EP180 – How to Show Your Personality Through Your Brand

Should your business have a personality or be professional? Does professional mean boring? No way!

Rhonda Negard joins Jason and Bridget to talk about how you can allow your business brand to have a personality of its own. You’ll definitely want to watch this episode.

Brand Personality Panel

Jason Tucker @jasontucker
Bridget Willard @bridgetmwillard
Rhonda Negard @fatdogcreatives

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Tool Or Tip Of The Week

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Rhonda recommends post it notes for your passwords. We’re all getting hacked.

Jason recommends Storyblocks!

Bridget recommends Scale by Flexiple. Open source illustrations.

Show Timestamps

00:02:09 Rhonda loves consulting with her clients.

00:04:12 Anyone can do something; doesn’t mean it will will work.

00:05:27 How do you recommend people show their personality?

00:07:46 Rhonda Defines Archetypes

00:09:06 The Hero Brand wants to master everything.

00:10:07 Take the archetype quizzes!

00:11:58 Rhonda Talks about Pitfalls of Your Archetype with The Joker — Be careful how you share your personality!

00:16:08 “65% of my life is on the internet.” Bridget

00:16:42 “And the only way they’re going to find out about it is through a story of some kind, you can keep flashing your logo in front of them all you want. That’s not going to mean a whole heck of lot to them.” Rhonda Negard

00:16:59 “Are you saying the story is the personality?” Bridget

00:17:58 We talk about Gravity Forms.

00:19:37 “And I’m like, I don’t care what your story is. Is it good bourbon or not?” Bridget

00:20:29 “But they’re also you have different types of people encountering your project, your product or services.” Rhonda Negard

00:20:43 The Four Kinds of Birds: Owls, Eagles, Parrots, Doves

00:24:25 Write your landing page to hit the personality of all of the birds.

00:25:10 How do you give personality to a boring old brand?

00:26:32 “The black text on a white background, it might be boring, but remember that your logo is just one part of your brand.” Rhonda Negard

00:27:40 How does a print shop show its personality?

00:31:41 “If you had some kind of document that that explained to you their personality, would it make your job easier?” Rhonda Negard

00:35:50 “But when we’re just starting out, we need to be clear on who we are and what we are as far as our brand.” Rhonda Negard

00:40:23 “So you figure out what the personality is for them, and then create a story or plan going forward.” Rhonda Negard

00:41:52 Ensure the Call to Action Represents the Customers You Want to Have






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