Branding

Better Branding with Hashtags

Posted by on April 13, 2015 at 5:00 am

You may hear (or read about) people buzzing about hashtags and how much they use them to brand their products and/or services. Hashtags are a communications tool that can be used with several of the popular social media channels. Continue reading

Answering Important Questions About Your Social Brand

Posted by on April 2, 2015 at 5:00 am

When it comes to working your business and gaining more and more success through social media for your business, it is reasonable that you expect some return on investment (ROI) because of all of the time and effort that you put forth. The ROI may not initially have anything to do with money; however, that is your ultimate goal, just like everyone else’s. Continue reading

Small Business and the Marketing “Kits”

Posted by on March 19, 2015 at 5:00 am

There are several different “kits” that are referenced in the marketing world. Understanding what each of them is and when and if they apply to your business is helpful in understanding how they may be of benefit to your business. Continue reading

Classic Marketing Mistakes

Posted by on March 2, 2015 at 5:00 am

Undoubtedly, you realize how important marketing is for the success of your business. Your marketing efforts must be precise and effective. Unfortunately, if you are not experienced on the marketing side yet, you may unintentionally make mistakes that will slow down your results. Continue reading

Using Your Facebook Page Cover Photo to Get Noticed

Posted by on December 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

Social media is here to stay and if you don’t do everything possible (and then some), you will not get noticed by other people online. If you are not noticed, other people will not interact with you and you won’t have the opportunity to interact with them. No interaction equals no eventual selling. It is that simple! If you have effective Facebook Page Cover photos, you can get a great deal of mileage out of it. Continue reading

Maintaining Brand Image Consistency Across Social Media Channels

Posted by on November 13, 2014 at 5:00 am
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The Role of Branding in Your Marketing Strategy
 

Social media used to be a relatively easy game. There were one, maybe two different social media sites you had to be on, and that was it. Those days are gone. While a few social media channels seem to get the lion’s share of mainstream coverage, the reality is that there are now several different social media platforms with very active and diverse user bases. Continue reading

How to Perfect Your Brand Message

Posted by on November 10, 2014 at 5:00 am
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series The Role of Branding in Your Marketing Strategy
 

As a business owner, you have a brand. In fact, even if you don’t own your own business, you still have a brand. Your brand may be personal, professional, or both. Have you taken a hard look at your brand lately? If you have and it isn’t what you want it to be, you need to perfect your brand message. Continue reading

Your Staff May Be Your Best Online Tool Yet

Posted by on October 16, 2014 at 5:00 am

You may be sitting on a pile of rich resources in your business and you may not even be aware of how good you have it. One thing that may be obvious to you is that technology is so advanced at this stage that you can pretty much leverage any tool that you want to advance your social media marketing efforts. However, there is one tool in your social media repository that you may not even realize you should be using. Continue reading

The Effectiveness of Adding Videos to Your Brand

Posted by on October 13, 2014 at 5:00 am

Enhancing your professional brand with videos will make a giant positive difference to what you are doing and to how far you can go in a short amount of time. The truth is that your personal and your professional brand are, in many ways, one brand and videos will serve to enhance both very effectively. Continue reading

Effective Tips for Your Startup

Posted by on October 6, 2014 at 5:00 am

If you have finally made the decision to start building a new business (whether it is your first business ever or one of many that came before it), it can be an extremely frightening proposition. Your continued (and eventual) success has a lot to do with whether you lay the foundation properly from the beginning. Continue reading

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