Intelligence, Imagination and Creativity

August 25, 2020

Do you consider yourself intelligent, imaginative or creative? Is creativity important in how you manage, develop or execute your audio product or offerings? The answer is obviously yes, but have you considered what creativity means and how to maximize yours and your organization’s creativity? Here’s how Scott Barry Kaufman, author of Transcend: The New Science … Continue reading Intelligence, Imagination and Creativity »

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What Radio Can Learn From the Ford Bronco Relaunch and its New Brand Story

July 21, 2020

You probably know by now that Ford just relaunched its heritage Bronco brand for 2021 to rave reviews. When you hear the name Ford Bronco, some of us likely think of the full-sized, white getaway vehicle used by “The Juice” more than 25 years ago. Those more familiar with the brand may recall the adventurous … Continue reading What Radio Can Learn From the Ford Bronco Relaunch and its New Brand Story »

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Is The Image Pyramid Evolving?

July 14, 2020

Last Wednesday, our friends and frequent collaborators at Jacobs Media Strategies referenced Coleman Insights’ Image PyramidSM in an excellent blog post. The post raised questions about the role of Community imagery for radio brands and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic and the social justice movement may have on that role. The Image Pyramid is a … Continue reading Is The Image Pyramid Evolving? »

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Using Inbound Marketing To Build Brand Equity

July 7, 2020

How many times have you thought, “If we just had more money to spend on marketing, it would solve our problems”? While marketing will probably never solve all your problems, in many cases (provided the brand/product/appeal are properly aligned) the right marketing can work wonders. We’ve recommended marketing campaigns as part of strategic research plans … Continue reading Using Inbound Marketing To Build Brand Equity »

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The Line Extension Trap

June 30, 2020

The following blog was written this past February and was originally scheduled for publication in March. After COVID-19 hit, our Tuesdays With Coleman blogs shifted to content focused on the crisis. When most stores were forced to close due to the pandemic, I wondered if this blog would come across as insensitive and untimely. Ultimately … Continue reading The Line Extension Trap »

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Perception is Reality. But Whose Reality?

June 23, 2020

You’ve heard the saying, “Perception is reality.” Taken at face value, it’s not accurate. Perception can become a person’s reality.  Explained by Dr. Jim Taylor in Psychology Today, “Perception has a potent influence on how we look at reality.” Taken one step further, “Our perceptions influence how we focus on, process, remember, interpret, understand, synthesize, … Continue reading Perception is Reality. But Whose Reality? »

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