Tag Archives: Brand Strategy


February 4, 2020
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Life Wisdom…

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

“When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open…”                                              Life Wisdom from Mr. Bob Marley Always push forward, never looking back, eventually you will reach your Destination…!

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Personalization…
January 28, 2020
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Personalization…

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

Personalization is the “now” future, a must have and the holy grail for brands looking to establish, maintain and grow their community. Being able to communicate one to one w/ accuracy, at a granular and intuitive level is very difficult, but you must be at least laying the groundwork for implementation. The key will be […]

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January 23, 2020
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Value Management…

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

Customer Value creation, and ongoing management are the new norm for Brands wanting to sustain long term value and consistency with revenue forecast. This Customer Value analysis, unlike CRM, throws in some analytical analysis regarding Long Term Value (LTV), which prior to deploying this strategy, did not exist. While CRM still has its place, being […]

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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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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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November 19, 2019
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Disruption…

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

Brands that classify themselves as “Disruptive” have a clearly defined a market opportunity, drive towards bringing this “vision” to reality and understand the risk that comes with this “Creation” process. Brands that “think” they are “Disruptive”, are just “Disrupting” while they figure out what they are trying to accomplish, take “incremental” steps towards design/product progression […]

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Create the Wave..or Ride It !
November 11, 2019
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Create the Wave..or Ride It !

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation , Social Media 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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Think Local…Act Global…
November 5, 2019
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Think Local…Act Global…

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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November 4, 2019
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Social Marketing Success..

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

The ability of a brand to connect with their “advocates” on-line, and proactively “reach out”  and interact is “key” to building a successful Social Marketing program. These “advocates” have the world within their reach, and want to be part of the brand’s lifestyle/culture. If a brand fails to embrace these advocates from a viral and […]

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