Top branding tips for businesses

09th January 2014 - Fine Cut

Establishing a strong and instantly-recognisable brand is a top priority for businesses operating in the digital era, but the prospect of marketing can be incredibly daunting for companies as technology continues to play an integral role in the way firms convey their message.

In order to compete with their rivals, enterprises are increasingly under pressure to come up with exciting new methods that will ensure they stand out. However, with business conditions in the UK improving, there is more demand than ever before for innovative new ideas.

Harnessing the tools that are necessary for promoting your own brand does not have to be a costly task, thanks to the emergence of new ways of marketing services both on the web and via more traditional channels.

Read on for more information on how to create a strong brand in the digital era.

Tradition vs innovation

While it may be all-too tempting to completely overlook traditional marketing methods in favour of online alternatives, it would be irresponsible for companies to completely cease their branding efforts on a wider scale.

Leaflets, business cards and a strong identity are just some of the ways that businesses can get noticed off the web. At Fine Cut, we understand the importance of a strong identity both online and in real life - and we can help you to stand out from the crowd in terms of branding.

Our custom-printed labels make it even easier to publicise your brand. We have an experienced team of engineers who are on hand to offer advice on the products that are best-suited to your strategy.

Labels are available in any size, shape or colour and can be printed to include company details, logos, product details, barcodes, variable data and almost any image.

Thought leadership

With online brand identification, establishing yourself as an industry leader is a must to let potential customers know that your services are better than the rest. This can be achieved in many ways, including sharing free educational content.

E-books, white papers and other materials are ideal go-to resources for consumers looking to learn more about a particular subject. Build a reputation for yourself as a resource for knowledge and current events in your chosen industry in order to attract attention from the public.

Competing on the web

Successful branding on the web allows small companies to compete on a level playing field with their larger - and richer - counterparts. Social media, which has emerged as a valuable communication tool for consumers and businesses, means firms can select from a variety of platforms when promoting their brand.

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram have emerged as the most popular websites for companies looking to spread their message. If you are willing to take the time to perfect social media as part of your brand identification strategy, you will reap rewards well into the future.

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