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Act Global….Think Local…
November 25, 2019
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Act Global….Think Local…

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 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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Brand Advocates…
November 7, 2019
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Brand Advocates…

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

Building, maintaining, connecting with and growing your “Brand Advocates” is crucial to assuring long term brand value. This is the “core” group of individuals who will “stick” with the brand through the ups and downs, regardless of  competitors need to capture category market share.  In great measure this group of “brand advocates” are loyal to […]

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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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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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October 24, 2019
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Social Marketing…

by bryansmeltzer in Branding , Business Development , CRM , Digital Marketing , Marketing , Merchandising , Product Innovation 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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October 21, 2019
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Viral Marketing…

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

Strategic Viral, brand driven, marketing is one of the most strategic weapons available in the marketing Arsenal. This weapon, if deployed effectively and accurately, allows you to touch the “core” of your demo with messaging, imagery and a targeted “injection” that connects them with the brand. With the increasing use of digital & social media […]

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October 17, 2019
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Strategic Product Marketing…

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

Strategic Brand Marketing starts and ends with Product. The most effective marketing programs are developed on the front end of the product line planning process, and evolve throughout the design “ideation” cycle. This is why it is critical to have the Marketing team involved at the front end of the process, and part of  the […]

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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 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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