Ideas curated by our talented strategists and brought to life by our in-house writers (or the occasional guest writer), it’s here that we share articles containing our branding knowledge from the years of experience that we have under our belt. 

After all, knowledge is power, and knowledge shared is power multiplied. Poke around, take a look… have any thoughts?

We’d love to hear from you. 

Ideas curated by our talented strategists and brought to life by our in-house writers (or the occasional guest writer), it’s here that we share articles containing our branding knowledge from the years of experience that we have under our belt. 

After all, knowledge is power, and knowledge shared is power multiplied. Poke around, take a look… have any thoughts?

We’d love to hear from you. 

Branding
September 23, 2022

The Power of Storytelling: How to Build Your Own Story

In our previous entry, we talked about the importance of businesses connecting with their audience by looking at two international brands that expertly utilized the art of narrative across different…
Branding
July 29, 2022

The Power of Storytelling & Why it is Effective in Branding

Why is storytelling so effective? In a time where brands are flooding the market and bombarding us with an onslaught of messages on and offline, the desire for meaningful content…
Branding
July 1, 2022

Creating the Perfect Setting to Strengthen Brand Identity with Environmental Branding: Fiore Dorato

In the age of the Internet – and the Covid-19 pandemic – people will typically discover a brand through its online presence, with 1 in 3 consumers doing so via…
Branding
May 12, 2022

Branding in the Digital Age

Branding seems to be a hot topic recently, with more and more established businesses seeing the need to join in – particularly in the digital sphere. Because of the lack…
Branding
May 12, 2022

Design Principles to Guide Your Brand’s Visual Identity

Oftentimes, verbal messaging strategies are overlooked in favour of more eye-catching visual designs. It’s little wonder, considering that humans are visual creatures and respond better to pictures and diagrams as…
Branding
April 29, 2022

The Theory of Colour: Improving Brand Association with Colours

Did you know that colour can dramatically affect moods, feelings, and emotions? Well-known novelists, artists, and directors regard colour as an essential tool in storytelling, as it has the power…
Digital Marketing
April 22, 2022

A Balanced Equation: Social Media Marketing & Social Media Management

Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube…you’ve probably used, or at least seen and heard of some of them. Social media, like our smartphones and computers, has become so intrinsically part of our…
Branding
April 14, 2022

How Typeface or Fonts Affect Your Customers’ Perception of Your Brand (Part 2)

Welcome to the second part of our two-part article on typeface and fonts! In this continuation, we’ll be delving deeper into the world of typography, and how it affects the…
Branding
April 8, 2022

How Typeface or Fonts Affect Your Customers’ Perception of Your Brand (Part 1)

Let’s play a game. An association game, of sorts. How many of the following fonts do you recognise? Number One Let me give you a hint – the creator of…
Branding
April 1, 2022

Choosing the Right Type of Logo for your Brand

Business owners, as most business owners are wont to do, hope to minimise cost while maximising returns. That’s good, and applaudable. However, what usually happens is that they relegate their…
Branding
March 11, 2022

Attracting and Retaining the Right Talents for Your Business

By now, most businesses in Singapore would have (hopefully) realised the importance of having a strong external brand to win the hard-earned loyalty of their consumers. It’s been proven that…
Digital Marketing
February 24, 2022

Common Misperceptions of Digital Marketing for the SME

Although the world was already on a fast track to fully digitalising, COVID-19 pushed everyone to rapidly adapt to digital means and even fully transform digitally. Singapore is no exception;…
Digital Marketing
January 7, 2022

Smart Budget Planning for Effective Marketing

There are many things to worry about when your company is an SME. With a tighter budget, smaller workforce, and a modest presence, SMEs are usually hit the hardest when…
Branding
December 24, 2021

Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter. Only Your Consumers’ Does.

When asked the question: “What does your company do?” by family and friends, what would be your initial reaction and answer? Take a moment to ponder on it, or maybe…
Branding
December 10, 2021

Market With Heart: Make Relationships, Not Discounts

As humans, we seek connection and yearn to be understood. Our innate instincts drive us to create relationships in hopes to find common ground and spark a connection with someone,…
Branding
November 25, 2021

How Does Branding Affect Customer Service?

Over the past few years, brands in Singapore have borne witness to the burgeoning importance of good customer service in helping their business to grow. According to a survey by…
Digital Marketing
November 12, 2021

Steamrolling Into a Covid-19 World: The Power of Digitalisation

Tech visionary Stewart Brand once famously said, “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.” In today’s day and…
Branding
October 15, 2021

Earning Consumer Loyalty with a Personalised Brand Experience

Even before the pandemic hit and flipped our world topsy-turvy, business owners – particularly retailers – would have felt the inevitable and gradual need to shift some of their offline…
Branding
September 17, 2021

Finding Your Brand’s Higher Purpose Helps Your Business Succeed, and Here’s Why

The Importance of Having a Higher Purpose In our current day and age, 63% of consumers prefer to purchase from purpose-driven brands, which is why finding and defining your brand’s…
Branding
September 3, 2021

What Makes or Breaks an F&B Brand During a Pandemic?

Many factors come into play when considering the longevity of brands. Changing consumer preference, stiffer competition from the industry… or maybe even a pandemic that comes out of nowhere and…
Case Study
July 30, 2021

Helping Your Consumers Identify You Easier in the Crowd with Brand Archetypes: Purpur

In part one of this case study, we looked at how brand personality helped Purpur foster deeper emotional connections with her customers. In part two, we’ll be explaining how we…
Case Study
July 23, 2021

Fostering Deeper Connections with your Target Audience by Having a Brand Personality: Purpur

In this two-part case study, we’ll be taking a closer look at an extremely important aspect of branding – brand personality. We’ll focus on how it helps brands go beyond…
Case Study
June 25, 2021

Going International with a Credible Brand: Playpoint

Having a consistent, credible, and consonant brand system is imperative for brands who intend to internationalise. Without a consistent set of branding rules to guide the team established in the…
Branding
June 18, 2021

Crowd Culture: What is it and how does it affect Branding?

When looking at brands who have endured the test of time, such as Coca-Cola and McDonald’s, most people would regard them as aeonian. That is, unchanging and continuing indefinitely as…
Management
June 16, 2021

The Art of Online Pre-suasion

Best practice doesn’t sell. Emotion does.
Case Study
June 4, 2021

Revitalising a Fading Presence through Branding: Everbest

Trends come and go quickly in our day and age, particularly when it comes to fashion. Styles are quick to change, because the younger generation are chasing after cheaper clothing…
Case Study
May 6, 2021

Emphasising Reliability through Consistency: Spero Aesthetics

In today’s competitive beauty industry, brands must earn the trust of their consumers to enjoy their continuous support and patronage. Competition in the beauty industry is intense, with thousands of…
Digital Marketing
March 19, 2021

What is Digital Marketing?

Digital Marketing is the use of digital applications and the internet to reach a wider base of consumers. It can span a range of avenues to attract customers, such as…
Branding
February 10, 2021

What is Digital Branding?

Digital Branding, to put it shortly, is developing and managing a brand over a range of digital avenues. Sounds easy? Trust us, it is harder than it sounds. But what…
Branding
December 23, 2020

Branding: Transcending the Visual Identity

Millions of companies exist in today’s competitive economic landscape and day by day, this number increases exponentially. In the constant ebb and flow of companies that drift in and out…
Digital Marketing
July 8, 2020

Taking Digital Marketing Beyond 2020

The world of marketing is rapidly changing just as technology finds its way to change the world. Companies from around the world of various scales and sizes can attract more…
Management
June 24, 2020

Business (Not) As Usual in A Post-Pandemic World

As COVID-19 swept the globe, our business world was neatly divided into 2 sections - before and after. In the before, businesses had been using sound principles that had governed…
Branding
June 24, 2020

Brand Book: The Power Of Uncompromised Brand Consistency

In order to stay relevant in a market that is flooded with competition, your brand has to stand out in the crowd as a distinct entity. A major way that…
Case Study
June 24, 2020

Establishing trust through rebranding; Oregano Trading

We have previously introduced to you some of our valued clients hailing from various industries such as Engineering, Maritime, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Retailers. It is worthwhile to note that…
Branding
June 19, 2020

Branding – Your Business’s Secret Weapon

Every business needs a good brand system to be successful. It’s as integral to your company’s image as your product or service. Your brand is the way people identify you…
Management
June 12, 2020

The Importance of Learning & Development

This is the third and final part of a series of articles discussing the challenges faced by businesses today in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Learning and development (L&D)…
Management
June 5, 2020

Building Resilient Work Teams

This is the second of a three-part series of articles discussing the challenges faced by businesses today in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In this article, I discuss human…
Management
May 29, 2020

The Challenges Businesses Face in COVID-19

This is the first of a three-part series of articles discussing the challenges faced by businesses today in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  By far, the most visible change…
Case Study
May 21, 2020

Redefining Brand Strategy; Moby Dick Supplies

Once again, we are excited to share with you one of our most recent works, Moby Dick Supplies - a local ship chandelling brand that supplies transiting ships with provisions…
Branding
May 14, 2020

Branding vs. Marketing – The Cornerstone of Business Success

The practices of building a brand and marketing a product are as old as the practice of business itself. Distinguishing your business from everyone around you is critical to its…
Case Study
May 6, 2020

Case Study: Realigning Brand Positioning; Kingdex

It is with great pleasure to be showcasing one of our clients again. And this time, we have Kingdex, a local stationery brand that was established since the late 70s.…
Management
April 29, 2020

How To Avoid Groupthink?

There is a saying, two heads are always better than one. And by that definition, the more heads we have, the better situation we are in. However, is this true?…
Management
April 20, 2020

Build on Your Brand During This Crisis

During this COVID-19 crisis when businesses are affected, business owners have a tendency to cave inwards to seek protections, cutting down on unnecessary costs such as manpower and marketing, and…
Management
April 13, 2020

Building Emotional Resilience in Businesses

If you have been observing for the past few decades, you would have witnessed the rise of many new industry players and at the same time, the fall of many.…
General News
March 31, 2020

Supplementary Budget 2020

As mentioned by our DPM Heng Swee Kiat, this is the first time a supplementary budget was announced so soon after the main budget. The COVID-19 situation has escalated since…
General News
February 27, 2020

Budget 2020 for Businesses

Just as the global economy was beginning to recover, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak hit us. With several industries such as tourism and aviation being directly affected, the outbreak…
Branding
September 2, 2019

Branding for SMEs in Singapore – Do it Right!

Every now and then since the 80s, new theories to establish brand management are being introduced. As a result, a wide spectrum of different perspectives on how a brand ought…
Digital Marketing
August 29, 2019

Google Marketing VS Social Media Marketing

As a business owner, you may already have your website and Social Medias all set up and ready to go. But have you ever thought of which platform should you…
Digital Marketing
August 15, 2019

9 Ingredients to Build Your Brand on Social Media

Over the last decade, consumer trends have shifted extraordinarily with the proliferation of social media. Consumers have become so reliant on social media for networking and research. As a consumer,…
Digital Marketing
July 31, 2019

Social Media Management VS Social Media Marketing

You work hard building your brand, satisfying customers’ needs and forging meaningful relationships. But how do you constantly engage your customers? It is much easier than you would have thought!…