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A Clean Slate For Branding – Cuba Now Open For Business

The embargo has been lifted, so what’s next for brands wanting to enter Cuba?  When the US embargo was first placed on Cuba in 1960 (a whopping 55 years ago), it was referred to as “the blockade”. The embargo restricted trade and exports to Cuba, except…

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A Brand Manager’s Guide to Leveraging Social Media

Like it or not, social media is the new frontier of brand engagement. The role of brand owners, managers and marketers has never been tougher. With the channels to market that a brand needs to master increasing and morphing by the day, it’s all-but impossible…

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Trends in Social Media Branding – The Cinemagraph has arrived

New social media trend for brands amps-up brand engagement. Facebook is now promoting the use of cinemagraph profile photos in the form of short loop videos. A cinemagraph is a mix of a photograph and a video. It creates a visual where one or a…

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Retail Brand 7-11 Gets a Social Media Reality Check

Social media can be a tricky place for brands at the best of times. The world of social is truly owned by consumers, and brands need to understand the challenges and responsibilities that come with that. Recently convenience retailer 7-11 was called-out by the very…

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UBET smart brand engagement for Melbourne Cup Day

UBET calls on all red-blooded Australians to push for a national public holiday with #UBETWECAN social campaign. It’s the race that stops a nation but it’s only Melbourne who gets a day off. UBET has tapped into the sentiment that most of the country thinks…

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Truly Deeply creates tasty brand identity and packaging for Soulful Soup

A brand identity packed full of richness and flavour A perfect blend of contemporary feel with a sense of tradition, the Soulful Soup brand identity is as rich and flavoursome as the product.

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Truly Deeply creates brand for new app Kombie

Brand identity brings new social mobile app to life. Truly Deeply’s brand positioning and identity work is helping Kombie to stand out and become the next big thing in the competitive social app world. Kombie founder Stuart Berwick, said that “The Kombie brand identity has…

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Airbnb 'Transkind' campaign ready for negative backlash.

Airbnb ‘Transkind’ campaign set to share the spotlight with Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPY awards on ABC. 

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Strangelove – A Local Craft Brand Bursting With Differentiating Personality

Some days it seems the whole world is going craft It seems like every time I look over my shoulder there’s another craft beer, craft burger, craft baker, craft soft drink maker appearing on the horizon. The ‘craft’ trend is a boon for consumers with…

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Kenzo Bus drives smart brand activation for UAE launch

Retail brands can’t stand still. They need to constantly innovate and more importantly find ways to reach out to their audience. Lately, we’ve seen a massive explosion of the pop up shops and gourmet food trucks, now French brand Kenzo is taking their brand to…

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Clorox branded racist for their emojis tweet

Recenlty, we saw another example of how careful brands need to be when they use social media. Bleach brand Clorox damaged their clean image by being accused of being racist following poorly considered tweet. Clorox has since apologised for what they believe was a harmless…

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