Category Archives: Ads, TVCs & Commercials

Lighter side of branding | Because you never outlive your automotive dream

You know why there’s such a special bond us humans have w/ cars right? Well because next to home ownership, the car is our biggest asset acquisition throughout our adult life. And although very few of us care to admit … Continue reading

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Hotel Branding | Building brands that connect emotionally with customers [1]

For someone who often travels for a living, I’m intimately familiar with hotels. So hotels’ brand strategy is always an interesting topic to follow. As with all other brand-building exercises, the key remains the same: the ability to connect emotionally … Continue reading

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Brand-building & Social Media | How Social Media impacts your brand [1]

We all know how Social Media is impacting our lives. It helps us stay connected, or overly connected… in more ways than one. The precise definition depends on anyone’s vantage point. It’s an extension of ourselves in the digital space, … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | What’s precious to you?

This TVC from Nationwide Insurance caught my attention. It asks the question, “What’s precious to you?” Because if you view your earthly possessions, such as the four wheel vehicle that zips us form point A to B. Well, we all … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | The compelling role of color

I was less concerned about the advertised product (Nippon Paint) and more interested at the message on the role of color. It’s true, color can indeed change your feeling. Because different colors carry different meanings. In branding, color makes a … Continue reading

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Hotel Branding | Marriott Rebranding [1]

I’m currently working on a brand strategy project for a major Indonesian property and hotel development company. We’ve been tasked with strengthening their hotel portfolio and brand architecture, repositom their existing hotels and crestong new hotel brands to better compete … Continue reading

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Hotel Branding | Holiday Inn, redefining hospitality… [2]

Still on Holiday Inn, it’s interesting to see the changes they’re making to their hotel lobby. Of all the public area, the lobby is the most visible, and also the one area most impacted by changing consumer behavior. In the … Continue reading

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