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October 11, 2019
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Innovate…

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

It is always easier for a company/brand to imitate competitive products than it is to truly reinvent their respective product or category.  As a result, progressive improvement is attained, but nothing truly innovate comes out of this type of product strategy. When  a brand is looking to build a  product strategy, at the forefront of […]

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Driving Consumers to your Brand…
October 3, 2019
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Driving Consumers to your Brand…

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

Whether looking to drive customers to your brand on-line or in-store, you must find creative, unique ways drive consumer traffic. This has become easier, and at the same time harder for brands with the evolution of the internet and digital interaction with your customer. As you look to find unique ways to drive traffic,you must […]

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September 30, 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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September 17, 2019
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Culture…

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

Brand Culture… 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 […]

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September 13, 2019
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Disruptive Innovation…

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

Disruptive, Innovation Stages… Most brands would like to say they are a “Innovation” or “Disruptive” focused, but a reality check in sometimes needed. True, authentic disruption is difficult and very few are doing it well, but when executed properly can change the world… Take a look and see where you are…    

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Lifestyle Merchandising…
September 3, 2019
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Lifestyle Merchandising…

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

Merchandise your product as a complete brand, reflective of the “Lifestyle”, “Look” and “Feel” your “core” consumer would like to aspire to when they exit the retailers door. Many times brands do not fully embrace the significance of ensuring that all “pieces” of the merchandising puzzle are pulled together at retail. There are significant advantages […]

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Life…
August 26, 2019
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Life…

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

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be…”                                                                           Wisdom from Lincoln You have […]

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An Effective & Powerful Life…
August 19, 2019
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An Effective & Powerful Life…

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

Before I read Tim Ferris’s “4 Hour Workweek” I was a sceptic, however after reading his book it provides great insight into how to be more effective, efficient and selective in everything you do in Life. You only have one Life, and you can not flip the “Sands of Time” and start over again. Use […]

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Blending Function w/ Design…
August 12, 2019
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Blending Function w/ Design…

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

As simple as it sounds, building functionality into a beautiful design is not always easy. At times you will need to sacrifice design aesthetics to achieve the need in functionality. The ultimate goal of any product team is to achieve the “hybrid” formula of “simple” sophistication with a “functional” design. Great brands have established a […]

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Interactive Content…
August 9, 2019
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Interactive Content…

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

Content is King…relevant Interactive Content that is personalize takes this to another level. Content that allows users to build their own experience is a key focus for brands, as they look to engage with new “Digital Consumer”. This new world reality has consumers attention span getting shorter and shorter…currently 7-8 seconds, and going lower each […]

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