Every day, thousands of passionate developers come up with new startup ideas and lack the branding know-how to make them thrive. Lean Branding is their Phone-a-Friend lifeline.
This book is a practical toolkit to building your own robust, dynamic brands that generate conversion without having to hire an agency. It features over 1000 DIY branding tactics, tools, and inspiring case studies for startups that need initial customer traction. It works as a complement to The Lean Startup and Business Model Canvas.
Lean Branding sheds light on the obscure process of brand development, showing you how to create, communicate, and sell a meaningful brand by measuring its performance continuously.
Every day, thousands of passionate developers come up with new startup ideas but lack the branding know-how to make them thrive. If you count yourself among them, Lean Branding is here to help.
This practical toolkit helps you build your own robust, dynamic brands that generate conversion. You’ll find over 100 DIY branding tactics and inspiring case studies, and step-by-step instructions for building and measuring 25 essential brand strategy ingredients, from logo design to demo-day pitches, using The Lean Startup methodology’s Build-Measure-Learn loop.
Learn exactly what a brand is—and what it isn’tBuild a minimal set of brand ingredients that are viable in the marketplace: brand story, brand symbols, and brand strategyMeasure your brand ingredients by using meaningful metrics to see if they meet your conversion goalsPivot your brand ingredients in new directions based on what you’ve learned—by optimizing rather than trashingFocus specifically on brand story, symbols, or strategy by following the Build-Measure-Learn chapters that apply