Tisha Oehmen

Tisha Oehmen is a professional brand strategist and a leader in the branding field. She was recently named a member of the Global Guru’s Top 30 Brand Gurus. She is also the co-founder of Oregon-based Paradux Media Group and the best-selling author of the book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial.

Possessing expertise in both front- and back-office operations, Tisha conceptualizes, develops, and implements initiatives to foster brand effectiveness like no other. With over 15 years of experience in branding and marketing, Tisha has successfully led large financial institutions and health care companies down the path of renaming their business.

Where Tisha really shines is in the work that isn’t done. Sometimes a name change for a business isn’t in their best interest and after meeting with Tisha, they are able to find the true value and equity that has always been in their brand. Tisha has a special knack of being able to communicate the value so that the CEO/Business owner can see its luster and then with a little polishing, make it shine company wide.

Tisha is best known for developing long lasting branding campaigns that speak to the heart of the business, the brand, and the community. True brand, no matter how big or small, has longevity. Creating branding campaigns that have longevity, that have a laser-like focus, is where Tisha thrives.

Tisha received her M.B.A. from the University of Oregon, from where she also earned a B.A. in Political Science. She enjoyed a distinguished academic career punctuated by enthusiastic and successful participation in competitive speaking events, and holds numerous awards for her skill in public speaking. Tisha is widely recognized for her ability to capture an audience’s attention with her straightforward and engaging speaking style.

When not working, she enjoys golfing, baking, reading, and hiking with her partner, Mike, and their two dogs, Chloe and Jackson. She’s also an active member of Rotary International, the Chamber of Commerce, and is a very proud supporter of the Oregon Ducks. Tisha lives in Eagle Point, Oregon.

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branding strategies

3 Simple Branding Strategies that Work

Let’s face it — branding and branding strategies are the holy grail of marketing. They are what all marketing and advertising professionals are striving for.  But altogether too often, branding strategies get over-thought, over-worked, and over-wrought. Don’t let yourself fall into that mind trap.  Here are three simple branding strategies you can start using today that will… Read More

Branding with Pens

Branding with Pens

Let’s talk for a minute about branded pens. You know the pens I’m talking about…your favorite pen from a local business. The one that writes just right. The one that everyone you know either covets or has one of. Probably, it even makes an appearance at every single charitable event that you’ve ever attended. And, is the… Read More

Brand Camp

Brand Camp!

We’ve spent a lot of time over the last few weeks conducting Brand Camps with a client that is getting ready to roll out a new brand. A Brand Camp is a diagonal cross-section of the staff with about 10-15 people in attendance. The Camps last about 1.5 hours, and in it, the company introduces… Read More

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Branding Your Business in 5 Steps

Thinking about branding your business? Are you worried it will be too hard and too difficult? There’s no reason it needs to be either difficult or hard. What are you waiting for? You can create a world-class brand in just 5 easy steps. 1. Create your branding vision The first thing to do is to decide what… Read More

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Super Bowl 2015 – The Year of Big Idea Marketing

This probably won’t surprise you — but I watched the Super Bowl 2015 ONLY for the commercials. I don’t particularly care who is playing – or how they play. But the commercials? I’m all in! What I loved about Super Bowl 2015 (and Super Bowls in general) is that it seems to be the one time of year when… Read More

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Creating Likeability in Your Brand

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it at least 1,000 times — people do business with brands they LIKE. And the truth is, it’s more than just something I say, it’s a fact. We seek out businesses we LIKE to do business with. Our first goal, when we take on a new client, is… Read More

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6 Crucial Tactics for Small Business Success in 2015

Ready to make 2015 the best year for your business? No question, marketing your small business has fundamentally changed in the last  years. If you haven’t changed your marketing tactics in relation to those changes, now is the time. Here are 6 crucial tactics that will help your small business succeed in 2015. 1. Social… Read More

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Strategy is SO Important!

Remember the lyric, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” from the George Harrison song “Any Road”? Well, it’s especially true in business. But the cold-hard reality is that getting out of the day-to-day and into the strategy mode can be quite difficult. It takes discipline, and it takes dedication…. Read More

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Free Business Mentoring – Limited Time!

Are you trying to make a difference in the world through your business? Do you wish you had an expert person in your corner to whisper advice in your ear? Do you wish you had that strategist to call on when you need some help? What if you could get “real deal” business-building advice from… Read More

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Are You Ready to Breakthrough in 2015?

What’s your goal for 2015? To breakthrough to 5 Figures? 6 Figures? 7 Figures? or more? If you want to position your business for a big breakthrough in 2015, NOW is the time to get started! There’s not a minute to lose! Do you know that a business with a solid brand can command a 9.45% PREMIUM * on all… Read More

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Considerations When Re-Naming Your Business

Name changes always such a hard thing to manage. There are the external considerations to weigh – customers/clients perceptions, the community’s perception, and what your competition is doing. And there are internal considerations to weigh – what message will the name of the business send internally, and how it affects the staff? The piece that… Read More