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September 20, 2011

“3 Hot Tips on Company Branding”

Filed under: Business, Inspirational, Motivational, Sucessful, Uncategorized — lamarwalter @ 4:42 pm

Company branding is important for all company development. A brand is something that instantly identifies a specific company. It is essentially a company’s “identity.” Company branding is essential in building a successful company. It is not very complicated to create a brand, but there are a few key things that are important to consider when branding your company. It takes time to establish a branded company and to imprint your brand in the minds of all who see it.

A good logo design can make the biggest difference in establishing a brand that stays with people. Your brand logo design should be such that it increases visibility and is easy to remember. There are a wide variety of different logo styles. Some are simply designs and others include texts or characters. Whichever style you choose, the design should be easy to understand, further increasing the memorability of your brand. There are 3 things you want to remember when branding your company.

Professional Logo Design is a Must

Logo designs have been very successful in company branding. For example, when you see the Microsoft or Apple logos, you immediately know who the company is and what they do. It is important for company logo branding to show people what the company is about all through the logo. Increased visibility of a logo means more association to the brand. The more public the logo is, the greater the association becomes. Designing a memorable logo is one important form of branding. However, building the association between the company through the logo is not the only form of company branding.

Create Familiarity

Effective company branding will increase the sense of familiarity among the people. A familiar logo such as NBC’s peacock or the Coca-Cola logo serve many purposes. If your audience is familiar with your brand, they will trust your brand even without using your services. When they are searching for a product or service, they will seek your brand because it is familiar and comfortable. They will be so familiar with your brand that they will choose your product every time. If it is familiar, it feels dependable and comfortable. This is important for companies when choosing their mode of branding. Familiarity is essential.

Repetition Matters

Your brand’s logo should be used as much as possible. Your logo should be attached to all of your advertising campaigns and formal correspondences. The more your brand logo is exposed to the public eye, the more likely it is to be identified. Be careful to expose your brand in only positive instances and do not overexpose your brand in negative ways. Overexposure is recognized as a cheap branding trick and may harm your brand value.

Company branding is vital for long-term growth. Once your brand is built, be sure to trademark and copyright it. Trademarks and copyrights will prevent your hard work from being infringed upon. These important steps will prevent your brands from being unlawfully associated with other less reputable companies. You must protect your brand and logo by registering it.

Company branding builds trust, as well as a sense of recognition with clients. All small and large businesses should have a company brand. The first step in achieving this is to have a customized, professional logo designed to suit your business. Your logo should represent your business and be professional and attractive. It should also be easily recognizable for your existing and potential customers.

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