Brand Story Consultation

Brand Story Consultation

from 150.00

For businesses and organisations who have been operating for a number of years. Your Brand Story Consultation will reignite your passion for what you do and attract audiences who value your authenticity, get your personality and desire your unique offering. This right audience will not just buy from you, they'll also talk about you, effectively doing your marketing for you.

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To say that Stories of Design just helped me with copywriting would be a huge understatement. By identifying the underlying themes I wanted to convey and devising a lexicon to support that, they have been part of creating a website that perfectly reflects my approach.
— Malachy Dunne, Lifetime Founder

Your Brand Story Consultation Includes:

  • A 360º communications audit: what is your brand saying, where, when, why, how and to whom?

  • A story-led branding session with you and your team. We'll mainly be asking questions, listening and uncovering the most unique and beguiling stories latent within your business.

  • WHO, WHY & HOW statements that put your audience, purpose and values into concise and effective words. You’ll receive three documents:

    • Your brand story. A concise statement that defines the essence of your brand and its offering. Synthesising your company’s WHO, WHY & HOW, this indispensable sentence functions as a mission statement, brand strategy and the most effective answer to, “what do you do?”

    • Your audience. This is you brand’s WHO. A visual and verbal snapshot of your target audience/customer. With one page of words that capture this person precisely and a complementary page of instagram-style images, your team will feel they know this idealised and aspirational version of your right audience. This makes decisions at every level of your business insightful and efficient: what would your WHO think of this product/campaign/price?

    • Your beliefs. Your brand’s WHY page is one part inspiration and one part motivation. Here you’ll find reasons you do what you do, and the reasons your audience cares. The truth sounds different and passion is infections. Harness your truth and your passion by sticking to the statements on this page. Your audience will reward you for it.

    • Your brand values are also your HOW. This page describes the way your brand behaves (or at least the way it behaves on good days, and strives to behave every day. These words are the voice of your brand conscience and they will keep you - and your team - on track.

Optional extras

  • The Brand Book An attractive resource your team will refer to every day, keeping your WHO, WHY & HOW front and centre.

  • The Big Brand Book This book builds on the big ideas of the The Brand Book to include practical tools:

    • Tone of Voice definition, description and real life templates. These will save your team time everyday without compromising on quality

    • Lexicon. Our clients’ favourite page. Every member of your team is likely to be one of your writers. They may email a customer, tweet or blog; of they may be tasked with a press release or product description. This mini-dictionary lists around a hundred words of your brand’s idiolect. Not one human speaks in precisely the same way as another and neither should your brand. Informed by your brand’s WHO, WHY & HOW as well as it’s culture, provenance, themes and subplots, this word list empowers every writer to communicate confidently and consistently.

  • Additional Content You never know when you might need new copy and we want to be able to support you when you do. At the end of this project, we'll keep a copy of your WHO, WHY & HOW statements and The (Big) Brand Book so that we are able to whip you up a new product page, press release or blog post whenever you need it.