Tagged with brand equity

Can Apple keep its cool?

Can Apple keep its cool?

Apple is one the strongest brands on the planet.  But over the past two years it has been increasingly tested by direct attacks from competitor advertising in its home market of the United States.  This post outlines what’s been happening and Apple’s response to it. A (very) short history of Apple’s brand communications To put … Continue reading

Brand Obama and the Art of Being Human

Brand Obama and the Art of Being Human

There is a growing consensus that to succeed brands need to be “more human”.  Ironically there is a case to be made that this also applies to politicians, business leaders and other celebrities who commonly adopt public personas in line with the stereotypical expectations of their positions. This tendency is what social psychologists term role … Continue reading