So, you’ve come across some fantastic data that paints your business in a beautiful light. That’s fantastic! You just know that your customers would come rushing your way with their business if only they would understand and appreciate it. However, data presented by itself is not always that compelling to the reader. On the other … Continue reading Brand story tip: The perfect union.
In this world of ever-expanding multimedia options that we live in, there is still very much a place for strong, cut-through and well worded copy. Good copy uses the power of language to create a real connection with an audience, and when it happens it can be a truly beautiful thing. However, a lot of … Continue reading How to write copy that really cuts through. The 4 skillsets needed.
Everywhere we look, we see brands. Some good, some bad, some weak, and some powerful. While strategic branding was once more the domain of big business, now businesses of all shapes and sizes are benefiting from focusing on their brand. With the marketplace becoming more and more competitive, businesses that want to stand out need … Continue reading A unique and interesting brand is what gets you noticed. So… Start building one.
In my continuing posts on an introduction to brand storytelling, here’s a quick and handy tip for you. When sitting down to write the brand story for your business, it is very easy to start to fall into the trap of framing the whole thing around your products and services. Well, I have one word … Continue reading An intro to brand storytelling part 4 – Ideas and Mindsets.
In my continuing posts on an introduction to brand storytelling, here’s a short yet really important one – the reality check. People don’t buy from you simply because they want you to make money, or that they’re so unbelievably impressed with how great you say you are. They’re looking for something to solve a problem … Continue reading An intro to brand storytelling part 3 – The Reality Check.
The fitness industry is booming. People want to look and feel better, so they’re turning to healthier lifestyles that involve daily exercise. It’s a trend that's here to stay, which makes it a lucrative opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals out there that have a passion for fitness. Whether you’re selling personal training services, gym memberships, supplements … Continue reading Entrepreneurs listen up! Here’s the 7 keys to marketing a fitness business.
When customers or employees look at your website, what do they see? Does it truly reflect everything that your business stands for? Is it a true representation of your brand? Are they really engaged by it? A strongly branded website is a strong website. A well branded website incorporates the obvious such as images, … Continue reading Content, content, content! When customers look at your website, what impression do they really get?
Successful brand storytelling is all about conveying facts through an engaging narrative. Most web pages, advertisements, blog posts, social media posts and the like are about conveying information. In each case, the intention is to bring something across to your audience that creates a positive association with your business. There are several ways of doing … Continue reading An introduction to brand storytelling part 2 – Conveying facts through narrative.
I’m sorry if this may come across as bad news for many business operators or entrepreneurs out there, but your customers don’t just buy your brand. You don’t simply call yourself Apple or Coca-Cola and instantly become loved all over the world. What people buy into is your story, and the more compelling and relatable … Continue reading An introduction to brand storytelling – Part 1
We all need a little freshening up every now and then to keep us feeling good, at the top of our game and right on the ball - and the same goes for your brand. Without a little TLC, brands eventually become stale, tired and less relevant over time, and if left unchecked the results … Continue reading Ahh… that’s refreshing. When is it time to update your brand?