Newsjacking

  • Cats, dogs, brands and social media marketing success

    … been on that runaway freight train of a news story. It’s been a perfect newsjacking opportunity if ever there was one. But the time and circumstances have also been quite rare. At least let’s hope so. What’s always in vogue are cats and dogs. After all, pretty much anything to do with politics is a hot-button issue. Cats and dogs? Not so much…

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  • How brands are jumping on the Pokémon Go bandwagon: the good and the bad

    … Pokémon Go may not even have a worldwide release yet, as it’s only available in US, Australia and New Zealand, but it’s rapidly surpassing WhatsApp, Instagram and Snapchat in terms of usage. Over the past few days, we’ve seen several examples of brands using Pokémon Go as a jump off, and I’m sure there’ll be many more. Not every mention…

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  • How to Brand Your Company as an Industry Leader

    … a Consumer Advocate Unless it’s for SEO reasons, there’s little good that can come from writing the same article that already exists in 10 different formats. Instead, take a new approach on that topic and give it your own special touch. Buying guides, for example, are commonplace and rarely all that unique. Instead of creating another mundane buying…

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  • How-to Master the Facebook Video Algorithm: 3 Winning Tactics

    …. With the recent tweak to the Newsfeed to prioritize posts that match current events or trending news stories, this algorithm update has created an easy way for brands to boost their Facebook engagement via “newsjacking", or creating video posts that revolve around trending stories. The popularity of a news story may drop off quickly, so in order to get…

    ReelSEOin Social Facebook How To's- 35 readers -
  • Are Small Brands Really At a Content Marketing Disadvantage?

    … value later on down the road. A good example comes in the form of “newsjacking.” Instead of simply blogging about generic topics, this tactic places your brand at the center of the digital discussion by offering industry-oriented insight and responses to the latest relevant news stories. The best part about adding newsjacking to your campaign…

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  • Using Trending News To Create An Exciting Content Calendar

    … (sometimes called newsjacking) is a solution that allows a content producer the opportunity to capitalize on the momentum of a story or event. Incorporating your perspective or unique angle into the over-arching theme of a story can broaden your reach, encourage sharing outside your immediate network and strengthen your business’ brand recognition…

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  • Newsjacking: You’re Doing It Wrong

    …. Newsjacking at its Worst They milked it for all it was worth. The first-day story broke the news with man-in-the-street reaction from Hollywood to Times Square. Second- third- and fourth-day stories shared the sad details of his death; feigning respectability with sidebars on substance abuse, depression and suicide. Unsubstantiated stories linking Mr…

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  • The Distasteful Newsjacking This Week

    …) to their brand. I was hoping it wouldn’t happen… but a few minutes later I saw the first one published on LinkedIn. Ugh. This is not the strategy that was originally penned by David Meerman Scott called newsjacking. Newsjacking: The process of injecting your brand into the day’s news, creating a twist that grabs eyes when they’re open widest. I’m…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Content- 8 readers -
  • How to Newsjack Events to Build Your Visibility

    … released from Stephen Colbert and J.K. Rowling. This is the perfect time and opportunity to newsjack the current event. As far as I know, David Meerman Scott coined the term “Newsjacking” when he published a book of the same name in 2011. Scott says, Enter newsjacking: the process by which you inject your ideas or angles into breaking news…

    Denise Wakeman/ Denise Wakemanin Social- 10 readers -
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