June 17, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Positive Emotions Drive a Strong Brand

Smart Monday/Positioning

By James Glover

Once a Day Marketing

James Glover, That Branding Guy, provides the inspiration and ideas for you to build more mindshare and capture marketshare with your customers in his Once a Day Marketing blog. Tune in often to his short, entertaining and practical marketing and branding tips and watch your organization become more successful and profitable.

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Once a Day Marketing™ featured video blog: Emotional Branding

Hello, I’m Jim Glover, That Branding Guy, for Once a Day Marketing™. Today is Smart Monday and we are discussing the power of emotional branding.

Recently I was in Philadelphia, PA and had the opportunity to experience the national historic sites in the City of Brotherly Love. This was my first trip to Philly and I spent a two days visiting the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the grave site of Benjamin Franklin and the US Mint.

I am a big fan of the Academy-Award winner for best picture Rocky and, just like Sylvester Stallone, I was able to run up the 72 stone steps in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The point I am making is that I created certain expectations in my mind as to what a Philadelphia experience should be based upon my study of US history in school and once watching a great movie in a theater. I am emotionally invested in these activities and set the bar high as to whether or not Philadelphia would exceed my expectation.

I have to say Philly more than exceeded my expectations and I am now emotional bonded with the City. Whenever I remember Philly I will think warmly of my experience.

As you build your brand, develop ways to emotionally attach your customers to product or service. If you can capture their heart they will be loyal customers for a long time.

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