Colin Finkle

Colin Finkle is a brand marketer and designer with 14 years of experience helping Fortune 500 companies, and now passionately helps Canadian entrepreneurs and public figures at the brand marketing agency, Nordeau. You can see his work at ColinFinkle.com

Mundane to Memorable

The Noteworthy Scale: Irrelevant, Mundane, Memorable, Remarkable, and Shareable. Make better decisions on creative to make your brand stand out.

Why is logo design so expensive?

Why does professional logo design cost so much?

Clients can purchase logos range from free to tens of thousands of dollars. Entrepreneurs can get sticker shock from some professional logo designer’s quotes. The process of arriving at a high quality logo is requires time and talent, and top quality designers are in demand. A well designed logo can really help your company grow it’s revenue and brand.

Brand extension example. Ferrari sports car to Ferrari theme park.

Brand Extension Examples

Good examples of brand extensions make for a better strategic position. Bad ones are ugly. We detail examples of brand extensions from Apple, Callaway, Ferrari, Google, Snoop Dogg, Fender, and Cosmopolitan.

Starbucks Brand Promise. Coffee beverages. Nice beverages. Friendly staff.

Brand Promise

When a customer sees a brand, it is meaningful because of the promise that is implied. If I see Starbucks on a building, I am promised that great coffee and a cozy environment is inside. A brand promise is not a tag line or value proposition. We show you how to write a brand promise statement and show you examples from big brands.