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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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. Definition of branding.

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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. In the digital age of today marketers know how to strategically piece together a beautiful canvas of images on their Instagram profile, create eye catching Facebook cover photos, and engaging video intro and outros for YouTube. 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!

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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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? However, the good news is marketers are getting smarter! They have influencers excited to work with them to amplify their brand, expand their reach and build new relationships. Brands Get More Human.

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.

Brands, Marketing, Diversity and Equity- A #MindfulSocial panel

Janet Fouts

As responsible and conscious marketers we are taking a closer look at how marketing is handing issues of culture, diversity and inclusion, especially on social media (this is mindful social after all!). This week Janet facilitates a conversation with 4 individuals who have their fingers on the pulse of the issues, to offer some insights into what’s been going right, as well as what we can certainly be working on as conscious, mindful, and engaged marketers.

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Influencer Marketing: 10 Top Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influencer marketing is expected to be a $6.5 Influence marketing is helping brands of all sizes big and small engage their dream customers, ignite communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships. If you haven't heard about influence marketing you must have been hiding under a rock. As with anything in marketing, there are some marketers doing it right and are others who ruin it for the rest of us.

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! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today!

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.

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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Exact Steps to Get Your Digital Marketing Budget Approved and Boss On Board with Your Plan

Pam Moore

Do you struggle with having what you think may be the best digital marketing, content marketing, social media marketing or branding plan on the entire planet yet have no budget to implement? Your executives don't understand social media and digital marketing.

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.

The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no question that Instagram Stories have become a major component of every brand’s social media marketing strategy. Since launching in 2016, this singular feature of Instagram not only garners the attention of over 500 million users every day but 25% of Millennials and Gen Z users leverage Stories for product consideration, making it a very powerful business tool for brand marketers to leverage.

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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Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – How to Get Started. One of the best ways to attract more of your dream customers and turn them into paying customers is to learn how to create and optimize sales and marketing conversion funnels. Drive brand awareness.

Innovate Your Marketing Strategy for the New Normal [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Marketing Your Business in the New Normal. Many marketers feel as if the stable ground they were standing on just a few short months ago is now constantly moving like a digital earthquake. Is it appropriate to market my business during this time?

Optimize Your Marketing Strategy for the New Normal [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Marketing Your Business in the New Normal. Many marketers feel as if the stable ground they were standing on just a few short months ago is now constantly moving like a digital earthquake. Is it appropriate to market my business during this time?

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?

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Influencer Marketing: 10 Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influence marketing is helping brands big and small ignite their online and offline communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships when done right. If you haven't heard about influence marketing you have likely been on a long vacation on a beautiful island with zero internet connectivity or you have been hiding under a rock. Every brand touch is an impression of your brand. Building your team to succeed with influence marketing.

Instagram marketing: 5 brands to get you inspired

Awario

This blog post is for the ones that struggle with Instagram marketing because the process is not that straightforward for them. It’s also for the brands that want to stand out and think outside the box

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

12 Brands on Pinterest with Awesome Marketing Strategies

Later

Many brands on Pinterest are already tapping into its huge potential for marketing and growth. From creating engaging community-focused boards, sharing inspirational content, and optimizing Pins for driving sales and traffic, the best brands on Pinterest are savvy about how they post!

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. Good marketers know how to do these things with their eyes closed. There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. A logo does not equal a brand.

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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.

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?

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? 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.

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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.

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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The Biggest YouTube Marketing Mistakes That Too Many Brands Make

agora pulse

YouTube presents a huge marketing opportunity for businesses … but only when done right. Avoid these eight common YouTube marketing mistakes. YouTube marketing can be extraordinarily effective. The social platform sees one billion hours of video views per day, and more than 90% of users will discover a new brand and/or product on the platform at some point. You need to immediately flash for review the comments trash-talking about your brand or your video.

New Research Uncovers Influencer Marketing Defrauding Brands

The Realtime Report

New Research Uncovers Influencer Marketing Defrauding Brands. Sylo , an unbiased 3rdparty verification and measurement platform for influencer marketing, today released new research: “ Growing Levels Of Influencer Fraud Swindling Brands’ Ad Dollars.” The research provides brand marketers with tangible steps to avoid waste and improve campaign content performance by introducing an alternative to commonly used scraped data.

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 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.

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 key takeaway from this example of great outreach marketing is that no matter who you’re marketing to, it’s crucial to always remind yourself that you are simply a human marketing to another human. The most effective way to do this is to market an authentic experience—not your brand. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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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.

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. Good marketers know how to do these things with their eyes closed. There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. A logo does not equal a brand.

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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Covid19 Marketing: 5 Shifts Marketers Must Make During a Crisis [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Covid19 Marketing: 5 Shifts Marketers Must Make During a Crisis. Marketing during time of crisis is tough. If you feel as if you don't know what to do, where to focus and maybe even considering giving up on your marketing during this time, you are not alone!

Instagram Reels: What Brands Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Aside from creating, editing, and sharing your own videos on Reels, users can repost old videos, share educational content, showcase products or services, lead tutorials, show behind-the-scenes, announce brand news, take part in viral trends, and much more! Should my Brand be Posting Reels?

Marketing that Works Now! 10 Bad Habits Digital Marketers Must Leave Behind [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Marketing that Works Now! 10 Things Marketers Must Leave Behind Starting Today. Yet even the most savvy digital and social marketers find themselves stuck in ruts. Bigger marketing and business results come when we get comfortable being uncomfortable.

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.