WOW Branding

Opinionated Blog

We'd love to tell you that branding is all about pretty design but we'd be lying. It takes balls to define your leadership, clarity and focus, and you'll need even bigger balls to execute on it. The branding process can reveal a bunch of ugliness as well as brilliance. Yes, branding hurts. Are you brave enough?  Get a regular shot of qualified comments, opinions, recommendations, tools, and ideas regarding branding and leadership. To inspire and provide food for thought.  Welcome to our blog!

Brand over-protection inspires creative abuse

By:  Dann Ilicic

Some of you may have heard about the scuffle between Vancouver Olympics officials and local apparel manufacturer Lululemon over the latter’s sneaky way of referring to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics without actually referring to the event by name. Lululemon Athletica has come up with a cheeky clothing line that’s named “Cool Sporting Event That Takes Place in British Columbia Between 2009 & 2011 Edition.” Olympic officials were quick to lash out at what they called “rogue advertising” but  Lululemon denied the name was a brazen bid to circumvent Vancouver 2010’s vigorous brand protection policies.  Read Full Article >>

Queensland 1, Alberta 0

By:  Peter Andersen
the best job in the world Read Full Article >>