Tag Archives: Product Life Cycle


February 21, 2020
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Marketing…The Future

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

Trends seem to change as quickly as your mood these days, but you must be able to “adapt”, and “adopt” quickly. The challenge many brands have is to know “when” and “how”, not only from the adoption perspective, but also knowing when to pivot or get out completely. Marketing ROI has become more tangible, making […]

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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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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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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 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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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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Happiness..
December 19, 2019
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Happiness..

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

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony…”                                      Life Wisdom from Gandhi Always find a way to reflect Happiness in your Life…

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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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October 28, 2019
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Product Life Cycle…

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

Successful Product Life Cycle Execution requires a disciplined approach, process driven mindset and accountability for execution. This is easier said than done, and their are many companies doing a lot of talking while others execute. Execution is the most critical ingredient to ensuring proper Product Life Cycle management. Other components which are part of the […]

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