Social Media Mistakes

You would have to live in a bubble to not know about the recent scandal with former Senator Anthony Weiner.  The past month has been an on-going explosion of his social media mistakes that for some reason he thought would be kept private as long as they were not sent from his personal account. For […]

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Taglines That Stand the Test of Time

A few months ago Forbes Magazine coordinated with a group of chief marketing officers and advertising executives to compile a list of the 25 best-ever advertising taglines.  Not only are the results of their compilation memorable but it goes to show that the best taglines are those that truly span generations. In reviewing the list […]

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Michael Doyle Talks

This past Spring Michael spoke to a group of CEO’s with the National Ground Water Association. Kathy Butcher with the NGWA had this to say about Michael, “Michael was extraordinary when he addressed our CEO Forum in April. He provided the insight they needed to realistically evaluate the potential of their current business models and […]

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New Brand Iron Website

I’m sure you’ve already noticed that Brand Iron recently launched a new website. But why??? Actually, I was asked a great question yesterday: “How do you know when it’s time to redo your website.” There are many reasons to update your site: refresh graphics, add functionality, restructure navigation, add a call-to-action – but the main […]

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Good Brand Spokes Figures

After reading my previous blog entry, you’re probably thinking I’m a raging cynic. However as opinionated as I am about terrible brand campaigns, I am equally passionate about the positively awesome ones. Many ad campaigns fly under the radar because they are neither ground breaking nor painful to watch. It’s always the particularly great and […]

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Bad Brand Spokes Figures

Lately, I can’t stop thinking about good, bad and sometimes ugly brand spokes figures in today’s media. Some of my favorite ad campaigns are smoother than your very best wingman. However, I’ve observed a few commercials that offer up some pretty hokey spokes figures that have me flipping the channel just to escape their cheese. […]

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Branding Is About Winning

If you think branding is about flashy logos, being trendy and unquantifiable results, you are dead wrong. Branding is about winning, producing tangible results and reaching both your personal and corporate goals. Here are a few qualifiers on which you can measure your brands success and see those results. #1 Branding is about owning your […]

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Brand Iron launches new site for The Nesbitt Group

Brand Iron has just completed the redesign of The Nesbitt Group’s website. This included a creation of new messaging, new look and feel and the integration of the WordPress platform. The use of WordPress has been very beneficial to our client’s performance needs with their new site. These benefits include: 1. Ability to update content […]

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