Defining your brand can be a difficult and overwhelming experience. Trying to distill your business into tagline, logo, or elevator pitch is more work than it seems and the importance of getting it right the first time often keeps a lot of businesses from re-branding and re-positioning all…more
What It Takes to Make a Logo
Logos are more than a picture–it’s a visual representation of your brand. Logos are how your customers get to know you and how they spot you in a sea of competitors. Are you fun? Serious? Conservative? How does your brand make them feel? Can they trust you? All…more
Branding 101: How to Start From Scratch
Think of your favorite brand. What comes to mind? A flash of color, a tag line, a jingle, a logo? Any and all of the parts of a business that you can see, touch, hear, and taste are part of their branding. Branding is how customers understand a…more
What is Brand Repositioning?
By now, everyone is familiar with the concept of branding. Its “old school” definition “an identifying mark burned onto something or someone with a branding iron” more or less describes that modern meaning–albeit in a more depressing and sinister way. Your brand is how your company and products…more
Adapt or Die: Is it time for a brand refresh?
There are a limited number of times that the universal consciousness of the consumer will tolerate a rebrand before the sneaking suspicion of instability starts to steer them away from a product or service. I once read on the world wide web that a brand can really only…more
The Pitfalls of Being Edgy
edg·y /ˈejē/ At the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde. “I want my brand to be…edgier. Do you all do that?” This is a common refrain heard from brands looking to upgrade their current look. As Millennials and the older half of Generation Z gain more and…more
Does your restaurant’s branding get five stars?
Your restaurant’s branding may not always be top of mind but does that mean you’re leaving money on the proverbial table? As a restaurant owner, your primary goal is to make food that your customers love. Secondly, you want to provide an unforgettable experience—something that makes your diners…more