Personal Messaging and Branding

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Personal Messaging and Branding

BoastingThis column on CNBC’s Making It website by Dr. Charlene Walters caught our eye today. It’s telling young women in the workplace not to be modest about their accomplishments if they want to succeed. Putting this into a public relations …

Snap, The Brand Renaming For Snapchat

You’ve probably heard about Snapchat’s new sunglasses for video watching and recording, but did you also notice that the company is now calling itself Snap. The brand renaming comes at a time when use of the service is exploding. We …

Auto Brands Sell More Than Cars

Can’t afford $70,600 for a basic Maserati? Then maybe you can buy Maserati branded sneakers for $275. From Tesla golf balls for $65 to a Lamborghini espresso machine for $2200, auto brands sell many oddities. Adweek has compiled a selection …

7 Re-Branding Failures

Stuff.com writes about seven international re-branding efforts that cost tens of millions of dollars and ended in utter failure. Most were quickly pulled and the products went back to their old brand names or logo designs. Some failed due to …

Public Relations Effort Led Re-Branding

IBM’s Watson supercomputer battled human contestants on the television show Jeopardy a number of years ago and had a very successful run. The tactic garnered a large amount of media coverage and awareness for IBM. Today Watson leads IBM’s marketing …

Netflix’s New Social Media Icon?

This story at CNBC shows the new Netflix icon. Though Netflix calls the icon a “New piece of statement jewelry, if you will ;)” on Twitter, there is likely more here than meets the eye. Is Netflix getting ready to …

Brands, Money and Our National Parks

The National Park Service has been underfunded by Congress for many years. Needing a major infusion of operating money, it has begun soliciting branding opportunities. This is not the first time brands have helped the National Park Service. Anheuser-Busch was …

What it Takes to Promote Pancakes

National Pancake Day doesn’t just happen … Adweek reports from a social media “war room.”…

Back To The Future Brands

There’s been much in the news this week about the movie Back To The Future. Adweek has a fun look at the stability of brands found in the movie and how different brands made the cut. …

Marketing And Social Media At Lego

We could add public relations and branding to the fun mix of business practices Lego has used to resurrect the company since its near bankruptcy in 2004. Adweek recognizes the talents of the person behind this marketing effort. …