"Consumers control the brand. Marketers do not." It's been the manifesto of social media aficionados for years, but in my opinion, the concept is something contrived as an attempt to validate social media and social media "experts'" position in the marketing landscape. And for the most-part people seem to be buying it.
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Year after year we see an endless parade of beer advertisements. Most—even the memorable ones—fail to move a keg, can or bottle out of the warehouse. Why?
Like Walter White of AMC's Breaking Bad, you might be finding your business is struggling and you're not quite sure what the underlying issues are. Even worse, you might not even notice your business is struggling and you're failing to see the warning signs.
It frustrates me when companies waste their time and money. One of the easiest ways to do this in business is to move forward with a rebranding project when you aren’t ready. Last year I gave five great reasons to rebrand. This year I thought it would be interesting to discuss five equally great reasons […]
For Immediate Release: Edmonton, AB, May 29, 2013 - Edmonton marketing agency, Urban Jungle is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. The May 2013 launch coincides with the opening of the brand development specialist's new Edmonton office.
One of the most exciting things I’ve followed in the wake of Microsoft's 2012 rebranding debacle is the work of a student named Andrew Kim. Kim's re-imagining of the identity as a complete and interconnected rebranding effort is stellar.
For the second time in five years, the players are locked out by the NHL. Regardless of whether you side with the Millionaires or the Billionaires, the fact remains—an NHL lockout is not the way to successfully build a brand that's in desperate need of building.
Colour. It's arguably the most important component of a strong and easy to recognize brand identity. Without colour, brands wouldn't exist in our minds quite the same way.
When asked, I define corporate culture as the blend of human psychology, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours within the workplace. Every company is different and the culture cocktail can result in an inspiring utopia, a depressing nightmare, and everything in between.
For Immediate Release: Edmonton, AB, May 3, 2012 — As Alison Redford’s Conservatives begin their 12th consecutive term governing Alberta, specialist brand marketing firm Urban Jungle is holding the premier to her promise of “positive change that moves Alberta forward.” The firm, which previously offered brand strategy services to Redford at no cost to the […]