Innovative branding is a way to help your business stand out from the competition. Businesses can be innovative by using new products, new ideas, new messages, and new designs. If you can create something different from what everyone else is doing, then it will help you stand out. A great example of this would be […]
As September was coming to a close, we went through a rebranding process. It was months of hard work, back and forth. And with the new brand all we got was this new logo? A couple of new colours? Nope. Companies grow, and when they do, more often than not they change to meet the […]
Branding guidelines are the visual identity communicated by a brand. Logos, colors, typography, images and iconography, website, packaging, etc. A meticulous work that can take time but is essential. In this article, we take several examples to help you design your branding guidelines. We can also put you in touch with the best branding agencies. […]
Brand awareness is not an easy metric to measure, but there are many reasons why it’s essential to measure and track it. It’s the percentage of people aware of your brand. It’s measured by conducting a brand awareness survey to determine how many are aware of its products or services or have heard about it […]
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Creating, establishing and strategizing a strong brand is probably one of the most important things that companies need to do successfully.
Strong brands stand the test of time, weather crises, and are much easier to retain customer loyalty and launch new products. But branding is a very broad topic. It takes into account the search for a brand name, the visual aspect of the brand image, the company’s values, customer relations, employee management, the employer brand and much more.
It is in this category of the Sortlist blog that we explore all the topics of Branding to help you build your company’s brand ?
What is the budget for a graphic design ? What is the price of a graphic charter to design a solid brand image? As a reminder, a graphic charter is a working document gathering all the fundamental rules of use of the graphic signs that constitute the visual identity of a company or a brand. […]
Regardless of size or shape, every business has two sides: the side of the employer or the employer brand and the side of the employee or the employee brand. The latter side is internal, its main focus being on people and their perception of the company they work for. In simple terms, employee branding is […]
In this article we mainly address branding tactics, but we also look at the importance of brand strategy. So, before we start, we need to be clear that we understand the difference between the two. In a nutshell, your brand strategy, or branding strategy if you prefer, sets out your long term plan to make your […]
If we asked you about the difference between corporate identity, brand image, and brand positioning, could you answer without hesitation? Understanding these concepts in depth will directly affect the way your brand communicates and the effectiveness of the messages you deliver to your audience. In this article, we explain in detail the concept of corporate […]
Any organization wants its business to grow at a faster rate. The quicker an organization reaches its goals, the better it is for overall development. New goals can be set in the future, and new heights can be reached for growth. One smart way to achieve optimal growth is through developing the brand. There’s no […]
The modern world is going back to the basics. Everyone is slowly realizing minimalism is the need of the hour and that decluttering can be therapeutic. This is what debranding aims at doing: decluttering & minimizing. Debranding has slightly different meanings to different marketers. Debranding, by definition as a business strategy, is removing the brand […]
Most people have good intuition. Good intuition means that we can identify something we it seems fishy…not right… This also holds true in the case of everything that we purchase, things that we believe in, people we choose to be with, content that we consume. In general, people love things that seem believable, honest, trustworthy. […]
A logo is one of the essential components of every brand. It is what every customer will see of your company on social networks, your website, your premises, and your commercial proposals. So you’ll understand: logos are real stakes for companies. One of the main qualities of a logo is to be able to easily […]
One watches so many videos a week that it’s hardly possible to associate a clip with the brand unless the video is watermarked. At times some of the videos might have nothing to do with the product or service; for example, behind the scene videos. Yet, the video must remind the audience of your brand. […]
The first impression people will have of your brand will be based on its visual identity. We don’t always realize it, but the choices you make when creating your visual identity and branding will have an impact on how you are perceived. According to this study, 77% of people consider brands that use yellow to […]
You can do more with your brand than capture people’s attention with a memorable logo. Being recognized in that pivotal moment in the buying phase of a consumer can be the difference between a sale for your product over another. You want your product in the mind of your buyers during the point of sale. […]
As we inch forward towards reopenings, after over a year of on-and-off lockdown, one thing that every brand has learned is that competitive positioning is one of the most important aspects that will impact their sustainability in the long term. Winning your customers’ trust among the myriad of businesses offering services and products in your […]
Strong brand communication brings a brand into the focus of consumers. Only if the strengths and special features of the brand are anchored in the minds of the customers can the management of the brand be ensured. The definition of brand communication does not only refer to the advertising text or the corporate communication on […]
It didn’t take much for Kevin Plank to get the idea to create one of the world’s biggest sporting apparel brands in the world. He set off on a mission to create moisture-wicking athletic apparel for amateur and professional athletes that eventually saw his brand beat out Adidas for the 2nd biggest sportswear brand in the […]
How do you build a strong brand? Why is strong branding so important? These are some of the questions that I will address in this article. To start, take note that a significant part of building a business involves establishing a solid and stable brand name. It can take months, if not years, of intensive […]
Branding is something that your business needs to grab your ideal customer’s attention and enables value creation through attention, engagement, and experiences. As far as graphic designing is concerned, value creation revolves around the perception created out of aesthetics. It transforms your first-time buyers into lifetime loyal customers and even turns the audience into brand […]
You may have always admired the way a company other than your own creates their advertisements, or maybe you have noticed that a brand whose product you like is missing something your company could offer them. It doesn’t necessarily have to be so…you could start a co-branding campaign and create a win-win marketing strategy. Let’s […]
If you are looking to define your company’s branding strategy, or even build a brand for a project, it is important to understand this: The value of a brand lies primarily in the way it is perceived by its target audience. For this reason, it is essential that you always listen carefully to your customers, […]
Do you have an idea for a brand and are you planning on becoming an entrepreneur? One of the challenges you will face is creating and choosing a brand name. Choosing a brand name can be complex and time-consuming. In this article, we share with you the secrets to having an original and striking name […]
The about me page is one of the essential things on your website. It’s the first thing your readers will know about your company or your story. When you master your about me page, you’ll build better connections and improve your branding. By sharing your background, you will position yourself as an expert in your […]
Branding plays a significant role in how customers choose companies with which to work or buy from. It’s one of your business’ most important assets, and it’s critical to develop an appealing brand and story that customers can connect with on an emotional level. If a business has excellent branding, it’s automatically more desirable to […]
Everyone has experienced difficulty communicating clearly with others. People pay more attention to your tone of voice and body language than the words that come out of your mouth. While this can be helpful, it may sometimes work against you. Written communication also has a tone and voice. If you choose to express yourself in […]