BRAID CREATIVE & CONSULTING
branding | visioning | marketing
that blends who you are and what you do

ON THE BRAID BLOG:

24-Aug-2017

I recently received an email from a follower of Braid who admitted to wanting a career path very similar to well, what we do here at Braid. And then she said this:


“I can’t do that, you [Braid] are already doing that.”


She followed up by asking for a no-nonsense response to how you make it in a saturated market where it feels like everyone is doing the thing you want to be doing.


Whether you’re a coach, photographer, painter, marketer, leadership consultant – or even a whole team of people working toward a common goal – it can be easy to question whether you’re adding to the noise or actually contributing something special with your services and talent.


The feel-good response to this self doubt would be: “Only you can combine your personal + professional experience to offer something special (like a unique snowflake!) that nobody else can”


And while there’s truth to that sentiment, I can think of far more practical and straight-forward insights that will help you cut through the noise and stand out among your competitors. And that’s what I want to share with you today.

blend who you are & what you do,
share & sell your creative expertise,
attract your dream customers,
& make your business vision real

This ECourse is for creative entrepreneurs just starting out, or with lots of experience, who are ready to take their brand and business vision to the next level. The learning modules + a branding workbook will help you blend who you are & what you do, share & sell your creative expertise, attract your dream customers, & make your business vision real. Learn more here >

blend who you are & what you do,
share & sell your creative expertise,
attract your dream customers,
& make your business vision real

This ECourse is for creative entrepreneurs just starting out, or with lots of experience, who are ready to take their brand and business vision to the next level. The learning modules + a branding workbook will help you blend who you are & what you do, share & sell your creative expertise, attract your dream customers, & make your business vision real. Learn more here >

ON THE BRAID BLOG:

24-Aug-2017

I recently received an email from a follower of Braid who admitted to wanting a career path very similar to well, what we do here at Braid. And then she said this:


“I can’t do that, you [Braid] are already doing that.”


She followed up by asking for a no-nonsense response to how you make it in a saturated market where it feels like everyone is doing the thing you want to be doing.


Whether you’re a coach, photographer, painter, marketer, leadership consultant – or even a whole team of people working toward a common goal – it can be easy to question whether you’re adding to the noise or actually contributing something special with your services and talent.


The feel-good response to this self doubt would be: “Only you can combine your personal + professional experience to offer something special (like a unique snowflake!) that nobody else can”


And while there’s truth to that sentiment, I can think of far more practical and straight-forward insights that will help you cut through the noise and stand out among your competitors. And that’s what I want to share with you today.


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OUR BRANDING & VISIONING OFFERINGS

you can start with our self-guided
BRAID METHOD ECOURSE
Includes 7 learning modules, a workbook with over 20 branding exercises and scripts, and a Facebook group.

“I've had a successful creative entrepreneurial run for seven years, but have spent the last two working for nightmare customers, disliking the work, and scratching my head. Well, scratch be gone! I LOVED this Braid ECourse! I've not only identified where I've gone off-track, but am whiteboarding all these Braid exercises and coming up with solutions. I have a lot of work to do, but I'm excited to tackle it, like super-giant-goose-bump excited!"
– Nicole Christie / Writer / Seattle, Washington

Register for our Braid ECourse >

we work with entrepreneurs
BRANDING & VISIONING for INDIVIDUALS
We start with a consultative Vision Guide to clarify your positioning, then we create your Brand Platform.

“For years I tried to DIY my brand and never captured the look and feel of my business. I knew what I wanted to convey, but didn’t know how to pull all the pieces together. After just our first meeting they were translating my voice, my energy and style like magic fairies! They nailed it with my Vision Guide & Brand Platform. I’m so glad I decided to invest in hiring Braid, they knew exactly how to weave together my vision. It was the best gift I could have given myself and my practice.”
– Angie Viets / Therapist / Lawrence, Kansas

Learn more about working one-on-one with Braid >

we work with organizations
BRANDING & VISIONING for TEAMS
We start with a Planning & Visioning session & create deliverables for sharing with your people & customers.

“I was looking for an agency that could help us present a clear story to our board, volunteers & donors. Braid opened up a dialogue we didn’t realized we needed! They brought authenticity, sensitivity & simple clarity to our brand. Our Vision Guide & Brand Platform are a constant go-to when writing grants, reaching out to donors & sharing on social media, as we help kids feel like kids in a hard time for families. We know it looks good, it’s the right message & it gives us confidence connecting with our community.”
– Sara Jacobson / Executive Director The Children’s Hospital Volunteers / Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

How teams & organizations can work with Braid >

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