There are four priorities for brand building today: 1) Messaging must emphasize brand over product. 2) Make messages personal by leveraging automation and AI. 3) Optimize your brand’s content for voice and visual search. 4) Blur the boundary between marketing and customer service.
More than the sum of their parts; brands can collaborate for great success (or disaster!) Co-branding can be great when two brands come together to make a product that neither brand would be able to pull off alone. But they fail when the new product is out of the scope of what customers could reasonably expect from the brand.
It helps when naming your business if you know the types of brand names. All of the 300+ million company names fall into one of these categories 7 categories: eponymous, descriptive, acronymic, suggestive, associative, non-English and abstract. We talk about 77 real world examples.