13 October 2021 0 Comments

Social Media: Implications for productivity and personal mental health


We live in a world saturated with social media tools. It is an overcommunicated world indeed. Several social media  platforms present opportunities  for us to share and position our brand Individuals and brandsare struggling to remain in the face of their audience. This has heightened  the competition. But at personal level,desire to be relevant and remain […]

7 September 2021 0 Comments

Media employment landscape: Essential skills for…


The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 came with many disruptions. Media and employment landscape had been badly shaken. These changes include changes in job nomenclatures. Many jobs had been lost while there has been changes to real definition of what work environment means. Today ‘remote or work from home’ has become part of the […]

13 October 2014 0 Comments

7 ways to enjoy stellar engagement with stakeholders


Brands, whether personal, products, corporate, without engagement is a water of time and resources. Engagement speaks volumes about passion, commitment, loyalty and ‘likeability’ between two entities. In this sense, a relationship between brand and desired targets. It is inability of most brands to enjoy deeper engagement with desired audience that eventually leads to shut down. […]

6 December 2013 0 Comments

Nelson Mandela: the making of an iconic brand


Nelson Mandela, the great illustrious son of Africa and a citizen of South Africa died late last night. The great brand, a legend indeed, a true brand  lived a life that touched everyone. The life and time of this great personal brand exposed to us, brand managers, what it will require to enjoy global engagement […]

26 June 2013 1 Comment

Six reasons why social media marketing integration works better


There is nothing entirely new under the heaven. Those who have eyes can see a correlation or similarity in the past and the present.  Such similarity may not look exactly the same but there is something a discerning eye can see. Social or digital media is no longer new, it has become part of our […]

13 July 2012 22 Comments

Coca-Cola and Ronaldinho’s brand endorsement case study


Brand endorsement or ambassadorship has become popular. It is a phenomenon associated with the ‘borrowed equity’ syndrome. It is meant to cause more attention or create more awareness through a known face (in most times) whose brand personality, presence and personal resonate with the brand idea or target audience. Nike and Addidas as sport wear […]

14 February 2012 0 Comments

Online Media: five ways to Increase brand relevance and authority


Every brand desires to be great. But real greatness has price tag. We know there is nothing like overnight success. Every real overnight success has several nights of doing without sleep (in-between). Social/Online Media has become part of our brand communication tool. No serious brands have any need of long preaching to appreciate this. You […]

20 December 2011 1 Comment

Brand Communication: Creating awareness through SEO


Brand communication strategy in yesteryears mainly hinged on Newspaper and print Media adverts now. If brand did not have enough fund then, it could be a mirage to think of gaining any eyeball at all. The advent of internet, technology is changing the game plan. But now it is sheer foolishness  crying because our brands […]

8 November 2011 7 Comments

5 essential skills of disruptive brand innovator


Those who have the mastery of any trade never joke with continuous innovation. At the base of every innovation is curiosity, seeing the possibility and calculated risk taking. Without innovation the future of any brand is not guaranteed. Brand communicators need to come to term with changing communication needs of the present generation. Delighting and […]

25 October 2011 16 Comments

Brand Communication: The Gaddafi’s Style


I was having a conversation with someone yesterday around the former Libya Head of state. Gadafi as a brand comes across to several people in different feelings. Some believe the brand was misrepresented while there had been praises for him in few quarters.  Brand Gaddafi started well and achieved some major feats  other African Leaders […]