Brand Journalism

  • Content marketing is an ethical option for old journos

    … to the Brand Newsroom podcast each week. Like what you’ve read? Sign up to the Lush newsletter for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better. In the meantime, you might enjoy reading these: A brand journalism approach to growing your audience Is journalism’s demise marketing’s great opportunity [podcast with show…

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  • Credit where it’s due: Don’t fall foul of copyright law

    … podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might enjoy reading these: Is journalism’s demise marketing’s great opportunity? [podcast] Journalistic principles to add credibility to your content A brand journalism approach to growing your audience Brand journalism: how to cover industry events The post Credit where it’s due: Don’t fall foul of copyright law appeared first on Lush Digital. …

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  • 7 steps to a winning publication with content marketing

    … What does a quality brand publication look like? When you consider how much ‘content’ is spewed onto the buying public, getting it right isn’t that easy. Project of the Year is being announced at the Content Marketing Awards in Cleveland, Ohio, this week. My pet project, Traction News, is short-listed to win the big prize. Here’s how and why…

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  • Brand Newsroom 100: The biggest content lessons of all

    … Brand Newsroom 100: The biggest content lessons of all James, Nic and Sarah. In the 100th episode of Brand Newsroom the team takes a look back at some of the biggest lessons learned across almost two years of the podcast. Show Notes Here are some key take-outs: Publish consistently. Your audience expects it. That might mean allotting regular…

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  • Interview techniques for tricky talent

    … in journalism but far less so in marketing because you’re rarely going to be interviewing someone who doesn’t want to be interviewed. But, just in case you come across it, here are some common tips for handling it: Make them aware you’re publishing the story with or without their comments. This often elicits some kind of response…

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  • Journalistic principles add credibility to your content

    … OK, I know what you’re thinking: journalists don’t always have the best reputation. People love to whinge about the profession. Sometimes it’s from the people we give a hard time, like politicians who are angry they’re not getting an easy ride. Sometimes it’s because of our own behaviour, like those foot-in-the-door “don’t mind me intruding upon…

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  • Brand Newsroom 95: How to generate editorial ideas like a journalist

    … View Larger Image Brand Newsroom 95: How to generate editorial ideas like a journalist One of the most common questions journalists get asked is ‘where do you get all your stories from?’ Generating story ideas is a reporter’s bread and butter and these days it’s also an essential skill for the content marketer. Today, the Brand Newsroom chats…

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  • There really is life after journalism, I promise

    …. I just want to write. Here’s more good news: you can. It’s called content marketing or, sometimes, brand journalism. (I can feel some of you shuddering from here. But hear me out.) Companies all over the world are looking for journalists to create quality, original content for them. I’m not talking about advertorial; I’m talking about actual…

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  • A brand journalism approach to growing your audience

    …. Asking questions and listening to complaints should be a regular part of every content marketer’s job. Asking questions and listening to complaints should be a regular part of every content marketer’s… Click To Tweet Investigative brand journalism This kind of behaviour is second nature to journalists who tend to be naturally curious. They also often…

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  • Why being reactive should be part of your strategy

    … Here’s something that’s probably missing from your editorial calendar: Adrenalin. In a traditional newsroom, adrenalin is a part of daily life. It’s one reason why the news game is so addictive. Journalists love rushing around, interviewing people, getting all the facts, filing articles from the field, “crossing live” back to the studio…

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  • How to build your audience by adding editorial value

    … editorial workflow tips from traditional publishing How to generate story ideas like a journalist Make yourself a destination Value adding is all about standing out from the competition. By taking the story further you’re turning your video blog or your online magazine or your email newsletter — whatever it might be — into a destination. You’re…

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  • How to generate article ideas like a journalist

    … stuck with them at a networking event (or that party). Get scientific and ask Google Trends. 2. Contacts Make contact with the key people in the industry and ask them for story ideas. Attend industry events. Get people bringing their story ideas to you. Be approachable. Be helpful. Be easy to find. Get yourself on media lists. Get press releases. Make…

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  • Brand Newsroom 83: How to Manage Editorial Workflow

    … this week’s topic: You can find James on Twitter here, too. You can also find Dan Hatch on Twitter here. Have you heard the one about… Recently James, Sarah and Nic took a close look at brand journalism versus traditional journalism. And here’s a chat from a couple of weeks ago about how the major shake-up of the new industry is a real opportunity…

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