Impactful Branding and Marketing Tools for Medical + Pharma

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marketing and branding for medical device and pharmaceutical companies

To understand the changing landscape of marketing and branding for medical device and pharmaceutical companies, one only has to look at late night television. There, the battle between Viagra and Cialis is played out—hour after hour—as commercials remind viewers of the perils of ignoring one’s romantic life. (Sure, there’s the litany of potential side effects… but they’re speed-read at the … Read More

2018: A Marketing Year In Review

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The past year has been a wild ride. The weather… the fires… the politics… the stock market. And through it all, marketing creatives have stayed the course. Here are some of the most memorable campaigns and trends from 2018: A Marketing Year in Review. try a hot toddy, dear Alexa lost her voice This hilarious Super Bowl LII commercial conjures … Read More

Naughty or Nice Brands

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naughty or nice

We’re sure YOU made Santa’s “nice” list… Every year there are companies whose marketing campaigns deserve both a gold star and the grandest of gifts from ol’ St. Nick. And then there are those naughty ones that deserve a lump of coal. Here we identify some that took flight 2018… and others that dropped like a rock out of the … Read More

Brand and Logo, a Case of Mistaken Identity

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setting the record straight As a full-service branding agency, we hear the question frequently: “what’s the difference between a brand and a logo?” Many seem to think they’re one and the same– even some agencies! So, if even the professionals are confused about the difference, how can we expect our clients to understand? Many clients feel that they have a … Read More

Expand Your Business, Be a Global Brand

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global brand

To build a global brand, you need to do more than just launch a website that can be accessed anywhere in the world or put up social media accounts that you think anyone can find. Launching your brand across borders takes work and an deep understanding of your customer base and cultural needs. As with any form of branding, you … Read More

Inconsistent Branding and New Coke

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New Coke is considered by many to be the greatest brand failure ever. This inconsistent branding rose from Coke’s desire to regain market share after customers seemed to prefer the sweeter taste of rival Pepsi-Cola, and in an effort to boost slumping sales in the early 1980s. The public went nuts. People were absolutely devastated by the change and that … Read More

Brand Identity: The Face of Your Business

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Having a strong brand is crucial when differentiating yourself from your competitors and it helps steer business decisions. If you’re working to build your brand identity for your business– no matter if it’s the first or fourth time– it can seem overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. A great first step to creating your brand identity is to … Read More

Protect Your Brand from Copycats

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There are many steps to building a brand and, once you’ve finally created something that speaks to your clients and tells the world what you’re about, you want to protect your hard work. While this may mean a significant upfront cost for your business, it will protect your brand and keep your message from being diluted by competitors.   If … Read More

Brand Ambition: Building a Personal Brand

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Personal Branding Blog - Hummingbird Creative Group

As we’ve discussed before, branding is the mark you want your company to leave, the niche you want your company to fill and the package you present your company as. You create a brand strategy to build on positioning and your big idea. Your big idea ultimately translates into a creative brand story that you can take into the world … Read More

4 Tips for Better Brand Management

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Brand Management - Row boat and paddle - Hummingbird Creative Group

Your company brand is your mark on the world– it’s what sets you apart and what your customers calls to mind when they think of your company. Whether you’re brand new or you’ve been in business for a while, everyone can benefit from a brand management plan. Don’t let your brand management be something you figure out as you go … Read More