Monthly Archives January 2014

Why Work With a Public Relations Agency?

Everyone has a story to tell. Sharing your unique perspective and story to the right audience at the right time is what a great public relations firm can accomplish for your brand or business. Public relations firms create narratives that evoke emotion and trigger action. Reputable PR firms can reframe existing narratives to shift perception in favor of your personal brand, product or service. Through strategic planning, professional writing and positioning, public relations can propel your brand or business to the next level. With unique messages and thoughtfully crafted stories, a great PR firm can build brand credibility and reinforce a
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3 Marketing Questions To Ask Your Agency

Whether you are looking to hire a new marketing agency or consultant, it’s important to understand what  ‘marketing’ means for your business and industry. This will enable you to find a well-equipped agency or expert to conquer your online and offline marketing goals. Typically, marketing involves identifying your brand’s values, promotions online and offline, print and online advertising, market research, communications strategy and content creation/graphic design.  Whether you own a business in the real estate sector or run a new restaurant on Miami Beach, identifying what marketing means for your business and industry is essential. It is particularly important to define
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6 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

To achieve meaningful results with social media marketing, you must understand the profile of your target audience and what they like and dislike. By understanding their motivations in engaging with your brand, you can tailor your social media strategy to ensure you are delivering the right message to the right audience at the right time. Having a cohesive and thoughtful strategy behind your social media is essential to success. We’ve outlined 6 tips for creating or improving your social media strategy. Check it out below: Research and identify your target audience: You can’t market a product or service strategically without
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8 Tips to Proactive Media Relations

Media relations is an important part of any public relations program. Proactively conducting media relations should be something any good publicist or public relations agency does on a regular basis. One of this biggest benefits of PR agencies are their long-standing relationships with media professionals and media relations tactics. Good PR professionals know what journalists need to write great stories and know how to get their attention. If you are unfamiliar with public relations, media relations may be a new concept. But it is important to understand it is essential to achieving successful publicity for your product, service or brand. Whether
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What Are The Benefits of Social Media Marketing?

Small brands and new businesses have utilized platforms like Instagram and Facebook to sell thousands of retail products and services to people across the world. The power of social media is one that all entrepreneurs should recognize and take advantage of. There are over 3 billion internet users—and over 2 billion of them have active social media accounts. Social media is no longer an option, but has become an essential component of a company’s business model and integrated digital marketing plan. Social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram and Twitter have provide free or cost-effective access to millions of people. In addition to
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5 Signs That It Is Time For a Website Re-design

The Internet is ever-evolving and your online presence, or digital brand, should be properly maintained with a beautiful, functional, user-friendly and search-engine-optimized website. If you aren’t getting enough customers or website visits/traffic through your website, it may be time for a new re-design of your digital brand’s home portal aka website! Web design and online marketing trends are rapidly changing and evolving. This means that business owners and brands need to keep up. Your website isn’t mobile friendly: At this point, it’s almost 2018 and just about every website is mobile friendly. But, in the unfortunate case that your website is not,
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Tips For Growing Your Business With Public Relations

One of the first things potential customers do before they purchase a product or service is research the company’s brand online. This is where public relations comes into play. One of the most cost-effective ways to improve your brand’s online presence and reputation is through digital marketing and public relations. Having a proactive public relations strategy in place is essential to creating and controlling the messages customers and potential customers view and read about your business. The more positive press placement your company or brand achieves, it’s more likely a person will hold a favorable and positive perception of your
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