How to Build an Influential Brand Through Authentic Advocacy (including Social PR)

Waxing UnLyrical

The combination of these two developments has resulted in what is know as “authentic advocacy.” ” More than just a fancy marketing term, authentic advocacy encapsulates the heart of marketing strategy today: building a strong, influential brand by connecting with people.

Personal Branding: Authenticity vs Transparency – Do You Know the Difference?

Pam Moore

As many brands are challenged to become human, engage with their community of customers, prospects, stakeholders, and competition a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? ” To understand this, let's first dig into the definition of authenticity and transparency.

How to Create Authentic Instagram Content

Ignite Social Media

People go to Instagram to be inspired by others, including brands, that they care about. As marketers, it’s easy to get caught up in the cycle of pushing your brand’s message with the same content that you’re using for other marketing channels, but that doesn’t always work on Instagram.

Personal Branding 101: Power Up Your Business with the Authentic YOU FACTOR

Pam Moore

Do you need a personal brand as a working professional or business owner? Or is a personal brand only for narcissistic “online gurus” who yearn to be rich and super famous? News Flash: You have a brand regardless if you plan it or not. Do you have a personal brand?

The Secret to Recruiting the Best Talent: Authentic Employer Branding

SocialFish

Join Jamie Notter and Charlie Judy at WorkXO for the first in our new HR webinar series in partnership with QuestionPro about The Secret to Recruiting the Best Talent: Authentic Employer Branding. So how can employers be more authentic about what it’s really like to work there?

Snapchat – Proof That Simplicity & Authenticity Wins

Mindjumpers

Because of its “in the moment” nature, Snapchat began as a more personal and authentic alternative to Instagram and all its filters. And somehow, the further development of Lenses has been successfully implemented and hasn’t damaged the spontaneous “here and now”, authentic feel – it has combined filters with real-time. On a similar note, influencers also play a large part of the Snapchat community nowadays , especially for brands.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. Your brand is what you say, do and think.

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Creating an Authentic Brand Story at Swiftpage

Convince & Convert

Living Brand Story. John Oechsle has built an incredibly successful career by nurturing brand culture through the stories he crafts and shares with his team.

How to Develop an Authentic eCommerce Brand to Drive Holiday Sales

Pixlee

The holidays are the most important time of year for your eCommerce business—and authenticity is on the top of every consumer’s mind right now. One reason for this is that consumers trust in marketers and brands is at an all-time low, according to a recent Forrester report.

Creating an Authentic Brand Experience: 3 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Unbound Miami Festival

Forbes Social Media

I moderated a panel on creating authentic brand experiences at the 2018 Unbound Miami Festival. Though the discussion was focused in a Latin American context, I felt strongly that the lessons learned were universal. Here are three of my key takeaways I wanted to share with you

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Inspire, Connect and Grow Your Business in 2018

Pam Moore

One of the top questions I hear from business leaders, small business owners, executives, sales representatives, and everything in between is, “Pam, do I need a personal brand? It's natural for us to want to do business with people and brands we trust and who make us feel good.

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Power of Fun: Ignite Brand Awareness and Grow Your Business with the FUN Factor

Pam Moore

Did you know that brands that inspire a higher emotional intensity receive three times as much word of mouth as less emotionally connected brands? It's not just the big media outlets or big brands that are the media today. It didn't take a rocket brand scientist to create.

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5 Reasons You Need a Personal Branding Strategy and Plan

Pam Moore

One of the most overlooked aspects of social business and social media is the power of the personal brand. Unfortunately, many marketers and business leaders wrongly assume that personal branding is only for those looking to be “famous” or become some type of online or social marketing “guru.”

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How to Maintain Your Brand’s Authentic Voice

Convince & Convert

Brooks Thomas , Communications Specialist at Southwest , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the progressive setup of the Southwest social media team, the widespread success of a long-running corporate blog, and keeping an authentic voice for a large brand.

Brand Storytelling 101: 6 Must Have Content Elements

Pam Moore

Do you have a brand story that you share with people who come in contact with your brand? A story that serves as the connective tissue and foundation representing the who, what and why your brand exists on this planet today? What is your brand story?

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7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? They fear they must share what they ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner to build their personal brand.

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23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples

Pam Moore

How do you build a brand that is a sweet orange in an online social world of bitter apples? How do the brands that leave lasting imprints in your head do it? Why do you consistently buy one brand over another? There is a reason that the brands, jingles are stuck in your head.

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How to Engage With Your Social Media Followers Quickly and Authentically

Buffer Social

So how can you minimize the time it takes to engage with your followers and still be authentic at the same time? In this post, we’ll share the tactics and tools we use to engage with our amazing social media followers quickly and authentically. .

The Power of Authenticity

Convince & Convert

When you’re authentic, you’re true to yourself. When your brand is authentic, it is true to its mission and purpose. The power in authenticity, whether in your brand or person, is that it leaves no questions unanswered. Authenticity helps you define how they see you, without risking they’ll be confused. Thus, there’s a lack of authenticity. Thus, there’s a lack of authenticity. Thus, there’s a lack of authenticity.

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Brand

Pam Moore

Many marketing and business leaders spend months developing an integrated online platform, brand architectures, message platforms, social media strategies and plans, logos, and more. I am not talking about art as in brand and colors. Need help taking your brand to the next level?

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Social Media Authenticity Lessons From Nicki Minaj

Convince & Convert

With 1,600 brands, 1.2 Does it involve masterminding a complicated series of social personas and accounts, each with its own unique calendar catering to the interests of each and every brand that they represent? It’s All About Her. million registered players, 1.1

4 Ways To Lead With Authenticity In Uncertain Times

Twist Image

Personally, I've had the great pleasure of being able to grow my business from a small startup in 2000 to being acquired by WPP (the world's largest marketing and communications network in the world) to turning that business into a now-global brand called Mirum. In short: I get to watch some of the world's best brands and leaders present their ideas. Here are the four way to lead with authenticity in uncertain times: I See You. authenticity. brand.

A Gen Z's Perspective on What Makes for an Authentic Brand

Pixlee

As such, I have noticed a few things about brands on the platform. One of the things that I've noticed is that there are some brands on Instagram that appear authentic and engaging, and some that don’t.

Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

When many business leaders think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. Every brand touch counts.

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5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Learning how to connect with your audience in an authentic and human way can help you stand out from the crowd, rise above the noise and build a relationship with your audience and customers that only you can do. 5 easy ways to use data and social insights to humanize your brand.

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

Social Profit Factor is a robust social media, branding, content and digital marketing training academy that provides small business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing leaders the compass and map to master social media for business success.

How to Build an Emotional Brand – 8 Foundations to More Human Brand Connections

Pam Moore

Every smart and savvy marketing and business leader knows the power of branding. They also know that a brand is much deeper than a logo, pretty colors or a tagline. Emotional branding helps connect you in the most human ways to your audience, customers and fans.

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

Check out our new comprehensive training academy, the Social Profit Factor , that will help with you improve the ROI and business return on all of your social media, digital marketing and branding investment. Social Media, Digital Marketing and Branding Training Academy (Social Profit Factor).

Brands Rocking Instagram

Mindjumpers

But how can brands benefit from this visual and colorful social medium? We have been taking a dive into how brands use Instagram and here by give you a small collection of really successful brands and campaigns on Instagram – from big, global brands to small, local ones.

Power of Fun: Ignite Brand Awareness and Grow Your Business with the FUN Factor

Pam Moore

Did you know that brands that inspire a higher emotional intensity receive three times as much word of mouth as less emotionally connected brands? It's not just the big media outlets or big brands that are the media today. It didn't take a rocket brand scientist to create.

Content, Authenticity And The Road To Professional Speaking

Twist Image

Want to bring your brand stature up? Today, most brands and businesses are also trying to be a media company. However, if we're not careful, we can fall into the abyss of marketing noise; following templates and sticking to the norms will mask your authentic voice and have you hidden in the crowd. Listen to this episode to learn the intellectual significance that Mitch brings to the table, and how you can apply Mitch's wisdom to your brand. brand. Want to speak?

The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet for some reason, brands continue to drone on about facts, instead of taking the same, tried-and-tested approach for emotional communication. In a world that’s saturated with marketing, it’s more important than ever for brands to make a lasting impression with their customers.

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Marketers Everywhere: Stop Marketing Your Brand

Convince & Convert

On Monday, I published a post using a Huggies case study to show the value of real an authentic storytelling to drive engagement with a brand. The most effective way to do this is to market an authentic experience—not your brand. to share pertaining to your brand.

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How Human Should Brands Become in Social Media?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Since many people have been talking about how brands should be humanized in this era of social media, I have come to think a bit further on the subject. We want our brands to be more human because brands are made of human beings. Transparency + authenticity = human.

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Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

Brands can tap into the power of storytelling to inspire, connect with and serve their audiences. Brand storytelling is not about bragging about yourself all day on the latest live video streaming mobile application. Brand storytelling requires both art and science.

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The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The best performing and most valuable content provides relevance for the user as well as the brand with a great respect for the context. And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand? Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

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Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand. You can run and hide but you can't escape the need to build your personal brand. It is becoming a requirement , not an option to develop your personal brand. You don't build your personal brand in minutes or hours.

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Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

There is clearly no lack of people and brands trying to grab your attention. Brands want us to check out their hot deals. Many digital and brand marketers hop on Twitter with the hopes of grabbing quick attention of their target customer and audience.

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Social Media 2018 Keynote Presentation: Power of Intent and Perspective in a Digital World of Change

Pam Moore

Buyers are tired of brands taking advantage of them. They want to be in control and be able to trust the brands they invest their dollars in. How do you win authentically in a way that you earn trust, draw people closer to you organically and not push them away with spammy tactics?

Power of Emotion: 8 Foundations to a More Human Brand

Pam Moore

Did you know that brands that inspire a higher emotional intensity receive 3x as much word-of-mouth as less emotionally-connected brands? Branding strategies, brand storytelling and even emotional branding is not new. Foundations of emotional branding.

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Monday Roundup: Branding Inspired by Oscar

Waxing UnLyrical

have honored those films and actors that stand out from the crowd, creating a brand that exudes excellence. This 7-Step Guide Will Help You Create An Authentic Personal Brand. Why: “Whether you like it or not, you have a personal brand.” Oscar hangover, anyone?

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Stop Listening to Social Media Gurus and Build Your Own Digital and Social Marketing Plan

Pam Moore

It doesn’t and can’t give you everything you need to build out a social media, digital marketing, or branding strategy, plan, metrics or path to success for everything you do online. Yes, I know it is great for some brands to connect with their ideal audience who is in fact hanging out there.

Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23

Pam Moore

The topic of conversation is “The future of brand experience.” Your brand is not defined by your brand guidelines, fancy corporate marketing speak, your website, or even your content marketing strategy and calendar. The future of marketing is brand experience.