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Personal Branding

 

Recently I was asked what the impact of personal branding is.

 

Many companies are an extension of personal brands that have been leveraged. As an example, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods personal brands have been leveraged by Nike to create a brand within a brand.

The evolution of brands

 

Brands over the past few centuries have been formed based on a number of factors. Long ago brands identified a craftsman’s work and were part of his or her name giving recognition to the person who made the product.

Inspired Brands

 

Recently I‘ve had the opportunity to watch series of TedTalk videos the got me to thinking, are brand inspiring or are they inspired by others around them?

Branding legacy

 

While branding has a history tied to Madison Avenue, I recently realized that its roots go back much further.

Bob Diakow Brand Development • 248-231-4478 • bdiakow@bobdiakow.com

 

Comfortmaker's co-op program was developed to intice installers/dealers to carry the product line as their first to recomend. The challenge was to create awarenes for the brand's products while asisting contarctors/dealers sell through to end user customers.

In order to engage tthe target audience, a advertising campaign was created that generated an association of customer needs with the Comformaker name.