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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

 

In the auto insurance claims industry, cost control is of the utmost importance. Communicating expertise in this area can be a daunting task.

The marketing materials asked insurance executives to look at the way they were currently doing business, while offering an effective alternative. The successful campaign included brochures to direct mail, and advertising.