Branding Episodes

Pivoting Brand Strategy To Direct-to-Consumer

Building Brands Ep 22 - Eric Edelson - Pivoting Brand Strategy To Direct-to-Consumer

Eric Edelson, Chief Executive Officer of Fireclay Tile talks about Fireclay’s shift from a wholesale distribution model to a direct-to-consumer business model and how taking a very calculated approach to brand strategy helped set the foundation for building enriched customer experiences that set Fireclay apart in the market and helped grow the company to nearly 20 times the size of where they were before the shift.

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The Anatomy Of A True Brand Strategy

Building Brands Ep 21 - Tim Bouchard - The Anatomy Of A True Brand Strategy

A solo-cast with Tim Bouchard, Partner / CEO of Luminus, breaking down the anatomy of a true brand strategy and what makes it so critical to have when approaching conversations and work regarding sales and marketing initiatives for not just building materials companies, but any company or organization.

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Finding & Growing Within A Niche

Building Brands Ep 20 - Christopher Lyon - Finding & Growing Within A Niche

Christopher Lyon, President of Tournesol Siteworks talks about how Tournesol leveraged growth through a distinct technology that met a budding need in the outdoor market and expanded upon that to reshape how architects, designers, and contractors approached outdoor spaces. From there, he talks about Tournesol’s path to growth, differentiation in the market, and becoming a go-to partner.

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Using Brand Strategy To Differentiate In The Market

Building Brands Ep 19 Michael Bustin Using Brand Strategy To Differentiate In The Market

Michael Bustin, Global Chief Growth Officer at Durasein talks about how he and Durasein used brand strategy to differentiate itself as the company entered the American market and what key aspects of the strategy gave Durasein the ability to really connect with its audiences and build a community around the brand allowing it to break through in a commoditized market.

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Marketing A New Building Technology

Building Brands Ep 18 Mitch Lewandowski Marketing A New Building Technology

Mitch Lewandowski, Chief Commercial Officer from Brand Technology talks about how to make an impact in the market with a brand new technology by understanding your audiences, understanding their pain points, educating and inspiring them to see greater possibilities in their work. And he even works in a little bit of sales strategy advice.

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Managing Multiple Building Materials Brands

Building Brands Ep 17 Nate Renzella Managing Multiple Building Materials Brands

Nate Renzella, Technical Sales Representative from Tremco talks about how Tremco manages multiple product brands under one parent company, how that approach has helped grow Tremco by offering more solutions to their customers, and how to maintain brand recognition with such a diverse product catalog.

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High Performance Building Materials Websites

Building Brands Ep 16 Tim Bouchard High Performance Building Materials Websites

A solo-cast with Tim Bouchard, Partner / CEO of Luminus, talking about what goes into planning and producing a high performance building materials website. This includes early strategic questions, visitor flow planning, and optimized creative execution all leading to a website that serves as THE best sales tool for your potential and current customers.

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How A Strong Brand Identity Improves Marketing

Building Brands Ep 13 Josh Taylor How A Strong Brand Identity Improves Marketing

Josh Taylor, Brand Director at SIXINCH USA talks about the importance of a unified brand strategy through a well defined brand identity that utilizes consistent visual styles, a unique brand persona, cultural outreach, and voice & tone. We also go into how these elements collectively contribute to building long-term brand loyalty and aid in ongoing marketing strategies.

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The Value Of Video To A Marketing Strategy

Building Brands Ep 11 Andy Donovan The Value Of Video To A Marketing Strategy

Andy Donovan, President and CEO of dPost and dStudio in Buffalo, NY talks about how video can provide extremely engaging creative as part of an integrated marketing strategy, how to approach this type of production, and the value that you can get in return depending on your objectives.

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Social Media For Building Materials Marketing

Building Brands Ep 10 Julianna Arjes & Taylor Friehl Social Media For Building Materials Marketing

Julianna Arjes, Social Media Strategist and Taylor Friehl, Designer at Mortarr dive into the importance of creating connections with your audiences through social media, what to expect when committing to a social media strategy, and how to measure its effectiveness.

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