How to participate and contribute to healthy online community life during the Coronavirus crisis, as social distancing, shelter in place and quarantine make the public rely on tele-medicine, tele-schooling, tele-business-dealing, online meetings, online dating, etc. The internet is now holding up our community relationship, society, schools and economy in this new normal of doing everything from home: working, shopping, getting news, socializing and community support. We need to be mindful of the benefits, harms and limitations of tele-community and virtual life.
In crisis when people are in fear, anxiety and even panic, your calmness will be comforting and uplifting to your loved ones, your family, friends and your community. Your GENUINE optimism and hopefulness will have ripple effects to all. Be the safe harbor for all those around you in a stormy sea. Inner peace anchors you and gives you a sense of control. A sound mind is the foundation for productivity.
Tell a brand's story and deliver brand messages to a target audience in less than one and half minute demands deep understanding of humanity's most important values and the mastery of verbal and visual art that moves hearts and inspires spirits. TV commercial ads at Super Bowl are rated for storytelling visual and verbal power among top brands, - the winner is Google. Under Armour comes second.
Rebranding a corporate logo will not enhance a brand's reputation and stature or inspire trust without completely rebranding FACEBOOK’s troublesome brand essence, core values and DNA to show what FACEBOOK stands for.
What Does It Take To Have A Power Brand? – Stand for Something and Think Out of the Box GalleryBrand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, CEO, Corporation, Culture, Loyalty, marketing strategies, user experience
We give CEOs and founders clarity, vision, greater influence and larger bottomline with our process of branding, rebranding, brand-refreshing. More than higher profits, you brand creates success, culture and legacy. It is the North Star for motivating employees and inspiring customers-turned-into-followers.
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.
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?
Competition Can Be a Brand’s Best Friend, Differentiator and Collaborator GalleryBrand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Brand strategies, Branding, content creation, Corporation, Culture, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, Video, Website
From branding point of view, there is no better way of defining a brand’s unique value propositions (“UVPs”) than by studying its peers or “competitors”. How else do you differentiate yourself in the marketplace? It is by a theory of relativity and the myth of one’s innate originality. A brand needs to have a limitless mindset rather than a limiting one to embrace and leverage competition and turning competitors into peers. Synergy created by mutually supplementing strengths and weaknesses with collaboration among competitors creates better UVPs and a diverse ecosystem.
What Makes a Brand? What Is It For? – Beyond Nike’s Double Digits Profit Gain After Kaepernick Ad GalleryBrand, brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand strategies, Branding, Consumer experience, content creation, Corporation, Culture, Experience, Loyalty, Marketing, marketing strategies, TV Personality, user experience, Verbal content, Video
Nike's ad sparked an intense controversy. A short summary of the controversy last fall: Nike featured Kaepernick in its 30th anniversary of "Just Do It" campaign, and created a national debate, for or against Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the National Anthem that he intended as protesting police brutality against blacks, while others interpreted his [...]
Storytelling and Branding GalleryBrand, 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 [...]