The world is not waiting for you?or your product or service. Or your firm. Or your firm's message. They're getting along just fine without you. Until you give them a reason to think otherwise, it'll continue that way. This isn't news, though. That's why you advertise and market. But so does every other business out there. What are the chances you'll be noticed? Almost nil. Unless?
Unless you cause a disruption.
Unless you physically grab the hair on their heads and forcibly jerk them to notice how great you are. Okay, maybe contracting "marketing thugs" on street corners to assault people in the name of your message might get you in trouble (you'd get UNBELIEVABLE press though!). But we think it's possible to achieve the same result with a fresh and unique branding and marketing strategy that breaks up the drone of everyday life for your market, and gets them to listen.
You need to consider hiring a branding company or a branding consultant who can differentiate you in the marketplace- that makes a difference. No matter how exciting or dull you may believe your company is, brand professionals have proven time and time again that they can produce convention-smashing branding, marketing and advertising efforts, no matter the challenge. Whether that takes the form of reinventing your brand identity and brand image or reworking internal and external communications, including websites, trade/consumer ads, annual reports, trade show exhibits, brochures, sell sheets, training videos, newsletters and press releases, brand professionals can pull your company out of the cluttered background and make it stand tall above your competitors in the marketplace.
What you'll get working with a branding professional?
? Someone who puts your needs ahead of our own.
? Highly skilled professionals with passion and dedication to helping you succeed.
? Someone who wants to become a trusted long-term partner for your company and will work hard for the opportunity.
But most importantly, someone who knows how to unlock the potential in your company to attract new customers, gain market share, increase profits or motivate and align the internal side of your company to work better. Total brand equity!
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Scott White is President of Brand Identity Guru (http://www.brandidentityguru.com), a leading brand consulting and market research firm located in Easton, Massachusetts, USA, near Boston. Brand Identity Guru specializes in creating corporate and product brands that increase sales, market share, customer loyalty, and brand valuation.
Over the course of his 15-year branding career, Scott White has worked in a wide variety of industries: high-tech, manufacturing, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, banking, restaurants, fashion, healthcare, Internet, retail, and service businesses, as well as numerous non-profit organizations.
Brand Identity Guru clients include: Sun Life Financial, Coca Cola, HP, Sun, Nordstrom, American Federal Mortgage, Simon (America's largest shopping mall manager) and many others, including numerous emerging growth companies.
Scott White is a very enthusiastic speaker and has the gift of being able to explain the principles of branding in a compelling and entertaining manner so that people at all levels can understand.