The Grueling Truth about Sports

Figure out why you need to differentiate yourself in order for your startup to survive. What does your startup provide that customers can’t get anywhere else? Listen to this week’s episode of Surviving the Startup Podcast, “The Grueling Truth About Sports”, with host Marc Amazon and special guest Sol CEO,Deb Gabor. Give this one...

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What is a Brand Personality?

Brand Personality

Branding is, in a lot of ways, the act of creating expectations for how you will interact with your customers. Like an individual’s personality can give you clues into what interacting with him or her will be like, a brand’s personality sets the expectation for what you’ll experience as a...

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The Definitive List of Brand Archetypes

Brand Archetypes

We all want a loyal following. We’re constantly looking for that magical marketing plan that will connect us to our audience and make our product an irreplaceable part of their life. What we don’t often realize is that connections are relationships. If we aren’t clear about who we are, no...

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Whose Job is Branding?

Branding is a funny thing. It’s often a part of marketing, but requires different skillsets than the marketing team has. It comes from the customer experience, but customer service reps aren’t able to set the strategy. It requires design, but it starts long before design. So the question is: Who...

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Your brand comes from your customers, not you

By Deb Gabor When people imagine our job as a branding agency, they usually picture a marketing whiz sitting in a closed off boardroom, brainstorming and crafting a perfect brand. That couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is, branding doesn’t come from your company or from an agency...

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