Branding Tag

n the beginning, entrepreneurs tend to focus deeply on just launching the business. But what happens when the launch and the subsequent water-treading and breath-holding period starts to subside? In the article “Ready to Scale Your Small Business? Do These 5 Things” written by Emily...

In an article that I just read from Marissa Lyman of Marketo, she talks about “Four Things Smart Marketers Do With Press Coverage”. The same can be said about great marketing content. “A member of your public relations team just secured a killer placement for your...

What’s in a brand? A brand is the idea or image of a specific product or service that consumers connect with, by identifying the name, logo, slogan, or design of the company who owns the idea or image. Branding is when that idea or image...

Michael Hammond is an entrepreneur, business leader, and thought leader, he has extensive experience in Financial Services and more specifically financial services technology, and held prior executive positions such as CEO, CMO, VP of Business Strategy, Director of Sales and Marketing and Director of Marketing...

In today’s marketplace the challenge to differentiate among competing companies and products is becoming increasingly more difficult. Products and services are becoming commoditized and increasingly similar. Acronyms and buzzwords are used by many companies and are creating noise that can blur the lines of differentiation....

by Michael Hammond We need a good story to share a laugh, to shed some tears and to enjoy a chat over a diet coke. Creative brands work in the same fashion. I ’ve talked about the importance of your brand in the last issue. I emphasized...

Reputation matters. It’s important that you do everything possible to establish and reinforce a positive brand Are you a Coke person or a Pepsi person? Each brand carries weight and chances are everyone you talk to will have an opinion about which is better. The fact...