Brand management

Let’s face it, marketing can be hard! In each marketing blog post, we hope you’ll find the information you need for your business marketing success.

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Small Budget, No Problem: Creative Marketing Ideas for Small Business

Unlike large corporations, small businesses simply don’t have the budget to drop a few million dollars into advertising and promoting their brand. This doesn’t mean, however, that they can’t engage in marketing. Small businesses can make up for their smaller budget with creativity and efficiently grow and maintain their consumer bases. Let’s look at 12… Read More

Branding, Marketing and Positioning Understanding the Differences

Branding, Marketing, and Positioning: Understanding the Differences

Branding was the top objective of 42 percent of digital ad spending in 2015, according to eMarketer. This reflected an increase from 40.9 percent the previous year, showing the increasing emphasis marketing agencies are putting on branding. So what is branding? What role does it play in marketing, and how does it relate to positioning?… 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

brand narrative

What is a Brand Narrative?

I often get asked,  “What is a Brand Narrative”? And the answer is simply your brand story. It’s both the history of and the future focus for your business. All tied up in one tight strategy. What is a brand narrative doing for my business? Simply put, your brand narrative provides context to your team, continuity… 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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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

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Launching a New Business: Unique Ways to Announce Your New Venture

After months of planning and preparation, you’re ready to launch your new business and make your new business announcement. Now you need to focus on bringing in customers and developing a loyal foundation. That’s easier said than done. Is print advertising worth the money? Will online advertising bring in enough local customers? With seemingly endless… Read More

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What is a Brand Book?

What is a Brand Book? Why do I need a Brand Book? What goes into a Brand Book? All of these are legitimate questions that many marketers struggle with. At its core, a Brand Book is an integral element to a well-functioning brand. It’s about articulating the elements of your brand in a concise and… Read More

brand narrative

The Power of the Brand Narrative in the Brand Book

There is considerable power in a brand narrative, as a brand building strategy for aligning stakeholders and creating consistent messaging. In my experience, a good brand narrative is the superior force multiplier – and storytelling branding is profoundly influential. This is because people naturally want to be part of something bigger, they want to matter,… Read More

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5 Things You Must Do as a Brand Manager

Being a Brand Manager in today’s world isn’t easy. But it’s one of the most important jobs that exists in the Marketing Department — if not the Company. The reason is, the Brand Manager is the first and last line of defense for the brand. To successfully fulfill your duties as Brand Manager, these are… Read More