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The success story of Skam The young adult television show ‘Skam’ (English: ‘Shame’) has gained humongous success and large audience numbers throughout Scandinavia the past years and it all seems to elevate now as the 4th season will air, and the rights to an American…

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We chat with Wholesome Inc. Founder (and former client) Eugénie Rutherford

Recently we took time out from creating brilliant brands to chat with one of our favorite former clients Eugénie Rutherford. Eugénie took the jump from client side marketer to entrepreneur a couple of years back, a leap many of our marketing clients contemplate but don’t…

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One in a Billion – Adidas aims for a new China market

Interesting times for brands as the Chinese market evolves. Global sports brand adidas have launched a new and noteworthy ad campaign aimed at the Chinese market. The last two decades are choc-a-block with beautifully shot, inspiringly heart-racing ads from all of the brands in this…

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The Trump Effect – When Consumers Say One Thing and Do Another

Today’s post is an article written by Brandhook, good friends of ours and the sharpest brand research and insights agency around. As we all know, recently Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America, defying nearly every prediction and pre-poll. In the lead…

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Branding, invisible gorillas and the art of standing out

How much are consumers really noticing your brand? In 2004 Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons shared the Ig Nobel Prize in Psychology, awarded for ‘achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think’, for the experiment they completed at Harvard that inspired The…

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Why branding’s the most powerful weapon in your marketing arsenal

Tough to argue with this kinda science!!! Dave Ansett David is the founder of Truly Deeply, a brand agency with 25 years experience working with brands to position them for growth. His deep expertise is in the creation of high engagement brands that attract the…

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How American Baseball taught us the Golden Rule of Brand Differentiation.

Differentiation works in Major League Baseball too. Re-reading Marty Neumeier’s book ‘Zag’ this week, I was fascinated by the story of America’s shortest ever professional baseball, Willie Keeler. Wee Willie, as he was known back in the good ol’ politically incorrect days of the 1890s…

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The big news on influencer marketing is; think small

Influencer marketing is a powerful way to share your brand’s message with a targeted audience. One of the strongest marketing trends to emerge in recent times is influencer marketing, which involves recruiting influential social media people to promote you through their blogs, Youtube channels and…

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5 Strategies for brands to do more for less from The Challenger Project.

Need to get your brand noticed but don’t have the resources to get the word out by traditional means?  The Challenger Project in the UK is published by eatbigfish, a strategic brand consultancy with a single focus: challenger thinking and behavior. I love the way these…

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Amnesty International – What do consumers really think about this Not for Profit Brand

All brands have associations – both positive and negative Whether carefully and strategically considered or by default, all brands hold associated meanings in the minds of the market place. Well considered brands establish a differentiated value proposition (their brand strategy) with layers of meaning to…

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How your choice of internet browser determines if you’re an original thinker

It turns out the browser you use determines job performance, commitment and innovative thinking. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant in his TED Talk; ‘The surprising habits of original thinkers’ presents an insight into browser choice as an indicator of innovative and original thinking. Grant says; “There’s…

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Busting the First Mover Advantage Myth of Branding

Watching a TED Talk recently from Organizational psychologist Adam Grant I came across a brilliant insight that challenged the long and firmly held belief of First Mover Advantage. For as long as I can remember in business and brand the ‘first mover paradigm’ dictated that…

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