The Purpose of Personas
At some point in a brand project, we’re faced with a persona. These can have many names, marketing/buyer/user persona, but they are usually a one slide archetype that represents an idealised customer.
Good to know, Brand Insight
What is Brand?
We've done many, many articles in this journal on how we see brand working in your business. From how it manifests itself in content to the need for strong brand architecture, we've covered many bases.
Target markets: defining who you’re really talking to
Every once in a while, I’ll read a brief and stop in my tracks when I get to the target audience section. I can’t help but think, “you think you know… but you have no idea.”
Brand Insight, Brand Strategy
Why Are All Whisky Brands The Same?
In our time as a brand firm, we’ve done our fair share of work in the whisky sector. And the one thing that has been consistent across it has been that all the brands seem to be saying more or less the same thing.
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Can’t Buy Me Brand Love
So, Aladdin gets into the cave and finds an old lamp. Aladdin rubs the old lamp to give it a wee clean and out pops a genie. A fucking genie. Genie has three wishes that he can bestow on Aladdin...
Brand Insight, Market Research
Brand Research Tips
Research. It’s a polarising topic. Rarely do we see research apathy: you either love or hate it. If you love it, chances are you’ve seen the value – it’s given your brand clarity or strengthened your marketing strategy. But if you hate it...
Brand Insight, Brand Definition
Brand Building Recipe for Success
There’s a formula for brand success and it’s really no different from that tried-and-true recipe you always go back to. When it comes to brand, we know what works – simplicity, quality and consistency – and it’s what’s worked for a very long time.
Brand Lessons from Apple
I feel for clients as they go around their agencies—presentations, suggestions, observations and, occasionally, insights. And then, when talking through a particular challenge, they are brought up. The Jesus of Modern Branding: Apple.
Brand Insight, Market Research, Trends & Innovation, Marketing Strategy, Brand Analysis
Introducing Clarity Reports
We’re delighted to announce the launch of our first product from Good, the Clarity Report. We’ve been working on creating these reports for about eight months now, so it’s a relief to get it out in the world.
Brand Insight, Market Research, Trends & Innovation
How We Found Clarity During the Pandemic
From a business perspective, the pandemic’s been shit. It’s forced lots of businesses to close, increased layoffs and generated tons of debt. At Good we were not spared. We stared into the abyss along with everyone else and wondered…will we make it out?
Brand Insight, Trends & Innovation
Six Ways Recruitment Firm Brands Bleed Value to their Competition
One industry I think is particularly behind the curve in the brand space is recruitment. They misunderstand the value of ‘brand’ and the disproportionately important role it plays in customer interaction which happens primarily in the digital sphere.
The Five Signs of Brand Leadership
Brand Leadership. It’s a term that we use at Good when we start working with a client to understand just how much they “get” brand.