Posts Tagged ‘Brand’

Measuring Your brand

In the early days (okay a few years ago), Gartner analysts believed that marketing would be entirely driven by analytics by 2018. This hasn’t happened at all, and in fact, measuring the value of a brand remains a struggle for marketers today.  Gartner analysts provided a lot of insight around the issue but of course there is no magic…

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Building brand the right way

Branding is a buzzword that’s tossed around all the time in the marketing world. I Googled the term—define branding in marketing—and came up with this definition: “The marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product from other products. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in…

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How to communicate effectively when “you know too much”

Watching the presidential debates, I have found the diversity of communication styles from candidate to candidate to be a fascinating study in spokesperson strategies and how they represent a brand. What traits make a spokesperson successful and what may not work in front of the camera or a journalist’s pen? When you set aside the…

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Channel Surfing

I don’t know about you, but I find it overwhelming to channel surf on my cable system. As I tell my son, “hundreds of channels, nothing to watch.” But when we’re talking about marketing and we say “channel”, it’s a whole different ballgame. Traditionally the channel refers the various outlets you use to share your…

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Why All the Fuss About Brand?

Brand name, brand experience, brand awareness, brand recognition, brand image, brand franchise, and brand identity…just to name a few. Thanks Wikipedia. Here’s the definition of brand that I like: The word brand has continued to evolve to encompass identity – in effect the personality of a product, company or service. Is there a more misunderstood…

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