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5 Steps to Creating a Brand Style Guide

 

We know we’ve said this a million times, and we can’t reiterate this any further—the best brands out there are etched into our brains because of a strong presence that has been continuously built using the same personality, visual style, and brand voice. The key to creating a memorable brand is consistency.

Think Coca-Cola and it’s signature red colour. And although their logo has gone through several redesigns over the years, the brand chose to maintain a similar script font. On top of that, Coke has managed to imprint its cheerful personality on us by exuding happiness and excitement across their marketing efforts.

Again, it’s all about consistency.

The thing is, maintaining brand consistency can be a tough challenge, especially for a growing brand. As you try to explore more marketing strategies and hire more people, you want to make sure that everyone and everything stays on the same page.

That is why it is important to create a guideline from the onset of your brand strategy.

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7 Essential Elements for a Stand Out Branding Strategy

 

There are MILLIONS of brands in the world. Even if you compete with only a chunk of the globe’s businesses, you still grapple with an overwhelming amount of competition—which has been made even more complicated in an age where information can be accessed easily.

Every brand is vying for visibility. Each one is a contender for the consumers’ attention. If you want to get noticed by your target market, you have to truly stand out.

And how do you build a branding strategy that stands out? You have to make sure that it has these seven essential elements.

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The Branding Lesson You Can Learn From Your Favourite Personalities

 

The secret to successful branding, just like any other forms of success, is consistency. You can launch a brand that stands out and leaves a good impression from the get-go, but you can still fail to position your brand in the minds of the consumers if you neglect to be consistent.

Because it’s one thing to establish your branding, and it’s another thing to be consistent with your branding. But both are keys to achieving branding success.

Let’s take a look at a few of the world’s favourite celebrities and cartoon characters for example. Do you ever wonder what it takes for these personalities to create a recognisable presence and a strong connection with their fans? It’s consistent personal branding. 

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5 Reasons Why Having a Brand Voice is Important

 

Learn how defining your brand voice can help you become the market leader of your industry. Here’s a bookmark worthy read straight from our branding specialist!

When a business idea fails, entrepreneurs try to pin down the many possible causes why things did not fly as expected. Typical reasons business owners look at ranges from lack of finance to poor employee performance. However, what entrepreneurs seem to always fail to notice is bad branding.

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Why Having the Correct File Formats Are Important (And How to Use Them Correctly)

                                                                      

You’ve just finished the process of having your logo designed for your business and received your final files from your designer. You may be wondering — what do I do with these? Why are there so many different formats? What’s a vector file?

It can all be pretty confusing right? Well after working with a wide range of different clients across a wide range of industries we wanted to share not only why having the correct design file formats are important but also how to use them correctly.

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