....originally appeared in frankly speaking blog
QUALITY; DO YOU UNDERSTAND IT.[infographics] originally appeared in Muyiwa Afolabi's blog
Many times as a brand strategist I have many people approach me seeking
for my opinion about their product or services. Many, who have new
products or service they'd like to introduce bring it to me first;
wanting to know what I think before they push into the market.
In fact some establishments I consult for also share ideas of product
reinvention or brand extension with me, wanting to know what I feel or
think about it and most of the time, I find a fault with their opinion
and understanding of
Originally Written by Emma Brudner | @damyreginal
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