Brands have a wide range of uses for businesses, products and individuals in today’s dynamic marketing landscape where publishing and message distribution are no longer limited to media entities. Through the use of social media platforms, every consumer is a publisher and has his own brand to promote. Each brand is competing for time and attention—today’s scarce resources—to break though the message clutter in order to build relationships with their target audience(s). By itself, a brand isn’t a marketing strategy. In their own words, here are thirty (30) branding definitions from marketers and visionary leaders (aka the original Mad Men) to help you understand what branding entails.
Branding definition from Entrepreneur’s small business encyclopedia.
A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops a clock to save time.
Creative & Useful Billboards from IBM
Ogilvy & Mather France
Chief Creative Officer: Chris Garbutt
Executive Creative Director: Susan Westre
Art Director: Daniel Diego Lincoln
Copywriter: Lauren Elkins/Andrew Mellen
Concept: Daniel Diego Lincoln/Stephane Santana
Photographer: Bruno Bicalho Carvalhaes
Agency Supervisor: Muriel Benitah, Mary McFarland -
Source: Creative Guerrilla Marketing
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The new Yahoo! logo. Whatcha reckon?
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I’d like to start with a story that was pretty big a couple of months ago. It concerns a creative brief that was given to this…
I have to admit, I didn’t think the old ebay logo was ugly and wasn’t very receptive to their new logo. However with time, it seems to grow on you. Seeing how ebay envisage their new branding, I think this could work for them…
eBay drops now logo, very clean and modern. Some might call it a kerning nightmare, I say well done. Hit the source for to view the snazzy new HTML5 page.