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Why Transparency Is the Key to Building Brand Loyalty
Dec 13, 2017

Why Transparency Is the Key to Building Brand Loyalty

Transparency is key when it comes to successful marketing. A 2016 study from Label Insight reveals that nearly 40 percent of consumers […]

How to Harness the Power of HARO For More Earned Media
Dec 12, 2017

How to Harness the Power of HARO For More Earned Media

News is everywhere, and with email and social media so prevalent these days that statement is truer now than ever.  […]

Navigating the Video Content Jungle
Dec 08, 2017

Navigating the Video Content Jungle

This video takes the viewer on a journey where they’re confronted by five essential video types every marketer should be considering as they compete for attention in a crowded marketplace.

How to Turn Your Brand Crisis into PR Success with Ease
Dec 04, 2017

How to Turn Your Brand Crisis into PR Success with Ease

Social media offers unique marketing and PR opportunities. However, it also comes with a distinct drawback. As much as social media followers love to praise your brand, they won’t hesitate to criticize your actions if they have a good reason.

How to Strengthen Returns from Micro-Influencers
Nov 22, 2017

How to Strengthen Returns from Micro-Influencers

If you’re not seeing returns from your micro-influencers or brand ambassadors, it’s likely that your brand is doing something wrong.

Five Easy SEO Tricks to Improve Your Next Press Release
Nov 16, 2017

Five Easy SEO Tricks to Improve Your Next Press Release

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or so, you probably already know something about the importance of search engine optimization. What you may not know is that practicing good SEO is just as essential for your press...

How Agencies and In-House Teams Bring Out the Best in Each Other
Nov 02, 2017

How Agencies and In-House Teams Bring Out the Best in Each Other

There’s a new trend in the creative world — more companies are building their own in-house teams for a range of creative work that used to be assigned to external agencies.

Five Tips to Differentiating Your Brand
Oct 26, 2017

Five Tips to Differentiating Your Brand

Brand differentiation is becoming increasingly difficult as more and more brands hit the market. Knowing how to promote a brand in a way that sets them apart in their market space and speaks to consumers is extremely important.

Injecting Creative Into Marketing for More Earned Media
Oct 23, 2017

Injecting Creative Into Marketing for More Earned Media

Analytics has opened up an entirely new world to marketers, sending many down the data rabbit hole. The numbers seemingly tell us what does and doesn’t work, but these metrics only answer a yes or no question: Are people engaging?

What’s...

Bringing PR Measurement Into the Digital Era
Oct 18, 2017

Bringing PR Measurement Into the Digital Era

Could cross-channel reporting usher in a new way of doing PR measurement in the digital era? Read on to find out.

3 Ways to Expand Your Reach Within the Hispanic Community
Oct 02, 2017

3 Ways to Expand Your Reach Within the Hispanic Community

Hispanic Heritage Month brings awareness the importance of targeting the Hispanic population with relevant content in the language and application that maximizes reach.

How to Overcome 7 Top Content Marketing Challenges
Sep 26, 2017

How to Overcome 7 Top Content Marketing Challenges

While it’s indisputable that content marketing is making waves in the business world, many marketers still complain about challenges they face on a daily basis.

Holding Them Accountable: Ensuring Micro-Influencers Make a Big Impact
Sep 06, 2017

Holding Them Accountable: Ensuring Micro-Influencers Make a Big Impact

The marketing industry moves quickly, making it ripe for misguided fads. Influencer marketing, for instance, is all the rage now, with brands adopting the celebrity endorsement strategy for the age of social media by contracting online...

How to Plan for the Success of Your Earned Media Strategy
Sep 05, 2017

How to Plan for the Success of Your Earned Media Strategy

With nearly 91 percent of people saying advertisements are more intrusive today than they were two years ago, earned media or word-of-mouth approach provides an excellent opportunity to improve conversion rates and generate sales.

Your Marketing Department Needs More Collaboration
Aug 29, 2017

Your Marketing Department Needs More Collaboration

As the digital realm expands and becomes increasingly complex, many modern-day marketing departments are dividing themselves into multiple specialized teams.

How to Leverage Emotions to Boost Digital PR
Aug 23, 2017

How to Leverage Emotions to Boost Digital PR

Over the last few years, particularly with the onset of social media, emotional reactions from consumers have changed the face of public relations. People have started to react much more strongly to different types of information. Emotional...

5 Reasons Why Communications Internships Are Extremely Beneficial
Aug 01, 2017

5 Reasons Why Communications Internships Are Extremely Beneficial

As a freshman marketing major in college, finding an internship was not easy. With little experience and only core classes completed, I was on the lower end of recruiters’ selections. For me, however, I knew that I wanted to do more with my...

How to Create a Coordinated Email and Social Strategy
Jul 31, 2017

How to Create a Coordinated Email and Social Strategy

It’s more important than ever for companies to invest in owning conversations with their consumers — and two of the most important tools for doing so are social media and email marketing.

How to Enhance Your Non-Profit’s Communication Strategy and Achieve Results Like Never Before
Jul 18, 2017

How to Enhance Your Non-Profit’s Communication Strategy and Achieve Results Like Never Before

It is a well-known and accepted ideology that good communication skills are the key to achieving success in every aspect of life. It is, therefore, no surprise that the same is true for the success of an organization, which can be measured, and...

How to Get Quality Leads on Your Blog
Jul 06, 2017

How to Get Quality Leads on Your Blog

Blogging can (and should) do more than just update readers on the latest news and events of the day.

When done right, your posts can educate readers, establish you as an authority in your field, and help position you as a go-to resource in ...

4 Keys to Distributing Public Service Announcements
Jun 22, 2017

4 Keys to Distributing Public Service Announcements

Public Service Announcements (PSAs) can be an excellent way to raise awareness for a nonprofit organization — to help bring their mission to life and drive intended actions to help support a cause.

How Earned Media is Changing Your Marketing Strategy
Jun 19, 2017

How Earned Media is Changing Your Marketing Strategy

As the media landscape has changed drastically over the past decade, brands must acknowledge and implement earned media within their marketing and communications strategies. According to Patrick Barnett, founder and MD of Simpatico PR this is...

It’s Time for PR to Stand up and be Counted
Jun 07, 2017

It’s Time for PR to Stand up and be Counted

During a panel Q&A session at the London leg of the Cision World Tour, experts explained that PR professionals now have the opportunity to demonstrate the impact their work has on a company’s business objectives.

Borrowing Trust: The Surprising New Marketing Role of Citizen Influencers
Jun 06, 2017

Borrowing Trust: The Surprising New Marketing Role of Citizen Influencers

This post is an excerpt from the e-book, Listen: 5 Social Audiences Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore.

Digital marketing success is fueled by creating great content and building a targeted audience, but there’s a third piece missing from that ...

How to Spy on Your Competition & Steal Their Secrets
Jun 02, 2017

How to Spy on Your Competition & Steal Their Secrets

This post is an excerpt from the e-book, Listen: 5 Social Audiences Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore.  Competition for attention and […]