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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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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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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Personal Branding for Business: 7 Sample Goals To Help Build Your Strategy

Pam Moore

Marketers and business leaders must take the time in 2020 to understand the power of personal branding. Gone are the days that a brand can throw out a press release and expect massive brand awareness, media and sales to come rolling in. You need to define personal branding goals!

5 Steps to Build a Rock Solid Personal Brand for Business in 2020 [podcast + FREE worksheet]

Pam Moore

Personal branding can not be ignored in 2020. Even if you are not a marketer and never want to be one, you have a personal brand regardless if you have consciously designed it or thought about it or not. Your Personal Brand is Made of Perceptions. Your personal brand is: .

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.

15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brands Get More Human.

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.

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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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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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?

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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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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Instagram Adds Branded Content Tags for IGTV

Social Media Today

Instagram is now expanding its Branded Content tags to IGTV videos as well

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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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?

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.

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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Mastering Brand Crisis and Reputation

Meltwater

Mastering Brand Crisis and Reputation An Inside Look at Top Communicators’ Playbooks Top communicators opened their playbooks on mastering brand crisis and reputation at an exclusive event Meltwater hosted in collaboration with… Read More >>>.

Facebook Adds New Options for Brands to Control Ad Placements

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding a new set of brand safety controls to help advertisers avoid unwanted placement related to content, brands and websites

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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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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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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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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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