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A guide to transform your business into a brand and finally break the boundaries of useless marketing.
chapter i

Introduction: The Power of a Well-Defined Brand

As soon as you open your eyes each day, you're bombarded by brands. Brands with their flashy logos, brands with their catchy jingles, brands with their seductive promises of making you thinner, richer, happier. Brands are everywhere. They're inescapable. They're in your face. Some are like that quiet person at the party, subtly blending into the background. Others are like the life of the party, jumping up and down, doing the conga, shouting, "Look at me! Look at me!".

But here's the thing. Not all brands are created equal. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them - much like the characters in a Shakespeare play. But, unlike the characters in those plays, brands don't get a script. They have to wing it, figure it out as they go.
That's where brand strategy and positioning come into play. Imagine it as a GPS for your brand's journey, guiding you through the congested highways of today's marketplaces. Without it, you're just another lost brand, wandering around, asking passers-by, "Excuse me, could you tell me where I'm supposed to be going?"

But worry not, dear reader, for you've just struck gold. Or, if you're not a fan of gold, let's call it platinum, or maybe even unobtainium. Welcome to the fascinating world of Brand Strategy and Positioning, the realm where we take your brand from being that awkward wallflower at the party to being the captivating storyteller around the bonfire. The secret sauce? A unique approach called "make it brand," which, spoiler alert, doesn't involve magic potions or enchanted amulets.

In the next sections, we'll dive deep into what makes "make it brand" the robust beast it is, the marvel of the Essential Brand Guide (EBG for short), the magic of storytelling, and the science of psychology in brand positioning. And don't worry, we won't leave you hanging at the end. We'll share real-life tales of brands that walked this path and emerged victorious.

So buckle up, grab that cup of coffee (or tea, we don't judge), and get ready for a roller coaster ride through the realm of brand strategy and positioning, where brands are forged, legends are born, and where 'once upon a time' starts right now.
chapter ii

WeAreAgent's Unique Approach to Brand Strategy & Positioning

Get this: the marketing world is like a gigantic, never-ending party. It's loud, it's busy, and it's chock-full of individuals trying to make their voices heard. Some come with megaphones, others with bright, neon signs. But here at WeAreAgent, we do things a bit differently. We prefer conversations over megaphones, authenticity over neon signs. We dance to our own beat. Our secret? A little something we like to call "Make It Brand."

Now, you may be thinking, "Great, another buzzword. Just what the world needs." But hold on to your hats, because
"Make It Brand" is not just another flash-in-the-pan trend. It's a mindset. It's a method. It's a way of life.
It's like the difference between slapping on a Band-Aid and going in for surgery. It's the difference between buying off-the-rack and getting a suit tailored to fit just you, here’s how we do it:

Dig deep
We put on our best Indiana Jones hats and start excavating. Your brand, your vision, your values - we get to know them all intimately, like an old friend. We peel back the layers until we strike the core.

Design deliberately
With the core in sight, we start sketching. We map out your brand story, ensuring it’s as riveting as a bestselling novel. Plot twists included.

Deliver decisively
Like a skilled chef, we serve up your brand story across multiple channels. Hot, fresh, and ready to be savored.
Sounds straightforward, right? But it's more than just a 3-step process. It's a way of seeing the world, seeing your brand, and seeing the potential in every interaction. Here’s a snapshot of what “Make it Brand” actually entails:
We kick things off with a brand analysis, unearthing the strengths and weaknesses of your brand, your messaging, and your overall presence. It’s like going on a treasure hunt, with your brand as the coveted prize.
Next, we whip out the EBG - the Essential Brand Guide. Not just a
guide, it's a brand compass, pointing you in the right direction. No more
meandering, no more getting lost in the woods.
With the EBG in hand, we don our construction hats and get to
work. We’re talking new websites, revamped messages, and campaigns that stop people in their tracks.
We create and share content. Lots of content. Videos, blog posts,
social media posts - you name it, we're on it. Think of it as showering your audience with value, getting their attention, and keeping it.
We keep our fingers on the pulse, adapting and fine-tuning our
strategy based on the vibe we get from the platforms.
But remember, we're not just a typical agency. We're the quirky friend who shows you a whole new way to see the world. The friend who takes you off the beaten path, where the magic really happens. We're here to help you build your brand, to tell your story, and to let the world know just how special you truly are.

So, are you ready to make it brand?
chapter iii

Deeper Dive into the "make it brand" Method

Ready to venture down the rabbit hole? Well, buckle up, because we're about to take a plunge into the world of "Make it Brand". We'll spelunk into the depths of this concept, shine a flashlight on its complexities, and reveal its magic. No need for oxygen tanks or safety lines – just an open mind and a zest for adventure.
The world of marketing isn't what it used to be. It's been disrupted, reimagined, and forever altered.
Traditional marketing? It's like a fossil from a bygone era. Today, we live in a world of swipes and likes, of TikToks and reels, where a cat video can amass more views than a Super Bowl ad. A world where video marketing on social media delivers free attention, creating brand narratives in the palms of consumers' hands.

Crazy, isn't it? We think so too.

But it's also fantastic. Why? Because it opens up a whole new playground for brands, a sandbox of infinite possibilities. That's where "Make it Brand" comes in. It's our map, our compass, our survival kit in this brave new world of marketing. Here's a detailed look at how we do it:
Sounds straightforward, right? But it's more than just a 3-step process. It's a way of seeing the world, seeing your brand, and seeing the potential in every interaction. Here’s a snapshot of what “Make it Brand” actually entails:
Understanding your Brand
Think of your brand as a gold nugget buried deep within a mountain. Our job is to mine that gold, polish it, and let it shine. We dig, we delve, we uncover. We live your brand, breathe your brand, and get under its skin.
Crafting the narrative
With the gold in hand, we shape it into a story – your story. We're the goldsmiths of brand narratives, turning raw material into pieces of art. It's not just about what you sell, it's about what you stand for, your vision, your journey.
Platform adaption
We don't just tell your story; we adapt it for the digital landscape. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok - each platform is a new stage for your brand to perform on, with its own rules, its own audience, its own vibe. One size does not fit all, and we make sure your brand story fits each stage perfectly.
Engaging through value
We believe in the power of value – real, tangible value. We give your audience a reason to stick around. We educate, entertain, and engage. Blog posts, videos, social media content – it's all part of the game plan.
Continuous evolution
Marketing is an ever-evolving beast, and we don't shy away from change – we embrace it. We keep our fingers on the pulse of the latest trends and adjust our strategy accordingly.
In the end, we're not just another marketing agency. We're storytellers, adventurers, goldsmiths. We're mavericks, iconoclasts, pioneers. We're WeAreAgent, and we're here to turn the marketing world upside down and inside out.
Traditional marketing is a relic of the past, and the future is here.
So let's "Make it Brand," shall we? Because in this brave new world of digital marketing, brand is king.

And it's time for your Brand to take the throne.
Unleashing the Power of Your Website
Here at WeAreAgent, we see your website as more than a digital address. We see it as a powerful stage to present your brand story. But hey, it's not just any stage – it's a 3D IMAX theater where your brand is the blockbuster everyone's queued up to see.

Consider this: if your brand story is a Hollywood blockbuster, your website is the theater where it premieres. So, we make sure your theater is not just functional, but it's got all the bells and whistles to make the experience of your audience utterly immersive.

Here’s how we ensure that:
Audience-Centric Design
We begin by understanding your target audience (your fans, remember?). We delve into their likes, dislikes, behavior, and preferences. Once we know who we're catering to, we design a website that echoes their expectations.
Clear, Powerful Messaging
Remember when we talked about clear messaging? Yes, it's just as important here. We ensure your website copy is simple,
engaging, and above all, tells your brand story with conviction.
Interactive Experience
Your audience loves a good user experience. Who doesn’t? So, we ensure your website is intuitive, easy to navigate, and keeps your audience engaged. No one wants to sit in a theater with a blocked view or sticky floors, right?
Visual Consistency
To keep the brand story intact, we make sure your website
design mirrors your brand identity. This means using consistent colors,
typography, images, and themes that represent your brand.
And of course, we make sure your website is search-engine friendly, because what good is a theater if no one can find it? We take care of SEO, loading speed, mobile optimization, and more.
But hey, building the theater is only half the story. You also need a blockbuster to show.
Crafting Messages that Resonate
Now that we have the stage set, let's focus on the story. Crafting clear, compelling messaging is all about communicating your brand's value proposition to your target audience. And no, it's not about being the loudest in the room. It's about being the most interesting.

Here’s how we nail it:
Understand the Audience
Who are they? What do they care about? What keeps them up at night? We take a deep dive into understanding your audience, so we can talk to them, not at them.
Keep it Simple
Your audience doesn't have time to decode jargon. So, we make your message simple, clear, and concise. In other words, we speak human, not business.
Tell a Story
Everyone loves a good story. So, we wrap your message in a narrative that your audience can connect with. It's not just about selling products or services, it's about sharing experiences, emotions, and journeys.
Call to Action
No story is complete without a compelling ending. In this case, a clear call-to-action. We tell your audience exactly what you want them to do, making it easier for them to take the next step.
So, there you have it. From creating a spectacular digital stage (aka your website) to crafting a brand story that keeps your audience on the edge of their seats, we ensure that every element of your brand is designed to captivate, engage, and convert.

Welcome to the era of "Make it Brand"!
chapter iv

The Role of Social Media and Video in Brand Positioning TODAY

All right, hold onto your hats and get ready for Part IV, we're about to drop some truth bombs.

The traditional marketing landscape has changed. And by 'changed', we mean it has been flipped, twisted, and rolled over into a shape that's as unpredictable as a cat video going viral.
Forget billboard ads and TV spots. Today, the name of the game is video and social media.
Why Video and Social Media, You Ask? Well, here's a secret. Video is the kingpin of content and social media is the kingdom. The two go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or like Swiss watches and precision – yep, we're Swiss and we're proud.

Here's what makes them a winning combo:

Audience Appeal
People love videos. People love social media. When you combine the two, it’s like serving warm chocolate fondue at a Swiss party. You can’t help but indulge!

Videos can be anything - tutorials, testimonials, product demos, behind-the-scenes peeks. And social media? It’s where the party's at. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn - you name it, your audience is there.

Videos are engaging. They tell stories, evoke emotions, and forge connections. Social media amplifies this engagement, turning solitary viewing into shared experiences.

But, here's the catch. Not all videos are created equal. And not all social media strategies hit the mark. That's where we swoop in.
Making Videos that Pack a Punch
Our video strategy? Think of it as a Swiss army knife - versatile, multifunctional, and always ready to perform. Whether it’s a quick-fire TikTok video or a detailed YouTube tutorial, we ensure it aligns with your brand story.

We pay attention to:

Story is king. And queen. And the entire royal court. We weave your brand story into your videos to make them compelling and on-brand.

Nobody likes a grainy video with dodgy sound. We ensure your videos are top-notch, because hey, your brand deserves nothing less!

Is your video answering a question? Solving a problem? We ensure your content is relevant and valuable to your audience.
Social Media - It's Not Just About the Hashtags
Remember when we said, "Speak to them, not at them"? Social media is where this comes alive. It’s not just about broadcasting your message, it's about starting conversations and building relationships.
How do we do it?

Platform Mastery
We understand the nuances of each social media platform. We tailor your message to fit the platform's style and the audience's expectations.

Community Building
Social media is not a one-way street. We create strategies to encourage interaction, build community, and foster relationships.

Consistency is key in social media, just like in Swiss watchmaking. We ensure your brand voice and visual identity remain consistent across platforms.

So, let’s put it together. We're all about integrating video and social media into a cohesive brand strategy. Think of it as a finely-tuned Swiss watch.
Every cog and wheel plays its part, coming together to create something truly remarkable.
Welcome to the world of WeAreAgent, where we blend creativity, strategy, and a healthy dose of Swiss precision to bring your brand to life.

Roll credits!
The role of psychology in Social Media and make it brand
When we talk about the role of video and social media in WeAreAgent's brand strategy, we're not just talking about posting pretty pictures and catchy captions. We're talking about weaving the intricate tapestry of human psychology into our digital marketing approach.
Yes, you heard it right. We are diving headfirst into the fascinating depths of the human mind.
Why does psychology matter, you ask?

Imagine understanding your audience on such a profound level that you can anticipate their needs, desires, and behaviors. That's what psychology enables us to do. It’s the secret ingredient in our brand strategy recipe.

Here's why this is an absolute game changer:

Understanding behavioral patterns allows us to predict how audiences may react to certain messages, enhancing our ability to create resonating content.

By understanding psychological triggers, we can create content that persuades, influences, and convinces.

By understanding what makes people tick, we can forge deep, meaningful connections with your audience.

And, of course, this approach isn't just confined to words and images. Video and social media are the stage and screen on which we bring this psychological insight to life. Let's talk about video first.
Video: The Psychology of Storytelling
You've heard us talk about the power of story. Here's where psychology waltzes in. We use principles such as:

Narrative transportation
Ever lost yourself in a good movie? That's narrative transportation. We use it to make your audience forget they're watching a brand video, and instead get them absorbed in a story.

Emotional engagement
We leverage the power of emotions to make your videos unforgettable. Laughter, tears, surprise - we aim for the feels.

And what about social media?
Social Media: The Psychology of Community
Social media isn't just a place to post content. It's a thriving, buzzing
community. Here's how we tap into the group psyche:

Social proof
We make use of testimonials, reviews, and user-generated content to show that other people trust and love your brand.

We create engaging, valuable content that prompts your audience to give back - through likes, shares, comments, or even purchases.

FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)
Exclusive deals, limited-time offers, sneak peeks - we create content that stokes the fear of missing out and spurs your audience to action.
Now, let’s put it all together. We combine the power of video, the reach of social media, and the insights of psychology to craft a brand strategy that's not just smart, but also human. It's the WeAreAgent way
Blending creativity, strategy, and a deep understanding of human nature to bring your brand to life.
And that, folks, is a wrap!
chapter v

The Long-term Impact of Effective Brand Strategy & Positioning

Imagine you're at a party. It's one of those high-society soirees where
everyone's dressed to impress and the air is thick with pretense. You spot two individuals vying for attention: one's got a flashy sports car parked outside, the other has an enthralling story that leaves the crowd spellbound.

Mr. Flashy Car is Marketing. He draws the crowd with his glitz and glam, but the novelty wears off soon. He's a spendthrift, lavishing on the superficial stuff. The car may change, the style may vary, but the song remains the same. It's all about the now. Quick fixes, instant results. It's flashy, it's noisy, it's "in your face."

Then there's Ms. Enticing Story. She's Branding. She doesn't need to boast about a fancy car. She captivates with her personality, her values, her story. She's not about the ephemeral, she's about the eternal. She's in it for the long haul. She's an investment in an ongoing narrative, a character that grows richer over time.

Welcome to the final act of our tale, where we take a journey through the intriguing landscape of Branding versus Marketing. Buckle up, folks! It's going to be an illuminating ride.
Branding: The Long Game
Branding is the soul of your company. It's what makes you, YOU. It's your company's personality, its values, its story. And like any good story, it develops and deepens over time.
It's not about immediate returns; it's about building a lasting impression.
Here's why investing in your brand is the smart move:

Consistent, authentic branding builds trust. And trust, my friends, is the glue that holds customer relationships together.

When customers feel connected to your brand, they stick around. It's not just about buying a product; it's about being part of a story. That's customer loyalty.

A strong brand elevates your company above the competition. It's more than a logo or a tagline; it's the sum total of the experiences and expectations associated with your company. That's real value.
Marketing: The Short Spend
Don't get us wrong, marketing has its place. It's the megaphone that broadcasts your brand to the world. It's essential, but it's also transient. Once the campaign is over, so is the buzz.

Here's the deal with marketing:

Marketing often involves substantial spend for fleeting returns. You pour money into a campaign, it generates buzz, the buzz dies down, rinse and repeat.

With marketing, you're often reliant on the continual injection of capital. Stop the spending, and the momentum often grinds to a halt.

In the world of marketing, you're always in a rat race with the competition. Who can shout louder, who can make a bigger splash?
Now, let’s compare the two
Marketing is like fueling a car. It's necessary to keep moving, but it's a recurring expense. The car will eventually run out of gas, and you'll have to refuel. Branding, on the other hand, is like designing and building the car. It's a onetime investment that creates a lasting asset. A well-built car will perform better, last longer, and stand out from the crowd.

So, what's the take-home message here?
Branding and marketing are two sides of the same coin. You need both. But remember this: A loudspeaker (Marketing) can amplify your voice, but what you say (Branding) is what truly resonates with your audience.
In the end, it's not just about getting attention. It's about holding attention.
That’s the beauty of the WeAreAgent approach. We understand this delicate dance between brand and marketing, between creating noise and crafting a symphony. So, let's cut the short-term fluff and invest in a story that stands the test of time. Because that, dear reader, is how you make a brand.

And that's a wrap!
chapter vi

Case Studies as Learning Opportunities
(definitely not a sales pitch)

Pop quiz: What's more powerful than a perfectly crafted brand strategy pitch?

Answer: Real, tangible examples. Let's be honest; we all love a good story, especially one that's brimming with victory, transformation, and – wait for it – a touch of drama.

So, buckle up, folks, because we're not here to sell you our 'oh-so-great' success stories. No, sir! We're embarking on a riveting exploration of some real-life business journeys. We'll see how they embraced the Make It Brand methodology, the bumps they faced along the way, and their triumph at the end. Grab your popcorn; it's going to be one exciting ride!

Now, don't go rolling your eyes, thinking, "Ah, here comes the self-promotion part!" We promise, this isn't a sales pitch disguised as a case study segment. Instead, these are insightful journeys with lessons to be learned and knowledge to be gained. That's it. No strings attached.

Here are some adventures from our archives:

Small Business, Big Impact
A local store that dared to dream big, powered by our brand-centric strategy. They went from being 'that shop on the corner' to 'the talk of the town'. A story of guts, glory, and a whole lot of branding savvy.

When the Going Gets Tough
Here's a tale of a tech start-up that found its mojo in the chaos of a product launch gone wrong. They not only survived the debacle but emerged stronger, thanks to a focus on brand messaging and a dash of our Make It Brand magic.

The Phoenix Rises
An old-school business reinvented itself for the digital age. They dared to delve deep into their brand DNA and emerged with a shiny new avatar that took the market by storm.

Remember, these aren't just about how we waved our brand strategy wand and made everything better. They're about the grit, determination, and resilience of these businesses as they journeyed towards their brand goals. Yes, we were there to guide them, but their victories belong to them.

So, what do you say? Are you ready to learn from these brand warriors?
Their stories might just be the inspiration you need to start your own brand revolution.
And there you have it. Case studies. Not a sales pitch. Just some fantastic business stories with a side of enlightenment.

Let's learn, let's grow, let's make it brand!
chapter vii

Conclusion: The Future of Brand Strategy & Positioning

Now, I want you to picture this. It's the year 2050. Your self-driving car just zipped past a floating billboard that reads: "Remember when people used to steer their cars? How quaint." You smirk, adjust your augmented reality glasses, and ask your voice assistant to dial into the next client meeting - which, by the way, is held in a virtual reality conference room.

Sounds like a sci-fi movie, right? Maybe. But that's the thing about the future – it's a wild, unpredictable ride.
What seems outlandish today could well be the norm tomorrow.
And that's precisely why we're diving into the future of Brand Strategy, Positioning, and Marketing.

So, let's strap on our futuristic goggles and take a peek into the crystal ball of the branding world.

The Brand: Not Just a Story, But an Experience
In the future, your brand will be more than a story. It will be an immersive experience. The lines between the physical and digital worlds will blur. Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) will weave rich, interactive narratives that bring your brand to life. And guess what? WeAreAgent is on top of it.

The Positioning: Hyper-Personalized and AI-Driven
Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play a pivotal role in tailoring unique brand messages for every individual. Positioning won't be a one-size-fits-all affair anymore. It'll be like those bespoke suits – each one hand-stitched, cut to size, and tailored to perfection. No room for old-school "spray and pray" marketing here. We're all about precision at WeAreAgent.

The Marketing: Conversational, Not Promotional
The future of marketing will be less about selling and more about engaging. With advances in Natural Language Processing (NLP), brands will be able to have real, meaningful, and dynamic conversations with their customers. You'll not only be able to read your customer's mind but speak their language too. And yes, we're excited about this at WeAreAgent. Are you?

Now, let's talk about why "make it brand" is not just the way, but the ONLY way to approach this future:

The immersive technologies of tomorrow demand a brand narrative that's engaging, emotional, and interactive. "Make it brand" puts the story at the heart of the brand – just what the future ordered.

The "make it brand" framework is flexible, fluid, and future-ready. It can adapt and evolve with the changing technological landscape, ensuring your brand stays relevant and resonant.

At its core, "make it brand" is about forging deep, meaningful connections with your audience. And that, dear reader, is timeless. No matter how much the tech changes, the human need for connection and belonging stays the same.

So, there you have it. The future is a crazy, exciting, unpredictable beast. But with "make it brand," we're ready for it. Are you? Because, honestly,
There's no better time than now to hop on this brand wagon and buckle up for the ride of a lifetime.
And remember, in the world of branding and marketing, the future is not a destination – it's a journey. And at WeAreAgent, we're committed to making it one heck of a ride.

Enjoy the trip!
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Häufig gestellte Fragen
Warum muss ich eine Brand entwickeln?
Einfach gesagt: Branding is everything. Eine starke Marke hilft Ihnen, Ihre Botschaft und Ihre Vorteile zu verkaufen. Die Marke ist Ihr Botschafter und Fürsprecher, der die Kunden anzieht und ihnen Sicherheit gibt. Gleichzeitig trägt sie dazu bei, einen Strom neuer Kunden zu gewinnen.
Wie lange dauert es um eine Brand zu entwickeln?
We kick things off with a brand analysis, unearthing the strengths and weaknesses of your brand, your messaging, and your overall presence. It’s like going on a treasure hunt, with your brand as the coveted prize.
Wie viel Zeit und Geld kostet Branding?
We kick things off with a brand analysis, unearthing the strengths and weaknesses of your brand, your messaging, and your overall presence. It’s like going on a treasure hunt, with your brand as the coveted prize.
Warum brauche ich den Essential Brand Guide, anstelle direkt mit dem Rebranding zu beginnen?
We kick things off with a brand analysis, unearthing the strengths and weaknesses of your brand, your messaging, and your overall presence. It’s like going on a treasure hunt, with your brand as the coveted prize.