Alden’s Ice Cream

Alden’s Ice Cream

Case Study

Alden’s Ice Cream 

Alden’s needed to reboot it’s 30-year old brand for the new natural channel world.

MARKETING THE NEW ALDEN’S BRAND

Challenge

Dell and Microsoft had an agreement to co-market Dell desktop computers to SMBs, loaded with the Microsoft SBS Server. Easier said than done. Both had competing marketing teams in place, leading to confusion about how to combine their messaging and market with better more synergy.

Solution

After an audit of all marketing & messaging materials from both Dell and Microsoft, I synthesized a messaging platform that was on-brand and on-target for both sides. The engagement required messaging development, project management, group facilitation, and a fair amount of tact.

Skills Required

Goto Market Planning

Sr. Client Direction

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Project Management

My Role

Senior Strategist

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Account Planner

Process

U

Audit

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Interviews

Messaging Hypotheses

Messaging Validation

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Copywriting

Presentation

Group Facilitation

WORK SAMPLE

The numbers

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  • Conversion Rate – 90%
  • Return Users – 77%
  • Social Following – 85%

Projects

Satisfied Clients

Ongoing Projects

Cups Of Coffee

Outcome

Teams to Integrate

Joint Meetings

Unified Voice

Derma-e

Derma-e

Case Study

DERMA-E

How can a 30-year-old vegan skin care company transform into an ethical beauty brand?

Agency: RETAIL VOODOO

ROLLING OUT THE DERMA-E RE-BRAND

Challenge

Derma E offered 14 different product lines and 180 SKUs in an outdated matrix of gobbledygook messaging, and younger consumers were turning away.

Solution

Younger women see skincare as beauty, so we helped Derma E to streamline their portfolio and emphasize a new brand position of ethical beauty to a younger audience.

Skills Required

Brand Strategy

l

Messaging & Copy

Product Portfolio Strategy

Z

Project Management

i

Audience Presentation

My Role

Senior Strategist

l

Copywriter

Account Planner

Can I help?

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Process

U

Audit

w

Diagnosis

Validation

Prescription

l

Translation

Creative Development

Implementation

Strategy Sneak Peeks

Brand Identity Highlights

Presentation Highlights

Outcome

x growth in two years

Enliven

Enliven

Case Study

Enliven Healthcare

How do two different healthcare brands join together to launch a new kind of clinic in a new market?

Agency: WONDERR

A NEW KIND OF NEIGHBORHOOD CLINIC

Solution

National insurer Humana and regional HCP powerhouse Vancouver Clinic joined forces to create Enliven, a neighborhood hub for adults 65 and older to drop by for a check-in with a doctor, take a fitness class with a certified instructor, or just hang out with friends over coffee.

My Role

Creative Director

Brand Strategist

Audience Analyst

Naming Specialist

l

Copywriter

CONCEPT & Messaging Snapshot

Insights & Positioning

Clinic Concept

Messaging Framework

Campaign Message

OOH & DIGITAL LAUNCH

Outcome

Brands

Months

Unified Voice

Guayaki

Guayaki

Case Study

GUAYAKI

How can a beverage brand launch a new product line beyond its hippie roots into hipster culture?

Agency: EGG BRANDING

NEW PRODUCT, NEW FORM FACTOR, NEW APPROACH

Challenge

Guayaki was the #1 yerba mate brand in the US, but their latest product — mate in a can — needed a new approach to captivate a new audience: the young male energy drink consumer.

Solution

We positioned the product as a healthy alternative to energy drinks, then developed and launched an underground influencer campaign to take the brand from hippie to hipster.

Skills Required

Messaging Development

Z

Project Management

My Role

Strategist

Account Planner

Process

U

Discovery

w

Brainstorming

Messaging Hypotheses

Messaging Validation

l

Copywriting

Creative Development

Project Management

Highlights

Outcome

%

Outsold Control Group By

Humana

Humana

Case Study

Humana

How does national health insurance company Humana launch a new kind of clinic for seniors in a new market?

Agency: WONDERR

A NEW KIND OF NEIGHBORHOOD CLINIC

Solution

Humana partnered with Vancouver Clinic to create Enliven, a neighborhood hub for adults 65 and older to drop by for a health check-in with a doctor, take a fitness class with a certified instructor, and hang out with friends over a cup of coffee or a deck of cards.

My Role

Brand Strategist

Copywriter

CONCEPT & Messaging Snapshot

Insights & Positioning

Clinic Concept

Messaging Framework

Campaign Message

OOH & DIGITAL CAMPAIGN

Outcome

Brands

Months

Unified Voice