Marketing Musings

Small business marketing is all about branding. At every touchpoint, your customer should see who you are.
Branding Is the Foundation For Your Small Business Marketing

If you thought branding was just choosing a logo and a color scheme for your company, you’re not alone. A lot of small business owners miss the value of comprehensive branding. Your small business marketing plan should start with an in-depth discussion of who you are, what you value and what sets you apart from […]

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Is it time for your marketing plan to get some new tools and techniques?
It’s Back-to-School for Your Marketing Plan

It’s that time of year when a suspicious liquid leaking out of your kid’s old lunchbox has you pitching it in the trash and placing an online order. Or when your kids’ pants from last year are suddenly hitting mid-calf. Sometimes things just need replacing or updating. And sometimes your marketing plan needs the same […]

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A branding strategy is a comprehensive way to help your customers experience your brand.
Your Branding Strategy Has a Big Impact on the Customer Experience

Your branding strategy is a critical part of the customer experience. Consumers don’t want to simply purchase a product or service based on price and then move on. They want to feel like they are partnering with a company that shares their values and interests. Content Box: How do you effectively communicate your brand messaging […]

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From stagnant sales to lackluster customer interest, there are many reasons for a company rebranding.
Have You Been Talking About Rebranding Your Company?

Brands evolve over time. They sometimes change to meet customer needs or when the scope of business expands or retracts. Maybe you’re finding that you haven’t succeeded at differentiating yourself in the marketplace and are getting lackluster results. All of these situations could lead to discussions about a company rebranding effort. Outdated Branding Sometimes, company […]

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Not every company rebranding is a growth strategy; sometimes you may not have a choice.
Company Rebranding: Should You Go Through With It?

Company rebranding is sometimes a decision that’s made for you. Maybe you realize you have the same name as a growing pooper-scooper company, or a celebrity with the same name does something so scandalous that your company may suffer the residual public disgrace. Those are maybe the easier decisions. It’s a little trickier when you […]

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Few companies are prepared for a crisis that involves their reputation. Be prepared for a brand image restoration.
How to Restore Your Brand Image After a Crisis

Your brand messaging is securely grounded in your values, and not a single piece of communications leaves your realm without a careful cultivation of that message. Your brand image rests on years of cultivation, and you’re proud of your place in your industry. What if it all Crashed Down? It might be a well-meaning employee […]

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A company rebranding can give your business new life, or it can tank your identity in obscurity.
Are You Thinking About a Company Rebrand?

There are a lot of great reasons to rebrand. But there are some questions you need to ask yourself before you decide whether it is right for your company. It is also important to understand everything that is involved with a company rebrand before you begin. With this quick guide, you can get a clear […]

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Your company rebranding is going to require a deep dive into your brand messaging.
Why Company Rebranding is Really About Messaging

Your logo looks a bit dated, or your company name no longer encompasses your expanded services. You’ve been itching for years to get rid of that pumpkin-and-mustard color scheme. Whatever is driving your company rebranding, you need to think about the bigger picture before you begin. Businesses often underestimate what’s involved with a company rebranding. […]

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When crafting your brand story, strive to inspire.
Hitting the Sweet Spot With Your Brand Story

As a business, it is important for you to get the target audience acquainted with your brand, but first, you have to know who you are as a brand. Then, you have to identify your target market and where they spend time trying to find information about products. Perhaps the most challenging part is telling […]

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A company rebrand is often more complex than anticipated, with layers of changes and decisions to work through.
5 Things to Know Before Your Company Rebrand

Maybe you’ve been thinking about a company rebrand. You’re tired of your logo, your recent acquisition has changed the core focus of your business or you’ve noticed that your color scheme no longer fits who you are as an organization. Before you start a company rebrand here are a few things you need to know: […]

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