Revealing the true Unique Selling Point in businesses




Strategy & Brand Application

Connecting everything you do with your business objectives is critical for business growth. Getting this right every time isn’t easy.  We offer Brand Strategy, Marketing Plans and specialist Advice and Workshops that prepare you for growing your business – and we prefer to use plain language.


Good design cleverly directed at the right customers will get you noticed.
We love creating great design, but the best design can fail if the message is not right. Speak with us and we’ll draw out what is most important to create attention grabbing, phone ringing websites, brochures, catalogues, posters advertising and more. We’ll handle the photography, videography, illustration, publishing, programming and artwork too.


Business cards and posters will not often go to the same printer because the machinery they use for each is different. Understanding how to get the best quality product at fair prices is the value we add, and we love that special challenge when you want something really different and special, big and small.


Placing your brand on a sign should be as simple as it sounds and it is to us. Making the sign an extension of your brand, building signs that complement the architecture of your building, wrapping your vehicle, complying with Council bylaws and ensuring signage is layered with clear wayfinding are the challenges you don’t have to worry about with Allbrand.


Online has overtaken every other form of advertising. Website brochures, virtual storefronts and showrooms, eCommerce shopping carts, social pages and posts are all things we can help you to understand and create. Device responsive, mobile friendly and CMS backends that allow you to make updates and manage yourself when you’re ready to.

Social Media

Setting up a Facebook or Instagram page is not too difficult. Many of us can do it, and have.
When you do consider these things:
• What is your story to tell?
• When will you tell it?
• Where will you get the content from?
• Who will do the posting?
• Who will manage the interactions?
When we start this we usually have plenty to say.
Then we stop. Life and business get in the way.
Allbrand offer options to keep this going from $200-$300 a month.

Everything we do begins with a free conversation that we’ll follow up with a proposal.


Don’t just take our word for it

I worked with Chris across two businesses I have run in NZ, Samsung Electronics and JUUL Labs. Chris was a great partner to work with. He delivered a very high standard of retail infrastructure and retail experience. He is great to work with, listens carefully, is incredibly responsive against challenging timelines, shows a great level of creativity to challenging briefs and really importantly does what he says he will. I highly recommend Chris.

Andy Hrstic

Samsung Electronics Executive / General Manager / Director / Global Business and Leadership experience

Chris helped me create a new way of presenting jewellery to retail, a complete rebrand, was the Design Director for my new store design, fit-out, launch event and even handled my social media campaigns.

His ability to identify my differentiators and present these back as benefits combined with the fact that because of his wide scope nothing is ever a problem for Chris, working with him gives me the peace of mind that it will go well.

Adrian Turner


I have worked with Chris Norris on a number of projects, from start up companies to large multi national brands.
Chris has always delivered in terms of insight, concepts, execution, and more importantly impact.
Work with Chris, it’s that simple!

John Mason

Founder and MD Altaine Digital Platforms

I worked with Chris on a couple of projects over an extensive period and found him great to deal with. ‘Chris offers pragmatic and plain language solutions within what is often a difficult world to prove tangibility.’
Doing what you say you are going to do is often lost in personal and business relationships. Chris met and exceeded expectations on all counts.

John Anthony Williams

Director at ResilienceTec,
helping SMEs prepare for
unplanned business interruptions

Chris has generously given his expertise, time and commitment to the Business Mentor programme for the North Shore/Rodney region.
He is the ultimate professional and our clients’ have been delighted with the assistance he has given the local business community in helping them
grow their business.
I would highly recommend Chris and selfishly, I would like more of his time for my clients.

Lisa Ford

General Manager, Business Mentors

‘A big thank you to all your assistance you have provided. Ever since you have jumped on board we have made tremendous progress in our branding that I had never even imagined. I’m very fortunate to have carried out the fitout and re-brand at quite a low budget as I didn’t originally think this would be possible. The foundation we have built is already starting to financially pay off and customers are appreciating the hard work we have put in.’

Michael Tan

Director, MEEBZ Coffee Roasters and Retail

Our promise

Simple to Understand

We know you have a business to run and you don’t need to be bombarded with jargon. Beginning by listening to your challenges we will discuss some opportunities to improve what you do, in a way that is relevant to you.

Low Cost

Money is a great deal harder to make than it is to spend so as a business owner ourselves we consider everything as if it were our own money, this goes for every bit of time we spend and the production of your marketing tools.

Supporting Local

We’re not just local, we run a business locally and can directly relate to the market and community here. We support local events, sports, Cafes and stores as much as we can and we are so lucky to live where we do. So supporting locally means they are there for us tomorrow too.

Results Guaranteed

Our plan is to play the long game. We’ll make recommendations to you that ensure you see results. If not satisfied that the result you received was as promised we will reprint or replace your marketing tool, or refund your money. Where is this confidence coming from? We don’t need to redo or refund very often because we’re professionally qualified, we know business and have been doing this a long time.

Chris Norris

Cert. MKTG | MCC | Cert. Typography | DINZ

• Strategic advisory for Telecom, Toyota, Rodney Wayne and Placemakers.

• Authored brand and retail standards for Toyota NZ and Australia and Noel Leeming.

• Built workshops and managed brand rollout stakeholder relations for Telecom.

I have the ability to quickly identify the success drivers and unique selling points in any business model. Through this I can provide innovative ways of communicating these benefits to your potential customers through a wide range of mediums.

The innitial thinking is necessary but I don’t get caught up in the strategy. It’s important to see runs on the board so when you work with me you’ll see I quickly get things done.

Now I’ve done my dash in the corporate world and I’m bringing these skills with me.

It’s time to keep things much more simple as I return to my original purpose of making great marketing tools accessible to SMEs and seeing customers smile.

Let’s have some fun while we make your business even better, together.


Marketing Association,
Cert. Applied Marketing (2010)

Chartered Institute of Marketing,
Elected Chartered Marketer (2011)

MCC, Marketing Certified Consultant (2011)

Auckland Institute of Technology,
Cert. Typography (1989)

Business Mentor (Since 2011)

DINZ, Design Institute of New Zealand

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    Everything we do begins with a free conversation
    that we’ll follow up with a proposal.


    Silverdale, Millwater, Whangaparaoa,
    Red Beach, Orewa, Albany, North Shore.


    021 743 762