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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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A Picture is Worth 1,000 Visitors. The Effectiveness of Using Images in your Digital Marketing Campaigns

Including the right digital marketing images for your company can pay huge dividends. Over 65 percent of all people are visual learners. Over 90 percent of all material that your brain processes is visual and presentations that include visuals are over 43 percent more persuasive. Therefore, if you are planning a campaign, you need to… Read More

brand awareness

What are the initial steps of brand building?

Apple, Coca-Cola, Nokia, Starbucks are examples of some brands that when mentioned can bring an image (probably the logo) into anyone’s mind. These are brands or companies that have spent time and energy brand building a strong and ‘loyal’ reputation for themselves over the years. A strong brand can make your gain a loyal “following” without putting… Read More

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Business To Business Branding Strategy

Many of today’s top companies underestimate the importance of business to business branding. When businesses succeed at this enterprise, they can often boost their profits by up to 20 percent. There are many different strategies that can be employed in doing business to business marketing. These tips can help your growing business to succeed in… Read More

brandtelling

What are the best books and articles about brandtelling, brand and storytelling, branded contents?

In today’s very competitive business world, it’s harder and harder to get people’s attention and trust. One of the best ways to do so is by using a technique known as brandtelling, which has grown in popularity. Using the personal touch of storytelling to attract customers, it’s a marketing strategy that is resulting in better… Read More

One of the Top Global Brand Experts, 2015: Tisha Oehmen

One of the Top Global Brand Experts, 2015: Tisha Oehmen

Top brand expert Tisha Oehmen was recently named one of the Top Global Brand Experts for 2015. Tisha’s company, Paradux Media Group, is a full-service marketing agency that specializes in branding and messaging, specifically concentrating on social media networks. Tisha is part of the new generation of global brand experts that are teaching companies how… Read More

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Which Branding Guide Examples Should You Go For?

Is finding the ideal branding guide examples stressing you? Or does it seem like the best ideas have already been taken? Well, you aren’t the only one facing such difficulties. In fact, in today’s world, branding is the backbone of many businesses, and failure to adopt the best means the company losing out to the… Read More

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We’re Looking for a Graphic Designer to Add to Our Team

Our new graphic designer position will be responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design of solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. With art direction, the graphic designer position will create concepts, comps, layouts, and final art. Representative Duties and Responsibilities Design and produce marketing communications (print and digital) pieces including, individual piece designs for… 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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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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A Little Bit about Paradux Media Group

Who are Our Best Clients? We’re interested in working with businesses that have a clear vision of where they’re going. In our experience, business owners who have vision for where the business is going, allows us to do our very best work. The reason is that we work from a strategic basis. Everything we do… 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

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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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The Secret to a Great Brand is Just One Thing

Know what the secret to a great brand is? One thing – just one thing. Focusing on one thing when branding for nonprofits is admittedly the hardest part of creating an amazing brand. The trick, as Jack Palance in “City Slickers” reveal, is figuring out what your “One Thing” is. It’s going to take discipline… Read More

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Writing the Brand Manifesto and Brand Tagline for the Brand Book

Now that you’ve had the opportunity spend some time getting acquainted with your Brand for your Brand Book, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and write (or include) your Brand Manifesto and Tagline. (If you’ve been following Finding Brand for awhile now, you might recall me addressing manifestos before in The Secret Sauce.) The… Read More

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Identify Your Brand Position by Using Brand Keywords

With your Brand’s history complete with the brand book, it’s time to start distilling the keywords for your brand. If you haven’t done this exercise yet, a Word Cloud is an excellent way to tease them out. Identify Brand Keywords for the Brand Book Copy the text you wrote for the brand book on the… Read More

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The Heavens Parted and Delivered the Brand Book

In December, I wrote a quick blog post called “Does Your Brand have a Brand Book?” in response to The Santa Brand Book from Quietroom. Since then, that post has been the most frequently visited post on the Finding Brand Blog, and it’s obvious that there is a significant need for a brand guidelines template. The… Read More

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How are You Better than Your Competition?

I don’t care what industry you’re in when you look at the landscape of those businesses that do what you do; you compare your business to the work that they do. And you have opinions about their work – either you respect it, or you don’t. But the thing is, you know how your business… Read More