Accelerate your growth and build your brand in 2021.

A step-by-step guide to building your brand foundation.


Created for Entrepreneurs 

The Branding Masterclass Accelerator program was created for entrepreneurs that want to build their foundation. In six weeks, you'll learn the fundamentals of branding through weekly video lectures, real world examples, worksheets and homework. Plus, with six weeks of online group coaching, you'll be supported throughout the way. 

You'll Complete The Accelerator With

A better understanding of branding, business clarity and your foundation.
Here's some of the work you'll do: 

Nail your elevator pitch * have a bio you believe in  * get clear on your positioning  * understand your target market * know your competitors * find your brand aesthetic * have your next steps mapped out, clearly talk about your brand and so much more. 

Structured Framework

Video lectures, written content and worksheets.

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Real World Examples

Learn from relevant examples in the market.


Get connected to other entrepreneurs.

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A clear path to building your brand foundation.

6 Weeks of Online Group Coaching & More


  • A new chapter each week for 6 weeks
  • Easy to follow modules that explain the topic
  • (1) 20 minute private check in during the program
  • Video slides of each section
  • Masterclass workbook and course checklist
  • News articles and exercises
  • Bonus! A brand guide deck template 


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Community support and business connections. 

That last beyond your cohort!

Enrollment is Closed


Explore The Curriculum 

easy-to-understand concepts broken down for you

Masterclass Testimonials

Fede Branding Masterclass

"The Branding Masterclass has been an essential tool for starting my business. I needed guidance on how to take my initial idea of Life Coaching and turn into a well thought out business concept. With Melissa’s expertise, I’ve achieved a clear brand vision and understanding of how vital branding is to a successful business. 

-Ann Ricchio Coaching, Life Coach  
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"This program was so impactful, I am telling every business owner I know about Melissa. From the structure of the modules to the supportive group sessions, Melissa effectively translates how branding is must more than just aesthetics. This course helped me reshape my platform by reconnecting to why I choose to do this work. Can't thank her enough."

-Toni Thomas, Systems Consultant

Fede Branding Masterclass

"Loved Melissa’s Branding Masterclass. Just the encouragement and guidance I needed. Melissa listens!! And provides tangible examples (not just theory) of what to apply to your specific business to move it forward."

-Alice K., CEO of PerfectDD

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"The Branding Masterclass Accelerator Program was hands down one of the most helpful courses I've taken. I've wanted to build my own business for some time and didn't know how to start. This course is detailed and given me a framework and surprisingly a community of support to take off. Before the course was over I was able to make enough inroads to properly formulate a plan, and get started. I'm so grateful for this program!

Brittany Anderson, Yoga & Sound Practitioner 

Fede Branding Masterclass

"As a recent graduate looking to start a brand, I found this class to be essential in clarifying my voice and direction both personally and professionally. Before this program I hadn’t even realized that I had been neglecting wellness in order to focus on work, and I found this class and the group coaching calls to be like business therapy! I now feel confident moving forward with building my brand and growing my audience on social media."

-Zoe Grinfeld, Fashion Designer 

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"The Branding Masterclass was great! Because of its thoughtful structure I was able to finally accomplish, in just a few weeks, what I've been meaning to do for years. I also found The Personal Brand Audit to be a much appreciated bonus in this class. It made me think about my entrepreneurship differently. I've already recommended this program to a few entrepreneur friends!"

Lina M. Fashion Designer

Hi! I'm Melissa 

I'll be your instructor for the next six weeks to help you dive into branding because I want you to have a strong business foundation.  

I've worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs, listened to their needs, see where they get stuck and have built this program based on these learnings.

I'm an consultant, speaker and educator at the Fashion Institute of Technology and have worked with entrepreneurs for the past 10 years. I'm also founder of The Emerging Designer fashion community and run a brand strategy consultancy based in NYC focusing on fashion, wellness and lifestyle businesses. 

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Fede Branding Masterclass

"Melissa's Branding Masterclass helped me gain tremendous clarity around my personal brand. This deeper understanding of myself helped me define my role in Cacao Lab. As a result I now understand Cacao Labs brand identity much better and I am able to talk about the brand and it’s core offerings more clearly."

-Fede F., Cacao Lab 

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"Melissa’s class contained so much valuable information. She distilled what can often be abstract branding concepts into an engaging and memorable format full of concrete, actionable steps to build a brand. She is a wealth of knowledge, and just as importantly, an excellent and entertaining teacher."

-Gavriella S., Executive Coach 

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