Branding is the process through which both a unique name, and image are created in the consumer’s mind to represent a company or product. This image is created through multiple advertising and branding campaigns, all of which need to hold a common theme. Branding aims to establish a significant and differentiated presence in the crowded marketplace. This presence serves to attract and retain loyal customers and employees.
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The Benefits of a Strong Brand
Building a powerful brand increases a company’s value. Branding provides direction and motivation for employees, and enables customers to easily choose the right company to build a business relationship with. A strong brand also allows a business to hold bargaining power when dealing with other businesses, employees and customers. A company with a strong brand will become an industry leader, with rival businesses forced to match the tempo that the brand leader sets.
A brand must clearly define your business, distinguish your company from competitors, and appeal to members of your target audience. The benefits of a strong brand are especially significant in today’s competitive market.
Everything your business does should help support your firm’s brand, including the design of your:
- Logo and typeface
- Printed pieces
- Public relations efforts
- Social media campaigns – our marketing director Simon may be able to help your business with social media marketing, contact us today.
- Recruiting efforts
- Employee training
A business that works now to better their brand, will undoubtedly reap the rewards for years to come.
How, When and Where to Brand
Branding is important, and because of this it is essential to know how, when and where to brand. The effectiveness and efficiency of your branding efforts will grow exponentially if effort is applied in the right places.
This article from Entrepreneur provides a great summary on the basics of business branding. Also, feel free to contact us to speak to our marketing and branding experts for ideas on how you can improve your business brand today.