Tag: Brand Identity

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 […]

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 […]

Personal branding keys to success

Personal Branding Keys To Success

Let’s face it.  If you want to land high paying clients you have to present yourself as a professional.  Doing this effectively is what personal branding is all about. Have you ever bought a product and wondered “why did I buy this product instead of that product”? If your answer included the words “I always […]

What do Effective Branding Campaigns and Great Mystery Novels Have In Common?

The key to effectively building a firm’s brand is to uncover the brand within not invent one.  It’s similar to how a detective solves a mystery or how an anthropologist pieces together an ancient culture. Branding experts have to learn about the company and find the key elements that really define it. It’s readily apparent […]

2012 Study Reports Small Business Slow To Embrace Modern Marketing Strategies

Small business marketing practices are usually heavy on traditional methods.  This is often due to the business being family owned or that it’s been around a long time and has built up personal relationships with its local customers.  A recent study supports this theory showing that the majority of small businesses surveyed choose traditional marketing […]

Create A Winning Product Name In 10 Easy Steps – Part Two

Welcome to part two of how to create a winning product name in 10 easy steps.  Let’s continue with the last five steps you need to know to create a great product name. 6.    Just Say NO to Initials Names that use only letters are about half as memorable as those that use known and […]

Small Business Branding In 6 Easy Steps

What can you expect from implementing an effective small business branding campaign? Your company will be seen as a credible, stable business and will be able to use this image to attract additional customers plus you’ll have an edge on the competition.  You may be wondering what is “branding”. Branding consists of a collection of […]

Don’t Let the Wrong Social Network Kill Your Brand

The good old days of finding new customers by throwing up a nice website are long gone. To successfully build an effective brand all businesses must utilize the social media networks intelligently.  Top brand companies have already made the shift from a static approach to one of interacting and engaging with their customers.  If your […]

Measure Your Brand’s Value Now

How do You Measure Up? Brand identification is never possible if marketers and product owners like you continue to overlook the issue of brand image, name and logo. However, Measuring your Brand’s Value has been proven to promote product visibility as it aims at identifying existing bottlenecks which helps promote desirable brand performance. Value of […]