There’s a lot of conversation about building a business and building a brand like they’re one and the same. And while these guys are married—joined at the hip even—they’re also two very different creatures.
Here's why, and what you want to do first.
We’ve rounded up some of the biggest and niggliest questions, and are sharing our lens on what we know about being in the branding trenches—along with gems from other industry experts on all this.
Be gone, trial, error and overwhelm...
Your brand marketing budget means you only have so much time and money to create stuff or pay other people to do it for you. And while you (hopefully) know quality trumps quantity—you also know there’s got to be a certain volume of content if you want your brand to stay visible.
Read on, for the one thing you want to do.
Big gun or little brand, while content marketing might be the new black of business—it’s also the bane of anyone who runs one. Because if you’re anything like the clients I work with, you’re too overwhelmed and close to what you do to know what to write about. (Even if you had the time or desire to!)
Luckily, there’s a simple solution.
Even brands that look and sound like a million bucks can struggle to get business.
Just because you’re not yet raking in those dream prospects doesn’t mean your brand message is off. It doesn’t mean repositioning your brand was a waste of time and cash. And it doesn’t mean what you do isn’t worthy or enticing.
Most likely, it simply means you had the brand makeover—but you didn’t invite anyone to the party.