Your company’s branding encompasses so many elements, from your logo design to the voice used in marketing materials. Members of the small business online community are experienced in creating standout yet consistent brand experiences. Learn how you can do the same for your business below.
Design your logo with these trends in mind
The logo is one of the first things people generally notice about a brand. So make you a good one. The trends in this Crowdspring post from Rizza DC can help you design a logo that appeals to today’s consumer. Once you’ve read the post, head over to BizSugar to see member responses.
Learn the principles of logo design
However, logo design is not just about taking advantage of current trends. You also need to understand the elements that create an effective long-term brand design. In this post from Pixel Productions, James Daniels discusses the ten principles of logo design.
Improve your writing in plain language
Designing a brand is not just about visuals. You also need to create a brand voice, which is consistent in your written content. Writing in understandable language is often beneficial to appeal to a wide audience. And David Leonhardt of The Happy Guy Writing Services shares tips here.
Amplify the success of your website for your small business
Consistent branding and design elements can help your business website communicate effectively with customers. In fact, there are several elements that contribute to online success. In this Small Biz Tipster post, Lisa Sicard dives into several website improvement options.
Consider these Pinterest stats
Pinterest is an incredible visual platform. So the right design elements can make your content stand out. In this Blogging Wizard post, Adam Connell shares stats that can help businesses get the most out of the platform. And BizSugar members agreed.
Determine your target market vs. Target audience
To design the perfect brand, you need to know exactly who you are designing for. Target market and target audience are two terms that are often used to describe this group. And while they are sometimes used interchangeably, there are some key differences you should be aware of. Chandraveer Singh elaborates in this post.
Find customers online
You also need to actually find where your target customers are online to get your brand messages across. This looks different for different companies. But Ivana Taylor of DIY Marketers offers some universal tips here.
Take customer experience into account in your branding efforts
The customer experience should be an important consideration in every decision your business makes, including branding. Read this MarTech post from Corey Patterson for a guide to what the customer experience is and why it matters.
Choose the right custom software development team for your small business
If your company uses or produces software, the design of your programs can also affect your brand. If you don’t have an in-house development team, choosing the right professionals can help your projects succeed. Ivan Widjaya of BizEpic explains how in this post.
Design the perfect business cards
Your brand design should also extend to physical materials, such as business cards. You can hand these out at trade shows, customer meetings or just in your everyday life. And the perfect design can help you make a positive impression. Check out tips in this Small Biz Viewpoints post from Harry and Sally Vaishnav. Read the comments from the BizSugar community here.
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