Decoding Brand Confusion: Aligning Agency Expertise with Executive Vision
We’re often brought into branding projects when things have gone wrong, or a previous branding project has run out of steam.
From Frivolous to Fruitful: Agency Challenges in Promoting B2B Brand Characters
We recently had an agency debate about which brands had the best brand character. Over the course of a week, we voted on different options and Captain Birdseye won. (A fine choice, don’t you agree?)
Good to know, Brand Insight, Brand Strategy
Why do Private Equity firms ignore the role of brand in creating value?
This is the question that’s been keeping me up at night. I’m slightly scared to ask it publicly, but I’m genuinely struggling to answer it.
ESG has a brand problem
We don't claim to be experts in ESG but we do know a thing or two about brand. And as more and more clients come to us with projects that include an aspect of ESG, we’re seeing the two worlds collide.
B2B Tech Firms must dig deeper to differentiate
It feels like every other B2B tech firm I look at conforms to the same visual and verbal convention.
Brand Architecture & Naming, Brand Strategy
Why Brands Need a Serious Brand Strategy
When businesses decide on a growth strategy, there are several options open to them. Growth through acquisition is a commonly chosen path. Shopping lists are written and deals are done, often in quick succession – a demonstrable commitment to growth.
Good to know, Brand Strategy
Brand Strategy is Business Strategy
At Good, we’re of the view that if clients want to spend money on brand, then they should have a right to know what it’s likely to do for them.
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.
Brand Strategy, Content Delivery
Content Strategy and Why You Need One
Since I started at Good, the one thing that has shifted has been the need for brands to move from pretty straightforward advertising around their product or service to becoming content publishers.
Brand Strategy, Brand Creation & Evolution
Branding By Algorithm
I’ve been thinking a wee bit about what happens to brand in this digital world, and one of my conclusions is that it’s being overpowered, and we’re now “branding by algorithm”.
Brand Strategy, Campaigns
Stop The Digital Doing
Have you ever been in a reporting meeting, a meeting that is reviewing the digital marketing activity and found yourself wondering how your life turned out so... wrong?
Good to know, Marketing Strategy, Brand Strategy
Do you need to write a brief?
This is going to sound controversial, but many of the written briefs we receive are crap and aren’t worth it.