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Brand Differentiation

What We Can All Learn from Costco

I like going to Costco. Free food samples, good prices on good products, a frequently changing selection, interesting people-watching, and the occasional I’ve-got-to-get-this-today-because-I-know-it-won’t-be-here-tomorrow deal. I’ve bought eyeglasses at Costco. Discounted movie tickets and spa packages. And 16 year-old Scotch and fresh flowers, too. It’s… Continue Reading →

Finding Ways to Become a “Remarkable” Brand

For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on a project to help launch a new brand into a mature market already dominated by several well-entrenched competitors. This new brand will be smaller, with fewer products offered — each equally as remarkable (or unremarkable, as the case… Continue Reading →

“The Only” Key To Brand Positioning

“The Only” That’s the most critical component of a brand positioning statement. It indicates your specific, unique place in the competitive brandscape. It’s your place and no one else’s. It’s not easy to figure out what that might be for… Continue Reading →

Differentiate Your Brand Now. Or Watch It Wither.

With so many b-to-b and b-to-c brands vying for attention and business, the need has never been greater for true, relevant differentiation among competitive products and services. Bombarded with so many choices tossed at them in so many ways, potential customers are desperately seeking a reason to justify one… Continue Reading →

Think Like A Rock Band To Differentiate Your Business Brand.

Want some inspiration for differentiating your brand(s)? Look no further than your Galaxy or iphone — or for you traditionalists, your CD, vinyl, or even 8-track (yikes!) collection. Consider the various performers represented there. What’s the appeal? Are more than… Continue Reading →

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