NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When content is created, it can cross multiple desks, departments and even external agencies, which runs the risk of diluting or muddling your brand's image, message and voice. Brands need to prioritize consistency in messaging when communicating both internally and externally. Failure to do so can erode credibility, trust and ultimately, the resonance of key messages with clients, prospects and influencers. In fact, companies with strong and consistent branding are 20 percent more successful than those that are weak or inconsistent1. To help, PR Newswire has identified five simple rules that brands should follow when crafting and sharing content:
PR Newswire's guide, Brand Stewards Unite: Best Practices for Showcasing & Protecting Your Brand discusses:
- Understanding your brand and developing a comprehensive picture of it to understand how it should appear and behave
- Learning your brand's language and ensuring its tonality fits the brand personality
- Creating and sharing a content strategy playbook
Even with a solid brand architecture in place, interpretation and application can loosen across platforms. Ensuring that you have a content strategy playbook and collaborative team in place will strengthen and protect your brand's message. Read the full guide to get the tips and insights to keep your brand in check.
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