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Why Sustainability Transparency Matters for Brands

By Miles Oliver Sustainability is a priority in today’s business landscape. The ethical, social, and commercial imperatives of adopting this mindset are increasingly clear. Yet, it’s also worth noting that it’s not just your efforts to be greener that matter. How visible your commitment is…

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The Psychology of Branding: Understanding Consumer Behaviour and Emotion to Create Memorable Brand Experiences

The Psychology of Branding: Understanding Consumer Behaviour and Emotion to Create Memorable Brand Experiences

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Truly Deeply rebrands Arca, Australia’s leading credit association

New brand strategy and identity for leading credit association

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Developing your rebrand communication strategy

Key steps to successfully implement and launch your new brand.

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How to develop your Brand’s EVP and why it matters.

Create a unique, authentic and compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) and reap the rewards for your business and brand.

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Improving SEO for finance brands is all about E-E-A-T

Words matter. How to implement E-E-A-T Principles for Australian Finance brands.

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Truly Deeply rebrands Midland trailers

Stunning new brand for iconic Australian trailer manufacturer.

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Bunnings and Bluey; a brilliant brand partnership

The famous Australian cartoon Bluey and hardware superstore Bunnings, is an inspired collaboration that benefits both brands. For February, Bunnings has rebranded several of their stores to Hammerbarn, the name of the fictional hardware store that Bluey’s family visited in the TV show. The Bluey…

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Truly Deeply rebrands Zapco to Submürge

The new brand name, strategy, and identity for the oyster farming equipment. Rebrand from Zapco to Submurge.

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Vinyl Group; the new heartbeat of an equitable music world

Brand architecture, strategy and design for a multinational music group Three separate music businesses, Vampr, Jaxsta, and Vinyl.com, were merged. Truly Deeply worked with the brand owners to create the new brand architecture, strategic proposition, and visual identity for the new entity. As with any…

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SEO 2.0 & SGE: Tips to get your brand ready for the age of search AI

Is now is the time to invest in SEO services for your business?

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Aussie Bird Count epitomises brand engagement

Brilliant brand engagement from national conservation charity.

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Digital billboard activates the 357 Collins St place brand

Truly Deeply brings to life the 357 Collin St brand and encourages a journey of discovery through the destination.

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Truly Deeply rebrands Foresters Financial

A discerning new brand helps transform a heritage financial service for new generations.

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Truly Deeply creates graduate-specific employer brand for Gadens

While many firms leverage their global network, Gadens is proudly focused on Australia and needs to communicate a very different proposition to attract employees. Truly Deeply worked with Gadens to bring to life their unique spirit and culture to articulate their Employer Brand. This was…

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Moccona fights to protect its trademark packaging as a key brand asset

In a David and Goliath battle, Multinational coffee company Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), is suing Australia’s Vittoria Coffee over the use of its glass jar packaging. JDE, the owner of the Moccona brand, claims that the glass jar’s iconic shape is a trademarked design and…

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Sex Brand seeks to grow the category with cheeky Valentine’s ads

Sex Brand is attempting to shock and encourage young Brits to start bonking again.

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Supermarkets continue to top brand trust rankings

Leading retail brands continue to lead the Roy Morgan ‘Net Trust’ rankings while distrust is highest for Facebook and leading telcos. The top 10 list of trusted brands for the December 2022 quarter has just been released by Roy Morgan. Despite increasing inflation, the report…

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Zuum launches in Australia

New energy gum brand now available at Chemist Warehouse. Keen followers of Truly Deeply may have noticed us talking about a new energy gum brand we created for three Melbourne mates, during the lockdown years. Truly Deeply worked closely with the founders of Zuum to…

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Truly Deeply rebrands BirdLife Australia

New brand proposition and identity helps national bird conservation charity grow and activate its member base.

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Unlocking the private label brand architecture strategies of big retailers

From supermarkets to department stores, private labels or store brands are becoming more important to both profitability and customer retention. According to a recent research report from Oracle, private label dollar growth in Australia outpaces branded products by nearly 2x. Private labels currently account for…

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How to pronounce famous everyday brand names

You know the name, but can you pronounce it correctly? For the fourth in our series of how to pronounce brands, we’re looking at household brands. Despite their popularity, you’re probably mispronouncing many famous brands such as Nutella, Evian, Godiva, Sriracha, Zara, Adidas, Hugo Boss, Bayer,…

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Pronounce your favourite alcohol brands like a boss

  How many of the world’s leading Champagne, wine, beer or spirit brands are your pronouncing correctly? For the third in our series of how to pronounce brands, we’re looking at famous alcohol brands. Once again European names dominate the list, but there’s many other…

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Is BrewDog’s anti-sponsor campaign brilliant or a shameless stunt?

BrewDog’s anti-sponsor campaign for the World Cup is getting lots of attention but not everyone is a fan. Multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog has just declared itself the “proud anti-sponsor” of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to promote its Lost beer. A blaze of…

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Truly Deeply awarded for most reviewed branding company on The Manifest

The Manifest Names Truly Deeply as one of the Most Reviewed Branding Agencies. After another successful year, Truly Deeply’s clients have shared the love with a string of 5-star reviews on The Manifest and their sister site Clutch. After recently joining the platform, Truly Deeply…

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Luxury brands you’re probably mispronouncing

How many of the world’s leading luxury brands can you pronounce correctly?

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Ethical brands still prioritised by Australians, despite cost of living pressures

Research study shows as consumers tighten their spending, brand values and shopping ethically are still a top priority. Toluna’s Global Consumer Barometer Study shows that the rising cost of living continues to impact Australian consumers and is taking a toll on their health and well-being.…

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Truly Deeply rebrands 357 Collins St to create a uniquely Melbourne precinct

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, 357 Collins St is a prestigious office address that has been transformed into a vibrant new precinct. Working closely with Frasers Property, their architects, and the property management team, we set out to redefine the experience of 357…

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Car brand names you’re probably mispronouncing

How to pronounce the world’s leading car brands correctly. From the French, Italians, Germans to the Japanese, many car brands are mispronounced. This can be caused by a misunderstanding of different languages, popular culture references or just bad brand management. Having worked with Porsche, we…

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Match flips the dating proposition in cheeky new campaign

USA dating site Match creates a bold outdoor campaign that takes a me first approach. The dating app market is massive but also largely undifferentiated. That’s why this latest campaign from Match in the USA caught my eye. Rather than promising to find ‘the one’,…

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Truly Deeply creates Pronto, a unique vapor inhaler brand for the USA

Brand naming, strategy, design, and packaging for an innovative range of vapor inhaler products from Rhinomed. Pronto features a unique vapor inhaler that gently opens the nose and delivers a soothing blend of essential oils. There are two versions of the product, featuring different essential…

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Truly Deeply unveils latest packaging design for Jenny Craig

New packaging continues to evolve with the offer and enhance the Jenny Craig brand experience. Truly Deeply has been working with Jenny Craig since 2014. Our initial work involved a complete refresh of the brand with research, brand strategy, brand identity, packaging, marketing collateral, and…

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Brand reputation – you’re only as good as your weakest link

One of the real tests of a brand’s reputation comes post purchase. With cars, the service experience is a critical influencer of brand perception, customer loyalty and retention. For many auto brands this can be extremely hard to manage. Local dealers are often franchised and…

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Gucci struggles to protect its brand in Japan

Leading fashion brand gets schooled on what makes a distinctive brandmark Premium fashion brands spend a fortune protecting their brands from fakes and for good reason. The Gucci brand is Italy’s most valuable brand and is estimated to be $US 37.9 billion by BrandZ. Last…

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Beyond colour; demonstrating real sustainability and social impact

Sustainability branding is no longer about ‘eco’ colours or colour washing. Brands used to highly depend on their packaging and look to communicate their ‘eco-friendly’ mission. They overly used shades of Greens and Browns to show their roles in fighting climate change. Now, brands are…

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CSL demonstrates how to shift to a monolithic brand architecture

Brand architecture can be a tricky beast to get right but CSL’s new group brand is a good example of how to move to a master brand approach. With any merger and acquisition, careful consideration needs to be given to the brand architecture strategy. While…

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Nestlé retains title of the most valuable food brand

Brand Finance releases Food 100 Ranking for 2022 Once again Nestlé is at the top of the Food 100 ranking by a significant margin. According to Brand Finance, Nestlé’s brand value is worth $20.8 Bn, that’s almost twice as much as Yili which is second…

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Mecca rebrands ‘kit’ to make it more inclusive and relevant

Mecca is currently getting some well deserved attention for their Kit rebrand. Mecca’s home brand for beauty on budget for nail polish, lotions, and a few products was discontinued years ago. Kit has now been rebranded and relaunched with a completely different offer, theme with…

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Michael Hughes provides tips on rebranding for CPA’s ‘INTHEBLACK’

This month’s INTHEBLACK features an article focused on rebranding. “Brand refresh? What you need to know” provides insights for companies when considering a brand refresh. Truly Deeply’s Managing Partner and Strategy Director, Michael Hughes was featured in the August edition of the magazine. Read the…

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Rebranding for the right reasons

What you need to know before rebranding Before you consider rebranding, understand why you are doing it. It may seem obvious, but it’s important to get clarity and alignment with key stakeholders on the reason for the change. This is not just about marketing –…

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Apple regains crown for most valuable brand

Kantar releases the BrandZ global ranking of most valuable brands in 2022 Apple has reclaimed its status as the leading global brand in 2022. Rising from the third position last year, Apple has increased its value by 55% and is on track to be the…

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Patisserie rebrand brings to life unique product and drives brand growth

Truly Deeply is excited to share the new look Vienna Patisserie, a unique fusion of traditional European cakes and pastries with a modern Australian twist. From one small cake shop in Kew, the rebrand has helped Vienna Patisserie secure a new store in Canterbury’s prestigious…

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Amazon retains its most valuable global brand status

Kantar BrandZ has released their Most Valuable Global Brands for 2021 and it demonstrates the power of strong brands, particularly in a crisis.

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Truly Deeply creates new place brand, Ellerton

We are proud to introduce our brand strategy and design work for Ellerton, a new residential community in Melbourne’s west. The Ellerton brand draws from its surroundings and the diversity and energy of its people. It’s a celebration of being at the heart of the…

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Truly Deeply creates the brand for innovative school software, Zunia.

Research, stakeholder engagement, brand strategy, naming and brand identity for a novel school experience and management solution. An innovative new solution from Education Horizon’s Group (EHG). Zunia brings together the best and most powerful functions of the group’s existing products into one intuitive platform. Paul…

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Track your rebrand to drive long-term business growth

If you’re considering a brand review or rebrand you’ll probably need to measure and justify this investment. But seeing real results from any brand investment takes time. That’s why we recommend setting up a regular brand tracking study from the outset and then running it…

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Leading CMOs prioritise Brand Strategy in the pandemic

Recent survey finds that more than a third of marketers see brand strategy as most important amid uncertain times. The Annual CMO Spend Survey 2020-2021 research provides detailed insight into how top marketers are adjusting their budget and marketing investment plans due to Covid-19. Amongst…

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Truly Deeply designs Porsche’s Torque Magazine

We’re proud to share the latest edition of Porsche Centre Melbourne’s Torque Magazine. Designing, printing and distributing a 52pp magazine during a pandemic certainly presented some challenges, but Porsche fans were not left wanting this year. Despite our design, production and client service teams all…

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Media consumption up, especially video content as a result of COVID-19

New study reveals rapidly changing consumption as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), with many signing up for more streaming services. As the coronavirus outbreak continues, more and more communities, industries, and businesses are feeling its effects. Staying informed at this time is crucial. A new…

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COVID-19 update

Truly Deeply is working from home. In light of the current situation, our team are now working from home and practising social distancing but we’re not slowing down. We are still working normal hours, just relying more on technology. While we can’t meet in person,…

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Woolworths ranked most valuable Aussie brand for 2020

Brand Finance ranking of the most valuable brands for 2020 has just been released. Amongst the Australian brands, Woolworths has reclaimed the top spot, overtaking Telstra, after recording a 5% uplift in brand value to AU$11.8 billion. The study also showed that Woolworths has eclipsed…

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Victoria’s Secret plays the diversity card, but is it too little too late?

Lingerie giant celebrates major brand shift with plus sized and transgender models. Victoria’s Secret has learnt the importance of ‘never say never’ as they attempt to reverse decades of criticisms of their stand on beauty means. The brand appears to finally understand that the world,…

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Brand China continues to polarise

Study shows perception of China varies across the globe, with reputation declining in many countries. As China celebrates their 70th anniversary of Communist rule, Pew Research Centre has released their latest Global Attitudes Survey on the People’s Republic. More prominant than ever in global headlines,…

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RACQ is the top Australian brand in CX survey

Local bank and insurance brands lead the way in customer excellence. KPMG’s Customer Experience Excellence Report shows that six of the top 10 local CX brands are in the banking and insurance sector, but none are the big 4. On the back of a series…

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Truly Deeply rebrands Central Steel Build

The new brand strategy, architecture and identity helps Australian steel builder reflect their true industry leadership and provides a framework for future business growth. A highly successful business, the rebrand now reflects the true image of the company, one that is continually evolving with its…

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Responsible produce packaging from Asia

Asian supermarkets use banana leaves instead of plastic packaging for fruit & veg. For decades many consumers have been pushing Australian retailers to reduce the overpacking of fruit and vegetables, but it’s still happening. Now, it seems our neighbours to the north are streets ahead…

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Truly Deeply rebrands Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman

New brand strategy and identity for Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) created by Melbourne brand agency Truly Deeply. The new brand proposition is all about helping both consumers and providers ‘find a clear way forward’. This is supported by clear and simple messaging that explains what…

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Reviving the retail brand experience

Could ‘Appear Here’ be the saviour for retail? In the digital world, having a physical brand presence is more important than ever. Nothing beats the opportunity to share and interact with your customers in the flesh. However, the costs of finding and maintaining traditional retail…

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Morrison and Shorten fail to build brand differentiation

Spot the difference: Neither of the leaders has an engaging or distinctive personal brand. While the polls have consistently pointed towards a narrow win for Labor, they also highlighted very small differences in whom Australians prefer as their PM. The last Newspoll before the election…

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