When it comes to how you share your brand with the world, there is a powerful element you may not be using to its full potential. In fact, you may not even be aware of it.
Let me ask you: Do you realize the immense power of fonts?
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There are so many logo fails that have happened in the branding world. Don’t become one of them. If you’ve determined that a logo redesign is the right business move (because your current identity is out of date or you’re entering a new market) — then you … Read More ›
Despite the best of intentions, precise brand guidelines, and militant marketing managers, even established brands get messy over time. Ultimately someone in your organization will stretch your logo out in a Word document, or use the wrong colors, fonts, or sizes. A little misstep? Maybe. But left … Read More ›
Before “Fractional CMO, Fractional CFO, or Fractional CEO” became terms, I was serving as a Fractional Art Director for my clients. I was (am) their in-house (while out-of-house) art director and graphic design partner, secured by retainers for months, years, or simply maternity leaves.
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Do you want to make your life easier — and your business better?
Want to actually get where you’re going — and enjoy the trip?
Have and follow brand guidelines. It’s that simple.
Like sunscreen in the summer, brand guidelines should be used on all of your assets. This includes … Read More ›
The evolution of your brand as your business grows
The Nike Swoosh, the NBC Peacock, the Apple clean sleek packaging. We are drawn to them. We form a bond with them. We give their brand love.
Design is the first thing that people notice that entices them to want … Read More ›
The thought of a logo redesign could seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Refreshing your logo or rebranding is an excellent way to let your clients, customers, and brand-followers know that you’ve evolved.
As humans, it is necessary to visit the doctor for a … Read More ›
The start of the new year is a great moment to reflect and ask, “What can I do to make my business better?” Your answer about how to bring in business, may not be what you think. Oftentimes, the internal process of how to do sales is … Read More ›
The components of brand guidelines
Driving around town with my husband I started giving a design critique of the political lawn signs that were staked in the ground.
There’s a young incumbent state senator, Will Haskell, who definitely needs some design love as well as figuring out what … Read More ›
I’m not talking about the design of your logo.
Your logo file is LOUSY — I’m not talking about the design of your logo. I’m talking about the file itself. It’s probably lousy! (Lousy logo design is a whole other issue. If think your logo design might need … Read More ›