An intro to brand storytelling part 3 – The Reality Check.

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.

Entrepreneurs listen up! Here’s the 7 keys to marketing a fitness business.

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.

Content, content, content! When customers look at your website, what impression do they really get?

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?

An introduction to brand storytelling part 2 – Conveying facts through narrative.

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.

An introduction to brand storytelling – Part 1

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

Ahh… that’s refreshing. When is it time to update your brand?

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?

What should a Marketing Manager REALLY be doing?

What makes a good Marketing Manager? Well, that’s a question that can sure open up a can of worms, and you’ll get so many different answers to it depending on who you ask. Some will tell you that it’s all in the ability to drive sales. Some will say that it’s all about the brand … Continue reading What should a Marketing Manager REALLY be doing?