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Making a Brand Memorable & Recognizable

Making a Brand Memorable & Recognizable

There are some brand names you recognize the minute you hear them. Creating a well-known brand isn’t only for large corporations. You can probably think of at least one lawyer in your area right now because they’ve branded themselves in an interesting way, e.g., Joe...

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What is Brand Equity?

Brand Equity: the portion a company’s value attributable to its brand(s). I have always been interested in why some brands are loved so much that they have a cult following, like Apple, and why people are willing to trade a small fortune to be part of a...

Is A Brand An Intangible Asset?

Brands are not physical items, but they have real value for businesses. Thinking of a brand as an asset is a powerful idea. Have you struggled to convince people in your organization to invest in branding? Or have you wondered how to conceive of a brand? One way to...

What is Brand Voice?

Understanding Brand Voice and the 4 steps you need to take to communicate with a consistent personality. Editor’s note: There is an over-abundance of marketing copy out there with a disturbing lack of personality and absolutely no brand voice. We are fortunate...

What is Visual Language?

Designers and brand managers are told that a consistency of design is important for the brand they are working with. But do we really know what this means? Or why it’s a good thing? Prior to my work in brand strategy, I was an industrial designer for 11 years. I...

Logos With TM

14 examples to help you understand why and how to use the TM symbol. If you cannot protect your brand from other people using your name and logo, then investing in a brand at all makes little to no sense. Someone will benefit from all of your brand marketing if they...

Taglines of the Top 100 Brands

“The Ultimate Driving Machine” to “Finger Lickin’ Good.” Here are the taglines of the top companies in the world. A couple of readers were asking for guidance on taglines. Frankly, I don’t know much about slogans or taglines; I have...

What does Brand Safety mean?

What does Brand Safety mean?

If you pay to advertise your brand, then you are trying to make it easier for your brand to sell products in the future. What if your display ads ended up doing the opposite? What if it became harder to sell after you paid money to advertise? That would be tragic, but...

Examples of Successful Umbrella Brands

Understanding what an Umbrella Brand or Family Brand is and exploring 15 examples. It can often be a challenge to understand the relationships between products and their brands. Brand architecture can take many forms. The key is to understand examples, and here we...

The ‘Wow’ Logo Colors of 2020

The ‘Wow’ Logo Colors of 2020

Highlighting the best logo color combinations in 2020. Feel free to use them! It is a challenge to find colors for our logo designs that our clients will like, and we will feel proud to present. The trick is to pick colors that are on-trend but work and will not go...