The Origin of Brands: How Product Evolution Creates Endless Possibilities for New Brands

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - By following darwin's brilliant deduction that new species arise from divergence of an existing species, the Rieses outline an effective strategy for creating and taking to market an effective brand. What results is a new and strikingly effective strategy for creating innovative products, building a successful brand, and, in turn, achieving business success.

Here, the rieses explain how changing conditions in the marketplace create endless opportunities to build new brands and accumulate riches. The origin of brands will show you in depth how to build a great brand and will lead you to success in the high-stakes world of branding. In the origin of brands, you will learn how to:divide and conquerexploit divergenceUse the theories of survival of the firstest and survival of the secondestHarness the power of pruning Using insightful studies of failed convergence products and engaging success stories of products that have achieved worldwide success through divergence, the Rieses have written the definitive book on branding.

The Origin of Brands: How Product Evolution Creates Endless Possibilities for New Brands #ad - . What charles darwin did for biology, Al and Laura Ries do for branding. In their exciting new book, the Origin of Brands, the Rieses take Darwin's revolutionary idea of evolution and apply it to the branding process. That is, in the convergence of existing categories like television and the computer, the cellphone and the Internet.

Instead, opportunity lies in the opposite direction—in divergence. But these opportunities cannot be found where most people and most companies look.

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The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding: How to Build a Product or Service into a World-Class Brand

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - The rieses divulge the controversial and counterintuitive strategies and secrets that both small and large companies have used to establish internet brands. The 22 immutable laws of Branding is the essential primer on building a category-dominating, world-class brand. Combining the 22 immutable laws of branding and the 11 immutable laws of Internet Branding, this book proclaims that the only way to stand out in today's marketplace is to build your product or service into a brand—and provides the step-by-step instructions you need to do so.

The 22 immutable laws of branding also tackles one of the most challenging marketing problems today: branding on the Web. This marketing classic has been expanded to include new commentary, new illustrations, and a bonus book: The 11 Immutable Laws of Internet Branding. Smart and accessible, volvo, the 22 immutable laws of branding is the definitive text on branding, like Rolex, pairing anecdotes about some of the best brands in the world, and Heineken, with the signature savvy of marketing gurus Al and Laura Ries.

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The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - In fact, the body shop, wal-mart, starbucks, an astonishing number of brands, including Palm, Red Bull and Zara have been built with virtually no advertising. A closer look at the history of the most successful modern brands shows this to be true. Using in-depth case histories of successful pr campaigns coupled with those of unsuccessful advertising campaigns, the crucial ingredient in brand building, The Fall of Advertising provides valuable ideas for marketers -- all the while demonstrating why advertising lacks credibility, and how only PR can supply that credibility; the big bang approach advocated by advertising people should be abandoned in favor of a slow build-up by PR; advertising should only be used to maintain brands once they have been established through publicity.

Bold and accessible, The Fall of Advertising is bound to turn the world of marketing upside down. Bestselling authors and world-renowned marketing strategists Al and Laura Ries usher in the new era of public relations. Today's major brands are born with publicity, not advertising.

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Battlecry: Winning the battle for the mind with a slogan that kills.

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#ad - A mind can only understand sounds. Creating a slogan is only half the battle. Why do most americans remember the battlecry of the french revolution liberté, fraternité when they cannot remember the battlecry of the American Revolution? Because the sounds of the words “Liberté, égalité, égalité, fraternité” rhyme and that’s one of the powerful techniques for creating a memorable slogan.

The Marines. 4 reversals: “Two great tastes that taste great together. In a recent survey of 266 advertising slogans, only 19 used any one of them. Over the years, there have been many advertising campaigns showing beautiful automobiles being driven over lush, winding roads. In addition to “rhyme, ” there are four other techniques outlined in my new book, Battlecry.

Battlecry: Winning the battle for the mind with a slogan that kills. #ad - Why are most slogans and taglines ineffective? Because they’re just words and a mind cannot understand words. And what was bmw’s visual hammer? It was the television commercials showing BMWs being driven over winding road by happy owners. Even “the ultimate driving machine” would not have been effective, in my opinion, without a visual hammer.

The proud. And my two books, battlecry and Visual Hammer, can help you do exactly that. 1 rhyme: “roto-rooter, that’s the name.

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The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Exposed and Explained by the World's Two

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Two world-renowned marketing consultants and bestselling authors present the definitive rules of marketing.

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Visual Hammer: Nail your brand into the mind with the emotional power of a visual

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Laura Ries #ad - Some examples. The pink ribbon that made Susan G. Almost every brand has a trademark, but fewer than one out of a hundred brands have a visual hammer. A trademark is a rebus which communicates nothing except the name of the brand. Coca-cola’s contour bottle. A visual hammer, on the other hand, communicates the essence of the brand.

The visual. Positioning is a totally verbal concept. Komen for the Cure the largest nonprofit foundation to fight breast cancer. The aflac duck that increased Aflac’s name recognition from 12 percent to 94 percent. The green jacket which made the Masters the most-prestigious golf tournament. The polo player which made Ralph Lauren the largest-selling high-end clothing brand.

Visual Hammer: Nail your brand into the mind with the emotional power of a visual #ad - The bottle which made Absolut the largest-selling high-end vodka. The watchband which made Rolex the largest-selling luxury watch. The red soles which made Christian Louboutin the leading luxury-shoe brand. The chalice which made Stella Artois the fifth largest-selling imported beer. Colonel sanders who made KFC the world’s largest chicken chain.

Why are marketing plans usually nothing but words when the best way into a mind is with the emotional power of a visual?After reading Visual Hammer, you might want to tear up your current marketing plan and start fresh.

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Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Ries and trout provide many valuable case histories and penetrating analyses of some of the most phenomenal successes and failures in advertising history. The first book to deal with the problems of communicating to a skeptical, media-blitzed public, Positioning describes a revolutionary approach to creating a "position" in a prospective customer's mind-one that reflects a company's own strengths and weaknesses as well as those of its competitors.

. Writing in their trademark witty, fast-paced style, advertising gurus ries and trout explain how to: • Make and position an industry leader so that its name and message wheedles its way into the collective subconscious of your market-and stays there• Position a follower so that it can occupy a niche not claimed by the leader• Avoid letting a second product ride on the coattails of an established one.

Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind #ad - Revised to reflect significant developments in the five years since its original publication, Positioning is required reading for anyone in business today. Positioning also shows you how to: • use leading ad agency techniques to capture the biggest market share and become a household name• Build your strategy around your competition's weaknesses• Reposition a strong competitor and create a weak spot• Use your present position to its best advantage• Choose the best name for your product• Determine when-and why-less is more• Analyze recent trends that affect your positioning.

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War in the Boardroom: Why Left-Brain Management and Right-Brain Marketing Don't See Eye-to-Eye--and What to Do About It

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Marketing deals in perception. Management demands better products. Renowned business gurus al and laura ries give a blow-by-blow account of the battle between management and marketing—and argue that the solution lies not in what we think but in how we thinkThere's a reason why the marketing programs of the auto industry, the airline industry, and many other industries are not only ineffective, but bogged down by chaos and confusion.

Management minds are not on the same wavelength as marketing minds. What makes a good chief executive? A person who is highly verbal, logical, and analytical. Typical characteristics of a left brainer. What makes a good marketing executive? A person who is highly visual, intuitive, and holistic. Typical characteristics of a right brainer.

War in the Boardroom: Why Left-Brain Management and Right-Brain Marketing Don't See Eye-to-Eye--and What to Do About It #ad - . Featuring the engaging, no-holds-barred writing that readers have come to expect from Al and Laura Ries, War in the Boardroom offers a fresh look at a perennial problem and provides a game plan for companies that want to break through the deadlock and start reaping the rewards. Marketing deals in visual hammers.

Using some of the world's most famous brands and products to illustrate their argument, and Red Bull while others decline Saturn, Sony, the authors convincingly show why some brands succeed Nokia, Nintendo, and Motorola. Marketing demands different products. Management deals in verbal abstractions.

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Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind, 20th Anniversary Edition

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Ries and trout taught me everything I know about branding, marketing, and product management. This new edition features commentary from the authors that offers fresh insight into why “positioning” a product in a prospective customer’s mind is still the most important strategy in business, or didn’t follow, and includes numerous examples of campaigns that followed, Ries and Trout’s thinking.

When i had the idea of creating a very large thematic community on the Web, I first thought of Positioning. David bohnett, this 20th anniversary edition makes available to business and marketing professionals—including tens of thousands of Ries and Trout groupies, Chairman and Founder of GeoCities A handsome edition of the original 1981 text, worldwide—the work that forever changed the way marketing strategy is done.

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Jack Trout on Strategy

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - From the bestselling coauthor of positioning--essential tactics for success in every marketing arenaWith his 1981 classic, Positioning, Jack Trout along with coauthor Al Reis forever changed the way marketing strategy is done. In the more than two decades since then, he has remained at the forefront of marketing and strategic thinking.

Written in response to the demands by Trout fans, and students worldwide, acolytes, this book brings together the key ideas from his substantial body of work in a quick-bite format. Trout on strategy: is an ideal introduction to the thinking of one of the century's most influential marketing innovatorsExplores Trout's major themes, perception, differentiation, including survival, and moreConnects the dots in his major works and makes his ideas relevant to the biggest issues facing business today.

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Ogilvy on Advertising

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Vintage #ad - A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called "the most sought after wizard in the business. Told with brutal candor and prodigal generosity, david ogilvy reveals:• how to get a job in advertising• How to choose an agency for your product• The secrets behind advertising that works• How to write successful copy—and get people to read it• Eighteen miracles of research• What advertising can do for charities And much, much more.

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