• Transform magazine
  • June 28, 2017

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Opinion: Talking about change

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What does ‘change’ mean for nonprofits? Organizations that are committed to change in a way that, arguably, nobody else is? Their work is the embodiment of change. They change the lives and circumstances of people in our comm...

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Opinion: How does the internal brand differ from external?

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Getting the internal brand right is a challenge for brand developers and managers. Employee engagement expert Ben Watson discusses flexibility, setting clear objectives and getting the tone right when communicating internally...

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Opinion: Lessons from heritage and challenger brands

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What lessons can we learn from successful, heritage brands like Coke, and new players like BrewDog?, asks Christian Cook The most successful brands are not just about visual and...

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Opinion: Embracing the power of digital nostalgia

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Sales of vinyl records are soaring and Millennials are out chasing Pokémon, as the past and the future collide, how can brands build a bridge between the digital and physical? Simon Massey, global CEO at the Gild examines thi...

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Opinion: What makes brand extensions succeed?

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Brand extension has evolved dramatically in the past twenty years or so. Back then, there was a fairly gentle expansion of FMCG goods into adjacent product categories – Mars ice cream bars made huge news in 1988. Now extensio...

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Opinion: Do words still matter?

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Donkey's years ago when Mr. B. Gibb opined "It’s only words, and words are all I have," was he devaluing one of the most precious things known to mankind? Only words! Bloody hell, Barry! Words are sometimes all you need, says...

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Opinion: Will brand UK be affected by Brexit?

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How will brand UK and its largest organisations be affected by Brexit? Tom Adams, global head of strategy at FutureBrand, which organises the annual Country Brand Index, dissects Britain's nation brand...

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Opinion: How membership organisations can build stronger brands

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Customer testimonies are an old and popular way of waving a flag for your organisation, and in today’s age of digital marketing and sharing, they have become a powerful, and often double-edged, force. Yet few membership organ...

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Opinion: How does brand implementation impact on the bottom line?

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At most branding events, there is a creative buzz in the air. The creative brand agencies are the ones that are celebrated for the development of strong visual identities and inspiring values. However, It was interesting to a...

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Opinion: How can brands choose the best product names?

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A brand name is the cornerstone of its positioning, the hook on which to hang its unique proposition and the definition of the brand’s distinctive tone of voice. It performs a ra...

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