Your small business’s branding is a lot more than just a company logo. If you get it right, good branding can help to increase the whole value of your company as it will really help to attract new customers. Not only that, though, but it can help a company build up a trusted reputation.
They all sound like very persuasive reasons why your small business needs a small brand. But you may be surprised to hear that it doesn’t end there. Here are some other great ways an excellent form of branding can work wonders for your small business.
It Helps With Your Advertising Campaigns
Advertising is crucial for small businesses as they always need to hustle for new customers and clients. Without a strong brand, your adverts could fall flat. If your branding and advertising campaigns are too broad, then you could fail to hit the target audience, and your whole company could be seen as very hard to define. But if you team up your excellent brand with a well thought-out ad campaign, things could really take off, and your business could become an instant hit!
It Boosts Recognition
A strong logo and brand should be highly recognizable. Then, when your clients and customers see them on letterheads, printed checks , and leaflets, the design will stick in their minds. After all, you instantly recognize the woman on the Starbuck logo, right? Well, you need to aim for something like that with your design and brand. Then, there is no way your customers and clients will forget about you in a hurry!
Branding Motivates Your Employees
Entrepreneurs and business owners are constantly trying to look for new ways to inspire and motivate their employees. No employee wants to go to work just to do the job they have been employed to do. They also want to achieve their professional goals and have some pride in what they do. And they can achieve this by working for a reputable and established firm. If your company has a very strong brand, you will find that you start to attract a lot of excellent candidates for job openings. And that’s all because they are attracted to the fantastic branding and company!
It’s Great For Your Finances
Did you know that a great brand can also give your bank account a little boost as well? It’s true! Larger companies that trade on stock markets are often valued according to their physical assets, and their brand can contribute towards this value as well. Even though your small business might not be at this value just yet, it’s important that you start working as if you were. You will find that the more you work on fine-tuning your brand, the higher your company’s value is likely to rise! And you never know, it might even help you get onto the stock markets one day!
Have you been thinking about updating your business’s brand and logo recently? Well, maybe it’s time to do that right away!
Maria Fonseca is the Editor and Infographic Artist for IntelligentHQ. She is also a thought leader writing about social innovation, sharing economy, social business, and the commons. Aside her work for IntelligentHQ, Maria Fonseca is a visual artist and filmmaker that has exhibited widely in international events such as Manifesta 5, Sao Paulo Biennial, Photo Espana, Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Joshibi University and many others. She concluded her PhD on essayistic filmmaking , taken at University of Westminster in London and is preparing her post doc that will explore the links between creativity and the sharing economy.