Tag Archives: Innovation


February 13, 2020
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IDEA…

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

Spreading an IDEA is a key ingredient to energizing the Product team to “Think Different”. An IDEA must have an impact, significantly change our daily lives, be able to “draw down” and be commercially viable (price, positioning, audience, adoption). Now, not every idea will spread quickly, or be embraced initially, but that is the plan, […]

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February 11, 2020
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Who are You…?

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

Defining your brands positioning and foundational principles is a key defining moment, as it defines to all who you engage with what you stand for, who you are, and how you will achieve success as a brand. By design this will tell to those who may not know who you are, and who you are […]

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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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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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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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January 3, 2020
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Change…

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

“Let him that would move the World first move Himself…”                                             Life Wisdom from Socrates As we start this new year, now is the time to evaluate and make the changes you feel are […]

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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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Brand Juice…
November 12, 2019
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Brand Juice…

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

Driving, and building a Brand’s ID to your “core” audience is key to developing a social presence, and long term relevance. “Juicing” the Brand is a continual process, and has many components that work together to ensure you have an effective marketing strategy.  In the “digital” age you are constantly challenged with not only keeping […]

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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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