How to Refresh Your Brand Image When Feeling Outdated

Creating a brand from scratch is a lot of work. And it is also a huge responsibility – once you launch your brand, you will have to stick to the brand identity and communicate through the brand’s main virtues of what it represents and the additional values that it provides.

Kodak outdated brand

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Also, after launching your brand and starting your own business, you will start working on brand awareness. You will be making sure people hear about your brand and learn to recognize it by multiple elements – colors, style, tone of voice, and many other factors. But with time, everything wears off, and a change is always good but not always easy to deal with.…

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Increase Brand Awareness With These 6 Ingenious Ways

Your business faces competition from other companies in the market, and it’s your duty as a smart businessman to create a different brand that stands out. The big question is how do you increase your brand awareness?

On-target brand awareness

Here are six ingenious steps you can take to improve your brand image, and once you employ them, you are sure of yielding better results.

1. Use Search Engine Optimizations

SEOs are critical in driving organic traffic, and by placing it on Search engine result pages, you can get better traffic and improve your business brand awareness. SEOs enable you to have better SERP ratings, and you can use it on social media platforms, websites, among other online platforms.…

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Working Methods to Increase Brand Exposure with Online Video

When it comes to starting a business and growing your brand online, there are plenty of options to choose from. However, as the internet continues to make its move from desktop and laptop usage to mobile and application-based viewing, video is quickly becoming one of the most sought after methods for both brands and their audiences.

Video production process

As social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook continue to change the way people access the internet, video is now in demand more than ever before. And if you think Google is missing out on all of the action, they are. YouTube is the largest video site and search engine in the world… and it’s also owned by Google.…

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Branding Made Easier with Instagram

Branding is an essential part of establishing and maintaining the identity of your company. Choosing a business name, creating a logo, manipulating a color palette, and fine-tuning your mission statement will all go a long way in making your company easily identifiable by your consumers.

But there is more to branding than simple and singular decisions.

Preparing Instagram post

An effective and well-designed social media strategy can make the branding process easier by getting you noticed quickly, and helping you target the demographic who will be interested in what you have to say.

Instagram, in particular, is an excellent social media platform to start with, as research indicates that the more than one billion users who visit the site today are very interested in learning about their favorite brands on the site.…

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5 Reasons Why Branding Matters as Much as Your Products

When customers come to look at your website or social media channels, what do they see? Each aspect of your branding communicates something about your company – who you are and what you offer.

Apple Macbook brand

While your products matter, your branding matters just as much, if not more, because it’s what can keep you top-of-mind and set you apart from the competition. Don’t forget – your branding includes everything from your company’s voice, tone, customer experience and values to its logo, content, website and marketing materials.

As tempting as it may be to throw something together and make changes later, the more thought and effort you put into your brand in the beginning, the better your results will be in the long run.…

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5 Best Uses of Custom Canopy Tents to Showcase Your Brand

Is your business participating in an outdoor event this year? Are you looking to increase the buzz about your business? Canopy tents are massively important marketing tools for companies who know how to use them. Not only can they be repeatedly used for different occasions, they practically raise brand awareness for you.

Custom canopy tents

Here are a few ways you can effectively make the most out of custom canopy tents.

1. Grand Openings

If there’s a bomb inside your head for making your business remembered, custom canopy tents are a godsend for grand opening day. This is because the public, your investors and industry competitors may all be looking at you – and first impressions are everything.…

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Riding the Tide: 10 Packaging Trends for 2019

When we’re packaging our products, we’re always wary of looking too trendy. That said, packaging needs to be visually attractive, practical, and relevant. What will buyers be looking for in 2019?

Packaging Trends 2019

Here are 10 features we are forecasting will have maximum shelf appeal.

1. Soft colors

What we’re not doing for packaging in 2019 is anything that could be considered “aggressive”. This applies mainly to the most obvious detail – packaging color. Expect more subdued hues and pastels. Dove gray, muted celery, and whisper pink are a few examples.

2. Minimalist design

In advertising, there’s the old adage, “show, don’t tell.”…

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Green Focus: 4 Tips to Make Your Business Eco-Friendly

Corporate social responsibility is a big deal, and not just for the large multinationals. For SMEs and startups, an eco-friendly focus brings financial benefits, and garners a positive reputation in the marketplace. Consumers are increasingly conscious of a supplier’s green credentials, and will be more likely to choose a company that has policies of protecting natural resources. Going green also creates ensures long term jobs for employees, while preventing unnecessary environmental damage.

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Here are some ways to give your business a green focus in a way that will leave your customers with no doubt that you are serious about championing sustainability.…

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Sole Proprietors: How to Appear Bigger to Your Future Clients and Partners?

“The bigger the better” is a phrase we’re all familiar with. It’s true too, no matter how much many of us wish it weren’t so. The first thing you’re supposed to do when you see a bear in the woods is to lift your arms high, puff up your chest as big as you can, and yell as loud as your voice box will allow. Many in the animal kingdom have also learned this trick, such as the peacock who use their massive tail feathers to make themselves appear bigger to predators, and each other.

Appear bigger to clients

As humans, we’re told to “fake it til’ you make it” because it’s a well-known fact that if you can effectively pull off looking the part of a big shot, you might just get lucky enough to actually make it to the big time.…

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