Define brand positioning that unlocks unique value and fuels your organization’s bottom line.
Use Ironclad’s methodology to pinpoint your organization’s optimal positioning, galvanize employees, and drive growth.
Learn more about the book. Learn more about the book. The Ironclad Springboard is a structured, systematic program to create your brand strategy based on the best-selling book Forging an Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide by Lindsay Pedersen.
What is Ironclad Brand Strategy?
Of all the positions you can gain in the mind of your audience, not all of them are equally attractive. There is a choice of positioning that is more right for you than any other.
This is your Ironclad Brand Strategy. It is a positioning that:
- Resonates with the audience AND is ownable and distinctive to you.
- Gratifies a customer’s functional need AND lights them up emotionally.
- Transmits vividly through messaging AND throughout the customer’s entire experience of your offering.
The Ironclad Springboard’s proprietary frameworks and curriculum embolden your team to select your optimal positioning. This Ironclad Brand Strategy then becomes the North Star that concentrates you and your people on what will fuel the organization’s enduring growth.
Ironclad Brand Strategy for Your Team
Many business leaders wonder:
- How do we stand out?
- Who is our sweet spot audience?
- What value do we bring to them?
- What do we say to them?
- How do we help a potential customer say “yes”?
The Ironclad Springboard program guides your team to answer these questions in exactly the right way for your organization.
Using Ironclad’s rigorous, proven methodologies, your team will create and roll out a sharp, ownable brand.
Ironclad brand strategies yield:
- Laser focus on what unlocks unique value and actually moves the needle
- Teams and organizations that operate from an unambiguous brand strategy
- Energized and engaged employees
- Enduring customer loyalty
Lindsay Pedersen developed the Ironclad Springboard by drawing from her classic marketing training at the Clorox Company, as well as from her experience building brands from burgeoning startups and nonprofits to multinational companies like Starbucks, T-Mobile, Zulily, Princess Cruises and Duolingo.Bring the Ironclad Springboard In House
What is the Ironclad Springboard™?
Empower your organization with the Ironclad Springboard – a methodical, proven brand strategy development program. If you liked the book, but want tailored facilitation and a step-by-step program to guide your organization to its own Ironclad Brand Strategy, the Springboard is for you.
How the Springboard Works
The Ironclad Springboard program:
- Empowers you to identify your highest potential brand strategy
- Enables professional growth
- Galvanizes employees
- Allows for crystal clarity and focus
With the Springboard program, Lindsay Pedersen trains a designated person within your organization to become a certified Ironclad Brand Coach. This coach then uses the proprietary Ironclad Springboard program to facilitate your organization’s leadership in creating its brand strategy.
Licensing this content includes a complete guide to the 3-day Ironclad Springboard work sessions, short educational videos of Lindsay teaching core brand concepts, webinars to train the trainer, participant kits for leadership, and the template for your full brand strategy. You finish your Ironclad Springboard with an Ironclad Brand Strategy that will propel your organization to grow and thrive.
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Lindsay Pedersen on the Ironclad Springboard
Praise for the Ironclad Method
Organizations that want laser focus are using the Ironclad Springboard to define and express their optimal positioning for maximum impact.
“Got our whole team enthusiastic about doing this right.”
“We were getting in our own way; Ironclad pushed us to reach deep and ambitious.”
“Now we have a lens to filter our efforts, on the product side and the marketing side.”
“Ironclad drove our rebranding process with a clear brand positioning that has been enormously successful.”
“This brand strategy helps us make better decisions; we’re confident about our position in the market.”
“Hugely successful not just in developing a brand strategy but in rallying the entire leadership team.”
“Facilitated the right conversations among senior leaders to get at what we uniquely offer.”
“Working with Ironclad removed my cynicism on the field of branding. The ROI has been irrefutably high.”