Believe it or not, there was a time when I was so sick of social media, I couldn’t bare to read or see one more thing about it. I was working in corporate communications at the time and social media was still fairly new to me, but my boss wanted me to learn everything about it so I spent hours in training and research to find out as much as possible and one day I decided that I just couldn’t stand it anymore. Then I began to see social media
It was literally a cold and rainy day. I had a pretty big print job to pick up and deliver to a client before heading uptown (during rush hour) to meet with a prospect I had been trying to meet with for months…but let me give you the backstory first… The week before this rainy day, I had been trying to process a credit card transaction for one client’s print job and for whatever reason it would not work. I needed this transaction to go through so that I could
I have always been fascinated with the way fashion stylists and interior designers combine textures and colours and patterns to create amazing looks and spaces that people just fall in love with. My job as a Brand Stylist is to combine your passion, vision, message and identity to create your brand and give it some style 😉 Clients I consult with get attention from a wide range of media: You can find out more about my PR, Branding & Online Marketing programs here. If you would like to book a
This last installment of Next Level Branding is all about good, old-fashioned, face-to-face communication. There is no connection like the connection made when people can actually see and hear each other. Sure there are still online technologies like Skype and FaceTime to facilitate this communication, but adding the human touch; letting people see you and even shake your hand leaves a far greater impression than any advertisement, Facebook post or email newsletter. Social media is an amazing tool, but it’s really the face-to-face interaction that makes a long-term impact. ~Felicia Day If you know your audience
Now that you’ve taken a few days to rethink your brand, you are now ready to take the next step: getting your name out there. In part I of the Next Level Branding series I mentioned that this process does not happen overnight and rightly so. Essentially what you will be doing is making connections and building relationships that will carry your name and your brand out into the world, but with that comes the responsibility and courtesy of honouring that relationship by knowing what the needs and interests of your connections are and
So you’ve got a brand; a logo, an image a message, a product, service or event that hundreds and even thousands of people support, but you know, deep down inside, that there is so much more that you want to do and so much more that you want to give. Your passion is finally aligning with your purpose; you’re putting in your time and energy; you have the focus and the ambition and all you want to do is make a difference. Make a difference in your community, make a difference
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