A brand journalism style
Reading times 3.40 minutes
No strategy, an obsessive focus on tactics, little invested time, and zero advertising: these are four mistakes preventing you from getting successful results on Facebook.
Social media marketing is the most effective way to reach and target a specific audience, this much we know.
Reading time 3.50 min.
What is brand journalism and how does it differentiate from content marketing?
The revolution that the internet, as a democratizing media tool, has brought upon journalism, has pushed companies away from traditional media such as advertising agencies, magazines, newspaper, radio and television.
Nowadays, every brand can become its own manager, directly speaking to an audience through digital media such as blogs, aggregators, forums, social networks, all the way to a digital corporate magazine. Hence, every subject may be considered as a brand, and also as an artist, a creator, a madman ...
Reading time 3 minutes
I would’ve liked working with Paul Arden, even if his acquaintances said he was self-centered, sarcastic, chaotic, and always seemed to be in a bad mood.
Arden is a part of modern marketing and advertising and he was linked, both as a creator and as a director, with some very important ads and advertising campaigns of the last 35 years.
"We are all advertising, all of the time. Even the priest, with all his or her fervour, is advertising God." Paul Arden
Arden, who was Creative Director for Satchi&Satchi in London, was quite an intelligent fellow and his books somewhat contradict their author’s reputation in the sense that they are very precise, orderly and efficient, be sides being brilliant like him.
The book that I like the most from Paul, which I consider a sort of bible for those who wish to work in marketing and publicity, is It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be: The world's best selling book.
I strongly recommend it (it’s not expensive to buy).