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Brand Growth Coaching Program

Elevate & Expand Your Brand

Build an Aligned Brand that feels authentic to you, magnetises your audience and becomes the catalyst for sustainable business growth.

Brand Coaching Program

Elevate & Expand Your Brand

Build an Aligned Brand that feels authentic to you, magnetises your audience and becomes the catalyst for sustainable business growth.

There are only 2 types of brand, the brilliant and the bang average. The good news is you can choose which one you’re going to be.

I get it, I really do. Finding the right words, looking good, and bringing your brand A game is far from easy.

In my 20 plus years as a brand consultant and creator, I’ve worked with so many founders just like you. They feel stuck, confused and uncomfortable with their brand. You’re definitely not alone. But taking decisive action is easier said than done.

I also know you get it. ‘Brand’ is important, but what does that actually mean?

The market is crowded and your potential client has never been more in tune with what the want and less willing to settle for just OK.

Everyone’s talking about how you need to build the brand that says all the right things and is magnetic to your perfect people. Which is easy for them to say, am I right!? 

You’ve got the basics, the logo, the website, and you’re dipping into the socials! But now what? You’ve got clients but you know there’s so much more you could be doing.

Maybe you feel things aren’t quite right, but you’re reluctant to take action and neglecting your brand.

I’m on your side. It’s a head spin. Amongst all the things you need to do, you need to be a brand expert now too. But no one’s teaching you how to do that on YouTube!

Seeing your own brand value clearly is tricky. You can feel blinded by bright lights, and stuck in indecision and overwhelm.

There’s only so much hoping, wishing, Googling and DIYing you can do.

How do you cut through when there’s so much choice?

Well that’s where I come in.

It can be the smallest of things that push your perfect people into the arms of another brand.

There comes a point in every brand’s lifetime that it will need a fresh set of eyes, a new perspective, some worldly-wise expertise and proven insight and intuition, to kick things up a gear. To see your value when you can’t see the forest for the trees.

Because your brand is what makes the difference between you and everyone else.

I’m Bec Hughes

As a brand creator, strategist and coach, I help service business founders build their brand and tell their own story in the most magnetic and compelling way possible.

Brand sets you apart. It’s fundamental and foundational for any business.

But this brand thing isn’t voodoo or alchemy. It’s not some secret sauce and it’s not just for the big boys and girls with big wallets.

It’s the unique space that you occupy, the magic you create for your perfect people. It’s the way you bundle that up into one all singing, all dancing little package that’s the essence of you and you alone.

Brand is for everyone. I’m on a mission to cut through the fluff, the intimidation and the indecision, to help ambitious service-business founders raise the brand bar in their business.

Working with Becky so closely in my business over 6 months has taken me further than I could have gone in 3 years on my own. We refined my messaging, gave my website a serious level of polish and created so many assets including new evergreen and digital products. Business is better with a Becky in your corner!

Karina Savage

SmartBite

I can’t thank you enough for everything you’ve done for me this year. Connecting with you was definitely the best decision I made for my business and I’m so excited about where things might go next year. Having been so resistant to changing my website, I’m thrilled with how it looks and everything just feels much more consistent with me, who I am and how I work.

Dr Jo Hely

Insight Medical careers

You’ve come to the right place if you…

Have an established service-based business

Are thinking of a rebrand and want to do it right this time (rebrand is not a requirement of the program)

Feel ready to take action and start investing back in your brand to work with the right experts

Want support and accountability to review, define and amplify your brand through a strategic and objective lens

Are prepared to dig deep to ensure every little bit of your brand is optimised for growth

And you feel like you…

Have had enough of cringing about your brand look & feel

Want to get unstuck and move your brand on or up

Want to raise the bar and start taking a professional stance with your brand

Are ready to own your unique position and value, and start talking about it, confidently and consistently

Crave inspiration and ideas to reignite and energise you in your business

It’s time to make your brand the best it can possibly be.

> No more head scratching about what you should or shouldn’t say.

> No more cringing at how your brand looks.

> No more worrying your competitors just seem to be ‘getting it’ better than you.

> No more reinventing, rewording and reworking everything because it’s not quite right (or very wrong!).

> No more half-hearted action because you’re not really sure what you should be doing in a way that feels aligned to you!

It’s time to raise the brand bar and the roof.

Elevate & Expand will give you the what and the how.

I’m going to cut to the chase.

We’re not going to spend weeks and months working on your mindset and forget to take action or create traction.

At the end of this you will have brand-led skills, plans, tools, assets, ideas and results you didn’t have before.

This is based on my experience working with hundreds of brands, big and small, across a range of industries. It’s crafted from 20+ years of knowing and experiencing first-hand what actually makes brands successful. Hint: it’s not their logo.

This is insight-based coaching applied to your business for a specific and unique outcome.

It is not the formula I followed that I’m now going to shoe-horn your business into.

In short, I’m the brand strategist, design consultant, cheerleader, advocate and blue-sky thinker you didn’t know you needed!

CUSTOMISED

What works for Joe Blogs probably won’t work for you. Whilst your program is built on the foundations of the 8 strategic imperatives for brand growth, our focus, process and outcomes are tailored to you.

CREATIVE INSIGHT

As a brand strategist and creator, I’ll bring my 20+ years design expertise and strategic insight to your brand, giving you objective feedback and guidance to help you get the very best visual presence.

EMPOWERING

You will walk away from our time together feeling empowered with the clarity, tools and action plan to keep making confident decisions and growing your brand presence for yourself. 

IN-DEPTH

This is about your brand, no one else’s. We combine 1:1 and group settings because you’re as unique as the solutions we’ll create. We take an intimate, in-depth look at what your brand needs to be for you and what you need to be for your brand.

What you’ll gain

ELEVATE YOUR BRAND WITH…

A professional, polished brand presence

Confidence in how to express your unique value

A robust brand strategy that will stand the test of time

An enhanced and optimised design look & feel

Defined messages and tone of voice so you know what to say and how to say it

The 4 essential practices to nurture and maintain your brand equity

EXPAND YOUR BRAND WITH…

Support to work with your chosen creatives to build powerful brand assets

Ideas and actions to explore new channels and opportunities for your business

A clear portfolio of new and refined services that are aligned to what you want to achieve

The plan and the actions to build momentum and be seen

The confidence and reassurance to make informed decisions and take inspired action

Client love

We had been tweaking our website and got to the stage that we just wanted to take our site down, insert Bec Hughes! Becky understood our business concept, she really got to know us and our business. Her advice and creativity ensured the whole process of re-branding was an easy transition. Now we have a website that we are proud to show off. Working with Becky has been by far the best investment we have made for our business.

– Lindy Buchanan

Unique Management

Becky blew us away with the work she did for our rebrand. Her ability to bring to life what was in our heads and hearts and make it so impactful was mind blowing. Alongside this her execution in creating and delivering assets, managing timelines and directing our team went beyond our expectations. She is seriously one of the most impressive people we’ve worked with! She truly got us and this project like no one else.

– Anna Jonak

The Elevatory

Together, we’re going to get things firing so you have the brand everyone else wishes they had.

The Elevate & Expand Brand Coaching Program is tailored to your brand and business goals, using the 8 strategic imperatives for brand growth in my Brand Flow Method

Imperative 1

FOUNDATION

Get a clear head, a laser vision and the mindset to make it happen

Imperative 2

COMPASS

Set your course with a deep brand meaning that feels perfectly aligned to you

Imperative 3

EXPRESSION

Make your brand meaningful and magnetic to the people that matter

Imperative 4

OFFER

Make it easy to buy from you with value-led products and services

Imperative 5

GUARDIANSHIP

Protect your equity with essential maintenance tools and practices

Imperative 6

OUTSOURCING

Confident creative outsourcing that gets the right results for your investment

Imperative 7

EXPANSION

Build your ‘on-brand’ assets to amplify your brand presence

Imperative 8

EXPOSURE

Actions that magnify your results in the 5 key territories for brand growth

MODULE 1 FOUNDATION

If you’re going to create an exceptional brand, you will need to lay the right foundations and solid intentions.

All too often business owners jump straight into creation, without taking the time to bed down what it is they want and need to create and why.

We’ll spend time ensuring you’re in the right headspace to create a winning brand. Then we’ll pull back the layers of your brand and business using The Aligned Brand Model to understand where the disconnects are between your business, you and your community.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Understand some of the barriers that may have sabotaged your brand success e.g. inconsistent messaging, poor customer experience, unappealing visual presentation
  • Have clarity on the role of your brand and the real impact it has on your growth
  • Complete an audit to clearly set out what areas of your brand need your focus
  • Dive into the 3 brand stakeholders – You, Your Business, Your Community – and how to align them for expansion

The Brand Foundation module is about getting clarity on what’s next to raise the brand bar in your business.

MODULE 1 FOUNDATION

If you’re going to create an exceptional brand, you will need to lay the right foundations and solid intentions.

All too often business owners jump straight into creation, without taking the time to bed down what it is they want and need to create and why.

We’ll spend time ensuring you’re in the right headspace to create a winning brand. Then we’ll pull back the layers of your brand and business using The Aligned Brand Model to understand where the disconnects are between your business, you and your community.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Understand some of the barriers that may have sabotaged your brand success e.g. inconsistent messaging, poor customer experience, unappealing visual presentation
  • Have clarity on the role of your brand and the real impact it has on your growth
  • Complete an audit to clearly set out what areas of your brand need your focus
  • Dive into the 3 brand stakeholders – You, Your Business, Your Community – and how to align them for expansion

The Brand Foundation module is about getting clarity on what’s next to raise the brand bar in your business.

MODULE 2 COMPASS

Setting the strategic direction of your brand for its journey to elevation and expansion is key.

The Brand Compass is my signature framework. I created it to take the complex and convoluted brand landscape and distil it into a simple but in-depth strategic blueprint that captures what is unique, compelling and magnetic about you.

If you lack confidence in your brand look, voice and message, it’s often because your brand strategy isn’t clear or aligned. This module will set the course for absolute clarity, confidence and comfort.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Define your ‘brand meaning’ so you’re clear and comfortable with your big picture goals and key principles
  • Have a brand aligns with what you really want, so you feel at easy and in flow with your brand
  • Understand your perfect people and the positioning and personality that will be most meaningful to them
  • Develop the content for your key brand narratives: problem solver, change maker, solutions purveyor, experience crafter.

The Brand Compass module is about being crystal clear on what makes you unique, and how to articulate that in the right way so it feels authentic to you and connects with your audience.

MODULE 2 COMPASS

Setting the strategic direction of your brand for its journey to elevation and expansion is key.

The Brand Compass is my signature framework. I created it to take the complex and convoluted brand landscape and distil it into a simple but in-depth strategic blueprint that captures what is unique, compelling and magnetic about you.

If you lack confidence in your brand look, voice and message, it’s often because your brand strategy isn’t clear or aligned. This module will set the course for absolute clarity, confidence and comfort.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Define your ‘brand meaning’ so you’re clear and comfortable with your big picture goals and key principles
  • Have a brand aligns with what you really want, so you feel at easy and in flow with your brand
  • Understand your perfect people and the positioning and personality that will be most meaningful to them
  • Develop the content for your key brand narratives: problem solver, change maker, solutions purveyor, experience crafter.

The Brand Compass module is about being crystal clear on what makes you unique, and how to articulate that in the right way so it feels authentic to you and connects with your audience.

MODULE 3 EXPRESSION

OK you’ve waited long enough! It’s time to get creative. But I promise, spending time on your brand meaning before we start on what will make it magnetic will pay you back in spades.

I’ll guide you through an objective analysis of your visual presentation, identify what equities you should to build on and what to evolve to create your visual wow factor.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Have action steps to optimise the 3 facets of your brand’s identity – visual, voice and behaviour – so they’re optimised to communicate your unique value in the most magnetic way
  • Develop your messaging matrix giving you total confidence in what to say, and how and when to say it
  • Craft an enviable customer experience that delights your clients and has the referrals rolling in
  • Bring everything together in your brand playbook document so you build recognition, recall and trust with your consistent brand expression

The Brand Expression Module is about building on your brand strategy, bringing it to life with top shelf creative, messaging and customer experiences.

MODULE 3 EXPRESSION

OK you’ve waited long enough! It’s time to get creative. But I promise, spending time on your brand meaning before we start on what will make it magnetic will pay you back in spades.

I’ll guide you through an objective analysis of your visual presentation, identify what equities you should to build on and what to evolve to create your visual wow factor.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Have action steps to optimise the 3 facets of your brand’s identity – visual, voice and behaviour – so they’re optimised to communicate your unique value in the most magnetic way
  • Develop your messaging matrix giving you total confidence in what to say, and how and when to say it
  • Craft an enviable customer experience that delights your clients and has the referrals rolling in
  • Bring everything together in your brand playbook document so you build recognition, recall and trust with your consistent brand expression

The Brand Expression Module is about building on your brand strategy, bringing it to life with top shelf creative, messaging and customer experiences.

MODULE 4 OFFER

One of the most important aspects of crafting an aligned brand is creating products and services that you love to offer, your audience want to buy and that build a profitable business.

In this module we will package your value into an easy to understand and simple to buy portfolio of products that feel natural and completely aligned, so you make money and feel fulfilled in the process.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Have a service model that works for you and creates a sustainable offer
  • Develop ‘on-brand’ service packages that are distinctive, value-led and attractive to your audience
  • Create naming and key messages that sell both the features and emotional benefits of your packages
  • Map out product sales funnels to generate leads and sales for your packages

The Brand Offer Module is about creating a range of services that feel like the perfect fit in your business. Having services that you love to offer, that create real transformation for your audience and are profitable, is a central pillar to elevating and expanding your brand.

MODULE 4 OFFER

One of the most important aspects of crafting an aligned brand is creating products and services that you love to offer, your audience want to buy and that build a profitable business.

In this module we will package your value into an easy to understand and simple to buy portfolio of products that feel natural and completely aligned, so you make money and feel fulfilled in the process.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Have a service model that works for you and creates a sustainable offer
  • Develop ‘on-brand’ service packages that are distinctive, value-led and attractive to your audience
  • Create naming and key messages that sell both the features and emotional benefits of your packages
  • Map out product sales funnels to generate leads and sales for your packages

The Brand Offer Module is about creating a range of services that feel like the perfect fit in your business. Having services that you love to offer, that create real transformation for your audience and are profitable, is a central pillar to elevating and expanding your brand.

MODULE 5 GUARDIANSHIP

This is one of the most powerful and all too often forgotten or overlooked jobs of a brand champion.

In this module we will walk through my Brand Cultivation model to put in place the practices, processes and winning attitude to nurture and protect the growth potential of your brand.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Be the owner of all your brand assets with full control of all the accounts and elements that keep your brand running smoothly
  • Feel empowered to take the lead in ensuring your brand is communicated consistently and to the highest standard
  • Understand how and when to take action to ensure all of your assets are properly maintained so nothing breaks or falls over, damaging your brand image and losing you those all-important enquiries and connections

The Brand Guardianship Module is about ensuring your brand’s health and positive perception are under your control not left to chance, so it’s a growth catalyst not a success saboteur.

MODULE 5 GUARDIANSHIP

This is one of the most powerful and all too often forgotten or overlooked jobs of a brand champion.

In this module we will walk through my Brand Cultivation model to put in place the practices, processes and winning attitude to nurture and protect the growth potential of your brand.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Be the owner of all your brand assets with full control of all the accounts and elements that keep your brand running smoothly
  • Feel empowered to take the lead in ensuring your brand is communicated consistently and to the highest standard
  • Understand how and when to take action to ensure all of your assets are properly maintained so nothing breaks or falls over, damaging your brand image and losing you those all-important enquiries and connections

The Brand Guardianship Module is about ensuring your brand’s health and positive perception are under your control not left to chance, so it’s a growth catalyst not a success saboteur.

MODULE 6 OUTSOURCING

Working with creative professionals can be so powerful for the elevation and expansion of your business. It can also be a minefield of unfulfilled expectations, wasted resources and frustration.

Outsourcing creative work is a skill that will take your business forward in leaps and bounds if you can master it. My EPICCC Outsourcing framework will give you the confidence, tools and skillset to manage creative projects like a pro.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Know what to look for when choosing the right creative partner for you, and what to avoid
  • Understand the key components for successful outsourcing to ensure everyone comes out on the other side with a smile on their face and their expectations met
  • Be able to write a professional and comprehensive creative brief that leaves nothing up to chance when it comes to getting exactly what you want and need
  • Have strategies for managing the creative process, giving effective feedback and navigating difficult conversations to keep your project on track

The Brand Outsourcing Module is about giving you everything you need to outsource creative service and projects and get the results and ROI you want and deserve.

MODULE 6 OUTSOURCING

Working with creative professionals can be so powerful for the elevation and expansion of your business. It can also be a minefield of unfulfilled expectations, wasted resources and frustration.

Outsourcing creative work is a skill that will take your business forward in leaps and bounds if you can master it. My EPICCC Outsourcing framework will give you the confidence, tools and skillset to manage creative projects like a pro.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Know what to look for when choosing the right creative partner for you, and what to avoid
  • Understand the key components for successful outsourcing to ensure everyone comes out on the other side with a smile on their face and their expectations met
  • Be able to write a professional and comprehensive creative brief that leaves nothing up to chance when it comes to getting exactly what you want and need
  • Have strategies for managing the creative process, giving effective feedback and navigating difficult conversations to keep your project on track

The Brand Outsourcing Module is about giving you everything you need to outsource creative service and projects and get the results and ROI you want and deserve.

MODULE 7 EXPANSION

Build it and they will come. Not. We’ve optimised your brand strategy, given you a magnetic brand image and created the framework for communication. That is not the end of your brand journey. Far from it.

It’s now time to craft assets that will carry your message to market. Because if you don’t communicate with magnetic brand tools and assets you’re talking on Zoom whilst on mute!

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Complete an audit of your current brand assets to build out a clear picture of what’s working, what to fix and where the gaps are
  • Identify priorities so you can invest your time and resources into tools that will have the most impact in your business
  • Deep dive into your 4 power assets to ensure they’re elevated to be the best they can possibly be to showcase your brand and magnetise your audience

The Brand Expansion Module is about giving you the toolkit of perfectly professional and polished assets to represent your brand. Perception is everything and these are the tangible assets that will ensure your brand captures the right hearts and minds every time.

MODULE 7 EXPANSION

Build it and they will come. Not. We’ve optimised your brand strategy, given you a magnetic brand image and created the framework for communication. That is not the end of your brand journey. Far from it.

It’s now time to craft assets that will carry your message to market. Because if you don’t communicate with magnetic brand tools and assets you’re talking on Zoom whilst on mute!

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Complete an audit of your current brand assets to build out a clear picture of what’s working, what to fix and where the gaps are
  • Identify priorities so you can invest your time and resources into tools that will have the most impact in your business
  • Deep dive into your 4 power assets to ensure they’re elevated to be the best they can possibly be to showcase your brand and magnetise your audience

The Brand Expansion Module is about giving you the toolkit of perfectly professional and polished assets to represent your brand. Perception is everything and these are the tangible assets that will ensure your brand captures the right hearts and minds every time.

MODULE 8 EXPOSURE

This is an area that many brand owners shy away from. They hope and expect their brand to do all of the hard work and bring the world to them.

But your brand needs exposure so it can do its job in ensuring the right people are attracted to you and stick with you.

You have your brand expression sorted and the assets to communicate, now you need the channels to send your brand out into the world and build your profile. In this module we will focus on developing an eco-system to deliver your brand message.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Check in on your mindset to ensure you recognise the thoughts and feelings that could get in the way of your success at this crucial point
  • Have a plan of action to leverage the 5 key ways to build brand momentum
  • Expand your content pillars so you have a go to framework to communicate your brand message
  • Develop a strategic plan to build your brand profile in a way that feels aligned for you
  • Work together on a brand building funnel to create a core lead magnetic that elevates and expands your brand perception

The Brand Exposure Module is about creating momentum so all the of insight and intention you’ve invested in your brand continues to work for you. This step will bring everything we’ve worked on so far together, and ensure you generate the profile, impact and growth you want.

MODULE 8 EXPOSURE

This is an area that many brand owners shy away from. They hope and expect their brand to do all of the hard work and bring the world to them.

But your brand needs exposure so it can do its job in ensuring the right people are attracted to you and stick with you.

You have your brand expression sorted and the assets to communicate, now you need the channels to send your brand out into the world and build your profile. In this module we will focus on developing an eco-system to deliver your brand message.

By the end of this module you will:

 

  • Check in on your mindset to ensure you recognise the thoughts and feelings that could get in the way of your success at this crucial point
  • Have a plan of action to leverage the 5 key ways to build brand momentum
  • Expand your content pillars so you have a go to framework to communicate your brand message
  • Develop a strategic plan to build your brand profile in a way that feels aligned for you
  • Work together on a brand building funnel to create a core lead magnetic that elevates and expands your brand perception

The Brand Exposure Module is about creating momentum so all the of insight and intention you’ve invested in your brand continues to work for you. This step will bring everything we’ve worked on so far together, and ensure you generate the profile, impact and growth you want.

The nuts & bolts

We will connect weekly over 12 weeks. there will also be 1 x 1:1 session perfectly placed during our time together to ensure the program and the outcomes are tailored to you.

As well as our sessions together, I will share resources, templates, workbooks, frameworks, recommendations and content to support your results.

Accountability, support and actual results are very important to me. As well as the 8 weeks of structured content we’ll have a complimentary month together at the close so you have time to reflect, ask questions and implement without any new information to take on board.

In our weekly sessions we will:

Audit and analyse every aspect of your brand message, positioning, communication assets and customer experience

Blue-sky, brainstorm and test ideas to elevate your brand and expand your opportunities

Apply knowledge and frameworks so you get clear answers

Create decisive actions and keep you accountable

Review your progress and course correct as needed

What’s inside…?

1:1 Strategy Session

1 individual in-depth, tailored session to ensure your brand’s unique opportunities are fully leveraged

Brand Open Door

Weekly open-ended sessions to brainstorm and answer questions to keep you on track and maintain momentum

Live Learning

Structured weekly group sessions to explain and expand the content to ensure you maximise your learning

Resources

Workbooks, guides and frameworks to ensure you get tangible results during our time together

Action Month

A complimentary 4-week container at the end to reflect, clarify and put learnings into practice

I’m keen if you are!

Join the waitlist and we’ll start the year right with a February 2022 kick-off.

Just FYI spaces will be limited.

This isn’t a sales gimmick. I limit the participants so I can give everyone the individual attention you deserve.

If you join the waitlist you’ll be in the inner circle, and you’ll have 24 hours to jump in before I open up registration to anyone else. Plus the opportunity to take advantage of some exclusive bonuses.

I would love to work with you, hopefully that goes without saying. But I’ll say it anyway, just in case.

Client love

I am so pleased to have worked with Becky and was very impressed with the time and research she undertook to truly understand my business. She brings a wealth of information and experience to every meeting which has enabled me to understand this process better and make the right decisions at every step of the way. Her pragmatic thinking ensured nothing was missed and the correct branding approach was achieved.

– Dr Kieren Wilson

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Becky brilliantly understood our business and market positioning to establish our brand story and guidelines. I am so excited to have a strong, strategic brand foundation for the first time from which to grow the business and our market presence.

– Sarah Parkinson

Diverse

Still want more?
Well good on you for digging deep for all the ins and outs.

I’ve got a designer I work with, why do I need a brand coach?

Firstly, you can absolutely keep working with your designer. There’s a good chance some design opportunities and actions will come out of our work together, so an existing relationship with a designer you love working with is great.

As part of our work together we’ll look at effective creative outsourcing, project management, budgeting and giving feedback to get the results you want, so hopefully it will have a positive impact on that relationship too!

What I would also say is there is so much more to brand than design execution. Tone of voice and messaging, brand experience, your service portfolio and the systems and practices you have in place are all super important too. And they’re what we’ll focus on in Elevate and Expand Your Brand, just as much if not more than the design doings.

In addition to your designer, you may want to work with a developer, copywriter, ads or SEO specialist or social media manager (just a few examples) in the future. What you learn will help you to choose and have a great working relationship with those people too.

I’ve already created my branding, what else will this program give me?

That’s great, amazing that you’ve committed to branding your business. In short, this program will do a lot to evaluate, fine-tune and build on that branding.

The first thing to touch on is the difference between brand and branding.

Brand is strategy focused – your positioning, unique messaging, purpose and goals, and the principles that support brand experience and your products and services. Brand is strongest when strategy comes first and forms the foundation for the visual expression.

Your ‘branding’ typically refers to the application of your brand: your logo, colour palette, fonts and visual signposts that create your visual presence.

Not always, but often business owners jump straight to execution with a logo to get the ball rolling in their business and there isn’t much time or budget for strategic investment. It’s later down the track when they want to raise the bar and start building some serious traction that it pays to revisit the strategic foundations.

If you’re in a similar position, then diving into your strategy now may unearth some visual optimisations that can make all the difference. If your branding is on the money, and is insight-led and robust, then this program will give you the rocket fuel to leverage it. We will review and enhance your marketing tools, customer experience, actions to build momentum and how you ensure your brand has longevity.

I’m a start-up, is this right for me?

The program is tailored for businesses that have some experience under their belt and want to take their brand to the next level to meet their growth goals.

However, if you’re a start-up and you’re serious about doing it right first time, you will gain a huge amount of value from this program too. It will ensure you have solid strategic foundations and build a brand you love that will last.

This program isn’t a DIY design course. What it will do is give you the skills, confidence and resources to be a savvy brand owner and put a professional, ‘I mean business’ foot forward from day dot.

Will you do any design work?

In short, no. In the program you will get the benefit of my design expertise however I won’t be putting pen to paper or mouse to mac.

Having worked as a senior creative in design agencies across the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia I know a thing or two about managing commercial design projects, supporting other designers and getting amazing creative outcomes.

It’s a win win. You can tap into my design experience and have an objective set of eyes on any professional design work you commission.

Just note, I’m not here to turn you into a designer. What we can do together, with my guidance and support, is enhance your design assets and execution for better brand results.

PS That’s not to say I can’t or won’t work with you to produce brand design work. I have ‘done for you’ brand packages that I would love to work through with you. It’s just not the goal of this program.

What happens if I miss a session?

No problem. All the sessions will be recorded and made available for you to watch back whenever and as often as you like.

What are the payment terms?

The program runs over 12 weeks.

The first 2 months (8 weeks) is when we’ll work through the learnings and frameworks.

The final 4 weeks is complimentary. There’s no new content, it’s just time to allow you to gain the full impact from the program.

You pay in 3 equal monthly instalments, the first payment is required to confirm your enrolment in the program. 

When does the next Elevate & Expand program run?

I love starting a new year with great intentions and decisive action. But I never start on 1 January. I believe in having time to enjoy the summer in the Southern Hemisphere, and roll into the year off the back of Christmas. January is all too often the month of big intentions unfulfilled!

Elevate & Expand Your Brand will start on Monday 14th February 2022 and run until 8th May 2022.

The kids are back in school in Australia, the post Christmas chilled vibes are melting away and we’re gearing up for the big new year of action taking.

How much access do I have to you outside of our sessions?

We will meet ‘live’ at least once a week, twice most weeks so there is ample opportunity to ask questions and pick my brains. We also have one x 1:1 session which is a great opportunity to dig deep on your specific thoughts, ideas and needs.

I’m not available to answer questions between those sessions. That’s when I’m creating new content for the program, reviewing and processing new ideas for you based on our sessions and working on private brand client strategy and design work.

But I don’t want to rebrand my business, will I get any other value from the program?

All good. There is no expectation that you should rebrand or should enter the program planning to rebrand. Of course, if I feel your current brand is really holding you back we’ll discuss it, weigh up your options and you can make a decision.

This program will give you a whole raft of additional knowledge and insight to apply to your brand in other ways. A step up doesn’t always mean a rebrand, far from it. There are lots of levers you can pull to raise the brand bar in your business.

I can’t afford to spend money on my brand so I want to DIY, is this program right for me?

This program is not about teaching you to DIY your brand, far from it. It’s about empowering you with the skills and knowledge every brand owner should have, including the skills, confidence and foresight to outsource when it’s the right thing to do.

If your brand is genuinely below par, then I strongly recommend you invest. Your appeal, including the professional, polished, relatable, image you present, will make or break your brand.

Perception is reality. And if you’re not creating the right perception with an ownable, high quality brand image, it’s going to be an uphill battle.

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all for empowerment and DIY in the right settings. However, Canva is a design tool, it does not make you a designer! It’s important to recognise when engaging a professional that it’s going to significantly shift the dial. It’s an investment in making money, not a cost.

If you don’t invest in yourself, why should your clients invest in you?

What can I expect to get out of our time together?

Whatever you want. From a brand building perspective of course! Ultimately this program will allow you to put all the mechanics in place for a brilliant brand. It will give you access to the strategy, principles and tools that big brands with big resources use.

In practical terms you will have:

  • A brand strategy that keeps you on course
  • An understanding of how to communicate for the greatest impact
  • Your visual brand guidelines bottomed out and documented
  • A clear set of messages and copy to call on
  • Optimised assets including your website and business templates
  • An enhanced customer journey
  • Procedures to ensure your brand and its assets are protected and nurtured
  • An action plan to build momentum and leverage your brilliant brand
  • Strategies and templates to confidently work with creative suppliers and get great outcomes and ROI
  • The confident swagger that comes with having a brand that nails it

I have a product, retail or MLM business, will it work for me?

This program is specifically designed for service-based businesses. Whilst many brand principles remain the same for service and product brands, there are important nuances that are different both in terms of strategic approach and the assets they require. The needs of a product-based brand are not dealt with specifically in this program.

Most MLM businesses are based on a product offering and a parent brand that you’re unable to influence. For these reasons, this program wouldn’t be right for you if you’re part of an MLM organisation.

I've been thinking about rebranding, how will this program support that process?

Oh my is this the program for you!

Rebrand is my jam. I’ve helped so many businesses to rebrand effectively from solopreneurs to multi-nationals. I love the process and the outcomes it creates when done right.

I fully understand that many business owners start small in the early days with a DIY logo. It’s about testing the water without making big, scary investments. However, when the time’s right, and you recognise that a rebrand is going to take things up a notch, I’m your person.

This program is exactly what you need to get the rebrand you and your business need. From setting your intentions and goals, doing the strategic groundwork for your future brand direction, writing the creative brief, choosing and managing your creative partner(s), and creating the assets you need and the plan to leverage the new you. This is where you need to be right now.

Can you tell I’m excited for you!!?

Why is the final month complimentary, what do I get?

The third and final ‘Action’ month (4 weeks) is free.

It is my gift to you to ensure you get absolute maximum results and input from me to put everything into practice once you have time and space to reflect.

There are too many courses that load you up with content only to pull the rug at the end and you’re left with your head spinning and without the clarity and outcomes you came for.

Not with Elevate & Expand. I’ve often been criticised for overdelivering. Well sorry, not sorry. If this is me overdelivering then I’m more than OK with that.

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