What Type of CEO Are You – a “Grinder” or a Power Brand?

By |2019-07-25T01:03:03+00:00July 25th, 2019|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, Corporation, Culture, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Uncategorized|

The top 5% of star companies focus on building their power brands to turn sales transactions into loyal relationships, buyers into followers, while the 95% businesses just survive by focusing on just the bottom line, nose on the grindstone.

Power of Visuals

By |2019-08-05T22:42:11+00:00June 29th, 2019|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, Corporation, Culture, customer experience, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, ROI, Verbal content, Video, Website|

How many types of roofs can you visualize in 6 seconds? Now, STRETCH your imagination, and visualize what comes to your mind when you hear this sentence: “Our vast knowledge in various types of roofing installations is one of our greatest assets.” Perhaps a roof or two come to your visual mind?

Survival of the Fittest Brand

By |2019-08-05T22:58:58+00:00March 10th, 2019|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, Consumer experience, content creation, Corporation, marketing strategies, ROI, Technology, Website|

A brand lives and breathes. A brand’s survival depends on how it adapts to its natural environment. When the market environment changes, the brand, even though it has been around for more than 100 years, must rapidly adapt, or die. To thrive, rather than just survive, we need to regularly evaluate a brand and the marketing approach for the brand - in relationship to the competitive environment in which it exists and then come up with potent and fresh marketing tactics and brand narratives to promote each brand’s unique value propositions and persona.

Storytelling and Branding

By |2018-11-28T18:01:02+00:00November 26th, 2018|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, content creation, Corporation, Culture, customer experience, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, user experience, Verbal content, Video, Websites & B/Vlogs, write|

Meaning + Emotions = Storytelling. To live is to be part of a story. To live a story, a vision, a dream, marks the difference between “living” and “existing.” For a business, it is the story that’s the difference between “selling products” and “influencing with a brand”. For a customer, that’s difference between being “sold [...]

“In Machines We Trust”? – Verifying Authenticity by AI and Blockchain (Part 2 of 2)

By |2018-10-27T16:38:14+00:00October 27th, 2018|AI, Artificial intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, bots, Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, content creation, Corporation, Culture, customer experience, Deep Learning, Digital information, Experience, facts reporting, Fake news, Journalist, Loyalty, Machine learning, Marketing, marketing strategies, Media, News stories, Technology|

If you’d like to first read the preceding Part 1, here is the link: (https://10plusbrand.com/2018/10/21/in-machines-we-trust-verifying-authenticity-by-ai-and-blockchain-part-1-of-2/   Who has the final authority to declare truth or falsehood? Who is to judge if a piece of news is fake or real or in-between, for a specific purpose or use by particular humans? In the end, a human [...]

“In Machines We Trust”? – Verifying Authenticity by AI and Blockchain (Part 1 of 2)

By |2018-10-27T17:12:06+00:00October 21st, 2018|AI, Artificial intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, bots, Brand, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, content creation, Corporation, Culture, customer experience, Deep Learning, Digital information, Experience, facts reporting, Fake news, Journalist, Loyalty, Machine learning, Media, News stories, Technology, user experience, Video, write|

“Information Authenticating Tech” is most desired today A prestigious club in Silicon Valley (Churchill Club) has annual predictions of the top 10 trends in technology.  In May 2018, the winner by popular vote of several hundred in the attending audience was the prediction of a new class of software that guarantees authenticity for news, authorship, [...]

Is your video hurting or promoting your brand?

By |2018-10-15T21:12:14+00:00October 15th, 2018|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, Branding Videos, CEO, Consumer experience, content creation, Corporation, Culture, Experience, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, Verbal content, Video|

The danger of casually made “selfie” videos Has this ever happened to you: On LinkedIn you stumbled upon a shaky “selfie” video of a talking face trying to impose his/her messages on you, and you just couldn’t wait to click away, as if shooing away a fly? My heart goes out to those who create [...]

The art of questioning: how to engage an audience in creating and presenting content for digital marketing

By |2018-08-19T21:48:04+00:00August 19th, 2018|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, Branding Videos, CEO, content creation, Experience, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, SEO, Verbal content, Video, Website|

On digital marketing platforms such as websites and social media, content is mainly words and visuals like videos and photos. A video can be a potentially powerful tool for connecting to a target audience and multiply SEO rankings as much as 53 times, but if it is not done right, it can demote instead of [...]

The Golden Age for Deep Branding and Impactful Digital Marketing

By |2018-08-12T19:53:34+00:00August 12th, 2018|Brand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, content creation, Corporation, Culture, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, SEO, Verbal content, Video, Website|

Internet democratizes brand power This day in age, a solopreneur, a family owned business, a mid-sized company and a multinational corporation all have the same digital platforms available for spreading their words, thanks to the internet. Technology and social media enable us all with equal access for both publizing and accessing information. The internet has [...]