Successful Branding in a Digital World
After a recent visit with a client, we had a long discussion on successful branding in a digital world
. As we began the conversation, items such as the logo, tagline, company name and website quickly filled my ears from my client. I let him finish then I took a moment to explain to him, these are items used to help communicate and clarify your brand but they do not define your brand. Branding is strategic while marketing is tactical.
Your brand is “who you are” and “what people say”, when you are not around. It is your reputation. A great way to think of it is by saying, “ I am a great marketer”, and this of course is marketing. It is when your customer comes up to you and says, “I hear you are a great marketer, well this is your brand. Another way to think of it, marketing is the push and branding is the pull. Read more