Wow!  What a week it’s been and it’s only Wednesday!  The official launch of my new book, What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles That Separate the Best from the Rest, is underway and that means lots of great resources for you to learn about what great brands do and how to build a brand […]

(“brand book bites”, a new blog feature of mine, are book reviews that highlight the most interesting brand stories in the latest best-selling books.  Subscribe to my feed so you don’t miss these regular bulleted briefings on the books I recommend you read.) –  the book:  Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics […]

Rich Thomaselli from Advertising Age called me recently for some comments for an article he was writing, “If Consumer Is Your Agency, It’s Time for a Review.”  The piece turned out to be a great analysis of how the use of John Q. Public to develop ads has “jumped the shark” (as Rich refers to […]