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Branding

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How Do You Judge Brand Identity? - Advice From Paula Scher

Recently, Josh Miles interviewed Paula Scher on his podcast, Obsessed With Design. Throughout this interview, Josh and Paula cover topics ranging from how Paula got her start to...

13 October

2016

Branding

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How to Improve Your Design Skills - Advice From Armin Vit

Armin Vit is an experienced, talented graphic designer who has spent years working his way to thought leader status. Today, he is most well-known for his blog, Under Consideration,...

29 September

2016

Branding

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4 Branding Podcasts For Designers

As a branding agency, we've worked with plenty of aspiring graphic designers over the past decade, and one constant need that young designers have is the need for great...

15 September

2016

Branding

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rebranding-process

How To Get The Rebranding Process Right

At first glance, rebranding a company is fun, new, and exciting. If you have any experience in branding, however, you quickly realize that the fun parts – choosing colors, logos, a...

28 July

2016

Branding

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5 easy methods

5 Easy Methods to Identify Your Brand Niche

At MilesHerndon, we approach B2B marketing a bit differently than most. We like to consider what works in the consumer market, and do our best to apply those...

11 July

2016

Branding

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How to Measure Brand Marketing, Both Online and Off

By a show of hands, how many of you know a marketer who has provided little or no data on a marketing campaign because, "it's just a brand piece?"<...

6 June

2016

Branding

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Finding a Branding Solution for an Unbranded Problem

When most people hear the word "branding," they think of a logo, color palette, and maybe some general messaging. That's fine, they're not wrong. But if you partner with...

19 May

2016

Branding

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Can Brand Strategy Work With Agile Marketing?

Over the past few years, we've seen a massive shift in the marketing industry towards a more agile marketing management structure. This approach has been praised by digital marketers...

11 April

2016

Branding

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3 Approaches to Rebranding

Professional services firms and other businesses choose to rebrand for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it's a merger or acquisition of another company. Sometimes it's a shift in their...

21 March

2016

Branding

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brand identity doesn't end with marketing

Why Designing a Brand Identity Doesn't End With The Marketing Department

Building a great brand that resonates with your customers is hard work. The last thing you want to do as a marketer is watch the brand you worked to...

17 March

2016

Branding

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diy branding

DIY Branding - The Recipe For Branding Your Business

Every company we work with wants to walk away with "a brand." On one hand, we're a branding firm, so that's fair. But on the other hand, it's misplaced...

14 March

2016

Branding

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Branding Best Practices - How Should I Brand My Company?

If you're looking to brand your company, there's a lot to consider, but you don't need to reinvent the wheel. By focusing on branding best practices and understanding what...

7 March

2016

Branding

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How to Create Brand Identity Guidelines That People Won't Break

This is the bain of every marketer's existence. You've poured countless hours and dollars into building out a killer brand. Your design team then compiled all of that work...

3 March

2016

Branding

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Color psychology: 5 pro tips to help your brand own a color

How can a brand "own" a color?

When you think of blue, you might think of IBM. When you think brown, UPS. When you think red, which brand do...

25 February

2016

Branding

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Brand Awareness Problems: 3 Forms & Examples

Brand awareness problems: one of the most common reasons for rebranding. Lets explore some of the most common awareness problems that we deal with on a day-to-day basis when...

22 February

2016

Branding

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Rebranding a Company in 4 Steps

Rebranding a company is to marketers what the Prom is to high schoolers. Love it or hate it, you're going to have to do it at least once in...

15 February

2016

Branding

4 minute read

define_brand

How Do You Define Your Brand?

Your marketing department loves talking about your brand, but unless you're a seasoned marketer, you probably struggle to grasp the importance of this seemingly abstract topic. So what is...

11 February

2016

Branding

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how-to-rebrand

How to Rebrand Your Company Effectively

It happens to every company at some point. Maybe your brand feels outdated. Perhaps you're trying to reach out to a new demographic. Who knows, your products and services...

8 February

2016

Branding

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what-questions-should-i-ask

What Questions Should I Ask When Developing My Brand Identity?

When you first set out to develop a brand identity, there are a lot more questions than answers. The problem isn't finding questions to ask, it's asking the right...

4 February

2016

Branding

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brand-positioning-statement

What is a Brand Positioning Statement?

In the marketing world, there are few things as powerful as an effective brand positioning statement. If you know how to create them effectively, every aspect of your marketing...

28 January

2016

Branding

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brand-identity-guidelines-examples

Examples: What Do Great Brand Identity Guidelines Look Like?

Okay, so you've been tasked with creating a brand guide for your company. Your CMO told you that it needs to cover everything that encompasses your company and its...

14 January

2016

Branding

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design-brand-identity-system

How to Design a Brand Identity System That Works for Your Clients

If you’re building a new brand, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Simply having a logo doesn’t guarantee your brand identity syste...

13 January

2016

Branding

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what is brand essence

What is Your Brand Essence?

What exactly is a brand essence? I'm glad you asked.

Your brand essence is the sweet spot where the unique elements of your brand intersect. It will be a...

11 January

2016

Branding

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brand-audit

Brand Audit - What is a Brand Audit?

What is the purpose of a brand audit?

"The purpose behind a brand audit is plain and simple: to gain a fundamental understanding of where your brand stands...

31 December

2015

Branding

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Building a brand

Building a Brand Identity That Resonates With Your Customers

At some point in their lives, every creative person is going to work with an executive who just doesn't get it. They don't want a brand identity, they just...

10 December

2015

Branding

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Brand Positioning

How To Write a Brand Positioning Statement In 3 Easy Steps

At this stage in my life, I feel like I've spent more time working with brands on positioning than just about anything else. No matter the industry, effectively identifying...

30 November

2015

Branding

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best-brand-marketing

What Does The Best Brand Marketing Look Like?

For many marketers, effective brand marketing is elusive. There are dozens of reasons marketers fail at brand marketing – they don’t take enough risk, they’re not creative enough, they ...

5 November

2015

Branding

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Incorporating Branding Exercises Into Any Department

Like it or not, branding isn't a short process and it doesn't exist in a vacuum. Your brand is comprised of every single customer touch point that your customer...

19 October

2015

Branding

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brand-voice

Your Complete Brand Voice Checklist

Building a brand that your company can take pride in isn't easy. You have to build a strong visual identity that will help you stand out in your industry...

12 October

2015

Branding

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authentic-brand-voice

Branding 102: Developing an Authentic Brand Voice

Everyone extols the virtues of having a strong brand, but let's face it, a logo and color palette seldom convert prospects into customers. If you want to truly have...

5 October

2015