Have a brand that stands out in a crowded field

Last weekend we went camping. We’ve been camping before, never in our own tent – and the past two years we’ve camped as guests in my friends tent with electricity and a kettle and heater (which was amazing! I hadn’t realised you could camp so snazzily) – so this year, we invested in our own…

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The hard work of consistency.

I love consistency. It’s one of my favourite words, I’m always blabbering about how important it is. And it is. Consistency is brilliant because it shows that you are reliable, always the same, always being the thing you say you are – being consistent shows that your business is trustworthy, it helps you to look…

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How to audit your brand all by yourself

From time to time it’s worth taking yourself away from your work and having a think about your brand. Does it still “work”? Is it still serving you? Does it still resonate with your customers? How has it changed? Have you done (or not done) something which isn’t “on brand” and needs fixing?   These…

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Change is not always great… but it can be worth it.

rebranding

A few weeks ago I picked my kids up from school and nursery. The nursery has recently changed hands and is currently going through changes, the most obvious one being the garden where many trees have been chopped down to make room for a large pirate ship play frame, a mud kitchen and a large…

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I’m not creative enough to create a brand (O yes you are!)

“I’m not creative enough to create a brand” I hear this a lot, but honestly, you are. Yep. Really, Because I bet you’re thinking that a brand is just the visual stuff. The logo and the font choices and the colours. The leaflets and the pretty graphics and the website design and whilst I would…

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You had me at hello: Branding according to Jerry Maguire.

Firstly, I should tell you that I have never seen the film Jerry Maguire, so if any of these references seem a bit off, then that would be why! This post is entirely the responsibility of the lovely Sophie Gist of Hotdesk Business support who inspired this after I unknowingly used the words “help me…

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I have a logo – but I don’t have a brand… what can I do?

This question was asked by a lady in my group and I figured it was such a good one that you needed to know the answer!  There are a lot of businesses out there who have a logo, but don’t have a consistent brand identity. If this is you – then you DO have a…

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BRAND FOR CHRISTMAS: S is for Success – wrapping up Brand for Christmas

Over December we’re looking at creating a brand. Your brand. This is what people think about you, not what you want them to think about you. So we are going to work on the branding to help shape your brand. Sign up here.   S is for Success: Wrapping up Brand for Christmas – here’s a…

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Brand for Christmas – T is for Touchpoints: Creating an amazing brand experience

Over December we’re looking at creating a brand. Your brand. This is what people think about you, not what you want them to think about you. So we are going to work on the branding to help shape your brand. Sign up here.   T is for Touchpoints: Today I’m talking about all of the touch…

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Brand for Christmas – S is for Social: Creating your graphics

Over December we’re looking at creating a brand. Your brand. This is what people think about you, not what you want them to think about you. So we are going to work on the branding to help shape your brand. Sign up here.   S is for Social: Today I’m talking about designing for social media.…

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