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How To Brand Using Your Five Senses

  By: Kayla McDonald     Branding is one of the best ways to get noticed and help consumers remember your business. As humans we naturally use our five senses to make decisions. Our nervous system relies on sight, sound, smell, taste and touch to receive and process information about the world. That's why large companies like Google, McDonald's and Proctor & Gamble have developed brands that we remember. Each of these organizations showcase their brand with unique names, colors, shapes, music, recipes and more! Please make brand development a priority for your business. Many small businesses fail because their idea, product or service didn't stand out to consumers. To avoid being another statistic your branding should include brand elements that can be seen (visual), heard (sound), smelled (fragrance), felt (touch) or tasted (consumption) .  Strong brands use a combination of colors that draw on emotions, fonts with character traits, industry-specific shapes , back

Developing a Brand in the Digital Age

Written by: Kayla McDonald   Branding is one of the most important aspects of any type of business, regardless of size or location. An effective brand strategy gives you a competitive edge within a crowded marketplace. But what exactly is a "brand"? Can it be developed online? How does it affect a small business like yours?  A “BRAND” defines the core values of your organization. It expresses what YOU do and how YOU do it – both from within the company and in dealings with customers, business partners, society and the environment. In other words, a brand is an identity developed from within the company And it is expressed by how you conduct business. Your brand identity follows you online and offline. It is not based solely on what is said but how others perceive the business. For instance, are you an early adopter of the newest technology in your industry? Or the experienced, reliable one? Is your product known to be the expensive and rare option or the low-cost, easy to fin