A brand — whether for Gen Y, Gen X or any constituency a company seeks to engage — is much more than its name. A great brand will trigger an emotional reaction and, perhaps, a sense of belonging. In social media domains, it should create a motivation to share.
Josh Reed (left) took his idea for a clothing line for Millennials to Curt Cuscino (right) and his team at HypeLife Brands. In addition to creating an identity that resonates, the agency was charged with assisting with product development, distribution and social media presence.
In this conversation with Josh and Curt, we explore the process of creating the Everyday Noble Clothing brand and bringing it to market.
Does their journey sound familiar to one you’ve taken with your brand?
More on Gen y marketing
17 Pivot Points for Social Media Marketing Success (Post on WhizBangPowWow on the 2011 Pivot Conference that focused on Gen Y)
Recommended read on Gen Y: Gen Buy by Kit Yarrow and Jayne O’Donnell
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