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The 3 golden brand rules to standing out in a crowded market

The strategic brand thinking at the heart of every successful brand. Over the weekend I was having a conversation for the thousandth time with the owner of a relatively new, fast growth business who I realized was hearing it for the first time. The conversation…

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Fastbrick Robotics – The power of a truly differentiated value proposition

Australian technology business set to disrupt the global building industry. Yeah, that’s a pretty big claim, but in the case of Australia’s Fastbrick Robotics, it’s more likely a prediction than fanciful mission statement. Fastbrick’s first prototype; the Hadrian X is nearing commercial readiness, with the…

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Standing out from the clutter to find true brand differentiation

On average consumers receive on average 3,000 marketing messages everyday, you’re no longer just competing against your direct competitors you’re competing against all messages that bombard people’s lives in order to get noticed. By offering the same, product, features and benefits as your competitors you…

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Woolworths free fruit for kids campaign builds on their differentiated brand proposition

Deliciously Good Brand Differentiation Australian Supermarket brand Woolworths have teamed up with celebrity endorser and fresh food campaigner; Jamie Oliver to introduce their latest in store brand initiative – fresh fruit. Launched in-store and driven by an above the line TVC campaign, Woolworths have come…

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Truly Deeply Strategic – Building a compelling brand proposition for the VCCC

Strategic Thinking, Brand Architecture & Brand Communications Guidelines Truly Deeply consulted with all the VCCC partners and stakeholders to build consensus and develop a compelling and authentic brand proposition. This involved one-on-one meetings and group sessions with the leadership and marketing teams of the partners,…

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1970's letter from Lego show's why the brand has been so successful for so long.

A Brand Strategy with 40 Years Consistency and Clarity Forty years ago the world was a very different place – TV was king, there were no such thing as personal computers let-alone the internet, no Youtube, no facebook or Instagram, no reality TV or Kardashions…

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JetBlue gets minted at the expense of their brand promise

JetBlue is breaking from its long-held brand belief that ‘all customers should be treated equally’ by launching their new ‘Mint’ class. In what could be a potentially risky move, JetBlue have admitted that the lure of more profitable travellers is just too good to knock…

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Samsung may well be Samsunk!

I was reading with interest recently that Samsung Electronics has taken the wraps off a new, larger version of its popular iPad rival, the Galaxy Tab. The Australian Financial Review was suggesting that many see it as the biggest challenge yet to Apple’s dominance in…

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