Consumer loyalty is the behaviour of consistent purchasing of a brand over an extended period of time, measured as a proportion of times a consumer choses the same brand compared to other brands in the same category. Consumer loyalty is, quite rightly, seen as the key to a successful product and business. However, sometimes, even the best quality product does not garner the loyalty it deserves; and even advertising a product may only result in a short-term spike in sales, and may do little to stop consumers from switching to other brands over time.
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Why is Branding Important? Branding is vital to the survival of almost any online business. Branding includes the thoughts and emotions that are triggered in the consumer when they see your product or interact with your brand. Another reason why branding is important is that brand names, and logos are brand ambassadors for your business. …
Excerpted from the forthcoming book Brandaide
When it comes to trademarks and the brands they represent, there are two paths. One leads to distinction, the other to extinction. The INSURE path teaches brand owners and their brand team six important steps to follow in order to create build and maintain a legally strong brand.
The Internet has been abuzz with warnings that every company should have a written Social Media policy. These warnings have more recently been followed by equally compelling, but contradictory advice that Social Media policies are not worth the time and money, and aren’t enforceable anyway. So what’s a mindful company trying to do the right thing, to do?
In a rush of excitement to launch a new product or business, it’s easy to forget that selection of a trademark is not the same as naming a baby. It’s easy to understand why you can’t choose a famous trademark like TIFFANY or TIFFANY BLUE. The selection of a great trademark requires investigation, including a federal trademark search. Begin with Step 1 SELECT, of the Brandaide 3-step trademark process.
While the advent of online public filing is a huge convenience to the public and legal practitioners alike, there are potential hazards. An entire industry has emerged, calculated to confuse the trademark applicant and extract fees for “watch services” which for many clients are either unnecessary or overly broad. Even worse, applicants who file without …