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5 Characteristics of a Successful Brand

Posted By: Holly Burgess
5 Characteristics of a Successful Brand

If you're striving for success when it comes to your brand, these few tips are worth considering in order to help your company grow and improve in more ways than one.

Branding is everything when it comes to business – without a recognisable and unforgettable brand, your company may be losing out to competitors.

Branding can sometimes be overlooked by businesses for a number of reasons - perhaps they believe their budget is better spent elsewhere or maybe and quite commonly, businesses are not aware of how much of an asset it can be.

promotional awardThe brands that dominate their respective industries and are prevalent nationally and globally are ones who have embodied their brand consistently, either through extensive research of their target market or through branded promotional products. A successful brand keeps the following points in mind to stay on top of their game.


Know its target demographic

Know your audience. Once you’ve established who you’re selling to, research how they like to be engaged with – whether that’s through looking at what successful competitors have done, conducting market research or testing a few theories live to see what works and what doesn’t. Promotional giveaways can be a great way to demonstrate your knowledge of your audience, if you get it right!

Genuine and passionate

Creating a trustworthy, genuine image through branding takes a little skill and a lot of hard work – but it is essential to gaining the respect of your consumers and your competition. Channel your brand’s message and values through your company’s actions; giving out relevant branded gifts to loyal customers could be a positive way to show your genuine attitude.

Unforgettable and unique

Memorable brands which stick in the mind of the consumer will always succeed. If you were asked to name three soft drinks companies now, it’s likely that Coca Cola would spring to mind. Why? The company has built a successful brand that is instantly recognisable down to logo and design. Portraying a strong brand image, whether it is down to promotional office supplies or uniform of your employees, is key to standing out from the crowd.

Reach its audience

Brands need the right exposure in order to get their message across and create an unforgettable, lasting impression. Of course, if you get the above steps right, especially the intimate knowledge of your audience, then you’re likely to achieve a good amount more that could create future success.

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Promotional products can help your brand grow in a number of ways and can take your business to the next level. Here at Outstanding Branding we understand this and want to ensure you stand out from the crowd.

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