The Coca Cola Company- Branding Strategies
Coca-Cola is one of the most recognizable brands around the globe. The history of Coca-Cola began over a century ago since 1886. Today Coca-Cola sells products in over 300 countries world-wide, and has over 3,000 different beverages. The brand is familiar to people all around the world, and is available in many different varieties. The company takes pride in the development of unique marketing strategies, which have allowed growth and access to various places throughout the world. Their extremely recognizable branding is one of Coca-Cola's greatest strengths and the simplicity of its bottling is a part of a great marketing strategy (Spring,2002). Coca-Cola makes money primarily from selling their very famous cola, allowing many across the globe to share the experience. Coca-Cola’s desired outcome from their marketing communications program is to move from creative excellence to content excellence. The purpose of their content excellence is to create ideas so contagious it cannot be controlled in terms of business objectives, brands and consumer interest, all linked together. They developed a conversation model that begin with brand stories that create the linked ideas which provoke conversations that need us to act and react to 365 days a year. Coca Cola now intend to double the size of their business by observing a distribution of creativity in their advertising. No one now has the smarts on ideas and in fact, consumer generated stories outnumber Coca cola Company stories on most of their brands and they constantly fuel both of those truths. Secondly is by the distribution of technology. They now have greater connectivity and consumer empowerment than ever before. This has driven an on demand culture where consumers can turn their demands on 24 hours a day. Technology can enable brilliant connectivity; we can generate ideas where we cannot separate the message from technology. With that they develop direct...
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