Video? Verbal? Or Both?

By |2019-08-05T22:31:52+00:00July 10th, 2019|Brand, Brand Messaging, Brand strategies, Branding, Corporation, customer experience, Marketing, marketing strategies, Photos & Graphics, Verbal content, Video, Website, Websites & B/Vlogs|

Turning a video into a brand's "classics", to anchor a brand's website and social media marketing will multiply the impact of verbal messaging. Videos are the preferred media format for Gen-Z and Millennials, and increasingly getting popular among seasoned professionals of all ages. It is important to make videos short, powerful and effective for the right target audience based on strategically designed verbal content.

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?

Competition Can Be a Brand’s Best Friend, Differentiator and Collaborator

By |2019-08-05T22:50:07+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Brand, 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

By |2019-01-12T05:33:11+00:00January 12th, 2019|Brand, 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

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 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 [...]

Anthony Bourdain, Brand Loyalty, Viewer Experience

By |2018-06-10T21:31:45+00:00June 10th, 2018|brand development, Brand Messaging, Brand Persona, Branding Videos, content creation, Culture, Experience, Loyalty, Marketing, TV Personality, Uncategorized, Video, VR|

When I heard the news about the suicide of famous TV personality Anthony Bourdain, whose “Parts Unknown” has zoomed in many parts of the World for us, what immediately came to my mind was his unique voice and smile, body language, the way he talked, the way he walked, his poetic narratives, political sarcasm, curiosity, [...]