SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING

“In Social Media the “squeaky wheel” gets the oil. You have to put yourself out there, to find people who will relate or even debate with you, depending on what you are looking for.” -Jessica Northey, Multimedia Personality and Digital Consultant SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING SOCIAL MEDIA IS HERE TO STAY Social media continues to rise

BUILD A STARTER PROMOTIONAL PRODUCT CATALOG

“Think like a customer.” -Paul, Gillin, author SIMPLE STARTER PROMOTIONAL PRODUCT CATALOG Part of growing your business includes telling people that your business exists. Pretty simple concept, right? You can do that in a lot of ways, but one way you do that is by creating products that have important information about your business to

STORYTELLING IN A BRANDING CAMPAIGN

BRAND CAMPAIGNS ARE COMPLEX I think Carabiner Communications nailed this infographic. One look at the infographic and it doesn't take long to tell that marketing your branding campaign can be complex. One thing business after business is finding is that you need to effectively share your company's unique story (or stories). You want people to get to

BEST BETS ON BRANDED MERCHANDISE

"God is the master “brander”. Mankind is God’s logo. There is something about mankind that when you study it or see it, in action or at rest, it points back to that which it was created to reflect: God. Interestingly enough, God also decided to fill the earth with his logo and nothing that is

BRANDING MINNEAPOLIS

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." -Maya Angelou, poet & author (and one of my favorite storytellers) Minneapolis Brands Minneapolis is home to some of the biggest known brand names in the world. In 2016, Minneapolis and its metro areas had 25 Fortune 1000 companies. Seventeen of those companies

BRANDING: THE MAKING OF A GREAT NAME

"A Brand is not a product or a promise or a feeling. It's the sum of all the experiences you have with a company." – Amir Kassaei BRANDING IS MAKING A NAME: BUILD A BRAND, MAKE A NAME You might think that a brand hinges on a logo. Get a great logo and you will

MAP YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS WITH LOCAL CONTENT

“Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’—it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’” Adam Audette, CKO of RKG Google announced that they will focus on improving their searches through local content rankings. They provide insight in regard to local information on their support page. There is also a process known as localization at play.

USER DETERMINED DESIGN

“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.” ― Henry Green WHY USER DETERMINED DESIGN (UDD)? User Determined Design, or UDD, looks to mesh your unique product with the needs of the particular niche market of consumers that will access you on the internet. You want to remain uniquely “you”