Ten ways to build your brand in 2014January 3, 2014
Last year, we predicted that the three most critical promotional tools for the year were
- social media
This proved true, and these three will remain essential in 2014.
However, the success of each has necessitated even greater effectiveness to attain cut-through in markets where there is massive competition for customer attention.
Here are our ten ways to build your brand in 2014
1 .. responsive web design
(if your site is not optimised for mobile, you are missing out more, every day)
2 .. enterprise mobility
(multi-screening, BYOD and BYOA, are all changing the way people work)
3 .. short-form platforms
(Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Kik, Snapchat, Vimeo, Vine and YouTube)
4 .. authenticity
(employee advocates, sponsored programmes, paid advertising on social platforms and search engines, social media outsourcing)
4 .. word-of-mouth advocacy
(through passion, relevance and trust, genuine organic love for a brand influences behaviour far more than paid promotion)
5 .. real-time marketing
(opportunistic and engaged blogging with your customer demographic is a potent sales tool)
6 .. your own brand list-building
(we’ve all helped Facebook and LinkedIn build massive networks .. Now’s the time for DIY)
8 .. visually innovative & branded content
(partner with graphic designers, photographers and video producers to build evocative visual assets: images, infographics, videos and videographics)
9 .. coherent social storytelling
(engaging brand stories through social marketing to build relationships with consumers by sharing common goals)
10 .. interactive tagged video
(enabling social media users to add tags, hashtags and keywork links to video)
All these strategies can be applied to your brand.
Over seventeen years, Digital Tsunami has applied significant creative and technical expertise to multi-media, multi-lingual, multi-national campaigns for clients in an extensive range of sectors.
To discuss your requirements and objectives and develop a customised suite of solutions for the successful marketing of your brand in 2014, contact Digital Tsunami today!
From Our Clients
We were very happy with the development process and the outcome. The objectives have all been achieved, in terms of usability and ease of use in updating the site. You definitely nailed both of these.
The launch .. was a success. We were able to present this live on a Wireless connection during our Sydney, Australia sales conference on a location with very limited internet bandwidth. This proves the technology used .. renders light webpages which are easy to download on a browser.
Comments I've heard from our employees were all positive and reflected precisely what we were looking for: a simple but concise, clean and effective webpage.
We acknowledge the timeframe given to you was extremely short but nevertheless you have sucessfully delivered the project on schedule .. the critical success factor was communication and availability of Digital Tsunami's team.
I am very glad we were able to partner with such a professional team as yours and I am confident any other initiatives with you will be as successful.
Andrew and his team at Digital Tsunami were the developers behind our micro site for Fearless.
I like the way they work (efficient, effective) and delivered a great site, on time.
Andrew W Morse and the Digital Tsunami team are world class, creative professionals in the challenging and highly competitive business of web page design and utilisation.
He understands business, he understands marketing, he understands communication and he understands design. And most importantly, his web pages pay for themselves within weeks of going online.
I recently engaged Digital Tsunami to design and build my 60-page website. I'm a website copywriter who relies heavily on web-generated business, so my own online presence needs to be impeccable.
The solution that Digital Tsunami supplied is brilliant. It meets my needs perfectly; it's clean, bold, elegant, fast, and easy to edit. I've had lots of very positive feedback about it, and since launch, my request for quote rate and conversion rate have increased markedly.
The team at Digital Tsunami was incredibly responsive, delivering a solution well ahead of deadline. Their technical knowledge was exceptional, they were innovative, and they were very meticulous. What's more, they understood my business and technical requirements and translated them into a user-friendly, refined, professional site which is conceptually simple and cohesive.
I have no hesitation in recommending the website design services of Digital Tsunami to any business .. that needs a stand-out online presence.