Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design. However, experienced brand marketers know branding is far more than a logo or a simple social media image that gets a ton of likes on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing importance of reviews, not just for consumer brands but B2B offerings as well—plus backlinks, microinfluencers, and social media conversations—it’s vital to track online brand mentions. Free Brand Monitoring Tools. Social Media Brand Monitoring Tools.

Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements.

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Emotional Branding 101: Make Your Brand More Human with These 8 Foundations

Pam Moore

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.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

These are usually the same people who say something like, “We don’t sell anything online” when I ask them about their internet marketing strategy. ” Leave a comment (or subscribe) to a blog about IT recruiting. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

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

Pam Moore

It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU!

How to Convert Employees into Brand Ambassadors on LinkedIn

Webbiquity SMM

However, most enlightened executives now realize LinkedIn is a powerful tool to transform their already-engaged employees into company brand ambassadors. Converting your employees into company brand ambassadors. Ensure that your company’s LinkedIn profile is optimized and on-brand.

Eight Cost-Effective Marketing Approaches to Grow Your Brand

Socialmedia.biz

Getting the right balance between the costs and the results you desire when marketing your product is of paramount importance. This cannot be overemphasized, especially when you are introducing a new product into the market. Blogging. Utilization of online marketers.

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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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Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

If we all know life and business is really about people, then why do so many marketing and business leaders still fall to lazy marketing tactics and corporate marketing speak as they set out on their online digital and social media adventures? Definition of brand storytelling.

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28 Qualities of Amazing Content Marketing

Pam Moore

Content marketing is the new yet not new buzzword. The truth is content marketing has been around for decades, since conversations and business has existed. Content marketing is not a new shiny object invented via social media. What is content marketing?

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise. Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality. Need help taking your brand to the next level?

Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

As marketing leaders we must remind ourselves that behind every click, share, like, view, listen and subscribe is a person, a human being. Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Need help taking your brand to the next level?

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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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Content Marketing in a Nutshell for Business

Pam Moore

Many self proclaimed social media and marketing experts may want you to think content marketing was invented via the era of social media and social networks. Without driving action, content marketing is all for nothing. Definition of content marketing. Content.

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? That's what every marketer is going to focus on. It's not just the big media outlets or big brands that are the media today.

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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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20 Ways to Bust through the Digital Noise with a More Human, Relevant Brand

Pam Moore

Building a brand that is relevant, memorable and valuable online requires a lot more than fancy visuals, fast moving video or knowing how to play the last social network newsfeed algorithm. Don’t pretend you are someone or a brand you are not. Think about the brands you love.

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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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5 Steps to Build Thought Leadership for Your Business and Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Unfortunately too many digital and social marketers have a false belief that they can simply write a few blog posts, send a few tweets, reach 10k YouTube subscribers and increase their social influence scores to quickly become the go to thought leader of their niche.

20 Most followed brands on Instagram

Unmetric

Which are the most followed brands on Instagram and how did they get there? Luckily, we have an Instagram analytics tool that tracks, among other things, which brands have the most followers. Instagram has proven to be a great platform for brands to market their products.

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? Becoming a human brand isn't going to happen overnight. Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell.

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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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. We will within seconds know if they have a blog, if they have kids, where they went to school and the list goes on.

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Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content.

How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Let’s begin with a reality check: A whopping 74% of brands have no meaning in consumers’ lives. Consumers don’t care about your brand or your marketing message—unless it resonates. Brands can increase the value of a product or service by 20 times with storytelling.

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What brands and BTS can teach you about partnerships and social media marketing

Unmetric

Each day, we trawl through brand posts and feature the most engaging post by a brand on our social handles. We believe it will provide other brands inspiration for their own creative briefs and campaigns. In 2019, collaborating with #BTS seems to be the way to go for brands!

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Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

Pairing this with the rise of travel blogging and the highly-visual nature of social media, especially Instagram, social networking platforms have transformed into a top destination for wanderlusters and adventure-seekers. One thing in common with our top travel brands listed here?

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

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Is Personal Branding Required for Business? How to Ignite the YOU Factor – Free Webinar

Pam Moore

Do you need to worry about your personal brand as a working professional? Or is a personal brand only for those “online gurus” trying to get rich and famous? The truth is this… You have a brand regardless if you plan it or not. Your brand is made of perceptions.

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

In 2018 there is even more pressure on marketers and business leaders in businesses of every size to continuously create content to drive conversation, engagement and sales. Unfortunately most marketers and small business owners also do not have a limitless budget, right?

25 brands every social media manager should follow on social

Unmetric

Social media is a whole new ball game for brands. And one of them is almost always Linda from Marketing. And yet, there are some brands out there that are impressively strong at social. And how can your brand get in on it? Innocent is yet another millennial cool brand.

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. Comment on their blog posts.

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Brands vie for the throne in the game of social media marketing

Unmetric

Over the past 7 months, we noticed brands rushing to capitalize on the GOT phenomena — be it official brand partnerships or even witty social posts referencing the popular show. Our inner GOT fan couldn’t resist digging a little deeper to see which brands nailed it.

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Four Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has come a long way over the past decade. Creativity and engagement are essential for a successful B2B or consumer brand social strategy. Here are four key benefits of social media marketing. Build Brand Awareness. Guest post by Brad Richardson.

Top 10 Content Marketing Myths of 2018 – BUSTED

Pam Moore

From strategies for digital marketing, content marketing, and video to the social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and the list goes on, it seems the foundation for which many marketers have built their business is changing underneath their social feet.

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?

Brands go bananas over #RahulBoseMoment

Unmetric

The hotel charged the actor 442 rupees (a little over $6) for just two bananas – not gold plated bananas or some super-rare breed, just regular old bananas you can get for 10 rupees at the local veg market. Piggybacking on viral content that’s trending on social media has proven to be engaging for brands in the past , and once again, social media managers didn’t let another great opportunity pass them by. See the latest Rahul Bose Moment Posts by brands.

The Brand Marketer’s Back-to-School Reading List

Pixlee

Summer might have been a slow news cycle, but top brands were firing away excellent customer-driven campaigns. Talking about Startups, Marketing, and Work Ethic with Emma Cookson. Emma Cookson is one of the leading marketing experts in the brand-tech space. She’s helped numerous Fortune 500 companies utilize the latest technology to develop marketing strategies that are smart and effective. Five Brand Supporting Equal Rights During Pride Month.

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How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. In fact, according to the 2017 State of Inbound report , lead generation is the biggest challenge for 63% of marketers. Email Marketing. Content Marketing. Social Media Marketing.

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