After several years without, we have decided it was time to bring back our web hosting and domain registration plans. While we have always offered these services, for the last few years they were for clients only. We have now officially made these options available to the public.
Many businesses have run in to it at some point. You get to a point in your journey, where you need an edge, a way to stand out and above the rest, you want to be taken seriously, so you seek out branding and design experts, only to be hit with frustrating costs, that seem unrealistic. Why does design have to be so expensive?
In an earlier blog I spoke of my disapproval for the way Google will be flagging websites that are not on SSL/TLS connections. In summary, any website that uses “http” instead of “https” will be flagged and marked with a notice that states the websites
There is a lot that can be covered when defining a brand, this is just a small part of what is usually addressed in a branding project.
We usually start off a brand project outlining the overall objective for the business. This example is a relatively simple project as they can get really complex when including things like website styling, brand style guides, brand language and so much more.
Are you using a style guide to maintain consistency with your brand? Why not? Chances are if you do not follow the guidelines of a style guide for your business, your brand is suffering. A style guide sets the rules for how your brand is presented to consumers. If you are not following some sort of guidelines, your brand will lack consistency, and in turn, not perform at its full potential. Translation… You will miss out on potential income growth. One of the major keys to a successful business, is a successful brand. One of the major keys to a successful brand is consistency. A style guide is one of the most important tools you will receive from a branding package from Skilled Graphics.
Has your business slowed over the last few years? Have you done everything you can think of to reach your potential customers? Have you kept up with the ever changing trends in branding? These are questions every business needs to ask. If you are seeing a reduction or a plateau in your businesses revenue, maybe your business needs a little CPR.
Branding is an important part of a business. Done right it can create a memorable identity that will represent your business in the eyes of your customers. Done wrong and your business can end up bankrupt. For this reason branding is an element of your business that you must invest in if you want your business to succeed. It can be expensive.
We’ve all heard it before. CONTENT IS KING! This is true! When it comes to your online presence, your website, social media etc.. content is extremely important. Your content helps determine ranking in search engines. Your content is what the viewer is seeking. The better the content the better the engagement overall.
The importance of rebranding really depends on the current state of your brand. According to YourDictionary.com, rebranding is “The association of a new brand, trademark, image, or appearance with a product or service.”. Wikipedia.com states that “Rebranding is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, competitors, and other stakeholders”
Today’s topic is “branding“. Not just any “branding”, but “Superior Branding“. Let’s start off by defining the term “brand”. According to wikipedia… A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer. Though this is true, I would go on to say that it is much more than that.A brand, is indeed the identity of a product, service, or business, but it is also the deciding factor that determines whether a potential customer will purchase from you, or move on to a better represented product, service, or business. Your brand, is what defines, who your business, product, or service, is. Are you professional? Are you playful? Are you colorful? Are you “Green”? Are you political? These are some of the things your branding can portray for you. Your branding is basically your liaison to the world.