Branding

Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business, large or small, retail or B2B. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. But what exactly does “branding” mean? How does it affect a small business like yours?

Simply put, your brand is your promise to your customer.

It tells them what they can expect from your products and services, and it differentiates your offering from your competitors’. Your brand is derived from who you are, who you want to be and who people perceive you to be. Branding goes so far beyond having a website and a logo and some cheap shirts your relative made with you. Branding is the culture that attracts people to you and cultivates a loyal following that will continue to do business with you.