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The Who, What, How & Why of a Brand is Big

The Brand Infamous advertising guru David Ogilvy originally defined a brand as “The intangible sum of a product’s attributes: its… more The Who, What, How & Why of a Brand is Big

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Killer Brands

As the world becomes smaller and smaller from digitization and globalization, many brands are becoming bigger and bigger. There was… more Killer Brands

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Why Retail Store Brands are Doomed

I just finished shopping in a typical large urban shopping mall. With over 360 stores, I was sure I could… more Why Retail Store Brands are Doomed

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The Spirit of the Christmas Brand

The most wonderful time for brands ‘Tis the season for corporate/retail brands to perpetuate the Christmas brand. No other holiday… more The Spirit of the Christmas Brand

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Posted in Brand Development Branding Cool Brands Emotional Branding

Cool Brands – The Cool Factors

Do you remember the cool kids in school? They always made witty comments with perfect timing. They always had the… more Cool Brands – The Cool Factors

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Lovable Animals Create Formidable Brands

Many successful brands have built their brand equity on the backs of animals. Figuratively speaking, no PETA protest required. It’s… more Lovable Animals Create Formidable Brands

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How Do Brands Deliver the Future? Innovate

Innovative is the most overused word in business. However, it is also the most important business concept. Without innovation, a… more How Do Brands Deliver the Future? Innovate

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Posted in Brand Future Brand News Branding

Five Digital Brand Trends: Opportunity or Threat

The digital world continues to transform businesses and brands. Agile brands that can anticipate the future and take advantage of… more Five Digital Brand Trends: Opportunity or Threat

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9 Creative Ideas for Great Branding

Creativity is at the core of every successful brand. It is a continuous reinvention driven by new ideas and new… more 9 Creative Ideas for Great Branding

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Brands Make the World Go ‘Round

Brands have played an intrinsic role in our lives. Some brands have mimicked culture, while others have created and driven… more Brands Make the World Go ‘Round

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Posted in Brand Identity Branding

Rethinking Personal Branding

In 1997, Tom Peters coined the phrase “Me Inc.” This sparked the idea that we should strategically build our own personal… more Rethinking Personal Branding

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What Brands Need to Know About Millennials

First, I must disclose that I am not a Millennial. I like to think I’ve helped shape them but they… more What Brands Need to Know About Millennials

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Are Brands Ready for the Political Arena?

Since the Trump administration came into power, there have been more brands taking a position on political issues (willingly and… more Are Brands Ready for the Political Arena?

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Six Reasons Why Brands Should Care

Building a brand on functional and emotional benefits isn’t entirely good enough today. Beyond the brand promise brands need to… more Six Reasons Why Brands Should Care

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Posted in Branding Emotional Branding

The Secret to a Successful Brand Starts with “Why”

Have you ever wondered why people line up for the latest Apple gadget, but not for a Microsoft one? Why… more The Secret to a Successful Brand Starts with “Why”

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A brand, by any other name…

Companies invest millions of dollars building and protecting brand names. A brand, by any other name, would lose all the… more A brand, by any other name…