Branding Blog

Branding Is Like Finding the Perfect Outfit

Creating a successful brand that is an asset for your business should reflect your inner vision and be attractive to prospective buyers. It would help to consider internal and external factors as you create your brand. This might remind you of how you might pick out what to wear to an important event.  Imagine you’re…  Continue reading »

Look Inside and Outside for the Strongest Brand

How to strengthen your brand by connecting your internal vision with external appeal A strong brand reflects the unique qualities of your business and attracts your ideal customers. The most successful brands work from an internal and external point of view. Rather than thinking of your internal and external forces like two sides in a…  Continue reading »

What Brand Assets Do You Need to Build a Website?

One of the hardest things about starting a business is figuring out what needs to be done first. There’s so much to do. It all feels critical. And to make it more confusing, it feels like you can’t finish some things before you do other things first. You’re going to want a website for your…  Continue reading »

How Important Is Your Website to Your Brand?

Your website is one of the most crucial brand assets for your business. Whether you have an e-commerce site—where your website is your business—or if your website is only for information purposes, it’s still critical to your brand. Your website pulls together all of the critical components of your brand You strengthen your brand by…  Continue reading »

Your Headshot Is an Important Part of Your Personal Brand

If you are a solopreneur, consultant, coach, or freelancer, your headshot may be your most important visual asset. If you are building your brand as a one-person company, you must get a professional photo taken of yourself. What is a headshot? A headshot is a photo of a person that usually shows their head and…  Continue reading »

Is Branding the Same as Marketing?

Many people talk about branding and marketing in the same breath, like they are the same thing. Branding and marketing are related, but they are distinct.  Branding vs. marketing Imagine coming up with the idea for a business. You research what people want and see what competitors are currently offering. Then you figure out a…  Continue reading »

Definition of Brand and Branding

One of the reasons that branding is so confusing is that people use the words ‘brand’ to mean so many different things. Here are four ways the word brand is used and a definition for branding. ‘Brand’ is a substitute word for company, product, or business name The word brand is sometimes used interchangeably with…  Continue reading »

Save Time and Money on Marketing When You Invest in Your Brand First

Branding and marketing are separate but integrated. Both are important for your business. Marketing can have a more direct effect on generating money for your business, but if you invest in your brand first, you’ll save time and money on your marketing. When you develop your brand, you create one finalized way of representing your…  Continue reading »

Tips for Creating Eye-Catching Photography for Your Brand

Anyone trying to market their business knows that they need images. Images for your website. Images for social media. Images for marketing materials. Having high-quality, eye-catching images create critical first impressions for your brand. After selecting good photographs, you’ll want to think about how to customize them and place them. Start with the basic rules…  Continue reading »

5 Alternatives to Photos for Your Brand Images

Your visuals create your brand. Beyond your logo, there are many places where your visual style appears: the design of your website, the decor in your store or office, the images you share on social media, your ads, menus, or proposals. Photography is undoubtedly the most common form of an image, but there are many…  Continue reading »

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