We build brand promises that people want to keep. What do we mean by this? For marketing and advertising to be most effective, employees and customers need to know what your brand stands for, and be aligned to your brand. This ‘promise’ is what employees and customers...

Three of the top 5 growth strategies for SMEs for 2017 are new products and services, entering new markets and acquisitions, according to thinkBig 2016. We spoke to First 5000 about how brand enables these areas:http://www.first5000.com.au/blog/brand-ready-enable-business-growth-2017/Full Blog Here: Is your brand ready to enable business growth...

With marketing and advertising high on the agenda for medium-sized businesses to grow, we spoke to First 5000 about building your brand promise and making sure you can deliver against it, before you communicate. http://www.first5000.com.au/blog/to-grow-your-business-in-2017-build-your-brand-before-communicating/Full Blog: To grow your business in 2017, build your brand before communicatingMarketing & advertising is...

The healthy brand links brand to bottom line:  1. Identify KPIS, measures and monitoring process up front 2. Link KPIS to strategy and activity via horizon plan, annual marketing plan, customer journey and indicative conversion expectations 3. Review performance as relevant: 3 hours (execution/media timing), 3 days (execution/media placement), 3 months (creative...

What does this mean?  1. Everything sings from the same hymn sheet - driven by the brand idea. We use the brand experience wheel to consider implications of the brand idea on all areas of the brand experience during the brand strategy stage to stress test...

The #healthybrand consistently engages customers, employees and key stakeholders throughout your continuous strategic planning process. Two key points:1) involve all audiences to make sure you're seeing your brand from all sides; getting people involved up front means you can cover off any issues before they arise and...

Owner, head trainer and lifestyle educator, Robyn Foy, identified a gap in the market for encouraging mature women to improve their personal wellbeing.   Offering research-based information and customized training programs, Zestify Personal Training delivers online packages with personal encouragement and support by phone, email and skype,...