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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

 

The ads were created to show the station’s unique programing.

The ads accomplished the goal in humorous, light hearted manner that drew comparisons to the competition’s ways of gathering and providing news and information.