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The Differences Between Video Game Marketing and PR

by Logan Williams on 06/26/18 10:21:00 am

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In the video game industry, many professionals have used the terms "marketing" and "PR" interchangeably in major industry presentations, which can cause confusion for newer industry professionals that are actively seeking support for their games.

With that being said, I've put together an introductory video that goes over the differences between the tasks you would typically see a marketing team doing vs what a PR-focussed team would do. This includes specific tasks, specialties and goals that are associated with the terms "marketing" and "PR".

I hope this video helps teams better identify the right individuals and studios to partner with.

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