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6 steps to successful marketing differentiation

6 steps to successful marketing differentiation

Fail to differentiate yourself in the marketplace and you'll be exiled to the commodity ranks.

Never fear, though, because there's always something that you can use as a differentiator.

The differentiator doesn't have to already exist. You can create it!

The key is to take a step back and look closely to see what really is different - or what could be.

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Free booklet to simplify planning marketing campaigns

Free booklet to simplify planning marketing campaigns

Being faced with a never ending parade of new social media platforms and other tools for marketing often makes it overwhelming when it's time to create a marketing plan. How do you know what to use and when to use it? Should you just go ahead and use everything to avoid having to make a decision?

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How Facebook helped prevent identity theft!

How Facebook helped prevent identity theft!

Well, I might be stretching it a bit, but you never know...

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Main Street New Jersey Awards District Branding and Digital Design Service Grant

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note: the following press release was issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs in relation to a contract recently awarded to Glerin through a competitive bid process. Both Downtown Westfield Corporation and Main Street Vineland received grants to work with Glerin.

 

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Main Street New Jersey Awards District Branding and Digital Design Service Grant (Westfield)

TRENTON, NJ –The Main Street New Jersey program administered by the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that Downtown Westfield Corporation has been awarded a District Branding and Digital Design service grant. The grant will allow Westfield Downtown Corporation to create a new brand for its district, as well as a specially designed website developed by Glerin Business Resources, Inc. of Halifax, VA. 

Through the Main Street New Jersey program, the DCA partners with 19 local Main Street nonprofit organizations throughout the State to reinvigorate traditional downtowns and neighborhood business districts. They all share a common goal of improving their commercial districts to help make them better places in which to live, shop, work, and do business. Over the past several years, Main Street New Jersey has included more services related directly to small business and business district branding to help traditional commercial districts market themselves more effectively.

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Genuine Halifax brand launched

Genuine Halifax brand launched

Is this produce really from Halifax County?About 10 years ago my husband and I were at the Farmers Market in Roanoke, Virginia, when I noticed a cardboard sign proclaiming "Halifax County Produce." I remarked to him that it was a good possibility that the produce wasn't even from the county, but since Halifax County didn't have a brand or seal for farmers' use, customers would have no way of knowing.

That day was in the back of my mind for years as I continually saw similar situations.

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