Book Of The Week

Book Of The Week – Brand Intimacy, A New Paradigm In Marketing

provides lessons for marketers and business leaders alike who are seeking to understand these ultimate brand relationships and the opportunities they represent. Check out our latest review for entrepreneurs who just want to know the best parts of the best books to grow their startup.

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What This Book Is About

Brand Intimacy” details ways to build better marketing through the cultivation of emotional connections between brand and consumer. The book provides lessons for marketers and business leaders alike who are seeking to understand these ultimate brand relationships and the opportunities they represent.

Topics explored include:

  • How to better measure, build and manage enduring brands.
  • How to establish and expand your marketing.
  • The book is equal parts theory, research and practice.

Why You Should Read It

How the heck do you get consumers to fall in love with your brand? It’s what all of us are attempting to figure out. “Brand Intimacy” walks the reader through the stages of intimacy, including just how much the business to consumer relationship mirrors that of the romantic variety.

If you want to understand the intricacies of building an intimate connection with your customer, this is a great read. Definitely a good gift for the marketing person on your team.

Best Takeaway

“The defining characteristics of an intimate relationship are one or more of the following: behavioral interdependence, need fulfillment, and emotional attachment.”

Skip To Page

Page 221-231.

Authors Mario Natarelli and Rina Plapler give 10 ways for you to assess the intimacy of your brand. The purpose of these 10 considerations is to provide marketers with a clearer set of questions to narrow down and diagnose clear gaps in their brand performance.