For many fashion brands, Instagram is no longer just a ‘gimmick’ used during fashion weeks to create a buzz, but a serious part of their social strategy.
Disney’s head of audience strategy Richard Ellwood says brands must focus on making their brands relevant to people’s lives and ensure they are not overwhelming them with choice if they want to drive interest and sales.
As Coca-Cola extends its ‘one brand’ strategy to packaging it needs to make sure consumers still understand the difference between its products and that it doesn’t lose any brand love.
Deciding to “step up” and take a stand on online hate with its ‘Hope United’ campaign, BT knew it needed to move away from the standard campaign process in order to succeed.
Brands should be bringing their purpose inwards, not outwards, says Reach’s director of market insight and brand strategy Andrew Tenzer.
To get brand diagnosis right, marketers must be willing to hear some uncomfortable truths, get the whole business on board and seize the opportunity to improve.
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