Fabian GeyrhalterClarity's Top Branding Expert, Founder of FINIEN
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If you are launching or re-launching your brand, I will ensure you follow the right processes based on my proven brand strategy framework, from a tight positioning to the perfect name and overall identity. I want to make sure you act, look, and feel like a brand from the get-go. If we collaborate, you won't fall into the usual startup branding mishaps as your offering meets its audience. I have written 3 best-sellers on the subject of branding for startups and have helped hundreds launch successfully while advising numerous Fortune 500s on their naming and branding efforts.

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Fabian Geyrhalter is a brand strategist and creative director who was born in Vienna, Austria, and has been living in Los Angeles for over half his life. He understands that any venture can turn into an admired brand if developed in an intrinsic, holistic, and methodological manner.

Fabian has deep expertise in guiding companies through their brand transformations and has been sought out by companies such as Marriott International, Warner Brothers, Match Group, Honeywell, Kaplan, and Randstad. His thoughts on branding have appeared in publications like Inc., Forbes, Entrepreneur, and The Washington Post.

All three of his books became international Amazon best-sellers and turned into go-to resources for entrepreneurs and marketers alike. From his Resonaid brand strategy workshops to the Hitting the Mark podcast, Fabian is in a constant stimulation cycle, which is clearly visible when he advises clients or shares his insights with his followers.

He is also a sought-after speaker who enjoys traveling the world to hold keynotes and group workshops (albeit virtually during pandemics), where he shares his actionable brand advice in an engaging and direct way.


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Write a few white papers on topics that will be important to your clients to gain new subscribers and to nurture your vision for 2016. Write weekly blog posts and analyze your E-Mail outreach. Write a book about your consultancy's expertise. It's what we did with great success.


Know that if you ever have the desire or need to re-brand and/or re-position, you will face many challenges. Sounds logical after the fact, but as you go down that path of associating your name with the brand, it is easy to let the ego, or the simplicity of finding the domain name, run the branding process and push you into the limelight for good (may that actually be for better or worse!). I would advise against it so you can grow your business, eventually. Your personal brand will always be in the foreground and grow, regardless.


I am interested in learning about the reason as to why you are thinking about changing the name. Often the answer lies in your need for that change. Is it product-driven, ego-driven, pronounciation-driven? Whatever lies at the heart of it should be discussed and if necessary the name needs to be realigned with your brand's core purpose of being and your audience's emotional connection to the offering.


Best solution would be to come up with a new brand (in your case also brand persona) name that you can truly own. Sounds like a few steps back, but everything else is just patching up the problem, which will increase as your company grows and it would save you lots of headaches and money in the future while enabling your customers to find you...and yourself to own a unique brand.


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