The Brand of YOU



Jay-Z got it right. That’s what personal branding is all about. It’s not only your commercial brand that delivers a message to the marketplace; YOU do, too!

Maybe you’ve already worked on branding your business, but have you built a personal brand?  A personal brand is an aspect of branding that can often go overlooked, even though it’s incredibly important in business.

When you are competing for a job it is not just about your education and your skills, it is also about what’s unique in the way you think, the way you work and the things that you are passionate about. People hire people, not resumes.

Whether you’re looking to use your personal brand to get a job, are launching your own business, or want to strengthen your existing business, building a strong personal brand will help you to transform your passions and personality into a brand that works for you.

What is a personal brand? Personal branding describes the process by which individuals and entrepreneurs differentiate themselves and stand out from a crowd.

Having a strong personal brand can help you

  • gain more confidence
  • feel more empowered to charge a premium for your valued services
  • stand out from the competition.
  • enhance your recognition as an expert in your field

Here are three necessary key steps to begin building your personal brand:

1. Tell Your Personal Story – What Makes You Tick

A great brand is a story well told. I often relate how I am the unofficial inventor of the “Pet Rock.” Having a brother who is highly allergic to animals we were never permitted to have a pet; so I created a pet by placing a rock in a Cool Whip container. I put grass in so it could “eat” and poked holes in the lid so my rock could “breathe.” My parents were relieved to see me satisfied with my “pet”. A decade goes by and Gary Dahl is listening to friends complain about their pets getting sick, costing money and taking up their time. He jokingly mentions that a rock would make the ideal pet because it would not need care, make demands or involve emotional attachment. Out of a joke the Pet Rock is born – and he makes millions.

Relating a story like this instantly communicates several things about me and my business. It’s a memorable story which means that I, too, am more likely to be remembered. It speaks to a key tennant of my business: how innovative thinking and taking action, even on ideas we might be inclined to discard, can lead to tremendous success.

2. Link Your Personal Story to Professional Expertise

Richard Branson used his daredevil personality to create buzz around his fledging Virgin brand through stunts like crossing the Atlantic in a Virgin branded hot air balloon. Blake Mycoskie turned a passion for helping poor children in Argentina into the thriving TOM’S footwear brand. UNREAL candy started with a question from a 13-year old kid, “Why does the junk food we love have to be so bad for us?” That question became a mission and a “healthier” candy company was born.

Other well-known examples of linking personal stories with expertise are inventor Sir James Dyson who revolutionized the vacuum cleaner and created Dyson Limited. As the brand was just getting started, Dyson appeared in every advertisement together with his machines.  Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream who brought the “chunk” into ice cream and put “local” and social responsibility on everyone’s radar. They, too, are featured prominently on each ice cream carton.

These successful brands are practically inseparable from the personal brands that created them. Find your unique twist and don’t be shy about linking it with your business.

3. Use Every Touch Point for Your Brand.

Think of every point that a customer comes into contact with you as a chance to communicate your personal brand. Use those moments to make yourself and your business more memorable. Even little moments can have a big impact. The colors of my company, BrandTwist, are pink and purple. When I speak at conferences, I have a little purple bucket that people can deposit their business cards in. It’s a small touch, but goes a long way in reinforcing the brand of “me.”

The social media manager at Virgin Active SA had the following job description in his email signature: Social Media Ninja!  This makes an immediate, enjoyable impact that speaks to the whimsy of the Virgin brand and will long be remembered.

Consider other ways you can stand out besides the usual stationery and business cards. Perhaps you become known for a particular color or an accessory that  is always present in some fashion. Put a twist in your voice mail message. Create a unique salutation.

As an entrepreneur, independent contractor, artist, job seeker or corporate business executive, you are a brand.  As Richard Branson notes, “When you are running a business, the most powerful advertising asset you have is yourself.”

What’s your brand YOU story and how will you use it boost your business?

Brand School, our highly effective, premier branding program, delivers the tools and steps you need to strengthen your brand and your connection to your customers. Get our free brand-building tips and receive access to updates about Brand School’s exclusive programs when you sign up for our newsletter at

“Brand School was engaging and helpful to me in learning more about myself and my business. Results came amazingly quick. Now, my brand name speaks my message immediately and I’ve expanded my reach.”  – Lynn Stull, Owner Arts2Thrive  

Branding Tips for Better Business on American Express OPEN Forum


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If you aren’t familiar with OPEN Forum, we urge you to check it out. This forum, in partnership with Linkedin, is open and accessible to everyone and you’ll find amazing resources for every aspect of running a business, entrepreneurship, marketing and branding. Business owners, entrepreneurs and experts can showcase  expertise, help others succeed and discover ways to help propel business forward.

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“If anyone needs to understand the PROPER professional way that WILL make a difference for branding your business, Brand School is your go-to source.” – Mike Sass, Entrepreneur

Event and Presentation Testimonials


I am delighted by the opportunity to interact with so many talented and dedicated business owners and entrepreneurs during our live events, conferences, seminars, workshops and webcast presentations. My sincere appreciation and thanks for generously sharing your comments and takeaways. – Julie 

To view testimonials for Brand School, please click HERE.

“Went to a fantastic seminar with @JCottin founder, BrandTwist. Highly recommend.” –Local Social Media‏ @LocalSoclMedia

B.I.G. Believe, Inspire, Grow sponsored Julie’s “Grow Your Brand Workshop”  and “TWIST” Book Signing in Valhalla, NY:

The participant feedback of the workshop was overwhelmingly positive.  Participants described your workshop as a “Great presentation, very to the point.” “The speaker was very conversational, very experienced.” “Great slides.” “Could have been longer.” – Eridania Camacho, Director, Gateway to Entrepreneurship, Westchester Community College

B.I.G. Believe, Inspire, Grow sponsored Julie’s “5 Ways Women Can Rock at Branding Workshop”  in Ridgefield, CT:

“I came away with concrete ideas about the subject matter and how I could help my business with what I learned from the speaker.” 

“I would absolutely recommend this speaker.” 

“So glad I attended this event. Julie was a great speaker and gave us lots of great ideas about branding.”

“Julie thoroughly knew and conveyed the subject matter with enthusiasm and confidence.” 

“Thank you @JCottin for the excellent #brandingtips today @BIG4Women in #Ridgefield – you were fabulous!”

University of Connecticut event for Connecticut High School Seniors on how to  create innovative brand experiences. From High School Student Entrepreneur attendees:

“The exercise that we did taught me to look at the brands people already love, figure out why, and think of similar aspects to include in our business. Julie also told us some stories from her work at Virgin, stories which gave me confidence in the business our group is developing and a willingness to take risks.”

“Julie said not to think of a brand as just a name and a logo or an ad, but rather a promise and relationship between a business and their customers.”

“Overall, I think this was a very worthwhile workshop. I didn’t realize how vital the brand was until I looked at companies the way Julie made us. I walked out of that auditorium with a new way to brainstorm and a new point of view of the way the general population interacts with major corporations. It was very interesting and quite honestly, it didn’t feel like an hour long session. It was a great experience.”

“I found Julie’s session on brand twisting to be very worthwhile and informative. I definitely appreciated what she was saying – knowing that she had an impressive prior experience with famous companies and people who have paved the way in the business industry.”

“I believe it would have been greatly beneficial for everyone [in my class] to dedicate a week to find a problem in our lives and gain some inspiration from all of the media around us.”

“Julie and team delivered an engaging and hands-on experience—during a busy holiday week—that met our needs and budget! Thank you so much Jean and Julie!”

From attendees at the Marketo Marketing Roadshow 2014 where Julie was a keynote presenter:

“Thank you @JCottin for a very inspiring presentation. A great brand is a story well-told #mktgnation14
@JCottin really enjoyed your talk today at #mktgnation14 up until the part where you said you were a Patriots fan. But I’ll let it slide :)”
“Everything about @JCottin‘s talk–from Karen’s hamster to vomit bags to a coffee culture disrupting air travel was excellent. #Mktngnation14
“Julie — your session was the highlight of y day!!! Hopefully, we’ll connect soon about my company’s brand!!”
From participants at a Google+ Branding Hangout hosted by iStock, with Julie Cottineau  and Terry Byford, Director, Corporate Counsel at Getty Images on “The Top 5 Small Business Branding Mistakes”:

You can view a replay of the broadcast HERE.

“This is my second time watching a presentation with you and you ROCKED it! Great content and very helpful for building my brand. Thank you so much.”

 “Thought the video was incredible! I love that Julie got specifc and my favorite parts were the examples she used – espcially hearing about how the Starbucks logo came about. Who knew! Hope there will be more videos like this!”

@JCottin Just watched Top 5 Small Business Branding Mistakes. Great takeaways! Thanks! @istock #BrandingHangout

“Amazing insight @iStock @JCottin Thank you so much for sharing.”
@iStock … @JCottin I liked your clear and commonsensical advice. I’ve recommended to all my friends who are trying to grow a brand!”
@JCottin It was an awesome refresher/awakener…” #BrandingHangout
“Yup @JCottin – called a meeting at work to action what I’d learnt … absolutely LOVED “walk the talk” “word of eye” #BrandingHangout
@JCottin Thank you for your great ideas on the G-hangout! I learned a lot!”

“I love following @JCottin – Her info is always helpful & enlightening! Thnx again!” 

“Thank you @iStock and @JCottin for your #branding tips. Not going to overlook the little moments anymore. #momentsofmagic #BrandingHangout.”

@JCottin thanks so much for all the great tips in today’s #BrandingHangout. Gonna take @richardbranson words to heart! #screwitjustdoit

@JCottin Really good info. I like the “Thinking of moments to surprise your customers” portion.”

@JCottin It was good general information… your rebranding response was of particular interest to me.”

@iStock @JCottin was an amazing talk. I like the technique suggested for minimising a broad target audience down with emotional triggers.”

@JCottin very interesting. Thanks!”

@JCottin You made some great points in the Google+ Hangout video. I love your branding perspective. Thanks!”

Responses from attendees at an in-person, interactive presentation sponsored by the Marketing Executives Network Group (MENG):

“My first meeting and I was very impressed,  Will definitely attend again.”

“Julie was fantastic – we had a great time and will help me think differently.”

“Creative, practical ideas to explore branding”

“Superb!  Well worth attending.”

“Great program!  Let’s do more interactive stuff.”

“Loved the interactive session!”

“The interactive session was excellent and a good “twist” from the standard presentation –more interactive sessions would be good – builds community too.”

“Great topic, got my thoughts flowing.  Reminded me innovation doesn’t have to be product-focused, there’s lots of room for improvement with services.”

“Brand of You” in-person workshop at The Purple Crayon Center for Learning and Social Innovation:

“Thank you so much or having me at “The Brand of You’ workshop last week. I was really buzzing from all the nuggets I received.” – Elena

“I really enjoyed the session.” – Carolyn

“Julie, thank you for today! It was terrific and I will write a nice review of it in the near future. Everyone seemed energized and enthused after hearing you talk.” – Roma

“Thank you so much for the seminar this morning. I twas really informative and inspirational.” – Alex

“Thanks for the enlightening session.” – Sandeep  Patnaik PhD

“Identifying your brand’s theme song was a really helpful exercise and just the beginning of this incredible workshop. Julie’s technique of finding a theme song as a way to explore what is unique about my personal brand really inspired me.  I came away energized to tell my story…” “It was a great day (and creative space) – time to focus on business next steps and share with peers. I came away with some ideas that I can quickly put into practice. Julie is a great resource for anyone who needs to kick-start their branding.” – Carolyn Browning, MEEting Needs, LLC.  

Read more about the “brand theme song” exercise and the workshop in Carolyn’s guest blog post: “What’s Your Brand Theme Song?” HERE.

In-person presentation for students and faculty of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and the Advertising Educational Foundation:

“Julie’s talk set an all time high for audience engagement. She is a natural speaker and it came through! The feedback was that the talk was extremely valuable in advancing our understanding of the theory, and most importantly the practical business building applications, of branding. Everyone loved the TWISTS. Thanks so very much!” – Sandeep Patnaik PhD, Academic Program Director (Marketing), Graduate School, University of Maryland University College.

“Terrific talk! Informative and compelling. Rave reviews from students and professors alike, Thanks Julie!” – Janice L. Spector

Webcast with Rebecca Swift, Head of Creative Planning at iStock, “The Yin and Yang of Powerful Brand Stories”:

You can view a replay of the broadcast  HERE.

“A great brand is a story well told” @JCottin great webinar so far!” – Caitlin Ninedorf

“Thank you very much @JCottin for the Webinar, am still listening but learnt a lot!!!” – Conor Knight

@JCottin @iStock me too. Great presentation so far, loving the info!” – Justin K Hite

“Terrific insights in branding via webinar today by @istock and @JCottin Can’t wait to register for the brand checkup. Hope I get picked!” – Sarah Pease

@JCottin great webinar, excellent reminders and ideas.” – Myra Drolet

“Love your comment about brands telling personal stories @JCottin!” – PWMV Inc.

@JCottin @iStock Thank you for the excellent #branding presentation. Great advice on ensuring brand voice and overall look are aligned.” – Tracie LeBlanc

“Bravo Julie @jcottin & Rebecca @istock for yin and yang of powerful brand stories webinar @brightTALK. Hmmm…innovative, expert, curator?” – Michelle Serrano

“Thanks @JCottin for the valuable info! #istock – Kari Miller

“Enjoyed your presentation #powerfulbrandstories @JCottin @iStock — thanks!” – Deanna Albrecht

“Thanks to @JCottin and @iStock for a KILLER branding images webinar today. We found a gigawatt of @IdeaCharger sparks!” – Idea Charger

“Thank you for the presentation on the yin & yang of powerful brand stories @iStock @JCottin! Looking forward to hearing more from you both.” – Simplicity Principle

“Great webcast! The yin and yang of powerful brand stories – via @BrightTALK | TY @jcottin, @istock – Carmen Alexis

“.@JCottin Thanks for putting on such an informative #brand webinar today. The Yin & Yang of brand #storytelling was fabulous! #brandtwist – Ina S.

@JCottin @iStock Thanks for insightful #branding tips! Great examples of brands using visual & verbal #storytelling to connect w/consumers!” – Maegan C. Paniewski

“Thank you for the great presentation! I appreciate your insight!” – Madalyn Mauncy

“This was an excellent webcast. Well worth my time. Thanks BrandTwist and iStock.” -Stacey Ronczy

“… attended a VERY enlightening webinar about your brand’s “Tone of Voice”. Thanks a lot… great job.” – Devin Sardano

“The yin and yang of powerful brand stories with @jcottin @istock is a breath of fresh air – smart investment of 58:18. ” “Your strategic guide supported by @istock design expertise resonated extremely well.”- Jeremy Aker

Brand School Testimonials

Thank you to all the generous and creative entrepreneurs, business owners,  solopreneurs and Brand School attendees. You continuously inspire me. Your recommendations and testimonials are very much appreciated. – Julie   

To view testimonials for other live events, workshops and presentations, please click HERE.


Screen Shot 2016-09-19 at 11.58.12 AM“Check this out. I had the opportunity to attend this class and my business is thriving as never before!” – Joan Bigg, Joan Big Design

“With 1600 members and 50+ events behind us, time to take it up a notch: we’re going to #Brand #School with @JCottin!” – Stamford Tech Meetup, @StamTech

“Hitting a stride with @JCottin’s course at @StamfordiCenter…” – Max von Stein, @driveSKIPS

“BrandTwist’s Julie Cottineau was instrumental in our rebranding strategy! Couldn’t be happier with her fresh ideas!” – Linda Rey, Rey Insurance

“Julie’s target definition, pillars, promise, and of course her “twist”…not only helped me truly define my platform, but she pulled out of me the exact and perfect words to describe what I do. She did in 12 weeks what I spent years trying to figure out. Julie is truly the Master.” – Sara Sherman CEO & Founder

“Brand School helped me get the business’ name, brand promise and message clear. I think it speaks perfectly to my target audience, thank you… And thanks also for the networking opportunities which have led to big support in my emerging business.” – Nell Panero, Education Consultant

“I am a proud graduate of Brand School! I thought I knew about branding before but this course took it to another level. I loved it!” – McKenna Ripley, Graphic Designer

“A Brand Health Check is the first step toward obtaining a healthy, strong brand that does all the hard work for you. If your brand doesn’t have a strong pulse, Julie will get you to healthy in no time!” – Sara Sherman, CEO & Founder

“Brand School turned out to be like the Mastercard commercial, priceless.The one-on-one sessions really allowed me to go deep into what my practice was about and how to implement it” – Sandeep Manchanda, Giraffe Partners Program Management

“Working with Brand School is an invaluable experience and a really great use of resources because it opens up so many doors and affects so many areas of  your business.” – Sarah Hinawi, Executive Director, The Purple Crayon Center for Learning and Innovation

“What I like a bout Julie’s approach to branding is that its so understandable to somebody who is not in the industry.” – Valerie Thompson, Founder Cushie B, LLC

“Brand School was a very good investment in my business. The biggest impact that Brand School has given me is to help me in my messaging for my business.The individualized time with Julie helped me to push myself harder” – Carolyn Browning, Chief Solutions Strategist, MEETing Needs LLC

“Brand School showed me what fun it is to actually work on my business.” – Jean Carucci, Carucci Consultants

“I’ve been able to take a look at the professionalism I offer and have been able to raise my prices to a level of which I didn’t have before.” – Ned Towle, Founderer Westchester Wine School

“I have had the good fortune of connecting with Julie Cottineau, of BrandTwist, while in the process of refining my business strategy…” – This is from a guest blog post written by Lynn Stull, Founder of See the rest of the post HERE.

“I got so much out of Brand School. My business has grown leaps and bounds, and I feel like I have much more solid branding and language around what I do. 🙂 So thank you!!” – Nathalie Lussier,

“Brand School’s guidance and support has helped grow my business to new depths of expansion, creativity and financial worth… and keep it growing and transforming to passionately share what I love with others.” – Deborah Coulter,

“I was all over the place when I started the course. Brand School really helped me focus. I came out of it with a foundation for my brand that I know will work. Without Brand School, it never would have happened.” – Nicole Lesser, Entrepreneur

“What an excellent experience. You have turned our business on its head! We are in the process of re-inventing our brand and company!” – Gavin Meiring, CEO, Rugged PC, South Africa

“Brand School totally exceeded my expectations! The videos combined with the exercises and personal feedback really made each session meaningful… It’s changed the way that I look at every interaction I have with the organizations that I deal with on a daily basis.” – Liz Osting, Herculiz Design

“I learned an immense amount from Julie’s class. It was wonderful to receive lessons from an experienced teacher that directly applied to my business.” – Liz Osting, Founder Herculiz Design

“Motivational! I’ve given recommendations to several clients about Brand School.” – Liz Osting, Founder Herucliz Design

“The Brand School program gave in-depth actionable tools for real business and cultural development and product innovation… far exceeding all expectation.” – Jamie Freitas, Graphic Design and Social Media Marketing

“I was very impressed by the content and presentation of the Brand School course… it was clear, colorful, full of examples and learning helps… insights and fascinating takes on branding. The feedback was supportive, illuminating and helpful.” – Ned Towle, Director Westchester Wine School

“Brand School helped us tremendously.  We had a lot of ideas for the branding of our company and applications, but Brand School’s templates and Julie’s advice helped us be much more focused and effectively boil down all the ideas into a few key concepts.  It saved us a ton of time, and we got to a name – Light After Loss – that resonates with our customers”. – Charles Moore, Founder and CEO, LightPath Apps

“Brand School was helped us set structure to our process, define our target and recognize our customer’s motivations. We were able to create timely taglines and better-defined branding campaigns.” – Randi Curhan, Development Coordinator for Redwood High School Foundation, Non-profit

“The value I received from my investment was incredible and I have no doubt that it will continue to pay dividends to me.”  – Lynn Stull, Owner Arts2Thrive

“Through Julie’s feedback I learned critical information about my demographic audience, what I was trying to say with my story, and what I stood for.” – Lynn Stull, Owner Arts2Thrive

“Brand School was engaging and helpful to me in learning more about myself and my business. Results came amazingly quick. Now, my brand name speaks my message immediately and I’ve expanded my reach.”  – Lynn Stull, Owner Arts2Thrive

“Julie was so generous and gave us so much depth.  I learned my core message and how to package and brand it so I could stand out from the crowd.” – Dr. Marina Kostina, Distance Learning Specialist, CEO of  wired@heart

“Taking the Brand School program was THE best decision I ever made for my business.” – Dr. Marina Kostina, Distance Learning Specialist, CEO of  wired@heart

“I highly recommend this program to anybody, to both those who have been in business for a long time, and those just starting out because it will put your business on a different level.” – Dr. Marina Kostina, Distance Learning Specialist, CEO of wired@heart

“Brand School helped me get clear on my messaging and my brand. Now my clients know exactly what it is I bring to my classes.” – Josh Pais, Actor and Founder of CommittedImpulse, creativity workshop

“Brand School allowed me to get to the essence of my brand. I was able to hone and tighten up my brand. Thank you, Julie, it’s a great program.” – Jonathan Flaks, President, Jonathan Flaks Coaching Associates

“I learned a lot from Brand School.  It inspired me to think outside the box. I have a much deeper understanding of how to effectively build a brand.” – Mike Sass, Entrepreneur

“I was amazed at the depth of information and the practical easy to understand program resources that were provided by Brand School. Julie delivered on her brand promise and taught me in an easy to understand format how to do the same for my business.” – Mike Sass, Entrepreneur

“If anyone needs to understand the PROPER professional way that WILL make a difference for branding your business, Brand School is your go to source.” – Mike Sass, Entrepreneur

“Quality information. The value is priceless. I loved every minute of it! I’ve recommended Brand School to industry friends and colleagues.” – Barbara Wanzo, Non-profit Homeowner Services

“I never realized how much branding could help me make better business decisions! Thanks to Brand School – I have finally gotten it…. Whew!” – Malla Haridat, Coaching for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

“I’ve taken quite a few courses on branding and marketing overall. However, what attracted me to Brand School was Julie’s experience with branding from a corporate level.” – Malla Haridat, Coaching for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

“I received huge value from Brand School. You can’t put a price on that experience. I loved the integrated learning experience and that we walked out of the series with a working brand strategy.” – Rachel Watkins, Brand Development for Large Businesses

“Julie’s active participation in Brand School and feedback was amazing and helped a LOT. I received great value from this program.”  – Leslie Hughes, PUNCH!media

“BrandTwist was definitely a worthwhile investment. Even though I have had over 15 years experience in marketing, digging deeper into my core values while receiving feedback and encouragement helped me to take my brand to a whole new level.” Leslie Hughes, PUNCH!media 

“Julie gave great examples in Brand School that inspired me to think outside the box. I especially appreciate her attention to everyone’s brands and her insightful comments. Thank you!” – Jamie Lacroix, Marketing Department for a Non-profit

“Brand School exceeded my expectations. I went in a bit of a brand daze and stepped out of it with a great deal of brand clarity and exciting ideas for the future of my brand.” – Jamie Lacroix, Marketing Department for a Non-profit

“It was great pulling everything together from touch points, to pillars. I would recommend Brand School to any small biz owner or entrepreneur.” – Sarah Weiss, Event Consulting

“I’m forever grateful for my opportunity at Brand School. Thank you again Julie Cottineau, for sharing your branding toolbox with me.” – Sara Weiss, Event Consulting

“Brand School gave my business its wings. I was struggling with a company name and how to tell my story. Brand School’s coaching helped me develop my brand and core values. Julie is an incredible thought partner with brilliant ideas. I would recommend this course to any entrepreneur.” – Sarah Weiss, Event Consulting

“Brand School had great examples of real companies. I was able to dig even deeper, think of things in a new way, and get new ideas for my brand. It was well worth the fee.” – Brenda Dillion Cavette, Fashionista Tea

“If you are starting a business and beginning to build your brand – Brand School is a must class for you! The exercises really help you to focus and re-focus on what branding your company is all about.  You will get results you can use for the future,” – Brenda Dillion Cavette,  Fashionista Tea

“I just wanted to send you a note of thanks for Brand School for the challenges, the lessons, the webinars and answering my e-mails whenever I had personal questions.  I felt I got a lot out of the class and have grown more in all you have to think about when you start and grow your business.” – Brenda Dillion Cavette, Fashionista Tea

“When my partner and I formed our law firm, Pomeroy + Prieur LLP, we had only vague ideas about how to market ourselves. Julie gave us focus. She helped to identify our target market, showcase our unique strengths and effectively communicate how we can ad value to our client’s businesses.” – Jeremy Pomeroy, Partner, Pomeroy + Prieur, LLP

Brand School, our highly effective, premier branding program, delivers the tools and steps you need to strengthen your brand and your business’ connection to your market. Get our free brand-building tips and receive immediate updates about Brand School’s exclusive programs when you sign up for our newsletter at