Twist Image makes their marketing so good their customers pay for it. Twist has baked content into the fabric of their business, and leverages the persona and expertise of Mitch Joel, as a writer and professional speaker, to monetize their marketing.
Core metaphors are the linchpins of brand experiences. They span cultures, languages, dialects and countries. They are universal to all human beings, and the building blocks of our communications. LEAPJob uses the core metaphor journey in its brand architecture.
Marketers have an annoying habit of converting real functionality into marketing hype. The financial services sector is particularly guilty of this, but First Affiliated is working hard to defend the Multi-Family Office category. Ward off the marketers that are trying to piggyback on your success. Promote the category first and your brand second
Manufacturers grow their brands by innovating and staying a step ahead. Alpha Poly Packaging, a manufacturer of film and bag packaging, strategy can be described as "easy in, impossible out." Clients come for the products, but stay for services that help them run their business and deliver results. Alpha is growing a sticky brand by embracing both sides of the equation.
DECO Windshield Repair: Color Shapes Brand Identity
Your brand's colors are far more than aesthetic choices. DECO Windshield Repair leverages their brand colors to make their mobile kiosks stand out, attract clients and reinforce the client experience. Color is powerful part of your brand. It engages your clients at an emotional level and helps them recall your firm and make it sticky.
One-size fits all brands are they lack the personal touch. Pelmorex Media Inc., operators of The Weather Network and MeteoMedaia, has taken a different approach to their naming strategy. They personalize their products for the regions, cultures and languages they are engaging.
Introducing a new concept in an established market can be an uphill battle, especially for mid-market companies like Cardinal Couriers. The service might be amazing, but it takes time to educate your customers and change their behaviors. Paradigm shifts happen one customer at a time.
David Aplin Group: Value Is In The Eye Of Your Customer
Marketing can be messy. You can strive to get your brand positioning and messaging accurate, but your customers may not always see it that way. The David Aplin Group has a modular brand architecture to help them adjust their value proposition to fit the broad needs of a diverse client base.
When you get your positioning right your sales funnel accelerates. Quarry Integrated Marketing has their positioning dialed. It's clear and concise, and it allows their clients to self-select if they're a fit. It makes their brand more findable, referable, memorable and desirable.
There are winners and losers with every major technology innovation. Skura was on the losing end of the iPad revolution, and had to reinvent their product and brand. But with careful planning and a commitment to the future, they made purposeful decisions to get ahead of the mess and create a solution that stands head and shoulders above the competition.
Quartet Service: Relationship Innovation – Making Ideas Happen
Versature has a David versus Goliath story. They are challenging the big giants by offering services the big telcos can't or don't want to provide, and they're growing rapidly as a result. Look for paradigm shifts in your industry to grow a sticky brand.