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Does “Brand” Mean What You Think It Means?

In Fan-centric Marketing, Uncategorized by lisavgray

It’s good to revisit regularly Seth Godin’s definition of brand: “A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that…account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another. If the consumer…doesn’t pay a premium, make a selection or spread the word, then no brand value exists for that consumer.” [Read the rest of Seth’s …

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Move Over – I’ll Drive

In Build Audience, Fan-centric Marketing by lisavgray

WPP and MillwardBrown have just come out with the 7th annual BrandZ™ analysis of the Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands for 2012. It’s 100+ pages, chockablock full of delectable insights: what’s hot where, who’s cooling down and where the smart money goes next. I’ve only just started my study of the study, but I want to linger for a …

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Orange County Register Plays Ball!

In Fan-centric Marketing, Media by lisavgray

So did you see how the Orange County Register is covering baseball’s opening day today? They’re taking the flash mob concept to new heights and forming a News Mob – 100+ reporters to cover the Angels’ first game of the season. One Hundred. Plus. In an online article, OCR Angels’ Editor Keith Sharon rundowns some of the coverage: Photos from Opening …