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Case Studies. Shorthand and Canva. 6 ways visual storytelling can bring brand stories to life. When words and visuals work as a team to paint the full picture of a brand story, the results can be powerful.

6 ways visual storytelling can bring brand stories to life

Here are six different ways Shorthand is being used to transform brand and product stories into engaging, visually-rich experiences. How would you use it? You might only see the model's boots in the Title Section of this fashion story, produced by ELLE Canada and Hudson's Bay, but the use of autoplay video off the bat means it's both engaging and fun, which immediately encourages the reader to scroll down into the rest of the story.

Similarly, this collaboration between ELLE and McArthurglen uses Shorthand's reveal effect to create striking transitions between images. Shorthand's unique Scrollmation sections allow users to incorporate animation in stories simply by adding a series of images. A Branding & Digital Design Agency. Enterprise Ecommerce Software - Scalable Ecommerce Platform. Branding Strategies When a Bargain Brand Attacks a Premium Brand. 5 ways entrepreneurs can create a premium brand. What Can Luxury Brands Teach Us About Ecommerce Content Marketing? Shoppin cart reviews. MarketingSherpa Blog. Brand. Brand. What 7 Key Strategies Must We Learn From Apple Marketing? Coming off the heels of yet another successful Apple launch debut, it’s increasingly clear that Apple is on top of their game in a way like no other.

What 7 Key Strategies Must We Learn From Apple Marketing?

Which other company could turn an ordinary press conference into a live global event? The secret lies beyond their product line and design standards; it lies beyond even Steve Jobs’ emphatic adherence to Apple’s core philosophy, which is that the user doesn’t always know what they want. Looking at the company’s latest product lines and revenue models, I’d be a fool to call them anything less than what they are, which is: A design firmA media platformA publishing companyA software powerhouseA computer builderA movement Break down each of these bullets individually and you’ll find a company at the top of their respective industry, but combine them into a single entity and you’ve got the recipe for building one of the most influential businesses of all time.

'Thought Leading' Your Way to Premium Brand Status. They're called by different names such as premium brands, luxury brands or even high-road brands.

'Thought Leading' Your Way to Premium Brand Status

Regardless of the name, the value of attaining premium status in your industry comes with high rewards and the greatest return on sales (ROS) or margins in the industry. Moreover, as you attain premium status, you jettison the need to "push" ceaseless messaging and advertising and tip of field of gravitational pull in your favor by becoming a "pull brand" that attracts the right customers with less effort. That said, not every brand can be a premium or high-road brand. For those brands seeking that status, however, I submit that pursuing a thought leadership marketing strategy is one path toward premium status. Marketing Strategy: Software startup used B2C model to achieve 11% B2B conversion rate.

Slack. Millward brown increasing brand value. Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free. How to Develop Strategy Mission, Vision & Values. Examples Values Values are enduring, passionate, and distinctive core beliefs, and they’re an essential part of developing your strategy.

How to Develop Strategy Mission, Vision & Values

They are based on enduring tenets—guiding principles—to adhere to no matter what mountain you climb. Your core values are part of your strategic foundation. They are the beliefs that guide the conduct, activities and goals of your organization. How to Develop Strategy Mission, Vision & Values. Luxury Branding: The Difference Between Premium and Luxury. An article on the NBC News website announces the new 2014 Hyundai Equus, with a price tag of over $70,000: “At next week’s New York Auto Show, Hyundai will spotlight the 2014 Equus, the mid-cycle update of its premium-luxury sedan.

Luxury Branding: The Difference Between Premium and Luxury

The sedan will compete with high-end makes, such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-Series.” Did you notice the dash between the words “premium” and “luxury”? Has the distinction between “premium” and “luxury” become so insignificant that it’s almost impossible to quantify? Can a brand such as Hyundai, that many would equate to “affordability”, suddenly become a player in the premium, or even luxury segment? I have to admit the line that separates the “luxury” from “premium” has become blurry. Many luxury brands launched “teaser” products, at much more affordable prices, in order to attract the new, younger clientele. Luxury branding requires proper distinction between the terms. Strategic Brand Management. Taking a premium position in the market. Brand Positioning For Professional Services Brands. Unlike product brands that you can pick off the shelf or take for a test-drive, most professional services organizations sell an intangible.

Brand Positioning For Professional Services Brands

The product cannot be fully “experienced” until it’s purchased. That intangible is usually a promise to produce a desired future outcome that improves the condition of the customer. Professional services are sold on reputation and trust, and a strong brand establishes these qualities in the minds of prospects. The prospect buys into the promise based on their level of trust with the provider. For this reason, brand building for professional services companies is often more critical to building business value than for product brands. In an age where most service brands are price driven commodities, professional services brands have to be positioned in the minds of customers with razor sharp precision. . – We are client focused – We are global – We build lasting relationships. Not just a pretty face. How to create a successful b2b brand strategy. - Marketecture. What first comes to mind when you hear the word ‘brand’?

Not just a pretty face. How to create a successful b2b brand strategy. - Marketecture

For many, it’s likely to be a company’s visual identity. Its logo, its imagery, its colours and its typography. Certainly when you think of global brands such as Coca-Cola, Google, Apple, IBM and McDonalds, it’s clear that a strong visual identity can help businesses to become instantly recognisable. Millward brown increasing brand value.

Brand Strategy: Win By Creating New Value. Many marketing people are obsessive about the urgent work of competing rather than the more important work of creating.

Brand Strategy: Win By Creating New Value

Brand owners and managers are busy people! They’re busy everyday in back-to-back-meetings. They’re under increasing pressure to create more revenue, and get more stuff done as cost effectively (cheap) as possible. They’re thinking about supply-chain logistics, product development, pricing, channel strategy, promotions, customer service and their competitors. Managers are hyper-focused on their marketing ROI– the urgent metrics executive management values most and forms the basis of reward and compensation. Marketing Strategy: Software startup used B2C model to achieve 11% B2B conversion rate. By David Kirkpatrick, Reporter Emaze is a startup company that produces online presentation software and offers a variety of templates to help its users get started.

Marketing Strategy: Software startup used B2C model to achieve 11% B2B conversion rate

When it launched, the company wasn't sure who was going to become its paying customers. Daniel Glickman, CMO, emaze, said the beginning strategy was to let everyone use the product for free and then ask all users to begin paying. 5 Qualities of Premium B2B Brands. What Does Your Brand Say About You?

5 Qualities of Premium B2B Brands

The Top 100 Brands of the WorldImage Courtesy Of DesignBuddy.com One of the most common questions I used to ask during customer interviews is, “Does Brand X have premium value?” Of course, the typical response was, “What do you mean by that?” For B2C clients, it was whether the brand attracted higher income customers, had repeat customers, and had a strong reputation for quality.