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Living out of a hotel used to be something only seen in movies. But in the age of digital nomads and remote working, hotels are making it simple for consumers to stay long-term. From InterContinental to Marriott, brands are taking a page out of Netflix’s handbook and offering subscription models.

Katie Conway

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Hotels can use subscription models to capitalize on new travel culture

Living out of a hotel used to be something only seen in movies. But in the age of digital nomads and remote working, hotels are making it simple for consumers to stay long-term. From InterContinental to Marriott, brands are taking a page out of Netflix’s handbook and offering subscription models.

Katie Conway

In episode 16 of The JUST Branding Podcast, our Creative Director Scott Buschkuhl discusses designing for humans, simplicity as an approach to brand strategy, presentation techniques and much more.

Siegel+Gale

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Simplicity in branding with Scott Buschkuhl

In episode 16 of The JUST Branding Podcast, our Creative Director Scott Buschkuhl discusses designing for humans, simplicity as an approach to brand strategy, presentation techniques and much more.

Siegel+Gale

For years, many B2B brands invested more in sales and product than in brand marketing, the conventional wisdom being that superior specs and personal relationships would win the day. Today, however, it’s clear that strong brands are just as crucial in B2B, where they enhance effectiveness of demand-generation activities, lower the cost of sales, and command a price premium.

Margaret Molloy

S+G Blog

Why B2B branding is more important than ever

For years, many B2B brands invested more in sales and product than in brand marketing, the conventional wisdom being that superior specs and personal relationships would win the day. Today, however, it’s clear that strong brands are just as crucial in B2B, where they enhance effectiveness of demand-generation activities, lower the cost of sales, and command a price premium.

Margaret Molloy

I recently hosted a multigenerational conversation with five marketing leaders and their Boomer parents, where we explored how brands are approaching this generation. The discussion squashed myths, such as the uninformed senior consumer, while shining a light on the influence of traditional media and highlighting the need for simple brand experiences. 

Margaret Molloy

Media Mentions

Don’t forget about us: How brands can reach Baby Boomers

I recently hosted a multigenerational conversation with five marketing leaders and their Boomer parents, where we explored how brands are approaching this generation. The discussion squashed myths, such as the uninformed senior consumer, while shining a light on the influence of traditional media and highlighting the need for simple brand experiences. 

Margaret Molloy

How, when people are inundated with so much information and forced to make decisions more quickly, can a brand cut through the noise? For one, a strong visual identity can help. But what exactly is a visual identity, and how can it be developed? Here, Executive Creative Director, EMEA, Sophie Lutman explains and offers her top tips for creating a visual identity that future-proofs your brand and helps you stand out from the crowd. 

Sophie Lutman

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Uncovering your visual identity: Simply standing out from the crowd

How, when people are inundated with so much information and forced to make decisions more quickly, can a brand cut through the noise? For one, a strong visual identity can help. But what exactly is a visual identity, and how can it be developed? Here, Executive Creative Director, EMEA, Sophie Lutman explains and offers her top tips for creating a visual identity that future-proofs your brand and helps you stand out from the crowd. 

Sophie Lutman

Brands are likely to be held to even higher standards in the future, and with Generation Z now moving into the workforce and earning some level of disposable income, its constituents will no doubt be the target focus of many brands. So, what are some things Generation Z may expect more from brands than the generations before?

Liz Olsen

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Are you ready for Generation Z?

Brands are likely to be held to even higher standards in the future, and with Generation Z now moving into the workforce and earning some level of disposable income, its constituents will no doubt be the target focus of many brands. So, what are some things Generation Z may expect more from brands than the generations before?

Liz Olsen

In our volatile world, bravery is no longer the purview of caped crusaders. Instead, it’s an essential, though unexplored, capability that all leaders must develop. Bravery is the one force that will make a difference in an environment craving changemakers.

Margaret Molloy

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7 habits for laying the foundation for business bravery

In our volatile world, bravery is no longer the purview of caped crusaders. Instead, it’s an essential, though unexplored, capability that all leaders must develop. Bravery is the one force that will make a difference in an environment craving changemakers.

Margaret Molloy

Like every living creature, brands must adapt to survive the changing landscape around them. Whether it’s Mastercard evolving its brand for a digital age utilizing the two instantly recognizable circles, or Facebook diversifying by acquiring WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus. These shifts help to ensure longevity.

Dalia Fawaz

Media Mentions

Tabreed: Creating an essential services brand

Like every living creature, brands must adapt to survive the changing landscape around them. Whether it’s Mastercard evolving its brand for a digital age utilizing the two instantly recognizable circles, or Facebook diversifying by acquiring WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus. These shifts help to ensure longevity.

Dalia Fawaz

As physical and virtual realms converge, people will think differently about goods and services, differently about society and differently about the role of companies and organizations in their everyday lives.

Victoria Kurzweg

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World building: The new brand building

As physical and virtual realms converge, people will think differently about goods and services, differently about society and differently about the role of companies and organizations in their everyday lives.

Victoria Kurzweg

According to Harvard professor Gerald Zaltman, 95% of purchasing choices are subconscious. Princeton researchers also found that it took less than 0.1 seconds for people to form judgements about faces from pictures they were shown. The question is then, how do you appeal to customers’ subconscious in little more than a split second?

Sophie Lutman

S+G Study

Visual Identity: Fixed. Flexible. Simple.

According to Harvard professor Gerald Zaltman, 95% of purchasing choices are subconscious. Princeton researchers also found that it took less than 0.1 seconds for people to form judgements about faces from pictures they were shown. The question is then, how do you appeal to customers’ subconscious in little more than a split second?

Sophie Lutman