Archive for the 'Branding' Category
For the past six years, Ed Keller and Brad Fay have undertaken a unique, ongoing research study of consumer word-of-mouth conversations. The result? Contrary to popular perception, over 90% of consumer conversations take place offline. Listen as Brad Fay explains the basis for his findings and why it may require some rethinking of your marketing efforts.
Whether your goal is a new customer, or new job, more than ever your online credibility is a key factor in your prospects’ decision making. That holds true for every service, institution, organization and professional who takes their career seriously. Whichever category you fall into there’s a list of ways to build your online credibility. There’s also a list of things that can detract from it.
Listen as John Follis presents to a crowded audience at the 2012 New York Small Business Expo on topics that include, Social Media, Facebook Pages, Content Marketing, Video, Blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Google, Branding, and the value of “G-cred”.
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John was recently honored to speak at the 2012 New York Business Expo held at the NY Javits Convention Center. His topic, “Marketing 3.0” addressed the constantly evolving (and often confusing) marketing landscape. Addressing a packed hall John’s talk covered Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging, etc), traditional (advertising) and non-traditional marketing, mobile, QR codes, content marketing, PR, creating video, guerrilla marketing, branding (including personal branding), SEO, ROI, and the value of G-cred.
Through John’s innovative Marketing Therapy program, business owners from anywhere in the US can work directly with John to maximize the return on their marketing dollars. Play John’s talk below or Right click to download .mp3 file.
What does Apple’s “Think Different” campaign, the iMac, and The New York Times latest bestseller have in common? Ken Segall. For 12 years Segall worked with Steve Jobs as his ad agency creative director for both Apple and NeXT. In the process he and his team helped create one of the most iconic campaigns ever (“Think Different”) which helped resurrect Apple. He and his team were also responsible for the naming of the iMac (a name that Jobs initially hated). These stories and more are in Ken’s new book, Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success which just made The New York Times bestseller list. Right click to download.
You don’t have to be a celeb or iconic leader to have a personal brand. Whether you actively work at creating one or not, you have one. The question is: Is the brand you have, the brand you want? Listen as John “ColderICE” Lawson and John “G-Cred” Follis discuss the best ways to build the personal brand you want. Right click to download.
How many churches can claim a marketing effort that’s written up in a Prentice Hall marketing textbook? One. New York’s Marble Church. See the guerrilla marketing campaign and listen to minister, Arthur Caliandro, discuss the effort that generated great buzz, national press, and a 30% increase in membership. Download interview.
Part I of John’s talk covering:
• the importance of engaging your customer.
• establishing “the essence” of your product or service.
• the value of a great tagline.
• how to excite vs merely inform.
• the “huh” factor.
• the future direction of media and marketing.
• successful case studies.