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A Tale of Two Logos

Identifying marks, logos, and icons are all crucial elements to a brand’s identity. They are the main image that separates the brand from any other organization, and because of this, it is important that they are protected. It’s also crucial that a brand has a unified voice across all of its platforms. Rich Energy, an energy-drink brand and former Haas Formula One sponsor, has been learning this the hard way over the last two months. One trademark dispute popped the top on a whole other world of issues. Rich Energy (founded 2015) entered into a lawsuit in May with Whyte

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I Just Want 5 Stars!

Warren Buffett once said it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. While it’s a phrase you’ve surely heard many times over the years, it begins to ring a deeper truth as online resources provide more transparency. A brand’s online reputation management (ORM) refers to the public’s opinion of the organization as reflected by what consumers are saying about them on the internet, as well as how the brand interacts with those comments. In today’s digital age, a brand’s online reputation becomes an extension of themselves, whether they like it or not. Consumers are

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Real Brands in a Fake World

Our clients sometimes ask us if advertising is really like the show “Mad Men.” Like many things, the shows highlights some realities with a dramatic and fictional exaggeration. However, while the ad agency (and accompanying storyline) was fictitious, many of the brands mentioned in the show were not, such as Lucky Strike cigarettes, Bethlehem Steel, American Airlines, Jaguar, Hilton Hotels, and Coca-Cola. Since the show ran for seven seasons, one can imagine the huge amount of products and companies that were featured on the show. So, while binging over a rainy weekend, did you ever wonder how the show successfully

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Is “Brandfluence™” Right for You?

Are you experiencing low sales volume? Does “the other guy” seem to consistently outperform you? Do people forget your name the moment you leave the meeting? You need brand enhancement, and BrandFluence™ could help. WHAT?!? We’re talking about enhancing your brand…what did you THINK we were talking about? Hey, it’s important to understand that brands EVOLVE. Giving your brand an enhancement does not mean you’re failing; in fact, it means the opposite — you are succeeding! You’ve been around long enough that the brand position you’ve held over the past several years needs to shift so that you can continue

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How to Use Milestone Marketing in 2020 — And Beyond!

How old will your company be in 2020? How about 2021? People celebrate “milestone” birthdays, like 30, 40, and 50, and we think it’s important for companies, too. At Marbury, we love helping clients celebrate their impressive anniversaries with what we call, “Marbury Milestone Marketing.” We hope this article may inspire you to do some marketing of your own. If your company is celebrating a major milestone (we suggest at least 20-25 years in business) in 2020, you should start the party planning now! Milestone Marketing is an interesting and sentimental way to celebrate your company’s longevity among your team;

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3 Healthcare Provider Issues Marketing Can Heal

You may be thinking, “A hospital needs marketing?” As a healthcare advertising agency, we cannot say “yes” enough! Healthcare advertising does not mean hiring a dancing sign holder to stand outside of your practice, nor does it mean creating those cheesy “used car lot” commercials to get new patients in your doors for a “low, low price!” Marketing for healthcare providers should build your credibility in your community and effectively tell the story of why your hospital or practice should be that prospective patient’s first stop when they need medical care. Healthcare marketing is also a great way to address

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