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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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The urgent need for more responsible brands

‘Unpacked’ photos remind us that brands need to take more responsibility for their impact. Recently I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to work with several purpose-led and social enterprises. Helping create and shape brands that are not just great products but will truly make a positive…

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Busting the Millennial Smashed Avocado Myth

New study shows smashed avocados are not to blame for millennials struggling with housing affordability Our friends at the Millennial Report have once again highlighted the importance of not over-generalising this generation. The study highlights how millennials (or Gen Ys) are just as careful with…

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Truly Deeply rebrands ATSE as Applied

Leading think-tank rebrand brings to life a new purpose and improves engagement with the broader community. Applied replaces ATSE as the new brand name for the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. The new name ‘Applied’, was chosen as it humanises the brand and cuts…

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Truly Deeply rebrands Homyped shoes

Redefining one of Australia’s favourite shoe brands to appeal to new generations. Truly Deeply builds on Homyped’s comfort heritage to reposition the brand as smart solutions for healthy feet. The new brand identity leverages the product’s technological and medical credibility to create a more aspirational…

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Delta and Coke’s brand gesture; clever or creepy?

Delta Airlines and Coke apologise after napkins offend Delta and Coca Cola have canned their inflight match-matching brand gesture after many label it creepy. What was intended a bold and fun has potentially caused brand damage. Far from inspiring hook-ups, it has potentially also fractured…

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Truly Deeply creates brand identity for shared value consultancy, Hugh Foley

Consulting brand creates value for company, customers, and the community. Building on Hugh’s personal reputation in shared value strategy, we created a strong and distinctive consulting brand to engage corporate, philanthropic and public sector leaders. “Getting some good thinking into the brand identity process right…

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Nostalgic fans help drive brand revival of Polly Waffle

Polly Waffle chocolate bars set to return to Australian shelves Following a social campaign from nostalgic brand fans, the Polly Waffle is set to be revived. Fans of the Polly Waffle united on Facebook and achieved 55,000 likes. This helped convince Adelaide based manufacturer Robern Menz to…

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Prosecco-like? Food origin naming fight continues

EU agreement standoff as Australian producers fight to keep using traditional and logical names to describe their products. As part of the $100 billion EU trade agreement, Greece and Italy are trying to extend Geographic Indicators to a range of common food styles including wines…

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Holiday SEO Infographic

Check out if you’re naughty or nice this silly season Our friends at Milkwhale have put together a neat little checklist for your SEO over the Christmas break. Designed for the northern hemisphere, we’re sweating it out down under rather than bunkering down to avoid…

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Truly Deeply creates unique skin and hair care brand for the next generation

Brand strategy, naming, design and packaging for Gen Z skin and hair care range. Innovative, all natural and eco-friendly, Umii is a new range of body and skin care products specifically designed for girls and guys aged 8-18. Real, assertive and bold, Umii doesn’t tell…

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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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