At some point, a company will face rebranding, usually after a few years of finding a niche and target audience base that necessitates a change in look and feel. The process can be exciting, but without an understanding of the process, it can prove to be challenging if you don’t ask the right questions. Here are nine questions to answer when considering rebranding.
Entrepreneurs and small business owners are notorious do-it-yourselfers. Without the backing of major corporations, we need be able to create things and handle our own issues. However, there are some tasks to which we need to trust professionals.
The giving season is upon us, and as marketing campaigns boost the idea of Giving Tuesday, many non-profit organizations may be asking how to make it easier on their donors to contribute. Most non-profit organizations have two main purposes for a website: raise awareness for their cause and solicit for donor support. Most websites do a great job on the former point, but often struggle with the latter.
If you’re going to spend the money to brand your business – and yes, you should spend the money to brand your business – it seems logical that you could then use that branding across different media platforms, right?
Right! However there are some caveats to consider. When done well, cross-platform branding can make your business look and perform well. Done inappropriately, it can cripple your business potential.
Let’s start at the beginning. Your business brand, according to Entrepreneur, is your promise to your customer. It conveys what can be expected and how your business is different than others. It isn’t just a logo or a color scheme. It is your business “voice,” from the tone of written communication to visual images.
Here are five tips to successfully translating your print brand to an online brand.