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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Digital Marketing

    What is Inbound Marketing and How Can It Help Your Business?

    Television remains one of the most popular channels for entertainment. Whether it’s movies or TV shows, many consumers love to wind down and spend some time watching a few hours of TV. However, when it comes to TV ads, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who enjoys having their favorite program paused for a commercial. The same goes for other forms of traditional marketing. These methods force a one-way communication with consumers and push brand products and services onto them. As you might guess, these techniques are no longer an effective way to market to target consumers. In fact, according to MDG Advertising, around 70% of consumers are interested in…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding

    Slogans vs. Taglines: What’s the Difference and Why Do They Matter?

    Most companies use attention-grabbing taglines and slogans to communicate important messages about their brand and/or campaigns. Some of these slogans and taglines have been effective in driving brand awareness and loyalty, leading to an increase in value. Having memorable taglines and slogans are key factors in the success of a brand—as marketers, we want consumers to remember our brand. While your logo and brand may be unique and unforgettable, it’s not complete without a tagline and slogan. When you combine your brand elements, you can deliver a powerful message that tells consumers about your brand. Now, it’s important to remember that taglines and slogans are completely different from each other.…

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    Brand Awareness,  Branding

    What Are the 4 Types of Brand Judgements?

    When you think of a well-established brand like Coca-Cola, what’s the first word or thought that comes to your head? Is it a bottle of its famous soda? The color red? Their overall brand value and marketing messages? Well, regardless of what appears in your head, these thoughts and images are likely based on past experiences with the brand itself. Perhaps you’ve drunk Coca-Cola soda at a party or watched one of their commercials on TV at some point in the past. These experiences allow you to generate opinions and evaluations about a brand by piecing together its performance and imagery associations. In the marketing world, this is known as…

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    3 Ways Effective Content Builds Brand Equity

    Whether you like it or not, content marketing has significantly evolved since the advent of the digital age. Gone are the days of relying on the printing press and other traditional means to incorporate brand content. In today’s world, digital tools and platforms dominate the marketing sphere, especially when it comes to content creation. However, while this makes it easier for marketers to create and distribute a brand’s content to their target audience, it also presents a unique challenge. According to Hubspot, around 70% of marketers are currently utilizing content marketing tactics. In the case of content distribution, another study from SEMRush notes that 94% of marketers are using social…

  • a person working on a Mac computer with their personal website on screen.
    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Content Marketing,  Content Writing

    5 Tips for Creating Your First Website

    Whether you’re building a personal brand or helping a client with their marketing efforts, having a website can help you reach your set objectives in several ways. With a website, you can reach your target audience through a digital space. You can also define your brand to potential customers and develop brand awareness, which can generate leads. Creating a website sounds complicated, and in many ways, it is! There’s a lot of tricks and techniques that must go into place so that your website is successful. However, before you start thinking about these little details, it’s important to get started. Here are a few tips that can guide you in…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Social Media Marketing

    3 Great Ways to Measure and Track Your Brand’s Health

    Measuring and tracking your brand’s health regularly helps ensure that your marketing efforts are successful. In essence, it’s a way of gaining a clearer insight into your brand’s strengths and weaknesses so you can work on making improvements. For instance, you can easily pinpoint any factors that are negatively impacting your brand by tracking and analyzing specific metrics. If you track factors that are positively impacting your brand, you can then evaluate ways to continue it. Now, measuring and tracking your brand’s health involves a comprehensive process that collects and organizes data. Following this process can help you effectively gather relevant data so that you obtain a full understanding of…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Content Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    A Short but Sweet Guide to Content Marketing

    The phrase “content marketing” is often thrown around in business circles to describe a new and innovative form of marketing that has achieved great results. Well, there’s no lie or exaggeration there. Content marketing has played a huge role in helping marketers and businesses increase organic traffic, gain new leads, and engage audiences. In fact, according to OptinMonster, at least 91% of B2B marketers utilize content marketing to reach and engage customers. Another study by PointVisible states that 60% of B2C are committed to using content marketing Although content marketing has integrated with digital marketing nowadays, it’s not a new concept at all. Whether in the form of text, presentations,…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Consumer Behavior,  Marketing Strategic Planning

    5 Ways to Strengthen Your Brand Positioning in A Market

    Branding is a word that’s commonly used in marketing circles. Like all marketing terms, branding is one of the most important concepts to learn and refine so that companies can establish a strong personality that their target consumers can identify with. Although branding is an essential part of marketing, there’s another term that’s equally as valuable: positioning. According to Chron, brand positioning involves claiming a position in a market or a reputation for a specific product, service, or company. In essence, it’s the way a brand stands out against its competition, which allows consumers to make informed decisions about different brands offering the same products or services. Some of the…

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    Crowdculture and Its Impact On Branding Today

    One of the most popular outcomes of technological innovations in the last few years is social media. Through social media, millions of users across the world can share their thoughts and opinions on a particular product, service, or topic. Social media has had a heavy impact on how companies develop their branded content. Suddenly, large established brands like Red Bull and McDonald’s, which held power with consumers in previous decades, are barely generating any interest with their content—at least when compared to Internet favorites like the YouTube gamer Pewdiepie. In fact, as Douglas Holt mentions in his article, “Branding in the Age of Social Media”, the famed energy drink brand…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Consumer Behavior,  Content Marketing,  Influencer

    3 Ways Opinion Leaders Can Influence Consumer Behavior

    Learning and understanding consumer behavior is one of the most critical aspects of a marketing strategy. Marketers need to understand what influences a consumer to make purchasing decisions. Along with social and personal reasons, culture is an impactful factor that can push a person’s buying behavior. Some cultural factors can include reference groups, family, and social classes. With the rise in social media, opinion leaders also play a huge role in influencing how a consumer selects a product or service. You may have heard of influencers like the ones on social media platforms like Tik Tok or Instagram. It may not seem like it, but these individuals have a lot…