

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How to get your business on YouTube (and why you should)

Agility PR Solutions

Since its creation in 2005, YouTube has done nothing but grow exponentially. The post How to get your business on YouTube (and why you should) appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations social media

How 2,400 Journalists Use Social Media for Reporting [And Why PR Should Get Serious about Social]

Sword and the Script

Journalists say Twitter is the most valuable social media platform and they spend a lot of time there; if you want to improve media relations you should invest more time there too. Business efforts on social media tends come in two flavors.

5 ways social media has revolutionized PR

PR Daily

Online platforms have upended the media landscape and changed how PR pros perform their jobs. billion people active users around the world, almost half of the global population is using social media. Social media has impacted nearly every industry, but has had a profound influence on the media and public relations professions. hours on social sites every day. Here are five essential ways that social media is changing PR: 1.

7 Social Media Trends that came into play in January 2021

Prohibition

If there’s one thing to learn from the first month of 2021, other than how hard it is to stick to Dry January during lockdown, it’s that despite the feeling like the world’s come to complete a stand-still, the land of social media never stops evolving.

4 social media pitfalls for communicators

PR Daily

YouTube’s killing the written word. However, there are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the role social media plays in all our lives. RELATED: Join us at Microsoft HQ for our 11th annual Employee Communications, PR and Social Media Summit. ]. Social media is forever , and the condemnation for a tasteless gag can be swift and ruthless. The post 4 social media pitfalls for communicators appeared first on PR Daily.

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.

What motivates people to use social media?

HMA Public Relations

It is a classic picture for 2019, so it […] The post What motivates people to use social media? Featured Social Media Facebook Famemass Instagram Marissa Baker snapchat social media Twitter YouTubePicture this: A room full of people and most of them are looking down at their phones. appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

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

PR Daily

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. Elon Musk boosts YouTube tree-planting fundraiser. A YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson has discovered a surefire way to raise money for cause: Get celebrity influencers to compete with one another.

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7 relatable and hilarious ‘Onion’ headlines about social media

PR Daily

Ryan Shattuck, former senior social media manager for The Onion , revealed that of roughly 1,200 headlines submitted, only 60 end up within the publication—a 5% acceptance rate that’s below Harvard’s 5.4%

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. Buffer’s social media webinars on YouTube. Social Media

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5 lessons from YouTube’s most-hated video ever

PR Daily

YouTube shrugs that it’s fine with that. The Independent’s headline on 2018’s biggest YouTube story says it all: “SITE’S OWN RECAP VIDEO BECOMES THE LEAST POPULAR EVER.”. In under a week, the video goliath’s “YouTube Rewind 2018” has overtaken a Justin Bieber video to earn the distinction of the most unpopular video ever uploaded, with just over 9 million thumbs down. RELATED: Join us at Disney World to soak up some sun and a wealth of social media secrets. ].

How to Categorise Social Media Influencers

Doctor Spin

During my PR career, I often made it a point to distinguish between social media naturals and brand ambassadors , for instance. STIM, the Standard Terminology of Influencer Marketing, is an effort to clearly define different tiers of social media influencers. Youtube avg.

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.

“I’m quitting social media”

Doctor Spin

“I’m quitting social media.”. The other day, I stumbled upon the article Going Postal — A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive. And yes, Read tells us that he’s quitting social media. Yes, it can certainly feel like that sometimes.

“I’m quitting social media”

Doctor Spin

“I’m quitting social media.”. The other day, I stumbled upon the article Going Postal — A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive. And yes, Read tells us that he’s quitting social media. Yes, it can certainly feel like that sometimes.

Are audiences ready for longer content on social media?

PR Daily

Social platforms are making plays for more advertiser dollars, but should brand managers jump on the opportunity? Last year, Facebook reportedly spent up to $1 billion on lengthier content and Google dedicated hundreds of millions of dollars to original YouTube programming. Snapchat now has shows from major media companies and Instagram got into the game last year with its IGTV offering. Why are social platforms pushing shows and other long-form content?

Social Media Cheat Sheet for Image Sizes

Rock the Status Quo

I don’t know about you, but I’m always having to Google the size of images for various social media platforms. To make my life easier – and maybe yours – I’ve put together a quick social media cheat sheet of image sizes for Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube. Social Media

3 ‘boring’ brands that have made a social media splash

PR Daily

Someone will point out that the highlighted case studies and creative social media ploys are all well and good for the Red Bulls and Nikes of the world. I say no category is too boring for social media. If you have a strong brand, a good understanding of your customers and a bit of risk tolerance, your “boring” brand can use social media just as effectively—and sometimes, famously—as the fan favorites that come to mind as naturally social-media-friendly brands.

Study: Marketers struggle to prove social media ROI

PR Daily

Though most marketers believe that social media boosts their organizations’ bottom lines, communicating its value remains a stumbling block. A recent Sprout Social report revealed that in 2019, roughly $18.4 billion will be spent on social media advertising. Most of the marketers surveyed (90%) agree that spending budget dollars on social media efforts directly affects revenue, but only 63% say they frequently discuss social media metrics or ROI with executives.

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5 ways social media has reshaped the PR industry

PR Daily

If you are a PR pro, you spend a lot of time on social media. With a global usership in the billions, social media has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. From changing the way people consume their news to contributing to the rise of the citizen journalist, social media has forced PR pros and reporters to adapt or perish. Social media is immediate and noisy. That’s just one of many social networks.

3 roles every social media team must have

PR Daily

What are the essential members of any social media campaign? What are the unique abilities social media teams should have? Now that social networks have become a mainstream form of communication, 78 percent of companies now say they have dedicated social media staff. Most marketing or social media teams have roles such as content creator, designer, ad specialist and customer service representative. Social media data specialist.

Why It’s Important to Track Social Media Mentions

Critical Mention

Social Media’s popularity is growing faster than ever before. Whether you’re a social media pro or new to the industry, it is pivotal for organizations to keep track of their social media mentions. To start, social media mentions provide great brand-building opportunities. Users are statistically more likely to be captivated by mentions as opposed to posts directly on your social channels.

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

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us at Disney World for our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Communications Professionals. ]. YouTube, used by 88% of marketers, remains the favorite channel for video marketing, followed by Facebook (76%).

Crisis communication in the time of YouTube

HMA Public Relations

The post Crisis communication in the time of YouTube appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Crisis Communications Featured Social Media Halo Beauty James Charles Tati Tati Westbrook Vloggers YouTubeAs the resident Gen Z / millennial hybrid on the HMA team, I feel that it is my duty to report on a topic that is […].