Storytelling - Branding Strategy Insider

Brand storytelling is the art of connecting the hearts and minds of customers to shared values and ideals that define the “sacred truth” of why the brand exists and who benefits from its existence. Compelling brand stories serve to remind us of something sacred and valued about ourselves rather than promoting some new product feature or additive. Explore the best practices in brand storytelling strategy on Branding Strategy Insider.
Brands As Business Models

As a professor of business and management consultant I find myself in a variety of organizations. One of the questions I often ask both senior managers and line personnel is how their organization makes money. Another way to ask the question is to ask for a description of the firm’s business model. In many organizations the answers are a best superficial. In the worst cases the answers are misleading. The answers frequently take the form...

How Scarcity Wields Influence For Brands

Persuasion engages innate human responses. When used as an influence tactic, scarcity can change beliefs, attitudes, or behaviors due to actual or perceived pressure. Social psychologists have been especially interested in scarcity and influence because it can cause significant behavior changes and result in people making decisions they otherwise would not have made. Items have a greater appeal when their availability is limited or restricted.

The Brand Strategy Of Scarcity

In a 2017 study 6 participants were shown a promotional message that reflected a percentage off the price of a product. There were different variations of this message, some that showed the offer was for today only, for one week only, or had no expiration at all. While hooked up to an fMRI scanner, participants pressed a button if they wished to purchase the product they were presented with. Each time they chose to buy...

How Brands Can Use Web3 To Their Advantage

There’s no doubt about it – web3 and blockchain technology is poised to become a pillar of our economy in the coming years. But for now, can brands really benefit from web3 technology? The answer is a resounding YES. Today, we’ll explore some of the ways that brands can leverage web3 to stand out from their competition, increase brand awareness, and engage with customers like never before.

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