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BUILD YOUR BRAND:
We’ve put together a comprehensive, easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide for How to Build a Brand from Scratch that covers all the fazes of brand development from coming up with the idea to selling your first product and beyond.
It combines more than 15 years of first-hand industry knowledge and experience, and a fresh, creative, and original approach to help any aspiring entrepreneur through the various stages of building a brand without the need to spend thousands of dollars on an overpriced agency.
Creating a brand identity involves the following 4 steps:
- Defining your brand – personality, emotions, values, brand positioning statement, voice, etc
- Designing your brand – logo, colors, fonts, etc
- Deploying your brand – brand style guide, collaterals, etc.
- Your digital brand – website, social media, SEO, etc.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know how to create a brand identity.
A brand strategy, or branding strategy, is the strategy used by a company to brand its products or services to allow for the most effective brand promise and positioning for the intended target audience of the particular products or services. The branding strategy best suited for a business will depend on the nature and scope of the brand and its products or services.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know about brand strategy.
I have created the four steps of brand management as a big feedback loop from delivering your brand in the various campaigns, to driving those campaigns on the various media channels, to collecting and analyzing data to determine the strengths and weaknesses of your campaigns, directing and re-aligning the campaign elements in a way to be more effective in achieving the short and long term goals of your brand, to finally redesigning your campaigns based on the new directives and delivering your brand again.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know about brand management.
Brand image is essentially the result of your branding and marketing efforts paying off once customers react to your products and services and your brand by engaging with your business.
There is often a disconnect between a brand’s identity and its image, and its marketing efforts and messaging need to be continuously recalibrated and realigned towards achieving this goal.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know about brand image.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know about brand consultancy.
Branding is an essential part of starting and building a business, but the process and terminology can be quite overwhelming for someone new to the branding process. So I’ve compiled a list of the key brand elements to help understand what they mean and why they are important for your business to grow and succeed.
This section covers all the basics that you need to know about the important brand elements.
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