Tag Archives: Blue Ocean


Purpose…
October 15, 2019
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Purpose…

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

“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important…”                                 Life Wisdom from Martin Luther King, Jr. Always look to find ways to support others, and you will be richer for it ! #passionatepurpose

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October 14, 2019
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Masterpiece…

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

When striving to build great products, you must always remember the “Beauty is in the Details”. Most brands look to compromise at some point when commercializing their products. This can be in form of areas not seen (internal), or items discarded (packaging). The most sophisitcated and longest lasting brands are ones who “find” a way […]

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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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The Visionary Brand…
October 4, 2019
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The Visionary Brand…

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

“The Visionary Brand” Want to thank the USC Iovine & Young Academy for a great speaking engagement last week. Was great to interact with the students and faculty on my new book release, ” The Visionary Brand” coming next year. Dr. Dre has built a great learning experience for young entrepreneurs !

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Inspired Design…
October 4, 2019
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Inspired Design…

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

Inspired Design… Every brand aspires to blend creative designs with the most innovative, market driving concepts. This objective and “true” brand foundation starts with inspiring your design team, and allowing the freedom to be creative beyond reality. Eventually, reality is brought to life in these designs, but it always starts with what is thought to […]

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September 18, 2019
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Risks…

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

When Driving your “Go to Market” strategy, the safe vs risk component is always front and center. I say have a very cohesive brand development strategy, and one that drives home your message, but take a risk ! This is your chance to get people talking, they key is not to be something you are […]

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September 4, 2019
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Culture…

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

Brands that strive to create and maintain a “culture driven” mindset will inject those “bloodlines” into all enter its corridors. These brands know the value of maintaining consistency in messaging, values and creative culture. The culture that is created, if broken, is difficult if not impossible to regain. Culture drives a “cohesive” mystique around a […]

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August 7, 2019
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Evolve or Evaporate…

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

Any brand must “evolve” as it grows, or become stagnant, and lose all momentum built up since its inception. This sometimes requires making a bold move to obsolete a product, even when sales would tell you to hold on longer. When moving a product out of the life cycle while still popular, creates an inherent […]

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Human to Tech…
August 5, 2019
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Human to Tech…

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

With the ever increasing use of technology across all functional areas, we need to assure that the inherit “creative value” that humans provide is brought into synergy with these technological advances. This will be crucial, and critical as we continue evolve and adapt over time. Finding this balance within each company should be a primary […]

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July 29, 2019
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Create the Wave…

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

As I have previously discussed, brands can either “ride out” their success, or they can create a “new wave”. Most prefer to ride their wave out, or catch someone else’s. It is the fearless brand that takes chances, and some may hit the rocks occasionly, but when they “catch” a wave it is usually a […]

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