Discover how brands are created, managed, differentiated, leveraged, and licensed Whether your business is large or small, global or local, this new edition of Branding For Dummies gives you the nuts and bolts to create, improve, and maintain a successful brand.
Discover how brands are created, managed, differentiated, leveraged, and licensed Whether your business is large or small, global or local, this new edition of Branding For Dummies gives you the nuts and bolts to create, improve, and maintain a successful brand. It'll help you define your company's mission, the benefits and features of your products or services, what your customers and prospects already think of your brand, what qualities you want them to associate with your company, and so much more. Packed with plain-English advice and step-by-step instructions, Branding For Dummies covers assembling a top-notch branding team, positioning your brand, handling advertising and promotions, avoiding blunders, and keeping your brand viable, visible, and healthy. Whether you're looking to develop a logo and tagline, manage and protect your brand, launch a brand marketing plan, fix a broken brand, make customers loyal brand champions or anything in between Branding For Dummies makes it fast and easy. * Includes tips and cautionary advice on social media and its impact on personal and business branding programs * Covers balancing personal and business brand development * References some of the major brand crises and how to avoid making the same mistakes * Shows brand marketers how to create brands that match their employers' objectives while launching their own careers If you're a business leader looking to set your brand up for the ultimate success, Branding For Dummies has you covered.
Bill Chiaravalle served as Creative Director with world-renowned brand strategy and design firm Landor Associates before founding Brand Navigation, which has been honored with numerous branding, design, and industry awards. Barbara Findlay Schenck is a nationally recognized marketing specialist and the author of several books, including Small Business Marketing Kit For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Branding 5 Chapter 1: Putting Brands and Branding in Perspective 7 Chapter 2: Why, What, How, and When to Brand 23 Chapter 3: Gearing Up to Brand or Build a Better Brand 43 Chapter 4: Powering Up Your Personal and One-Person Business Brands 59 Part II: Building a Brand, Step by Step 73 Chapter 5: Profiling and Positioning Your Brand 75 Chapter 6: Putting Your Brand into Words 99 Chapter 7: Naming Your Brand 111 Chapter 8: Designing Your Logo and Tagline 131 Part III: Winning Brand Fans and Followers 151 Chapter 9: Countdown to Takeoff: Launching or Relaunching Your Brand 153 Chapter 10: Branding in the Digital Age 171 Chapter 11: Engaging Your Brand Audience Online with Social Media 189 Chapter 12: Advertising, Promoting, and Publicizing Your Brand 209 Part IV: Caring for Your Brand 233 Chapter 13: Perfecting Your Brand Experience 235 Chapter 14: Winning Brand Loyalty 251 Chapter 15: Valuing and Leveraging Your Brand 265 Chapter 16: Revitalizing Your Brand with a Full or Partial Makeover 289 Part V: Protecting Your Brand 305 Chapter 17: Defending Your Brand Legally and through Careful Usage 307 Chapter 18: Taking Action When Bad Things Happen to Good Brands 319 Part VI: The Part of Tens 335 Chapter 19: Ten Signs that Your Personal Brand Needs Attention 337 Chapter 20: Ten Branding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them 343 Chapter 21: Ten Branding Truths to Remember 349 Index 355
Branding For Dummies by Bill Chiaravalle
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