Challenge: Philip Johnson Associates and its client, @stake, wanted to build brand awareness and establish @stake as an innovative leader in digital securities. @stake was a digital securities service provider who was later acquired by Symantec; it primarily focused on financial services, eMarkets (e.g., ASP) and communications service providers (CSPs).
Objective: To assist PJA and @stake in better understanding key target audiences’ perceptions of security service providers and identify strategies for making @stake the brand of choice.
Solution: Plan-it conducted Qualitative exploratory work among key target audiences’ to understand perceptions of digital securities providers overall, reactions to the @stake concept offering and alternative positioning directions, ultimately to drive brand communications.
Result: Based on insights, Plan-it made recommendations for an optimal positioning strategy which served as a foundation for marketing, communications and advertising.