Category: Sports Marketing


Entrepreneur Mindset…
February 6, 2020
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Entrepreneur Mindset…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

For Entrepreneurs being able to adapt and grow within their role is key to a successful transition from a multi-tasking “do it yourself” role to a true inspirational Leadership position. Your role will change, responsibilities will increase, effective time management is critical, but being a Leader or Visionary inside the company will be integral to […]

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The Visionary Brand…UCI
February 5, 2020
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The Visionary Brand…UCI

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

Had a great presentation on my upcoming book “The Visionary Brand”  #TheVisionaryBrand to the inaugural UCI Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program students and faculty at the Paul Merage School of Business. Very engaging presentation, with students that will hit the ground running ! Great to see so many universities adopting this invaluable curriculum, as this […]

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January 20, 2020
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Leadership…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

Leadership is a talent many say they have, but few actually possess. There is so much that goes into a great Leader, and personality is a leading indicator of your ability to lead your Brand or Team, both are intertwined and essential to the success. I have seen many Brands where the Leadership has neither […]

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Stay Hungry…& Foolish…
January 14, 2020
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Stay Hungry…& Foolish…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

“Stay Hungry….Stay Foolish..”                      Infinite Wisdom from Steve Always remain Hungry, and Foolish enough to know you have a lot to learn. #stevejobs #stayhungry #stayfoolish

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January 8, 2020
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First Mover vs Creator…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

Being a “First Mover” is different than be a “Category Creator”, and the distinct difference is one disrupts, while the other creates something no one knew they needed. Both are innovative and are a key metric to becoming a “Visionary” brand, but to many companies have the delusion of feeling they have either disrupted, and […]

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Brand Positioning…
January 7, 2020
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Brand Positioning…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

When building a Brand Strategy, you must define yourself through a “unique”  proposition to your target demo. Fail to make a clear positioning, and you risk entering a world that is Shark infested, and you will quickly get eaten alive. In order to avoid such a death, make sure you build a solid foundational, first […]

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Brand Lifestyle…
January 2, 2020
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Brand Lifestyle…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

A Brand IS a lifestyle choice for a consumer, not a product choice. Growth for a branded consumer products driven company is driven by your ability to create a lifestyle for your “core” customer first, and then balance it’s extension beyond this base. This is a very delicate balancing act, as a significant number of […]

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December 13, 2019
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Sustainable Growth…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

All brands at some point face a crossroad, as to how and where continued growth will be sustained on a regional or global scale. Fortunately those who have an established a system for driving their creative engine, and have implemented an operational excellence platform allowing them to bring innovative concepts to reality will succeed. This […]

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True Innovation…
December 3, 2019
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True Innovation…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

Many Brands have worn out their use of “Innovation”. These are brands that feel a “Progression” beyond where they are today is “True” innovation. The idea of living in a “Bubble” while others run circles around you,  is not a reality they choose to deal with and as a result they get run over. “Get […]

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Act Global….Think Local…
November 25, 2019
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Act Global….Think Local…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media , Sports Marketing 0 comments

The ultimate compliment for a brand is when it translates globally. However, when you act global as a brand from a positioning, imagery and lifestyle perspective, you will need to be aware of the intricacies within differing regions of the world. The brand can and should be positioned with a single unified message, but when […]

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