How does Licensing differ from Brand Extension & Franchising?
These 3 are as different as day and night
Extend Your Brand's Reach With Licensing
The practice has prospered for nearly a century, and the playbook is dogeared, yet many brand owners hesitate.
How Chicken Soup For the Soul Started Selling Actual Soup
The feel-good book publisher's move into food products provides a lesson in how to stay true to your brand even as you expand.
How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands
With the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
Will SXSW Successfully Extend Its Brand?
South by Southwest took a bold step in expanding its brand by launching SXSW V2V for the startup community. Is this just the beginning?
Yahoo to Roll Out a New Logo Each Day for the Next 30 Days
The internet giant will keep the exclamation point, the color purple and its yodel, but the iconic image is being replaced.
5 Tips for Publishing Your Own Book
Books can help small-business owners with brand awareness, as well as show their expertise. Here's how to get started, including self-publishing platforms to consider when you're ready.
Cupcake Wars, Cupcake Champions and the Magic of Brand Extensions
TV spin-offs have something to teach business owners about getting more mileage out of their brands. Consider these five lessons from Cupcake Wars, Project Runway and other reality-TV favorites.