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.

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.

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. Every brand touch counts.

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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. Your Brand is a Promise Delivered. Definition of a brand.

How To Translate Your Company Purpose Into Slick Visual Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

Your copy will need to be razor-sharp, with polished phrasing and potent messaging, but you’ll also need to make your visual branding a priority. Want to make your brand memorable? Take inspiration from your favorite brands. Create a set of brand guidelines.

Last month on social: Brands, bananas, and banter

Unmetric

Brands cashed in on all the chatter on social with their own twists and take on popular trends. Every brand’s brands to follow list is sure to feature MoonPie and Wendy’s. And when the two brands talk to each other, every social media manager—including ours—swoons!

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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.

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.

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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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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Has the sonic brand concept finally come of age?

Sherrilynne Starkie

News of the launch of Mastercard’s new sonic brand reminded me of my Strive PR days in the Isle of Man. Of course, using audio in branding is nothing new. Remember those old jingles “l’m stuck on Bandaid Brand” or “Libby’s Libby’s Libby’s on the label label label”?

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Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

It’s pretty much become the new “thing” as people across the world declare their favorite brands, tweet pictures and even buy bathing suits to show their support. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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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.

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.

Pinterest Debuts Fresh Video Tools for Brands

Social Media Today

L'Oréal, Giada De Laurentiis' Giadzy, Tastemade and PureWow are among the brands using video on Pinterest

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A new brand for IABC

Sherrilynne Starkie

Professional marketers and communications from around the world got a preview of a new brand identity at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Leadership Institute (LI) conference that took place in Orlando recently. IABC’s new brand. Branding turkeys.

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Vine for Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Since Twitter launched Vine , brands have been creative, in adapting the six seconds restriction, of communicating their brand. In this post we look at different ways your brand can benefit from Vine, by incorporating its unique qualities to create visual marketing-content.

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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. Similar Posts: Vine for Brand Marketing.

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Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to reaching these users, here are our top travel brands on social. On a continual basis, we encourage OBX visitors to share their photos and videos with us using our branded hashtag, #OBXnow. One thing in common with our top travel brands listed here?

5 Brands Successfully Using IGTV

Ignite Social Media

Since its launch last summer, Instagram TV (IGTV) has been slow to start; however, some brands are committed to using the platform for long-form video. Users now have the option to share content directly to the feed to get more reach, which can be useful for some brands.

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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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Brands go bananas over #RahulBoseMoment

Unmetric

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. Brands added their own spin to the #RahulBoseMoment and shared offers that you can make use of under 442 rupees. See the latest Rahul Bose Moment Posts by brands. Top 10 Rahul Bose Moment-related posts by brands: 1.

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. Good morning!

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Is Snapchat for brands?

Mindjumpers

So the question is – does this popular app hold any possibilities for brands to explore? So maybe this is the start of an era of branded promotional engagement contests and strategies, which emphasizes users with a quick response time and a curious mind.

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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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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?

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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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What PR Should Know Before Their Brand Takes a Political Stand

Meltwater

It used to be the exception to see brands taking a stand on social and political issues.In Enterprise Executives Marketing PR & Comms Branding Risk Managementfact, it was considered taboo for companies to come out in favor of… Read More >>>.

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The Complete List Of Beauty Holidays For Beauty Brands

Firebelly

With this complete list of beauty holidays beauty brands never need to run out of content ideas. The post The Complete List Of Beauty Holidays For Beauty Brands appeared first on Social Media Marketing Agency | Firebelly Marketing.

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How to Use Facebook Groups for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

As a business, you’re trying to build a community of people who share a similar passion for your brand or the products/services you provide. It should be noted that two of these Facebook Groups I’m part of are brand related.

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Embracing Your Brand On Pinterest

Socialmedia.biz

In fact, 84 percent of them browse the platform when they’re unsure about what to buy and almost 77 percent end up discovering a brand they like on Pinterest. Let’s take a look: Tell an interesting brand story. Ensure that your brand’s the right fit.

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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 Craft an Authentic Brand Voice & Maintain It Across Social Media Platforms Successfully

agora pulse

Businesses and social media managers alike have all seen social media accounts that are lively, with engaged followers and distinct, well-formed brands. If you’ve ever had this experience, I’ve got good news: You can make this happen by developing your own brand voice.

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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5 Branding Tips for Your Online Business

The Realtime Report

5 Branding Tips for Your Online Business. According to Forbes , “brands outlive products.” ” Rightly so, in today’s digital age, it’s easy to recognize brands and see their pervasive nature and the need to get your own business branding spot-on.

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Driving brand promotion through social media

Meltwater

It’s no secret that social media channels are one of the most powerful promotional tools available to modern marketers. Whether using social media monitoring to pick up on customer service issues or… Read More >>>. Social

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How Brands Use Pinterest

Mindjumpers

More and more brands has also starting to tap into this platform. Brands on Pinterest. Therefore the most successful brands on Pinterest are the ones who are less promotional and more human ie. They pin things that communicate who the brands are and what they are inspired by.

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Why Brands Need a Conversational Marketing Plan

Social Media Today

As brands increasingly turn to messaging platforms to engage with current and potential customers, it’s important to have a solid conversational marketing plan in place to achieve the best results

Eight Cost-Effective Marketing Approaches to Grow Your Brand

Socialmedia.biz

All you have to do is create a website for your brand with a live blogging interface. Try to avoid the act of spamming random emails, however, as this would have a negative effect on your brand. Videos are one of the best tools to utilize in making your brand more visible in the market.

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25 brands every social media manager should follow on social

Unmetric

Social media is a whole new ball game for brands. And yet, there are some brands out there that are impressively strong at social. And how can your brand get in on it? Find out which famous brands you should follow and what their social strategies are.