Optimize My Brand

Strategy, tactics, ideas and tips from Creative Company.

Message strategy guides brand perception

Message strategy guides brand perception

Message strategy or messaging hierarchy–overview vs. specifics Message strategy, positioning, brand messaging, messaging hierarchy are all foundations of effective marketing. But where do you start? What’s a message strategy vs. messaging hierarchy? Let me clarify for you. Messaging is your verbal brand When it’s time to assess your brand... read more
Marketing design … where to start

Marketing design … where to start

Well designed marketing reaches the right people at their point of choice The world of marketing planning and strategy has shifted dramatically since online has become the dominant place to build your brand. When it’s time to begin your marketing design, where do you start? No matter which industry... read more
Rebranding for today’s audiences

Rebranding for today’s audiences

Rebranding helps you redefine who you are Many companies are reviewing their brand identity, company name and overall marketing strategy for the new year. Why? Positioning and perception. How you’re positioned in your market and your category is defined by your brand. Perception is reality–is your organization recognized for... read more
Website redesign, start with your audience

Website redesign, start with your audience

What are they looking for? If you’ve read our blog, you know we advocate putting your website at the heart of your marketing. This is true for nearly any organization. Your website is your front door, the first glimpse, the introduction that sets the stage for who you are... read more
Which marketing concept is best? 6 questions to answer

Which marketing concept is best? 6 questions to answer

Today’s marketing world is filled with ideas, options, push-the-envelope-ideas, more-creative-than-the-other-guy campaigns. So what’s the right marketing concept for your organization? Let’s define first: What’s a marketing concept? According to NetMBA: The marketing concept is the philosophy that firms should analyze the needs of their customers and then make decisions to... read more
Wine and culinary tourism marketing campaign

Wine and culinary tourism marketing campaign

McMinnville, Oregon’s Taste Mac campaign With funds from a new lodging tax, the McMinnville City Council approved a grant to the MDA (McMinnville Downtown Association) for a 2015 wine and culinary tourism marketing campaign. Creative Company was chosen to provide strategy, creative and implementation. The integrated campaign launched in... read more
Is bad website design killing your business?

Is bad website design killing your business?

Bad website design means headaches for the business owner At least 80% of your target audiences are online, looking for what you offer. What happens if they find you but your website turns them off? You lose. Truth. I frequently talk to small business owners who complain about their... read more
An optimized brand = good marketing to support a sale

An optimized brand = good marketing to support a sale

An optimized brand is targeted, clear and direct You can build a brand with great content, outstanding design and lots of visibility supported with ad campaigns, packaging, an online presence, provide valuable content, create a positive experience … and more. Yet the end game is to engage the interested... read more
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