We believe in Human Brands
Human Brands know how to listen, keep things simple, talk clearly and constantly adapt. They understand their place in our 14 brand relationships and know what it means for them.
Brand meaning and activation go hand in hand. They must work together so that activation is both agile and connects with people.
Developing 4 key human behaviours (listening, simplifying, being clear & adapting) allows a brand to connect with people. They give people the relationships they need today, whether deep & meaningful, or speedy & functional.
The best and most effective activations are agile and responsive, whilst still keeping true brand meaning and connection at their heart. They reinforce the essence of a Human Brand and build on it.
We create Unusual
Balancing the unusual and the everyday is the best way to connect with people. We use our understanding of how our brains connect with the world to inspire transformative thinking and effective ideas.
Our ideas in action
“HeyHuman has found a way to translate often alien topics and knowledge into actionable and clearly transformative working methods."
Business Transformation Agency of the Year, The Drum
”HeyHuman are an absolute pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a best-in-class agency.”
UK Advertising Association
“HeyHuman have really taken our brief to heart, unleashing tremendous creativity and organising power in the process. We have come to trust them as allies, advisors and an active part of our mission in their own right.”
"The team at HeyHuman have shown that the agency landscape needs to change, and they are one of the few agencies trying to find more effective ways of developing comms.”
“HeyHuman are quite uniquely placed because of their intuitive understanding and appreciation of next generation marketing and their through-the-line expertise.’’
“With their forward-thinking approach embedded within our own model of marketing they have shown themselves as an agency defining their own lane.”
What makes us different
We are experts in behavioural change.
We’re smart and agile – from innovative research to in-house content creation.
We have developed global and local capabilities.
We create cost-effective content with no compromise on quality.
Brainkind Content – A Competitive Edge for Communications
We commissioned neuroscience research to look into the effect multi-screening has on attention span, engagement and recalling information.
14 Brand Relationships and the Opportunity for Human Brands
We’ve conducted research to gain a clear understanding of how to build better, stronger bonds between brands and people and have uncovered 14 new brand relationships to deliver new business and marketing strategies.
Creating the Unusual Everyday™ – Brands, Experiences and Technology
Our focus at HeyHuman has always been to bring people and brands closer together, particularly through the power of experiences. As part of this, we’ve researched and predicted the dramatic changes in brand relationships over recent years, and how that’s affected both experiences and the role of technology.
A Human Guide to HFSS Legislation
In this human guide to HFSS legislation, we’ll break down what HFSS restrictions mean for your FMCG organisation, in plain English.
Pet Food Campaigns
In 2021, the UK pet food category generated a market value of £3.1 billion. This is an exciting, profitable and highly competitive category, largely dominated by heritage brands so established that their names are synonymous with the sector, but with no shortage of smaller established brands, and new market entrants, all competing for the attention of pet owners in approximately 17 million UK households.
Better briefs mean better business
There’s a quote that goes along the lines of ‘I’m sorry this letter is so long, if I’d had time I’d have made it shorter’. It’s attributed to many, but the best advice still is that if you’re ever in any doubt about the source of a quote let Churchill claim it and you’ll usually get away with it. (Unless it’s about the Metaverse or Love Island.)
Marketing Bothism in the time of HFSS
I had always wanted to hear the famous author and academic Umberto Eco speak. When it was question time, I stood up first, keen to impress with my erudite questioning.
Money’s too tight to mention – how brands can win as the cost-of-living crisis hits
I remember the Bank of England base rate rising and rising in 1991, peaking at 15%. I was living a life unencumbered by a mortgage and had never experienced anything like it before, so I felt more like a witness to the failing economy than a victim of it. Nothing much changed for me.
HFSS a road map beyond 2022 webinar
Our recent webinar focused on how FMCG brands can get HFSS restriction ready.
Our panellists shared new perspectives and opportunities for HFSS and non HFSS brands, going beyond 2022, discussing key strategies for FMCG brands to thrive in the future.
How do leaders stimulate more creative thinking?
Creative thinking has been called out as an essential capability in both individuals and organisations to survive and thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment magnified by technological change.
Brand & Content
Experiential & Sampling
Digital & Social
Retail & E-commerce
To find out more about how we build Human Brands.
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