Creating a New Path for Non-Traditional Social Media
Big name companies all over the world are getting praised for unconventional social media. Sharing thoughts, pictures and videos is still the social norm but corporations and even celebrities are taking a new path; using the extremes of humor and emotions to engage audiences. Followers on social platforms always want new and exciting content to follow so sometimes throwing a curve-ball in your social media game might be just the trick.
With the rise of content marketing, infographics continue to be popular communication tools. Also known as information graphics, these are visual representations designed to share knowledge and provide information in an easy and colorful way.
One tidbit I would hear repeatedly about going into the field of public relations is how difficult it is to “pitch.” Not pitch a 102 mile per hour fastball during the World Series, but pitch a client’s message to the media in hopes of getting a reporter to cover the story.
Remember in college when writing a paper, you had to follow APA or MLA style? The nuances of grammar, punctuation, and format quickly became ingrained in your memory. For PR professionals, we quickly learn AP Style will become second nature for each and everything we write.