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advertising, communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, technology • July 20, 2020

PR Tips For Ad Tech Companies

Despite the consolidation that ad tech and the PR agencies that serve it have seen over the past several years, the space remains extremely crowded. You can see this by taking a quick look at the evolution of the Lumascape–every year it grows. There are now thousands of companies that specialize in digital advertising, creating […]

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advertising, Crenshaw Communications, News • July 9, 2020

Tracking Ad Spend Throughout COVID-19

The advertising industry has been hit hard during by the pandemic, especially on TV commercials. Our client MediaRadar, an ad sales intelligence platform, has been tracking ad spend across industries like sports, travel, pet brands, video games, and toys and games.    As sports will soon return to TV, MediaRadar CEO Todd Krizelman shared insights with […]

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advertising, communications, Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions, public relations • May 29, 2020

Email Marketers Offer Deals, Discounts, And Empathy

COVID-19 instantly upended the way brands communicate with customers. Suddenly, most marketing was irrelevant, or worse. Some channels were simply wiped out – pity the luxury brand that had signed multimillion-dollar agreements for airport screens, for example. But most eyes were on marketing like print and TV ads that could be quickly adapted to the […]

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advertising, Crenshaw Communications, News • May 28, 2020

Multiple Crenshaw Clients Nominated for Adweek Readers’ Choice: Best of Tech Partner Awards

We’re proud that several of our clients have been nominated for the second annual Adweek Readers’ Choice: Best of Tech Partner Awards. These awards recognize the top advertising and marketing technology providers, all voted on by readers. The first round of voting ends June 5 and finalists are announced 10 days later. The winners will […]

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advertising, communications, Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions • May 21, 2020

Post-COVID, Brands Start To Open Up

The past two months have been extraordinarily challenging for brand communications and PR people. In the initial weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown, brands struggled to find the right response. Early efforts were tentative, pretentious, or shallow. As the pandemic progressed and the news grew worse, many stepped up with substantive offers of help, workforce tributes, […]

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advertising, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • October 8, 2015

Ways PR Is Not Marketing Or Advertising

People often confuse public relations work with marketing or even advertising. While it’s understandable why they might be linked, and the lines between disciplines are blurring, confusion can be frustrating for PR folks when it comes to meeting client expectations for PR services. We wrote earlier about how marketing and advertising can inform the PR […]

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advertising, Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions, public relations • October 7, 2014

What PR People Should Know About Advertising Week

Despite the ad-tech buzzwords and marathon-like scheduling, Advertising Week is an upbeat and insightful event for PR professionals. Yes, the jargon is a killer – and in the manner of German compound words, it’s all starting to combine, as in “programmatic premium direct” and “mobile native.” But what can PR professionals learn from the weeklong […]

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advertising, communications, Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions • January 30, 2014

For Super Bowl SodaStream Pours On The PR

When it comes to PR, it’s hard out there for a challenger brand. Even with creative marketing, a smaller brand is likely to be drowned out during a heavily hyped marketing event like the Super Bowl. That’s one reason why some marketers try to get their ads kicked out of the game for the (sometimes […]

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advertising, communications, Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions • October 6, 2013

Has PRankvertising Gone Too Far?

To think, just a few months ago, I wondered if Chipotle’s faux Twitter hack was a mistake, because it duped followers in order to cook up some quick PR.  But the stunt was nothing compared to the outrageous shock-ad campaigns from major international brands. Prankvertising – or what I think of as PRankvertising, because its […]

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