What do I need to brand my business?
February 15, 2018
Hosted by Phil Davis and Liz Hiemstra
What's the difference between a business and a brand? How do you "brand" a business and just what does that mean? You'll find out on today's information packed show. Discover the difference between branding and "fame." Identify your pivot point, what truly empowers your brand See if your company name, mission, tag and identity all line up, or if they are fuzzy and disconnected Find out how to create an aligned brand that stands for something more than the products and services you serve, branding based on attributes not things By identifying what drives your company, and aligning your company brand name, visual identity and messaging, you can create a powerful, brilliant brand that stands for something. Why simply have a business, one that comes and goes based on product demand, when you can own a timeless attribute like efficiency, innovation or safety? It's all about building brands, ones that shine, on today's Brilliant Branding podcast.
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
"Brilliant Branding" shines the spotlight, and provides valuable insights, into the most common, and frustrating company identity issues facing startups, entrepreneurs, consultants, and even established business owners. Topics address timely issues such as effective naming strategies, smart logo design, tips for trademarking, clear brand messaging, engaging social media and reputation management. We take a deep dive to uncover the "pivot point" of an organization, the "why" behind each business to help build a more clear, cohesive and compelling brand image.
Guests will include authors, industry thought leaders, linguists, graphic designers, digital strategists and other experts to provide a holistic approach to building your brand. If you have ever struggled to explain or clarify your business, this show will supercharge your identity so you can outshine your competition. Brilliant Branding is broadcast live Thursdays at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Phil Davis and Liz Hiemstra
Phil Davis is one of the most quoted company naming experts globally. Phil has named and/or branded over 250 companies, products and services worldwide. Some of his work includes PODS, as well as TeamLogicIT, EarlyMoments, TradingBlock, and DoubleCross Vodka. Phil has written for, or been quoted in, Inc., WSJ.com, Entrepreneur.com, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Newsday, Reader's Digest, and many others. Phil's branding articles are frequently referenced by those researching and publishing branding related topics.
When not actively naming a company, Phil speaks on the subject of "Brilliant Branding" and best industry practices. He has served as both keynote branding speaker, as well as subject matter expert on brand development.
Phil founded a full service advertising agency at the age of 26 in Tampa Bay, Florida. He was recognized with a Price Waterhouse Up and Comer Award at the start of his career and continued by building a marketing firm that attracted a broad range of retail, medical, industrial and B2B clientele.
After 17 years at the helm, Phil left his agency to devote himself to the art of naming and branding. He relocated to North Carolina where he founded Tungsten Branding in 2003. Since that time, Phil has worked regionally, nationally and internationally to build clear, compelling brand identities that convey a cohesive message. His commitment to brand clarity is the hallmark of Tungsten Branding.