A Solopreneur’s Guide to Building Brand Awareness

A Solopreneur’s Guide to Building Brand Awareness

Branding
Raising brand awareness as a solopreneur isn't a quick, easy process, but it's worthwhile. As your brand awareness goes up, more people know about what you offer and are more likely to feel compelled to do business with you. Plus, if people like your company once they give it a try, many will spread the word to their friends. A Solopreneur's Guide to Building Brand Awareness   Here are eight excellent ways to start effectively building your brand: 1. Show a Consistent Image People likely encounter your company in a wide variety of places — through social media channels, your website, postcards sent through the mail and more — and it's best to have a solid brand image reflected on each of them. You can't convey all aspects of a…
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3 Major Qualities of Great Brands

3 Major Qualities of Great Brands

Branding
When you are first starting out with your brand development, it can be challenging to know whether or not you are doing everything you should be doing to make it as complete and rounded as possible. The truth is that there are a range of important qualities which you need to look out for if you are going to develop the strongest possible brand. Here are some of the major qualities of great brands that you should be aiming for as best as you can, to ensure the brightest possible future for your business. No time to read the full post? No problem! Listen to it on the podcast: 3 Major Qualities of Great Brands Specificity First of all, you need to try and avoid having a brand image which…
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Rebranding Your Business? Start With These 4 Essentials

Rebranding Your Business? Start With These 4 Essentials

Branding
With the current state of the world, it is not far fetched if companies want to rebrand to stay relevant in their industries. It is one of the marketing strategies that brands can use to bring themselves back into the limelight, especially after a crisis. Rebranding is supposed to improve the status of your business, but that’s if you do it the right way. So, in this article, you’ll be introduced to a few tips to put you on the right track. 4 Tips For Rebranding Your Business The Right Way Re-evaluate Your Goals, Mission, and Vision The objectives you set for your company go a long way to set the stage for its operations. It defines what you stand for in the industry and what you have to offer.…
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How To Make Your Brand Stand Apart From the Competition

How To Make Your Brand Stand Apart From the Competition

Branding
No matter what industry you are in, the world of business is competitive. You likely have dozens of competitors, each vying for the eyes and money of the same pool of customers. There are several ways to beat out your competition which range from creating a superior product, to differentiating yourself. Another is to simply have a brand that stands above the competition. If your brand is more popular, well-known or well-received than the competition, that will often get you a ton of customers. If your brand stands out, it will often be the first place people go when they need a product or service in your niche. However, getting a brand to stand out isn’t always easy. Without any further ado, let’s look at a few tips and ways…
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5 Psychological Factors of Brand Awareness & Trust [Infographic]

5 Psychological Factors of Brand Awareness & Trust [Infographic]

Branding
Targeting an audience based on their feelings is nothing new. Marketing has long been a cross between business and psychology. To be a good marketer it's important to understand about human psychology and understand the place feelings play in a person making a choice to buy. While sometimes logic plays into a customer's choice to buy, many times it's feelings that feel like logic. Understanding the emotional triggers that can encourage buying will help you convert more leads into buyers. The feelings consumers have about any issue can be complicated but they are often based on just a few emotions such as fear, guilt and trust. People fear missing out and not belonging, and they feel guilty if they don't contribute to helping others. Finally, consumers need to trust the…
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Seven Branding Tricks To Make Your Business Stand Out

Seven Branding Tricks To Make Your Business Stand Out

Branding
To succeed online or in business generally for that matter, you need a brand. It's not enough to simply start spamming the web with content; you need to ensure that you have thought about who you want to be when your brand grows up. Getting your branding right helps to introduce your company to potential new customers, telling them clearly who you are, and the services you offer. When considering the elements of your brand, it is also important to think about Awareness - how you are going to raise awareness of your company Interest - how you are going to introduce an increasing number of potential customers to your products and services, Conversions - how you are going to turn potential customers into paying customers, and Evangelists - how…
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How to Tell Your Brand Story on Social Media

How to Tell Your Brand Story on Social Media

Branding
Stories connect every living being. Long before there was a television or even the radio, humans would gather around a fire and tell stories. Sometimes those stories were personal, sometimes they were made up or invented. Sometimes they were handed down from generation to generation. Stories were also sacred, told as part of a ritual for sacred events. Whether you know it or not, your brand has a story that you can leverage to create a connection with your audience. But how you tell that story is important. Here are 5 do's and don'ts for telling your brand story on social media. How to Tell Your Brand Story on Social Media [caption id="attachment_9697" align="aligncenter" width="671"] Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash[/caption] 1. Know Your Story You can't tell a great story if…
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How to Include Unusual Holidays In Your Editorial Calendar

How to Include Unusual Holidays In Your Editorial Calendar

Branding, Marketing Strategy
Coming up with fresh content every day, all day can be an exhausting pain in the butt! Let me just get that out of the way now. It’s okay if you have made your brain sweat trying to repurpose and syndicate content. Of course, when you come up with a content idea, you can repurpose it in many ways. At the very least, one blog post can be repurposed into a video, infographic, graphic memes, and/or a series of social media posts. Sidebar: when I say repurpose, I mean transform content from its original type into another type. However, as a content creator for your business, you still need to some up with new ideas, ways to spin content, and most important, keep your audience interested and engaged! What makes…
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