Defining Your Brand: Some Things to Consider
Your business brand is a promise to your customer – it establishes your identity and gives them a picture of what they can expect from you. Branding is the first step in developing your business plan and comes before any form of advertising or marketing can occur. Fusion Group USA takes the time to do the market research, gain an understanding of your business identity, and develop a brand that completely defines your business. This takes time and extensive knowledge of the market to successfully brand a business, making Fusion Group USA the smart choice for your business. However, for Fusion Group USA to get an idea of what you’re looking for in a brand, there are a few things you should consider before starting the branding process.
Here are some questions you will want to answer when starting the process:
- What is your company’s mission?
- What are the benefits and features of your product or service?
- What do your customers or prospective customers think about your company or product/service?
- What qualities do you want associated with your company?
Think about how you see your company fitting into your community, and what kind of people are going to be drawn to your business. This is will help you establish the demographic you are targeting and from there, you can develop a message that will resonate with that demographic. Not as easy as it sounds! You want to make sure that your mission, or message, is fresh, creative, and stand out from your competitors. This is where Fusion Group USA can help.
Now that you have some basics established, you can start thinking about your logo, which is the foundation of your brand. Based on what you find appealing, and what your customers will find appealing, work on a symbol or icon that completely defines your business mission. You want something that ultimately will build brand equity – having a well-known, recognized brand that people trust. Think of it this way – you are in the supermarket and you are making the choice between Coca-Cola and a generic soda…which are you going to choose? The trusted brand that you see on TV and billboards, or that brand that you’ve never heard of before? You want to establish this trust with customers, and successful branding will help you achieve this.
Branding is only the first step. After coming up with a solid brand and logo, it’s time to get it out there so that you can build brand exposure and recognition. This comes with advertising and marketing, which can be a complex world to navigate. Luckily Fusion Group USA not only can help you branding and logo design, we can help you develop a marketing plan that is sure to build brand equity in your market. So, if you’re starting a business and need a consultation or you’re thinking of re-branding your business, call us today and set up a meeting with our marketing consultant!