Getting brand measurement right

Getting brand measurement right.

In 1931, P&G executive Neil McElroy wrote an internal memorandum that launched “brand management” as a corporate practice. Because “you manage what you measure,” the practice of brand management inevitably led to brand measurement. This is commonly known as brand tracking. Today, almost a century after McElroy’s memo, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent […]

Brand purpose: everything you need to know

Brand purpose 101

Brand purpose is your authentic “reason for being” that applies to both your consumers and your employees. It answers the questions “why does your brand exist?” and “what purpose does it serve to the world?” Simply put, it’s your brand’s why: Why the world needs your brand. Would the world be a lesser one without […]

Challenging assumptions around brand gender preference

Challenging assumptions around gender brand preference.

Knowing your target audience is the cornerstone of good marketing. But what if your business focuses too much on its core audience and, therefore, holds itself back from new growth opportunities? Brand perception and loyalty constantly change, largely due to consumers’ shifting lifestyles and product consumption behaviors. We want to buy from brands that we […]

Brand tracking 101: How to monitor and optimize brand performance

Learn everything you need to know about brand tracking.

Brand tracking is what connects your brand, your customers, and your competitors. Your company may have a firm brand purpose with well-established values, but its perception in the market is constantly evolving with every campaign, product, or news bite released into the market. Not to mention, consumer behaviors and expectations are fluid and the loyalty […]

How to use brand positioning to carve out a competitive edge

Brand positioning 101

What makes your brand unique? Why do you believe it stands out against the tens, hundreds, even thousands of options out there? You may have all the right answers to this question, but if you don’t have a compelling brand positioning that helps connect those dots for consumers, well, your efforts (and investments) may fall […]