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consumer cartography

FutureCast Brand: Consumer Cartography

Last time we discussed the need to have a very detailed, very defined end state for our brands in order to understand what direction we should be going for the future. All too often, brand managers and marketing executives are too afraid to think about the future, they stick with the traditional brand guidelines and [...]

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FutureCast Brand: Visualize Your End State

Last time we discussed what a FutureCast Brand is; “The brand itself is a living thing, something that evokes response, something that drives change, something that facilitates life;” an amazingly robust statement for something that has long been thought to be merely something for consumers to distinguish between options in a specific product category. The [...]

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End State of your Brand

The End State of Your Brand: Future Cast

The goal of branding is to undeniably appeal to and amaze the consumers of your products; by offering an innate sense of value and connection, we can elicit certain emotions, and in Apple’s case, religion. The expectations of brands have become higher and higher as consumers are becoming more connected, empowered, and pushing for transparency [...]

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a bright future

Future Casting and Your Brand

I’ve had the great opportunity to work on over 50 brands throughout my career; some small, some in the Fortune 100, but all had one commonality. Each brand that I’ve ever worked on has a written brand document on what the brand is supposed to be. Words like “Happy,” “Eager,” “Excited,” “Thought Provoking” plaster the [...]

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