Brand journalism at Coca-Cola: Content and data that cuts through noise?
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A few years back, Coca-Cola took a hard look at its PR and decided it was time to change.
Digital communications were taking off, but Coke’s website had little interactive-potential. It drew a million visitors a month—journalists, job-seekers, fans—but it wasn’t used as a content hub.
So the company launched its new site in 2012, “recognizing the power of storytelling, of great writing of great content, and two-way engagement,” says Jay Moye.
Perhaps you’ve seen the site, admired the platform. Dig into the details of how Coke does it, from creating a digital newsroom to producing dynamic content that fans will share.
In this session, you'll learn:
- Why investing in real content is the future of PR
- How content investment fuels rapid social channel growth
- Why it's important for communicators to think and act like journalists
- Whether Big Data is a big resource or just a bigger haystack
Hear what Coca-Cola covers and why. Find out why it choses non-Coke-related content, and learn the five points needed to make a great story, starting with, “Know your audience.” And learn why Coke is cranking out food content.
Gain insight for your organization. Start here.
As senior writer and editor for Coca-Cola Journey, the Coca-Cola Company's global digital magazine, Jay Moye oversees editorial strategy, content development and creative direction for the award-winning storytelling platform.