Words like BRAND, CULTURE, COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING, PUBLICITY and ADVERTISING aren't for the weak of character. Even Fortune 1000 companies have struggled with staying focused on their core values when opportunity knocked. You have choices when it comes to defining the kind of company you create. Choose Wisely. Build from the Brand, FORWARD!
New Franchise Companies
You have the idea. Franchising is the appropriate business model for growth. You are ready to meet with a franchise attorney. But wait… do you have a brand strategy in place?
Your brand strategy works hand-in-hand with your operational and development strategies. In fact, the brand strategy defines the very experiential core of a company; the basis from which all other strategies draw their strength and flavor. Pause and collect your thoughts before wasting resources on legal and operational steps that will be influenced by a brand strategy.
Growing Franchise Companies
Has your culture become blurred? Are all those representing your brand working with the same understanding of what the brand is? Is development on a slippery slope? Has system-wide validation lost it's selling power?
As successful business consultants will tell you, sometimes you need to back up to go forward. If you answered YES to any of the above questions — it's time for a Brand Check Up.