Top Ten Tips (for Your Brand)

The importance you place on each aspect of the marketing mix depends on your brand, your consumer, and your environment. So does the extent of which these tips apply to you. Below, find the ten ideas I believe to be, generally, the most important for brands right now. In no particular order. 1. High RatioContinue reading “Top Ten Tips (for Your Brand)”

Timing: Is It Everything?

One of the hottest topics in the industry, is timing. There are many aspects to which the concept can be applied, but for today’s conversation: we are discussing it in the sense of when to post, send, etc. Social Media There are a range of insights, available from a range of platforms, that allow youContinue reading “Timing: Is It Everything?”

Finding Inspiration in the Day-to-Day

As a creative individual, I am thoroughly aware of the potential to lack inspiration. It can be really hard to avoid this kind of creative funk when you feel it coming on. No matter how aggravating it is once set in. Even in the most stimulating of positions, the presence and perception of monotony canContinue reading “Finding Inspiration in the Day-to-Day”

Managing Expectations: Marketing Edition

Managing your expectations can be an important skill in any aspect of your personal, or professional life. It is important to set your sights high, but also to keep your expectations grounded in reality. The loftier the goal, the better. I maintain a few of these myself. However, you must be able to accept theContinue reading “Managing Expectations: Marketing Edition”

How to Build the Ultimate Marketing Network

A solid, but diverse and ever-adapting network could be considered the most important tool hanging from any successful marketer’s belt. The best networks consist of individuals from a range of backgrounds. Surround yourself with those who think similarly to you, but also with an equal number of those who do not. Include even the onesContinue reading “How to Build the Ultimate Marketing Network”

Finding Your Brand’s Voice: Copywriting and Message Planning

Everybody has one. And every brand has one, too. While not necessary that it always be auditory, this voice may still be described as smoky and gravelly, or loud and proud. Even shrill (if that’s what you’re going for). Your brand’s voice should feel and sound natural. Never forced. The most important thing about aContinue reading “Finding Your Brand’s Voice: Copywriting and Message Planning”