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Stop advertising and start branding part II

A fascinating insight into the social media and mobile shopping habits of consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore has just been released by SDL in the UK. The survey size is a little small – 4,000 people in four countries – but the results unearth new data on how social media … Continue reading

BRAND AUDITS: Key for consistency and integration

How effective are your branding activities? Are they aligned for the future? Unfortunately, most branding initiatives revolve around a creative campaign developed by an advertising agency. Depending on budget, the creative campaign will be implemented with a one-size-fits-all message communicated to all and sundry and across multiple mass media platforms for as long as budget … Continue reading

Direct Mail, Email and your brand

Direct Mail and Email marketing are critical components of any branding strategy for either a business to business or business to consumer brand. And it is a growing business. But the quality of Direct Mail and Email marketing in Malaysia and the mining and management of the databases used is horrendous. If you own a … Continue reading

Branding requires you to get to know your customers

This is the start of an ad hoc series of personal experiences I have with brands and some recommendations to help improve the experience. Running a small retail business is tough, particularly in today’s climate. It’s even tougher in the competitive retail wine business in a small muslim country with high taxes on alcohol. Key … Continue reading