There are an estimated three hundred million companies in the world today that’s three hundred million brands with some brands as big as Apple and Coca-Cola others as small as a one-person business.
With so many brands in the world today it’s getting harder to create and find a unique name so how do you create a great brand name how can you play and win the name game you start with these three steps.
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Today’s business world as we know it is over saturated with companies making it a very overcrowded market consequently making it even harder than ever to launch a successful business.
In today’s overpopulated market brands have to work harder also smarter to stand out from their competing brands to attract their targeted clients.
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Technologies are constantly changing and with it, the style and manner of advertising and especially Digital Marketing is continuously in flux. In this article, we will go through some of these critical points which can help you design a better Digital Marketing Strategy for your Ventures and businesses.
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Following on from the previous book review in this edition we will be looking at David’s second book Work For Money, Design For Love by David Airey. This book answers the most frequent questions about starting and running a design business.
Its a refreshing, straight-talking advice guide from the Logo Design Love author and designer that is David Airey. In this book, David answers all the questions designers have about launching and running their own design business. As David explained the idea for the book was inspired by the many questions he receives from designers that visit his blogs.
Some of the most common questions designers ask are ” How do I find new design clients?” “How much should I charge for my design work?” “I have a difficult client how do I handle them?”
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Are you currently frustrated because you’re landing low-paying clients? I get it. I was frustrated for years and tried every piece of advice that came my way about how to charge more. From endlessly talking about what’s stopping me, to charging more with every new client, nothing worked consistently.
I would hear things like, “It’s all mindset. You just need the confidence to charge higher prices.” And while that’s true, where does the confidence come from? Do we just need to muster enough to be able to charge more? Or was there something else to it?
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When it comes to setting up a business, ‘How much does it cost to design a logo’is one of the most asked questions. This is an important question to research because it will define the future of your business. Here is a list of questions to consider for logo design and the link between branding:
Do I need a logo?
If you are creating a brand, then yes. It’s essential to have a logo to build your brand identity and future. Having a professional logo can help you to stand out from competitors. The first thing that customers will associate with you will be your logo. So it’s important that you make an effort to create a distinctive brand.
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Freelance bidding websites attract a lot of freelance projects. They do this by encouraging competition and cheap prices. In this situation, nobody wins. The customer only gets what they paid for (not a lot). And the freelancer can’t grow their business beyond the platform. To win a bid, you must compete on price. To lower your price, you must perform a basic service or reduce your costs. This goes against an advanced freelancers way of thinking. If you focus on adding as much value to a customers business as possible, everybody wins.
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In this article we discuss Designing a Better Logo Design
Have a browse around the internet, you may be left with the impression that designing a logo is easy; most logos look very simplistic and you may be under the impression that not alot of work goes into them. Actually, there’s more to crafting a brand’s visual identity than just placing a name in a box or next to some clip art and calling it a day.
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There are so many client personalities it’s hard to generalise them into just a few. But here I’ve noted the most common types that I came across and how I handled it.
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How do you wrap your mind around the return on investment, ROI, of a Naming Project? The exact value of a productive brand name is impossible to calculate. There are far too many variables involved to run any true and accurate A/B testing. Therefore, the logic behind investing in a great name for your company, brand, product, app, etc., has always been a bit nebulous. However, many marketers and entrepreneurs intuitively grasp the power of a great name based on the simple fact that your name is the most used aspect of your brand, and the cornerstone of your communication. At the end of the day, your business name is a priceless asset.
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