Category: Marketing

Ways to Brand your Company Online

Branding your business online is a massive marketing challenge. It’s not simply about creating that brand perfect marketing message, but about spreading that message across the web. However, by simply piggy-backing your marketing message on already popular modes of online communication you can spread your brand all over the web. That’s right, the ‘everybody, everyday’ […]

Things businesses should consider when launching new products

Planning the launch of a new product can be exciting, but there are a few things to bear in mind to make sure the release is a successful one – especially as research suggests the majority of new launches result in failure. Take a look at our top tips to check that you’re on track. […]

Grasping the Importance of Content in the Visual Marketing Era

Content is changing before our very eyes. Although copy still wields a lot of power, it doesn’t command the attention it did in past times. The web is moving at a faster paced than ever, and since internet users are pressed for time, they want to digest the abundance of information at their fingertips as […]

Answer Ten Questions And Create a Great Marketing Plan – Part One

A well constructed marketing plan will provide benefits to any small business enterprise. Unfortunately many don’t have the resources, knowledge or experience to put one together on their own.  It’s really not too difficult with a good road map.  If you can answer ten questions about your business you can easily create a powerful marketing […]

What’s The Big Deal With Social Media Anyway?

How many times have you heard the phrase “social media” over the past few years? Without a doubt everyone has heard about social media but few can probably define it accurately. A good definition of social media would be internet technology that allows the sharing of opinions, perspectives and insights between people from all around […]

The Secret To Successful Brand Expansion? Red Lobster Knows!

Thinking about expanding a successful brand?  If you’ve done any reading on the subject you know it can end in failure if not handled properly.   The good news is that with the correct setup brand expansion can be very successful. The key to success lies in the structure.  The new brand should be under the […]

K.I.S.S. Or Kiss Your Brand Goodbye

“Keep it simple stupid”.  We’ve all heard of the KISS principle but in branding it is ignored far too often.  Companies invest money and effort into building a brand and then turn around start weakening it. How do they weaken the brand?  By broadening the product line too far. You see it in every market. […]

Name Recognition For Any Business in 11 Easy Steps

It’s no secret all companies want to increase their name recognition.  Most know it is important to their success but struggle to make it happen.  Establishing the brand can be a daunting task so I’ve broken the process down into 11 actionable steps.  Following these on a regular basis will increase the name recognition of […]

Industrial Marketing Using Online Public Relations Strategies

Public relations campaigns have never been a go to marketing strategy for small and medium sized industrial products sales companies.  Most companies have viewed this type of promotion as difficult, complex and too expensive.  In the past this may have been true but with today’s online public relations resources almost any company can enjoy the […]

Brand Expansion – Always A Good Thing?

Once any product oriented company is successful they start exploring strategies for further growth. The next logical step many companies take is to create additional products. Marketing experts call this expanding the brand. Even though this is a common growth plan it does have some risks that should be considered. The main concern is that […]