Brand messaging

Exploring the world of CGI Influencers
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
August 1, 2019
Exploring the world of CGI Influencers

By Felicia Guthrie We’ve written and shared countless articles about influencer marketing, from the basics, to the do’s and don’ts, and everything in between but today I’ll be exploring the current fascination with and future of CGI influencers. What and who are CGI Influencers? CGI stands for Computer Generated Imagery, this means that CGI Influencers […]

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Influencer Marketing vs Traditional Marketing… Which is better?
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
July 25, 2019
Influencer Marketing vs Traditional Marketing… Which is better?

The short answer: Neither Influencer Marketing nor Traditional Marketing is better than the other. The long answer is a bit more involved. Defining terms Before I can fully answer the question, we should look at the definitions of Influencer Marketing and Traditional Marketing. Influencer Marketing is when you engage individuals (usually on social media) who […]

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4 reasons why you should be doing influencer marketing
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
July 11, 2019
4 reasons why you should be doing influencer marketing

You’ve probably heard by now that Influencer Marketing is projected to be a $10 Billion industry by 2020… That’s less than a year away… $10 Billion… The question is, are you using this wildly popular form of marketing yet? While influencer marketing isn’t for every brand, you should seriously consider including it as part of […]

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Who are micro-influencers and why are they effective?
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
July 4, 2019
Who are micro-influencers and why are they effective?

By Felicia Guthrie We’ve given you the 411 on influencer marketing in the past, but here’s a refresher before we dig deeper into the world of influencer marketing. Influencer marketing is a form of marketing that places focus on people who are influential on social media rather than placing focus on the target market. Influencer […]

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7 Reasons why your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience
Business, Marketing, Strategy
September 20, 2018
7 Reasons why your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience

We’ve discussed branding mistakes before… Sometimes you are making them without even realizing it. But what if you really feel like your business isn’t growing? Could it be your brand’s fault? It’s likely that your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience. Now you have to figure out why that connection isn’t happening. Here […]

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5 things you need to know about brand development
Business, Marketing, Strategy
August 9, 2018
5 things you need to know about brand development

Brand development is one of those things that most people don’t do enough work on. We’ve talked about branding before and why it’s so important, but as you venture out to build your own brand or you are looking to change things up a bit with a rebrand, consider these five things you need to […]

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Do you need a brand to start a business?
Business, Marketing, Strategy
June 7, 2018
Do you need a brand to start a business?

One of the most common questions entrepreneurs have relates to brand development. What does it mean and how much work do you need to do to develop it? Some business owners feel like they just need to develop a product or a logo and it will all magically fall into place. In a perfect world, […]

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The dark side of social media
Marketing, Strategy
January 12, 2017
The dark side of social media

There’s no real conspiracy surrounding social media usage… But there are a number of things that can have catastrophic effects on your brand if you’re not careful how you use social media. We have heard a lot about the dark side of social media in terms of how it is affecting self-esteem, personal interaction, and […]

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How to avoid trending for the wrong reasons
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
September 15, 2016
How to avoid trending for the wrong reasons

It’s every brand’s dream when starting a new marketing strategy whether fully digital or just with digital integration – trending. When what you are putting out there is being talked about by many, many people. It is hard to pinpoint a specific strategy to get you there, but you can learn what works and keep […]

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7 Steps to brand image transformation
Business, Marketing, Strategy
September 8, 2016
7 Steps to brand image transformation

For various reasons throughout your career or your company’s life cycle, you may decide to transform the way people look at you – to transform your brand image. It could be that you appear too out-of-date, your brand messaging doesn’t align with what you are actually doing, or maybe your audience just doesn’t “get” you. […]

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