Brand Equity vs. Brand Value: The Key Differences

By Philip BerardoJul 22, 2020


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Brand equity is a critical component in developing a quality branding strategy. If you’ve followed our previous posts around brand equity, we’ve drawn a few comparisons to the value of a brand as well. However, while brand equity is certainly related to value, the two aren’t quite the same. Both play a critical role in shaping your audience’s perception of your brand, how it stands out among competitors, and its longevity in your target market. In this post, we’ll share the key differences between brand equality and brand value that marketers should know.

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How Your Marketing Website Reflects Your Company’s Branding

By Philip BerardoJul 15, 2020


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A website’s design can say a lot about a company as a whole—regarding their tone, values, and how much you can trust them. If a prospect is researching for the right solution to fit their needs, they may just end up finding their way to your marketing website. When they get there, it can be disappointing to see confusing navigation, inconsistent colors and fonts, and a lack of valuable offers. As a follow-up to a previous blog post we published last year, here’s how your marketing website acts as a reflection of your company’s branding.

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The Essential Branding Checklist For Your B2B Marketing Company

By Philip BerardoJul 08, 2020


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With the second half of the year now underway, it’s time to assess the current state of your marketing company’s brand—including its reputation, audience, and success in the industry. Amidst the many challenges—and hopefully plenty of victories as well—it’s important to take some time to reflect on your branding strategy. Here is an essential branding checklist for your B2B marketing company to follow for the rest of the year. 

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Building Brand Awareness Online: Tips for Digital Marketers

By Philip BerardoJun 24, 2020


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Branding has changed a lot with the growth of digital over the past decade or so—and many marketers would say it’s been for the better! Your digital marketing company has several options when it comes to expanding its reach and growing an audience for its brand online. Whether it’s from direct interactions with customers on social media or simply optimizing your website and content, it’s critical to have brand awareness. Here are tips your digital marketing company can follow to build brand awareness online.

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What are the 3 Metrics of Brand Equity?

By Philip BerardoJun 17, 2020


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When it comes to your marketing company’s brand, its value and reception plays a vital role in how new and existing customers view your brand. This is known as brand equity. Ultimately, your brand equity relates to your brand’s value in relation to how recognizable it is and the response it generates. A brand without equity is like a sandwich with no toppings—a skeleton of something that could be so much stronger and more unique (not to mention tastier!)

Overall, there are three key metrics to brand equity that your marketing company will want to measure. In this post, we’ll be defining those metrics and the impact they can have on your branding.

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Understanding the Branding Benefits of Reverse Positioning

By Philip BerardoMay 08, 2020


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Reverse positioning is a marketing strategy where developing and maintaining customer relationships is the primary goal, rather than focusing on selling a service or product. This strategy follows the idea that the best kind of marketing doesn’t actually feel like marketing at all. It’s an unconventional tactic that relies heavily on building brand awareness and cultivating lasting relationships with your customers. Here are a few ways reverse positioning can benefit your marketing company’s branding.

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What is a Brand Equity Model: Comparing Aaker and Keller

By Philip BerardoApr 24, 2020


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Brand equity is a vital component of what gives your brand meaning and value to its audience. We’ve shared insights into the advantages of brand equity before, but there is more to understand its significance in marketing. Brand equity plays a role in developing your brand identity and value. In this post, we’ll be comparing two unique brand equity models from David Aaker and Kevin Lane Keller.

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How Brands are Adjusting Their Messaging During COVID-19

By Philip BerardoApr 09, 2020


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As we do our best to adjust to working from home, social distancing, and prioritizing our health, there are still many obstacles we must overcome. Some of these challenges revolve around proper messaging—especially from brands. For those in the marketing industry, sending the right message at the right time is more crucial than ever. You don’t want to neglect the significance of COVID-19 and keep your prospects and customers in the dark about how your company’s brand is handling the situation. Here are a few ways that brands are adjusting their messaging during COVID-19.

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Critical Elements of a Successful Brand For Your Marketing Company

By Philip BerardoMar 04, 2020


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It would be a big misunderstanding to say that the most popular brands can coast by on name recognition alone. Sure, we all know about the big names like Apple or Microsoft, but it certainly wasn’t always that way. If you were to take a step back to the 1970’s— when both companies were getting started—it’s unlikely that those names would have anywhere near the same level of recognition they do several decades later.

Likewise, your marketing company’s brand won’t be able to break into an industry with a name alone. These are the critical branding elements your marketing company needs.

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Defining Brand Identity: How the Right Colors Impact Branding

By Philip BerardoFeb 06, 2020

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A brand’s identity is defined through a number of factors, such as its messaging or a powerful mission statement. It may not seem like a big deal on a surface level, but color can also play a vital role in determining how someone will react to a company’s branding. There’s something almost unnerving about altering the color of a brand’s logo beyond recognition. Just imagine the uproar if Coca Cola decided to rebrand their cans in bright green instead of the classic red!

Here are a few ways that color impacts branding and how your company can help define a meaningful part of its brand identity.

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