What is Branding?
A brand is more than the image on business cards or on your letterhead. It embraces a businesses persona and message, and then makes that known to your target market. A company's brand also separates it from its competition.
Branding your business is giving it originality, personality, and is used to make the public attached to the company at a deeper level. Once a company has a specific brand, it is important that that brand stays consistent throughout all advertising and marketing campaigns, so the brand becomes directly correlated with the business. Having a strong brand allows for individuality, gains trust with customers, and builds a reputation with the consumer.
Businesses with recognizable brands are the largest and most successful. The more often a person sees a company name with its brand, the more likely they will become interested in what the company is and the services offered.
Whether you realize it or not, a new business already has a brand which is based on the thoughts and opinions of consumers, customers, employees, and business associates. There are many different parts to branding. Here are some useful tips: