birds on a wire business development business blog, by Scott Silverman, Los Angeles copywriter and brand consultant.

What’s a copywriter, branding consultant and company naming guy doing consulting on business development for over 20 years?

Not every copywriter, branding consultant or company naming agency will focus this intensely on your business development fundamentals. And that’s my point, exactly.
Man with glasses, 8 branding tips for business

8 Branding Tips to Accelerate Small Business Performance

Branding tips so you, too, can increase customer/client interest and enthusiasm You’ve heard (read) me saying it before, but it bears repeating. Branding isn’t what most people think it is. Sure, it includes fancy names, logos and websites, but beneath all of that, there’s something even bigger and more powerful.
3 little pigs standing in a row, who had the better marketing or business development plan? Part Two

Genuine brand marketing consulting isn’t about tools of reach. It’s about unleashing your power to reach.

When you’re a little pig who is hungry (hunger, humility & people smarts – see Lencioni’s The Ideal Team Player) for increased leads, revenue and market share, it doesn’t take long to recognize that you’re first going to have increase interest, understanding and enthusiasm.
3 little pigs standing in a row, who had the better marketing or business development plan?

Straw, sticks or brick: which little pig had the better marketing and business development plan?

The straw business thinks in the immediate, and only in terms of the transactional and incremental. He/she most commonly asks, “Which marketing, sales and business development tactic should we be employing right this minute?” Chances of ever owning any meaningful marketplace position or identity are blowin’ in the wind.