A lot of startups avoid thinking about their brand positioning in the early stages, finding themselves driving the car before they’ve finished building it, so to speak. But brand positioning IS your brand. It is the north star that drives business focus and resonates with your customers. Today, we are joined by Bill Chiaravalle, Co-author of the book Branding for Dummies as he shares his guidance on developing a strategic brand positioning. This week, episode 25 of the FiredUp! podcast is about brand positioning and differentiation!

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In this episode of the FiredUp! podcast, Bill Chiaravalle shares how a strong brand position saves time, money, and effort by showing a clear path for business decisions and actionable steps you can take right now to develop a unique and authentic brand position that resonates with your ideal customer. 

Bill Chiaravalle is the Owner and Creative Director of Brand Navigation, a brand design agency that delivers big agency experience in a small, boutique agency’s body. Prior to opening his own agency he was the Creative Director at Landor where he worked on branding programs for some of the world’s top companies. Overall, Bill has over 25 years of experience working with brand strategy and execution and actually Co-authored the book, Branding for Dummies 

Bill, Morgan, and Nicole discuss:

    • Developing a strategic brand position as early as possible can provide clarity, focus, and differentiation against competitors. 
    • Brand positioning is a long-term strategy that requires a commitment to effectively imprint your brand identity. 
    • Examples of clear and successful brand positioning in smaller-scale businesses- the key is simplicity.   
    • Risk-taking is a difficult but necessary element to differentiate yourself against competitors.

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