Design

10 Characteristics of a Well-Designed Brand

10 Characteristics of a Well-Designed Brand

You’ve seen it before: an amazing brand design that is perfect in every way.

From the logo, to the color scheme, to how well the concept fits the business’s theme, a stunning brand like this can have you spending hours eyeing everything their shop has to offer.

This is much more powerful than a brand that lacks this alluring feel.

Why is this the case? A well-designed brand creates an entire experience around a business. So it’s no longer just a product or a service or a blog and is instead transformed into a captivating aura that draws people in.

Instantly, items in the shop become a little shinier and more special. Services become more desirable and engaging. Therefore, a well-designed brand increases the entire value of a business and makes its audience more eager to invest money into whatever the brand is offering.

This can be your business, too!

Many careful decisions go into developing successful branding; it’s the result of a design strategy and process that hits all the marks. Much brainstorming and planning is required to elevate your brand in this way, as well as techniques and know-how.

In short, with a brand like this, there’s more than meets the eye.

But I’m spilling some designer secrets today to help you make sure your brand creates an irresistible experience that draws in customers and clients.

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Branding Project: Logo Suite for Rustic Spunk Decor

Branding Project: Logo Suite for Rustic Spunk Decor

Caitlynn is in an exciting season for her business. She has just decided to transition her side-hustle into a framework that fits her family even better. With new things on the horizon for her and her husband, she wanted to focus on pursuing a new-found passion of clean living.

While she will be changing up the name and theme of her business, I still had to share her branding project and the fun logo I designed for her back when she was selling handmade candles and nature-inspired home decor.

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An Inside Look at the Strategy Behind My Homepage

An Inside Look at the Strategy Behind My Homepage

Last week, I shared a post about the 7 essential pages to include on your website. As I was writing, the content I wanted to share about the strategy behind a homepage kept growing, so I decided to create an in-depth post dedicated just to this one topic.
 
If you're itching for a look behind the scenes at the thought process and purpose behind an effective homepage, this post is for you!
 
If you already have a website, or if you're are just getting started with one, I hope you enjoy today's insights as I spill the beans on the strategy behind my homepage.

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7 Essential Pages Every Website Needs (and the Strategies behind Them)

7 Essential Pages Every Website Needs (and the Strategies behind Them)

It’s no secret that every business in 2018 needs a website.

It’s the best place to build your online presence because you own and control your website.

. . . And because you won’t have to worry about changes to algorithms on social media.

While the possibilities are endless for designing and setting up your brand’s website, there are 7 pages in particular that are critical for a successful site

Keep reading to learn how you can implement these essential pages on your business’s website.

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7 Powerful Benefits of a Well-Designed Brand

7 Powerful Benefits of a Well-Designed Brand

As creative small business owners, we wear a lot of hats.

From creating new offerings to blogging, marketing, and research, we strive to get the attention of our ideal customer or client.

Once we get their attention, we work hard to show them how our products or services can give them value.

Because we wear so many hats, it’s a game-changer when your business is equipped to carry some of that work for you so you can focus on what’s most important.

A well-designed brand does just that.

It puts the best face forward for your business so you don’t have to work as hard to attract your ideal audience or show your worth.

Not only does it make your business more appealing and professional, but the strategy behind a high-quality brand design creates many advantages.

If you have a creative business, here are 7 powerful benefits of a well-designed brand that no entrepreneur will want to miss.

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