List of Top 10 PR and Marketing Posts of 2014 Released by Award-Winning MaccaPR Blog

Hottest topics include brand strategies, social media tips and content marketing

The MaccaPR blog produced by Maccabee, the Minneapolis-based public relations and online marketing agency, is dedicated to inspiring chief marketing and PR officers, corporate communications directors and marketing professionals. For more than two years, authors Paul Maccabee, Christina Milanowski and others have posted about all things marketing and communications to great success. MaccaPR was named one of the “60 Best PR Blogs in the World” by InkyBee and among the top 10 communications and PR agency blogs by Communications Degree Guide.

Recent MaccaPR blog posts have covered the secrets of YouTube marketing from Doritos, Disney and other brands; crisis communications flubs, insider tips on content marketing, media relations, how to market to women, use landing pages and search engine optimization; and insights for marketers from WestJet’s viral Christmas Miracle, Evian’s dancing babies and the creepy, crawly ad campaign from Orkin.

Among the dozens of blog posts in 2014, MaccaPR reports that readers resoundingly loved these 10 the most. Listed in no particular order, these received the most views and social media shares of all posts:

  1. Is it website or Web site? A Social Media Grammar Lesson from the AP
  2. 7 Lessons From A Brand Battle: Bose vs. Beats By Dre Headphones
  3. Become Epic with Content Marketing: Interview with author Joe Pulizzi
  4. Was Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Worth $1 Billion to Samsung?
  5. Should Trademark Symbols Be Used in Social Media Posts?
  6. R.I.P. For PR Spin: Ethics, Public Relations and The Imminent Death of ‘Spin’
  7. 7 Social Media Trends in 2014 Live from Social Media Marketing World
  8. 9 Travel Marketing Campaigns That Will Make You Laugh
  9. 5 Eye-Opening Lessons From “Epic Content Marketing”
  10. 4 Marketing Secrets for Viral Guinness World Records

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