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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.

Local business promotion tips. A lady searching Google Maps on her phone for a pizza place with a coffee in her hand.

47 Free and Effective Ways to Promote a Local Business

Not promoting is the biggest mistake small businesses consistently make. We teach small business owners about impressions, channels and target audience to help them choose the best promo opportunities. We give 47 ideas to effectively promote your business with little to no money.

Ford and Harley Davidson co-branded F-150 pickup truck

Co-Branding

More than the sum of their parts; brands can collaborate for great success (or disaster!) Co-branding can be great when two brands come together to make a product that neither brand would be able to pull off alone. But they fail when the new product is out of the scope of what customers could reasonably expect from the brand.

Man accepting ownership of a Porsche Panamera in front of a Porsche dealership. Power of Branding: Why It Works

The Power Of Branding

The effect of branding is powerful, or nearly every company would not feel the need to have a name and a logo. The power of branding is to influence actions; a strong brand can lubricate the process of asking for purchases, likes, shares, donations, or whatever action a business desires. This is because of our subconscious ability to gather reputations.