A brand is not only a logo and company colours but how others perceive your business and messaging behind it. It is fundamental to your business and can shape your tone of voice and overall business approach.
1) Keeps your content consistent
Having a brand with clear guidelines helps to correlate your content. It not only adds a level of professionalism to your work but also reflects your business messaging repeatedly. Consistency helps your potential customers to see a piece of content and know it was produced by you, improving brand awareness.
2) It makes marketing easier!
Having a tone of voice identified, based on your branding requirements makes it easier to create content. This is due to the fact you know what language to use and the appropriate way to communicate. If you want your business to be seen as friendly and approachable, you should adopt a more casual approach to reflect the personal touch embedded within your business. However, even relaxed and informal language still needs to promote high-quality content to keep a certain level of professionalism.
3) It develops trust between your business and its consumers
Creating content that reflects what your business stands for in high quality and useful way helps to develop trust between you and your customers. This is because they become familiar with the way you produce content and start to set expectations. If you continue to create content that meets these presumptions your brand becomes reliable, which is key when trying to establish trust.
4) Your branding separates you from the rest
There is so much competition today, and your branding separates you from your competitors. Although superior services can be one way to attract new customers, business characterises can leave a lasting impression on prospects and lead them back to you. Your branding is a great way to emotionally touch your prospects before they even consider your offerings. People don’t just buy into a product; they buy into a business and the story behind it.
Branding is essential and we really encourage you to dive deep into your business and how you want people to perceive it. It can elevate your marketing, and give your content real purpose, ultimately making it more useful to viewers.
If you’d like to discuss your branding, or how to incorporate it more within your marketing assets, activities and social media, please book your Free 30-minute chat with us!