Category Archives: Brand Awareness

Is There a Place for Humor in Marketing (Part 2)?

Examples of Humorous Marketing Wins and Failures In our last post, we talked about whether there is a place for humor in marketing (we think there is, if done right). Now, let’s take a look at some examples of humorous … Continue reading

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So an Entrepreneur Walks Into a Bar… Is There a Place for Humor in Marketing (Part 1)?

We can all think of funny marketing campaigns that get our attention and make us laugh. From the classic “Where’s the beef?” commercials for Wendy’s to the more contemporary talking baby for eTrade, there’s no shortage of creative concepts. Of … Continue reading

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6 Brands Rocking their Facebook Pages (And What You Can Learn from Them)

Facebook has one billion active monthly users and over 750 million active monthly mobile users. With statistics like that, there can be no more denying it: serious businesses, even small ones, need to develop a strong Facebook presence. The question, … Continue reading

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Making the Right Moves for Brand Consistency

If you ever wanted to know what was so special about a brand, just think of those Golden Arches or Nike’s Swoosh. A simple logo calls to mind everything that these brands stand for, and while a lot of that … Continue reading

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Re-branding Strategy Case Study: AARP Embraces the Possibilities

How AARP Successfully Capitalizes on “Real Possibilities” in Its Advertising The history: Founded in 1958 by a retired high school principal, AARP describes itself as a “nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? Here Are 4 Things to Think About When Naming New Products and Services

Bonus Content: Learn Strategies for Coming Up with Names It’s easy to think that naming a new product, service, or business simply involves brainstorming ideas, testing the ideas out on some people, and choosing a name. But to do it … Continue reading

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Why Seasonal Menus Are So Effective (& How to Use This Strategy for Your Business)

It happens without fail: as the seasons change, so do restaurant menus. We experience this firsthand when we go out to eat, but we also see evidence of this with TV commercials that some of the big chain restaurants release. … Continue reading

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