Creating a brand protection campaigns can be a rewarding experience, but it can also create frustration.
In this post I will try to give you inspiration with new and fresh approaches to have fun while working on it.
Managing a intriguing brand protection campaign is not always easy when you need to come up with ways to market your company. When done correctly, a well managed brand protection campaign captures the audience’s attention. You need to keep the readers interested in the story, and they will continue to read if done right.
Is there any difference when using a brand protection manager in France compared to working with this internally?Should you hire professionals from a brand protection manager in France or can one just as well use staff in the organization to handle brand protection in the organization?The questions you need to ask yourself has a number of aspects that you should think about. In this article I will highlight some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a brand protection manager can be useful or whether it is better using internal staff in the firm at the local branch office in France.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a brand protection manager can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time spent and resources usedPutting the work out to a brand protection manager can certainly pay off, but it is still important that there are available resources that can handle this in a proper way on the part of the organization. If you already have limited resources, the project will almost guaranteed not get enough attention and dedication from in-house staff without adequate resources dedicated to handling the project. The brand protection manager knows that these things are time-consuming and are knowledge-intensive, so they have put the resources necessary to handle the project in a proper and professional way. I have always been of the opinion that it is you who know your service and your market best, so if you have the resources needed, it is definitely the best thing to do it yourself. This is something that must be carefully considered before making a decision on how to proceed with brand protection.
Use of your own employees in France to manage projects outsourced to the brand protection manager
Good brand protection toolsThere are some things you need to be aware of when using a brand protection manager – whether this is handled by your department in France, or centrally at the headquarter. Below is a handy checklist of things you need to think about, as well as the best tools you can use for either free or commercial tools where free alternatives are not available or significantly inferior to the commercial ones.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. You can use this tool to find out everything of interest about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in France are doing, or what national and international competitors are up to. Links to your website and subpages are crucial to your search engine rankings, so this is important to keep tabs on.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has a number of professional SEO tools that I can really recommend. One of the tools I use most is Page Analyzer. With this tool, you can check keyword density on each subpage of your domain to optimize for keywords or phrases. If the brand protection manager you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
Google AlertsTo be on top of things, it is important to know what happens as early as possible. Google Alerts sends you an email every time someone mentions the words and phrases you specify. This can be anything from trademarks that are important to you, people of interest or general words and phrases that are important to your business. You can have alerts for all employees, freelancers you use, your trademarks including websites you run and words and phrases you focus on. All of this gives you a good overview of what is being talked about that matters internally. Google’s notification is free to use and helps you to be early in terms of being on top of what your competitors in France are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Need help deciding whether to use a brand protection manager or manage the project yourself?Do you need to discuss what a brand protection manager should do? Do you need someone to throw ball with? Feel free to contact me. Contact information can be found in the menu. We never charge before agreed from both sides.
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Do you do brand protection for a business in France?
Yes. My company does. We provide brand protection services targeting any location. Since everything we do is on internet, location does not matter at all to us. It should not matter to you either.