Mayor Pete’s new way to brand a campaign

Posted on Apr 20, 2019
Mayor Pete’s new way to brand a campaign

Every well-managed brand has a Brand Standard Manual (BSM). It’s sometimes given a different name, like Brand Book, Brand Bible, or Symbol Simon’s Guide to Don’t Mess With Our Logo. We’ll stick to BSM, thanks. Even more so, an underdog startup enterprise needs a BSM as a foundational document designed to achieve and express a […]

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How to identify, then crush, your fiercest competitor

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

Name two of your competitors. You probably missed the fiercest one. Let me explain. Prospects, the people you want to do business with, are already doing business with Other Guys. (Let’s call them the OGs). You can’t magically invent new human beings, so your challenge is to overthrow existing loyalty, to steal customers away from […]

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Why a “PJLM” makes your brand story work

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

Once (dramatically) upon a time … a PJLM interacted with a brand … That’s how the most engaging brand stories begin. PJLM is the indispensable element to make your narrative effective, the vital component that actually converts prospects. So, what is it? Here’s a hint: what do these ad campaign samples have in common? • […]

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