Older brands that have shied away from digital for one reason or another can still get into the game and get caught up quickly as long as they have the right mindset: a willingness to “fail forward,” or rather accept the fact that mistakes are going to happen along the way and an understanding that digital isn’t free.
PR communicators can learn a lot from this year’s Pew Research State of the News Media report to help guide their efforts.
In this exclusive article for PR News, Jeremy Miller offers a preview of his Digital PR Conference keynote presentation by drawing on Principle 6 from his book “Sticky Branding,” which is to use brand storylines to inspire your audience to say, “That’s interesting. Tell me more.”
Videos hold people’s attention, appeal to both the heart and head, create brand recall and can be relatively easy on budgets. But finding your inner Spielberg and creating a great video is not as simple as getting your camera out and shouting, “Action!” It takes preparation.
To deliver a successful brand-enhancing PR program for Crystal Light it was critical for HC to identify a high-level sponsorship that would provide access to influential stars and entertainment-event opportunities.
Having a thought leader in the senior ranks of your brand can be a great benefit, but thought leaders must be cultivated. They cannot be made.