Branding Improves Recognition
While your logo should not be the sole focus of your branding efforts, it is still important to have a professional and well designed logo that is memorable. It should give the desired impression of your company so when people see it, they instantly think and feel what you want them to think and feel.
Branding Creates Trust
Consumers are more likely to purchase from a business that appears polished and legitimate.
Branding Supports Advertising
Advertising is another important component of branding. Both the medium chosen and demographic targeted for advertisements help build a brand. For example, adding your logo to apparel, packaging and printed materials to spread the word about your business will make you stand out from your competition.
Branding Inspires Employees
Many employees need more than just work — they need something to work toward. When employees understand the mission of a business and its reason for being, they are more likely to feel that same pride and work in the same direction to achieve the goals the business owner has set. Having a strong brand is like turning the company logo into a flag the rest of the company can rally around.
Branding Generates New Customers
Branding can also help a business get word-of-mouth referrals. After all, would a client be able to tell a friend about your product/service if they couldn’t remember the brand? The most profitable companies, small and large, have a single thing in common. They have established themselves as a leader in their particular industry by building a strong brand, starting with a strong logo.