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Everything You Need to Know About Brand Manuals

Everything You Need to Know About Brand Manuals

We all by now know how powerful a brand is. In simple terms, a brand is something that tells and shows who you are. A brand sets your business aside from the rest and sells you apart from the masses. Poor branding can be catastrophic to your company, the same way better branding can lead… Read More

Qualities of an Amazing Branding Guide

Qualities of an Amazing Branding Guide

Creating a brand guide for your company is never an easy task. It can be even more difficult when you are starting from scratch. The first thing to do would be to study the brand guides of established companies. In this post, we will go through a few branding guide examples and see how you… Read More

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Official Branding Gurus in 2015

When Global Gurus announced the World’s Top 30 Brand Professionals for 2015, the consulting industry took notice. The research organization has 11 Global Guru categories, including leadership, management, coaching and brand. The award has real meaning because the many people honored are selected by an independent group of judges who assess whether award nominees meet… Read More

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Brand Books Examples – Vote for Your Favorite!

Brand books examples aren’t the easiest to find, but if you’re trying to write your own brand book — find them you must. I’ve been a long time collector of brand books examples since well before I started writing my book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial, which shows elements from real brand books and… Read More

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Best Brand Book Examples List

Often, the best brand book examples are the ones that you can find.  Other times, the best brand book examples are the ones closest to your industry. And still other times, the best brand book examples are the ones that are most closely aligned with your ideology. So what are the BEST brand book examples,… Read More

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A Savvy Small Business Owner’s Guide to Advertising in 2014

We are so excited to be presenting to small business entrepreneurs this morning at the Oregon Employer Council in Medford! This is a very special three hour event, presented in partnership with Southern Oregon University’s Small Business Development Center. We so excited to bring you an information-packed seminar showing you how to use Traditional Media, and Online… Read More

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Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using these Social Media Promotion Ideas!!!

Are you using social media promotion ideas to help you expand your online visibility? There are several authors claiming they know the secret to market with social media. The truth is, there isn’t a secret. Here are some social media promotion ideas you need to follow if you want to see a boost in your… Read More

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Instagram: Get Your Small Business In the Picture

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how much better is it than a 140 characters? We live in a visual society, it’s one of the reasons TV beats radio, and has helped create the success of ‘FACE’book. It’s no secret that the most shared and clicked upon items on Facebook are pictures…. Read More

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Facebook Pay To Play: What To Do – Small Business Oregon

For business owners Facebook is becoming more and more a “pay-to-play” model. You’ve put time and money into building your business pages ‘likes’, creating relationships, content creation and curation, So what do you do? On the one hand, businesses have never before had a free media platform through which to build our brand and communicate… Read More

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A Savvy Marketer’s Guide to Advertising by Paradux Media Group

In partnership with Southern Oregon University’s Small Business Development Center, the Oregon Employer Council is pleased to bring you an information packed seminar regarding the utilization of Social Media and Marketing. The Presenters, Paradux Media Group is a full service advertising agency specializing in delivering a message that will help your business stand out from… Read More

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New Changes: Facebook Business Pages – Medford

It might be time that you have a marketing team handle your social media In the next few weeks Facebook will be rolling out tweaks to the desktop version of your business page.  The streamlined look for Pages on desktop will make it easier for people to find the information they want and help page… Read More

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The Importance Of Social Media At Tradeshows

Industry specific tradeshows have always provided businesses, both large and small, with the opportunity to meet with clients face to face and establish new sales leads. However, they have been irrevocably changed following the proliferation of social media, taking them into the virtual domain as well as the physical. With companies tweeting images and posting… Read More

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Three Things the Best Custom Website Designers Should Have

An older website could seriously hurt your business’s credibility. Roughly 85% of American consumers shop for services and products via a search engine, which means that they’re going to see your website at some point. If you want to make sure that you’re ready for them with open virtual arms, it’s time to hire the… Read More

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The Scarecrow – Chipotle’s Brilliant Branding Commercial

I talk a lot about telling your story and letting your audience both get to know you, and to affiliate with your business, based on their resonance with that story. But rarely do we get to see the story so clearly and compelling told as Chipotle just did with their The Scarecrow video! If you haven’t seen… Read More

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Staying Up-To-Date With SEO Evolution

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is an intrinsic piece in gaining more web-procured business. By staying up-to-date with the changes in SEO, you can keep you site visible in users’ Google, Facebook or LinkedIn searches, and avoid any negative effects of SEO by ditching the outdated technology and practices that have been deemed problematic by… Read More

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Tisha Oehmen’s Interview with Bill Meyer about Finding Brand

I had a great opportunity to sit down with Bill Meyer this morning,  on his Radio Show that airs on KMED 1440, to talk about my new book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial. We had a great talk about: The differences between advertising and branding. Why branding matters to businesses of all sizes – from… Read More

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Upper Rogue Independent: Local Author Writes ‘Finding Brand’

The Upper Rogue Independent just published an article about the book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial. If you didn’t get a chance to read the article, here it is for your reading pleasure: Branding! Everyone has heard the term, not everyone knows what it specifically means. Now those who do no know, have a… Read More

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The Digital Brand As A Persona

When it comes to branding, there are a variety of ways for a company to approach their internal process. For some companies, it means identifying terms and ideas that they want associated with their organization, and crafting their marketing around those concepts. For others, it involves using imagery as the nexus of their efforts. However,… Read More

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150th Finding Brand Post and a Big Announcement!

Can you believe it? This is the 150th post of the Finding Brand blog! What a ride it’s been. When I started the Finding Brand Blog, it was with the intention of demystifying marketing and branding. I think this blog has been successful in that endeavor. And throughout the years, you’ve shared with me what… Read More

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Press Release: Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial Hits Amazon’s Shelves Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marketing Managers, CMO’s, and Business Owners now have a reliable guide to help manage and grow their brand: Finding Brand   Eagle Point, OR. – September 4, 2013 –   Brands are defenseless.  Companies wipe their feet on them, they throw them in the trash, and they don’t have the patience to let them… Read More