The Brand Gap: Summary Review

This is a summary review of The Brand Gap containing key details about the book.

What is The Brand Gap About?

"The Brand Gap" is a book about bridging the gap between business strategy and creative execution in order to create a strong brand.

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The Brand Gap is the first book to present a unified theory of brand-building. Whereas most books on branding are weighted toward either a strategic or creative approach, this book shows how both ways of thinking can unite to produce a “charismatic brand”—a brand that customers feel is essential to their lives.

Summary Points & Takeaways from The Brand Gap

Some key summary points and takeaways from the book include:

* Understanding the importance of aligning brand strategy with business strategy.

* Bridging the gap between strategy and execution through clear communication and consistency.

* Building a strong brand foundation through the development of a unique brand positioning.

* Creating a consistent brand experience across all touchpoints and channels.

* Utilizing storytelling and emotional connections to build brand engagement.

* Establishing clear brand guidelines and governance to maintain consistency.

* Continuously gathering and incorporating customer feedback to drive brand improvement.

* Building and nurturing a brand community through two-way communication and engagement.

* Incorporating brand purpose and values into all aspects of the business.

* Measuring and monitoring brand performance to drive continuous improvement.

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Who is the author of The Brand Gap?

Marty Neumeier is an American author and speaker who writes about brand, design, innovation and creativity. He is currently Director of CEO Branding for Liquid Agency, a branding agency in San Jose, California.

Book Details

  • Print length: 208 pages
  • Genre: Business, Design, Nonfiction

The Brand Gap Chapters

Chapter 1 :Discipline 1: Differentiate
Chapter 2:Discipline 2: Collaborate
Chapter 3:Discipline 3: Innovate
Chapter 4:Discipline 4: Validate
Chapter 5:Discipline 5: Cultivate

What is a good quote from The Brand Gap?

Top Quote: "Henry Ford’s decision to manufacture automobiles was driven by intuition rather than market research. “If we had asked the public what they wanted,” he explained, “they would have said ‘faster horses.” - The Brand Gap Quotes, Marty Neumeier

What do critics say?

Here's what one of the prominent reviewers had to say about the book: “A pleasure to read. THE BRAND GAP consistently provides deep, practical advice in a light, visual way. Learn about the power of imagery and the role of research in building a heavy-duty brand—without the heavy-duty reading.” — DAVID A. AAKER, AUTHOR OF BRAND PORTFOLIO STRATEGY AND BUILDING STRONG BRANDS

* The editor of this summary review made every effort to maintain information accuracy, including any published quotes, chapters, or takeaways. If you're interested in furthering your personal development, I invite you to check out my list of favorite personal development books page. On this page, you'll find a curated list of books that have personally impacted my life, each with a summary and key lessons.

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Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an author, founder, and impact-driven entrepreneur at heart. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living, has led him to found Elevate Society.

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