Accidental Branding: How Ordinary People Build Extraordinary Brands

Accidental Branding: How Ordinary People Build Extraordinary Brands

By: David Vinjamuri (author)Hardback

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Every year, thousands of new business are started by people with no knowledge of modern marketing at all?and some of them survive and thrive. Accidental Branding tells the story of seven "accidental" brands and how their founders beat bigger competitors by breaking the standard rules of marketing. Successful brands like Burt's Bees, J. Peterman, and Clif Bar reveal how doing things differently can lead to big-time success. If you're an entrepreneur or a marketer, this guide will show you how to build stronger brands.

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About Author

David Vinjamuri teaches marketing at New York University and is founder and President of ThirdWay Brand Trainers, a marketing training company whose clients include American Express, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and other leading consumer brands. David is a former brand manager at Johnson & Johnson and Coca-Cola. For more information, visit


Foreword. Chapter I. What is an Accidental Brand. Chapter II. The Accidental Brand-Builder in You. Chapter III. The Storyteller John Peterman (J. Peterman). Chapter IV. Craig Newmark (Craigslist). Chapter V. Gary Erickson (Clif Bar). Chapter VI. Myrian Zaoui and Eric Malka (The Art of Shaving). Chapter VII. Gert Boyle (Columbia Sportswear). Chapter VIII. Julie Aigner-Clark (Baby Einstein). Chapter IX. Roxanne Quimby (Burt's Bees). Afterword.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780470165065
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780470165065
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 0470165065

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