Brand Strategy Assessment & Development

Developing a strategy for a brand is like planting and carefully nurturing a slow growing tree that will provide a good protective shade in the future.

Public & Media Relations Advice

Brands never operate in a vacuum; it helps to understand the environment in which they operate in order to know how best to support them with the right tools at the right time.

Corporate & Strategic Communications

All brands have to communicate internally and externally to carefully identified stakeholder groups on a regular basis.

Issues Management & Crisis Communications

All brands have to manage issues that, if badly handled, could turn into serious crisis that could, in turn, impact negatively on the normal conduct of business...

Project Experience

From our Blog:

Nov30
Can the ANC rebrand and rise again?

SOME of you might remember the name Washington Okumu; I bet many won’t. Let me not waste time trying…

Nov26
Malema: SA’s Donald Trump?

DURING the 1997 French legislative elections, a lady was pulled aside by a France Inter radio journalist and asked…

What else can we offer you?

We get commissioned to contribute articles on a variety of topics to some professional publications and newspapers. We also write speeches for some politicians and senior company executives
Like a Brand Doctor, DonValley gets called upon to assess Corporate Communication and PR strategies and provide solutions to make them more effective. Depending on the outcome of the assessment, either fresh strategy development might be recommended or, if unnecessary, relevant remedies might be proposed to reinvigorate dialogues between the brand and its stakeholder groups.
Crisis Communication strategies are like an arsenal of nuclear weapons. In the best of worlds, there must never be need to use them; but each brand needs to have well-adapted, effective, crisis communication management strategy and plan in place for times when serious issues become crisis.
Donvalley boasts tools to assess the effectiveness of brands strategies with the aim of rendering them effective to achieve strategic goals