You’re in the Wrong Shoes

People tell us who they are, but we ignore it because we want them to be who we want them to be.”
—Don Draper

In working with startups, we see this all the time. You’re laser-focused like Cyclops on growth; acquiring new customers, raising capital and becoming the next Uber. So when it comes to communicating with your audience, you naturally focus on what you want them to do in order to make that happen (i.e. sign up, subscribe, buy now). Makes sense.

But here’s the thing: if you take that approach, you’re not going to get the response you’re looking for.

Why not? Because you haven’t first put yourself in the shoes of the people you’re serving. You haven’t stopped to look at things from their perspective; to find out what matters to them.

In short, in order to achieve your goals, you need to address your audience’s.

Only when you understand who they are, what they want and how they belong, can you begin to communicate in a way that will resonate. Once you do that, they’ll take the actions you want them to take.

In the words of Mars Blackmon, It’s gotta be the shoes“. Make sure you’re putting yourself in your audiences’.


Why Startups Fail

Arguably the biggest reason of all is ironically the one that’s most overlooked.

Newsflash: No One Cares

Want to know what actually gets people to care? Hint: it’s not the tech 🙂

Are you really prepared to win?

Whatever you do, don’t make this mistake.

The Wrong Kind of White Space

The necessary ingredient that all world-class design has.

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Let’s get the lay of the land.

What is the primary goal you hope to accomplish with the branding work we do together?

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Victory has a price.

We don’t work for peanuts but it probably won’t cost you an arm and a leg either. In fact, you might even forget you paid us with the tremendous revenue that’ll be flowing in like the river Nile. The capacity in which we can work together depends on what kind of budget you have.

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Unfortunately, due to a lack of budget, you've been terminated...for now. But, we have a feeling you'll "be back" and we're looking forward to the sequel when the time is right.

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