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The challnege here is that not too many people really understand branding, similar to the way people understand marketing. It does not have a consistent meaning. You will have to educate your csuite or key personnel on the value of developing their brand. Use examples of other companies in your ...

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Try the telephone test. Every time someone in your family or someone else at the company calls you, answer the phone with the name. How does that feel to you? Does the person at the other end understand exactly what you just said? Try the cocktail party test - imagine you're at a football game o...

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Think about the entire sense of the product that the consumer gets, this includes your website, what you sound like on the phone if/when they call, your logo, the packaging of your product, etc. These are all relatively small things that you could tweak that would have a disproportionally large e...

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Realize you're trying to make a sale here. Meaning that your first job is to Stand Out. If you don't stand out, you don't sell. Every competitor of yours has a portfolio. It sure helps if you have several prospects, but even if you only have one that's OK. I once had a company create a custom...

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I'll answer the question two ways. First, to give you the answer you're asked for: The best way to promote a brand story today is through short (under 2 minutes) video clips. If your products are being prototyped, it's an opportunity to shoot video of the process, you and your team's passion f...

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This is interesting, but not interesting enough. Not yet. You need to work further on your branding. What KIND of promotion for artists & designers? How is what you do DIFFERENT from anything else? What do artists & designers GET from you that they don't get anywhere else? Your target market are...

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Who do you have the better relationship with? If you know the marketing director, then by all means go for it directly. If you go through the agency, just make sure they have buy in and will be a champion of the idea. If not, then they may not be able to push it through anyway.

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Based on what you've shared, I would recommend splitting your two products into different brands; they appeal to different audiences and should be marketed as such. That said, there is ample opportunity for cross-promotion, as there are some similar needs between the two audiences. Good luck. I...

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I have written hundreds of blog posts by interviewing amazing people. I have interviewed best selling authors, CEOs, entrepreneurs and more. Here are my five tips for getting the interviews... 1. Ask - most people want to be heard and they will grant you an interview if you simply ask for it. ...

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