Building Your Brand:
What’s Love Got to Do With It

I’m sharing a very important Valentine’s Day-themed secret with you: the key to creating a compelling brand is to find your people and love them hard. Showing up. A personal touch. Delighting your customers. Helping and giving without expectation of return. This is how love builds your brand. Here are five steps to breathing some love and life into your brand’s pulse. Read More

Why You’re Not Ready for Press

If The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal or Oprah came knocking at your door today, would you be ready for them? I mean really ready – ready to talk about yourself and your business in an impactful, interesting way, speak in quick, ten second sound bites without any “ums” or “likes”, and hand over your press materials – a professional bio, headshots and lifestyle images, a FAQ sheet, talking points, and an attractive website that’s user-friendly and totally up-to-date? Read More

How Brands Make an Emotional Connection

In today’s cluttered digital world, the most successful brands are the ones that make an emotional connection with their target audience. They are crystal clear about who they are, what they do best and are pros at eloquently communicating their brand story. In other words, they use clarity, consistency and targeted communication to powerfully connect. Read More