This year we’re going to make Branding News a regular part of our blog. Our goal in doing so is to: bring you up to speed on what some major, well-known companies are doing, highlight the latest trends in branding, and inspire you with stories of creative, unique branding moves. Here are three of the
When it comes to leading brands, small and medium size businesses often look to replicate the success of companies like Apple, Google, or Zappos. They might wonder how to achieve that same level of brand fanaticism. Yes, these companies spend millions of dollars to build their brands. However, the truth is companies like Apple could
There’s no question that successful branding has changed dramatically within the past 5 years. Why? The rapid advancement of technology and the rise of the digital age have shifted the power from the marketer to the consumer. Consumers have the ability to opt-out of receiving marketing messages, and they have the option to consume only
Many of our clients are professional services companies (doctors, CPAs, law firms, real estate, financial advisors), and as such we regularly answer questions about how to brand a parent company and their subsidiary brands. This week we were approached by a real estate company with some frustration over the difficult task of how they could
When people are searching for products and services online, your website is often the very first place they learn about your small business. So, making a good first impression with your small business website is absolutely critical. With so many choices and competitors, your website must quickly make an emotional connection with your prospective buyer.