Personal Branding Strategy: 5 Pillars to Develop a Brand of Authority and Influence

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding: 5 Pillars to Build a Brand of Authority and Influence. Do you need a personal brand in business today? Personal branding is a requirement for any business leader in any niche. Your brand is who YOU are.

Politics and Personal Branding: Preserve Your Brand and Relationships in a Political Minefield

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding and Politics – Building Your Brand in a Political Minefield. Do Politics and Personal Branding Go Together? . When it comes to politics and personal branding, do the two go together? Do personal branding and politics go together?

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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. The truth is your brand is all of these things and more. Your brand is what you say, do and think. The Living, Breathing, Human Brand. The human brand is much like a living, breathing organism. Human brands are humble.

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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. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. Your brand is not your logo!

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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. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. To survive in business today marketers must know how to build a brand architecture and strategy.

6 Ways to Give Your Brand Personality [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Brand Personality 6 Ways to Give Your Brand Personality. Have you ever thought about your brand personality? Does your brand have a personality? Here is the thing… your brand definitely has a personality regardless if you have thought about it or not. It's important you understand and develop your brand personality so you can best present yourself to the world as well as achieve your business and marketing goals.

Instagram Adds New Branded Content Options, Including Branded Content Tags in Reels

Social Media Today

Instagram has added some new revenue opportunities for creators, which could help Reels stars, in particular, generate better deals

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5 Brands on TikTok to Learn From

Ignite Social Media

TikTok’s platform has pushed many brands to eliminate a lot of the nuances when it comes to managing content—so long are the days where you can plan a piece of content months in advance to go through its approval process. TikTok has something for everyone and every brand.

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. Have you thought about your personal branding strategy? Regardless if you have taken time to plan your personal brand or not, you have a personal brand. 7 Top Personal Branding Goals.

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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.” When is the last time a branded logo or corporate branded sign spoke back to you? When was the last time that branded Twitter avatar called you back?

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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. Encouraging your employees to become company brand ambassadors on LinkedIn than you think. With a little preparation and a few tips, you can provide your employees with enough information to be enthusiastic brand advocates on LinkedIn. Boosting brand awareness.

Five Ways to Boost Your Brand Value Using Social Amplification

Webbiquity SMM

Building a brand is more important than ever. Your brand is what differentiates you from your competitors. A solid brand identity can help you get more people to trust your products and/or services. Branding matters as much in B2B as in consumer marketing; if you were trying to sell 10,000 laptops to a large corporation, would you rather be selling Dell or some unfamiliar no-name knock off?). So, how can you boost your brand’s value? Guest post by Shane Barker.

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Brand Strategy in a Nutshell – 5 Reasons to Invest in Branding Your Business

Pam Moore

Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. Bottom line, you have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression. Your brand is who you are. It is what your customers experience when they come in contact with your brand and the people who make it what it is, good or bad. Your Brand is a Promise Delivered. In a nutshell your brand is your promise to all those who come in contact with your brand.

How to Unlock New Opportunities with Facebook Groups Using the Branded Content Tool

Ignite Social Media

As Groups continue to grow, Facebook looks to identify ways in which brands can tap into these passionate communities to further drive advocacy and business goals. Opportunities for Brands.

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3 Sententious Brand Building Strategies from Instagram

Awario

There used to be a time when the only way for your brand to get noticed by millions of people is if you spent a ton of money on marketing. Here are some of the best brand building strategies that you can use on this social media platform

Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Pam Moore

As many marketers and business owners are challenged to make their brands become human a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? The biggest mistake people make when it comes to building their social brand is blurring these two words. They often end up in a social brand cycle where they never feel comfortable sharing so they sound like corporate speak 24/7. Becoming a human brand isn't going to happen overnight. Building an authentic brand online.

How to Level-up Your Visual Branding on Instagram

Later

A visual brand identity is all about how your business looks and feels on social media. On Instagram, a strong visual identity can help strengthen your brand message, make you look more professional, and even convert visitors to your profile into lifelong followers. You can improve your visual branding on Instagram for free with the help of a few online tools. What is a Visual Brand Identity and Why is it Important? Step #1: Define Your Brand’s Unique Values.

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? Or is an investment in my personal brand only needed if I am looking to be some kind of super famous online social rock star or self centered narcissist?” It's natural for us to want to do business with people and brands we trust and who make us feel good. Your brand is who you are.

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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. There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. Below are a 23 tips to help you build a brand that will be remembered, sung, tweeted, and virally shared.

Once Upon a Digital Brand: 6 Brand Storytelling 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? Your brand story should be the thread which connects your value proposition, team, vision, mission, and purpose with your customers, potential customers, audience, community and partners. What is your brand story?

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. There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. Below are a 23 tips to help you build a brand that will be remembered, sung, tweeted, and virally shared.

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How to Find the Right Instagram Influencers for Your Brand

agora pulse

Partnering with social media influencers can help you grow your brand and build a community of engaged fans. Unlike branded posts and advertisements, influencers produce content that delivers their sponsors’ messages in a less invasive way.

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? Your brand story should be the thread which connects your value proposition, team, vision, mission, and purpose with your customers, potential customers, audience, community and partners. What is your brand story?

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Five Reasons Why You Absolutely, Positively Need to do Online Brand Monitoring

Webbiquity SMM

And you’d certainly never talk about your brand or product at a business conference or networking event…while wearing noise-cancelling headphones. Why then do so many brands fail to do basic brand monitoring on social networks, and across the Internet more generally? ” Further: “As a follow-on experiment, 22 brand monitoring software tools were reviewed in a separate post, which was tweeted out multiple times.

How to Grow on Instagram with Brand x Brand Collaborations

Later

Brand collaborations on Instagram are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to grow your following and promote your brand online. Not to be confused with influencer partnerships, brand collaborations see two (or more!) brands team up to create a product offering that works across their combined audiences. We asked Jessica Ruhfus, Founder & CEO Collabosaurus , a matchmaking platform for brands looking to collaborate, to share her industry insights.

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. The brand is mainly uploading pictures of extreme sports with their logo or name. How does your brand use Instagram? . Similar Posts: How Brands Use Vine. Is Snapchat for brands?

You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

Your audiences and customers need to feel the heartbeat of your brand in every touch. It takes 6-7 brand touches for someone to remember a brand. It is the heart of where the digital brand magic happens! The main character in your brand story is NOT YOU! You are not the main character of your brand story. A good brand story is inclusive and engages your customer and audience. Brand storytelling requires both art and science.

6 Ways Brands Can Leverage UGC for Black Friday Promotions

Social Media Today

Incorporating user-generated content can be a great way to maximize your Black Friday sales

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Generating New Income with Major Brands

The Realtime Report

Generating New Income with Major Brands. For instance, you could sign up as an affiliate for a large fitness brand like Nike. Below, you will find examples of various ways that you can earn money online with some major brands. Brand Ambassadorship.

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. It requires having a solid brand architecture and message foundation as well as knowing your audience and how you can serve them real value. Definition of brand storytelling.

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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. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. The colors, language and visuals are supporting elements, not “the” brand. Every brand touch counts.

Blockchain: Bloggers, Influencers and Branding

The Realtime Report

Blockchain: Bloggers, Influencers and Branding. Blockchain Impact on Bloggers And Brands. This information is utilized by brands so that they can set up the right campaigns. It proves to be very valuable both for the bloggers and for the brands. Blockchain For Brands.

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. Building your personal brand doesn't happen by jumping on Facebook or creating a fancy Twitter background or highly edited profile photo of yourself. You don't build your personal brand in minutes or hours. Why YOU are your brand!

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How Brands Use Vine

Mindjumpers

Some huge brands are already using the new service, but what can you actually do with it? Visual content is more and more in focus as a way to express who you are and to create engagement – both for individuals as well as for brands. Some of the brands that have already embraced Vine include: Lowe’s , General Electric , Puma , USA Today , Urban Outfitters , Barcardi and Doritos. Similar Posts: Vine for Brand Marketing.

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How to Design On-Brand Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Curating an Instagram aesthetic that stops users in their tracks is #goals for any brand, but with the rise of Instagram stories, having a recognizable look and feel that extends beyond your channel is more important than ever. Read on to discover how to design on-brand Instagram Stories that’ll engage your audience and keep them from swiping on past. Step One to Creating on-brand Instagram Stories: Create a Branding Kit.

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

Pam Moore

Humanizing your brand enables you to build a relationship built on trust, authority and human connection that can be felt in the heart. Ensure your audience and potential customer remembers your brand when it comes time to make a purchase decision? Take a listen to the 220th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn 5 easy ways to humanize your brand utilizing data and social insights. 5 easy ways to use data and social insights to humanize your brand.

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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? Given that the average attention span of humans is approximately eight seconds and that it takes 6-7 brand touches for someone to remember your brand, you better find a way to make your brand memorable. It's not just the big media outlets or big brands that are the media today.

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An Influencer’s Guide to Working with Brands

Later

Working with brands as an influencer isn’t always easy — especially in light of the impact of COVID-19 on influencer marketing. What to Ask Before Working with a Brand. How to Negotiate with a Brand. How to Work With Brands Part #1: How to Create the Perfect Media Kit .

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. You can sit in a room and create, ideate, and develop your brand for the next year to 10 years. Your brand is what others think and say about you. Do you have a personal brand?

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7 Reasons Why Your Brand Needs Video on Social Media

Later

Video on social media is proving to be the most powerful business asset for gaining new followers, growing your brand, and driving sales. But why is video content so important for brands? Why Brands Should Invest in Video #3: It’s Growing in Popularity Across All Channels .

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Brand Text Analytics: How Can You Use Them to Get Consumer Insights

Quintly

Around the globe, brands get more and more involved in big data analytics, and you can understand why. Brands brands insightsEvery organization has loads of unstructured data, which is very hard to analyze but still brings many benefits.

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Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on personal branding. Why Personal Branding? Why: People who build their personal brand build stronger networks and are presented with a greater number of business opportunities. Social & Digital Body Language – 105 Factors Impacting Business & Personal Brands. Why: What is the overall personality of your brand? Should You Brand Your Business Email Address?

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Should Your Brand Invest in TikTok?

Ignite Social Media

When footwear brand Crocs launched on TikTok, it gained more than 100,000 followers within a single week and saw 45,000 videos featuring its #ThousandDollarCrocs hashtag created within 36 hours. But despite all this good mojo for TikTok, there are also good reasons for brands to be cautious when deciding if they should or shouldn’t invest in TikTok. This could worry some brands immediately and could become more important for others if additional allegations surface.