Brand and identity

Words matter: Helping your residents understand brand

We’ve noticed that the word brand makes some people uncomfortable. Has brand become a bad word? Most people don’t speak the language of marketing. Even if they do, they might not know your dialect of place marketing. It’s smart to assume that your stakeholders aren’t...

Not exactly utopia: Byron Bay grapples with a place brand crisis

If its projected image doesn’t match its Place DNA®, your tourism destination risks a fierce backlash from residents. Your destination’s image is formed by thousands, if not millions, of stories people tell. In Byron Bay, Australia, those stories are getting out of...

Master your destination brand with DMO Matters: Rebrand Edition

Discuss “brand” with a room full of your tourism stakeholders, and you might bring up a bundle of baggage bigger than the carousels at LAX. Everyone carries an opinion and biases based on their experiences. Leading and coordinating stakeholders is a common challenge...

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