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Positioning Your Brand to Win!

This course will give you everything you need to position your brand to win. It is based on a proprietary process and set of tools that have been used to successfully position hundreds of brands throughout the world.

This unparalleled brand positioning process was refined over 30 years and has been used by more than 200 highly successful brands in almost every product and service category.

To unleash your brand's full power, you must create a unique value proposition that is emotionally compelling. This requires a rigorous brand positioning process based on deep customer insight. And it requires an understanding of how brands can connect with customers through shared values and exceptional experiences.

This brand positioning process is part art and part science, using both the left and right sides of your brain.

The course includes examples from many world-class brands and all the tools, templates and information you will need to position your brand to win.

The course is comprised of a video, seven handouts and links to 34 relevant blog posts. I will instruct you to use the handouts at appropriate points throughout the video. I have provided the the blog posts as supplemental reading. Feel free to read them for additional insights on each topic.

What you will learn?
Achieve clarity about your target customers and their needs
Create a unique value proposition for your brand
Create a unique and emotionally compelling brand promise
Develop a comprehensive brand positioning statement
Learn about the six most powerful sources of brand differentiation
Discover how to create a "category of one" brand, a brand without peer
Skills Covered
BRAND POSITIONINGBRAND STRATEGYBRAND DIFFERENTIATION
schedule
1.5 hours on-demand video
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Certificate of completion
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Intermediate level
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No prerequisites
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No preparation required
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1.5 hours
Guide
Section 1.
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Positioning Your Brand to Win!
1h 16m 26s
Section 2. Quiz-Part1
Brand Positioning Quiz
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Brad VanAuken / INSTRUCTOR
Globally recognized brand strategy expert

Brad VanAuken is president and founder of BrandForward, Inc., a brand strategy consultancy with clients throughout the world. Previously, Brad was the vice president of marketing for Element K (now Skillsoft), a leading e-learning company and director of brand management and marketing for Hallmark Cards, Inc. During his tenure as Hallmark’s chief brand advocate, Hallmark rose to 4th in the EquiTrend national quality brand ranking and Hallmark received the Brand Management of the Year award. Recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on brand management and marketing, Brad is a much sought-after speaker and writer. He has been interviewed by ADWEEK, CNN, Entrepreneur magazine, Forbes magazine, Fox News, HLN, Investor’s Business Daily, NPR and The Bloomberg Money Show. Brad has served as an expert witness on brands in federal court. He was an adjunct professor of marketing at Avila University and RIT and has been a guest lecturer at many universities including Harvard, Stanford and Northwestern. He wrote Brand Aid, which many business schools use to teach brand management. He authors www.BrandingStrategySource.com, a blog that has been repeatedly recognized as a Top 50 Branding Blog by feedspot, a leading RSS reader. In 2008 and 2009, Invesp identified him as one of the top 100 marketers. Brad has a BS degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Harvard Business School.