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Uber shows it’s elastic brand strategy with UberMOTO

The Uber brand pivots like a tech start-up. In 2016 Uber launched uberMOTO in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, allowing riders to catch a ride on motorcycles. Uber have always been clear that they are not a ride share business, not even…

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Infographic: The Rise of Social Media Customer Care

Why social media customer care is an integral part of every business’s success. Our friends at Website Builder have put together this nifty infographic that highlights the benefits and the importance of social media customer care. For just about any consumer brand, customer service is…

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Dr Who gets brand refresh with first female doctor

The casting of Jodie Whittaker as the thirteenth doctor gives BBC sci-fi show a much needed brand jolt After 50 years, iconic British Sci-fi show finally gets female lead. The Time Lord from Gallifrey will regenerate later this year and history will be made. With…

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Yellow tail launches major US brand push with Super Bowl ad

Yellow Tail uses Aussie humour and cliches to promote their wine brand to Americans. Aussie wine brand Yellow Tail is making headlines as an outsider buying up big on the US Super Bowl. It’s also the first wine brand to air a Super Bowl ad…

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Nutella’s brand truth spoils the party again

Can an image change brand perception? McDonald’s recently introduced a Nutella Burger in its Italy restaurants. However, among the excitement of the new burger was a one image that was souring the publicity. A picture of the Nutella jar showing what is actually inside, has…

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From soft porn to substance, Pirelli resets their brand image

Italian tyre brand Pirelli is famous for its annual soft porn Pirelli calendar but this year it’s undergone a dramatic makeover that could change the brand’s image for good. For Pirelli’s 2016 calendar, scantily-clad female models have been replaced by ‘women of substance’. World-famous Annie…

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New Virgin Australia campaign positions airline as the ‘stylish’ brand

Virgin Velocity members received an exclusive preview of Virgin Australia’s new commercial over the weekend. According to the email we are supposed to “keep it between us for now” but I’m guessing that they won’t mind us sharing with our Madly readers.

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Brand win for Tennis Australia

It’s been awhile, but Tennis Australia has just had a major brand boost. Australian Nick Kyrgios has beaten world No.1 Rafael Nadal in four sets and now advances to the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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Transfield’s brand image laid to bare

The Biennale of Sydney ends 40 year relationship with Transfield. Several weeks ago, a friend came to me with a dilemma. As a contributing artist to the Biennale of Sydney, she was devastated to learn that the event’s founding sponsor, Transfield Holdings, was profiting from…

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Unveiling our new brand identity for Ferve Tickets

Ferve – a new brand for the love of festivals We are proud to showcase the name and brand identity for Ferve Tickets, eFirst’s ticketing company. From technology geeks to festivarians, Ferve tickets is a deliberate niche ticketing brand that is passionate about festivals. Beyond…

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