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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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Vale Pete Singline

Pete has left the building It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Truly Deeply founder, noted Brand Scientist and all-around good guy; Peter Singline. Pete was highly respected by clients across the country and ‘almost every conceivable category’ and by all…

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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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Adding a little bit of fun to your next pres with Fockups

We all know how mock-ups help sell a design or get a concept across the line. It helps clients understand how things may look in the real world no matter how stylised or fantastical the scenario. While we’re aware that the life of our brilliant…

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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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Brand name renaming, 3 ways to rename.

Brand naming can be hard, but it’s easy compared to brand renaming. Brand naming: coming up with a strategic, relevant and available name for a new company, product or service is challenging. Engaging stakeholders and bringing them on a journey, getting buy-in on preferred options…

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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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Back to Neon. One of the big brand trends of 2022.

Flash, boom! Neon takes us back to the era many of us now yearn for. Neon has been a strong trend this year with so many influences from the 80s and early 90s. Nostalgic branding is very powerful, especially as millennials (my generation) are most…

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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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The importance of simple differentiation

The simplest branding trick. Living in the northern suburbs we see these pink cement trucks lots. My girls love them, shouting out whenever they see them. They always bring a smile to my face and clearly demonstrate the real power of differentiation. It’s let down…

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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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Are Adobe and Pantone playing for colour?

We were surprised to open Illustrator the other day and get a warning that the Pantone colour palettes would be vanishing from the app. There’s always been something clunky about the way Illustrator handled spot colours, but I always thought it was more to do…

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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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Pride month – No shortage of brand support but is it genuine or just a Drag Race?

June, the Pride Month, is almost over and the competition between global brands on who wore the Rainbow better is coming to an end. Many global brands, especially in the USA, filled their social media accounts with glitters and confetti and happily attempted to outshine…

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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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Apple’s ‘Hometown’ reminds us that powerful brands are built on strong values.

The temptation to create a brand that stands for everything, or at least a brand that doesn’t alienate anyone can be overpowering, especially in a world that feels like its becoming more polarised by the day. However, a brand that fails to stand for something,…

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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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The Best Alcohol Packaging Design for 2020

An inspiring selection of beer and spirits packaging to whet your design whistle. What a year it’s been. Never before have we needed the treasure the small delights in life to help get us through the dark days, weeks and months. Whether that be a…

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Recruitment firm brand ad leverages the 2020 US election.

The Brand Power of Leveraging Current Affairs. We promise this wont turn into a Festival Trump-bashing- although that could be kinda fun, but we spotted another clever ad looking to leverage off the world wide interest in the car crash that is American politics and…

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Swedish Bedding Brand Trumps US Election Ad Stakes.

Clever Brand Campaign Creative Cuts-through. Swedish mattress and bedding brand SOVA released a timely ad to leverage the currency of the US election. The very clever ad features a montage made from items of their bedding range that create a portrait of President Trump. Combining…

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Samsung ad mimics iconic Apple campaign.

Clever Campaign Leverage or Brand Positioning Balls-up? If as they say; “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”, Apple should be feeling pretty chuffed about this new campaign by Samsung for their Galaxy Z Fold 2. In this short clip a street artist is seen…

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The Modern History of Sneakers Captured by Design.

What’s not to love? Poster Design meets Infographic Design meet Sneakerfreak Culture British Design House; Dorothy have created a Sneakerhead’s ode to Nike’s iconic Air Max and sneaker culture. The poster features a cut-away style illustration that captures the history of the modern sneaker. How…

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Pizza Hut’s Retro Rebrand with Purpose

Much More than Back to the Future Branding. Here at Truly Deeply we often talk about Branding being ‘Design with Purpose’ and Pizza Hut’s recent redesign of their take away pizza box packaging is a clever case in point. When we say ‘Design with Purpose’…

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