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Easy Jet’s Look & Book, a Social Media Masterclass for Brands

The end of Instagram travel envy. The UK’s Easy Jet has launched a new booking app that takes their social media game to a new level. Look & Book is an app designed to turn Instagram travel inspiration into a reality. Look & Book identifies…

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The real John Lewis Twitter Christmas ad

An accidental brand ambassador John Lewis is the name of big UK retailer but it’s also the name of a guy from Blacksburg, Virginia. Since 2007, the lecturer from Virginia Tech University has been using the twitter handle @johnlewis and he often receives tweets meant for…

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10 annoying things designers do

Designers can’t help it. It’s not our fault. We like to judge. We are picky. We like to openly criticise design, even if no one asked us our opinion. It’s in our DNA. We seriously can’t help it, fact. We are a collective who are…

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How Colour Psychology Works in Branding

Colour plays an integral part in how we see, respond and feel about almost every aspect of our lives – brands included. “Feeling blue”, “caught red-handed”, “black sheep”, “white lie” – the list goes on. Colour plays such an integral role in the way we…

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Asian millennials; more global but not homogenous

Insights from APBN, who are the Asian millennials? Following my trip to Seoul, South Korea for the Asia Branding Conference, here’s some insights on Asian Millennials. Each country presented insights about their millennials and it was interesting to learn about some of the differences and more…

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Truly Deeply’s Michael Hughes presents on Branding for Millennials at APBN in Seoul

Recently our Director of Brand Strategy, Michael Hughes presented at the APBN conference in Seoul, South Korea. The conference was exploring trends in marketing brands to Millennials and the similarities and differences throughout the Asia Pacific region. Michael was invited to present insights on the…

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Study finds branding drives increase in business value (Spoiler)

Branding‘s big pay-off. We often hear the sentiment that branding is a ‘soft’ business investment. It’s considered a ‘nice to have’ and ‘hard to measure its value’. Having spent the last 28 years working with clients to build their brands, our experience over hundreds of…

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Why engaging your harshest critics makes good brand sense.

Brands that see criticism as all bad are missing the messenger. For brand owners and managers it can be tough to receive critical feedback. However, behind the criticism is often an opportunity to transform a critic into a powerful advocate. As tempting as it is…

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Why you should engage with your harshest critics

The power of listening: Transforming brand critics into advocates One of my clients, Sally, called me yesterday to tell me that she had received some negative feedback about her brand imagery. The complaint came in the form of a harshly worded hand written note and…

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Susan McKinnon Foundation Branding by Truly Deeply

A Bold & Courageous Brand Identity One of my favorite branding projects of 2018 is this strategy and identity for the Susan McKinnon Foundation. Susan McKinnon Foundation is a non-partisan, not for profit organisation committed to working with all sides of politics to find common…

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The Future of eCommerce – An Infographic

The Future of Retail will continue to be impacted by eCommerce. New technologies and innovations are continuously changing and exponentially improving the user experience and safety which, which will drive continuous eCommerce growth. When we compare what brands were doing online just five years ago…

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Truly Deeply in Seoul for APBN

Michael Hughes joins our Asian agency partners to discuss branding to Asian Millennials Truly Deeply is excited to be part of the Asia Pacific Conference on today and tomorow in Seoul, South Korea. The conference is the first from the Asia Pacific Branding Network (APBN). Organised by…

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