Tag Archives: Advertising

Paying for Placement: Social Media Ad Buys

Have you ever scrolled through your feed and stumbled upon an account you didn’t recognize? Then upon closer examination, you find the word “Sponsored.” This is a strategically placed advertisement. You have been targeted. Now the effectiveness of this marketing … Continue reading

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Brand Humor: Highs, Lows of Sass and Sizzle

What makes you follow a brand on social media? Maybe it posts really aesthetically-pleasing photos. Maybe it features giveaways and contests. Maybe it engages you in a unique way — with a sense of humor. While using social media for … Continue reading

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Connecting with Snowbirds

Saturday marks the beginning of fall. For many residents, the seasonal change doesn’t mean much since daily temperatures will stay in the 90’s throughout September. However, this season most notably marks the return of temporary residents often referred to as Snowbirds. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Type-ography?

In public relations, messaging is everything. Whether that message is in-your-face through text or implied through design, how you say it matters. One of the most basic, yet most neglected, aspects of messaging is typography. It’s on every communication platform … Continue reading

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Unity A Common Thread in New Ads

Back in the ’50s and ’60s, commercials were simplistic. They showcased the product, maybe mentioned the slogan of the brand that made the product, and sometimes if we were lucky, they would show the product in use. Modern day commercials … Continue reading

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Thumbs Down on Snapchat Update?

In January 2018, Snapchat updated its platform in order to post previously captured content. It wanted posts to appear without the distinctive white border, signifying it is from a camera roll, and also combining messages, posts, stories and ads all … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of Insight Tools

Determining your target audience is often the first struggle during media campaign development. Luckily for public relations professionals in this era, many audience insight tools have been created to make that first step easier. Here are a few of our … Continue reading

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BK ‘Jr.’ Takes on Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Burger King has crowned itself an advocate against bullying with its new public service announcement. Burger King partnered with No Bully to bring a three-minute “Bullying Jr.” PSA to amplify awareness for the need … Continue reading

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Getting Social to Discover Your Audience

Audience is everything when creating a campaign. Anyone trying to convey a point to group of people must consider whom they are talking to and how to reach them. A communicator must know what the target audience doesn’t want as … Continue reading

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FB Algorithms Face PR Nightmare

Over the past year, Facebook has faced numerous problems that has put its reputation at risk. From legal issues to marketing mistakes, the $400 billion company has generated severe backlash from consumers and the media for its involvement in the … Continue reading

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