Clearly define what your brand stands for: its goals, its vision & mission, its personality, the emotions that you want people to experience when they come into contact with your brand.
The basic elements to carry out a remarkable brand outline will depend on your ideas and input towards achieving your end goal. In order to achieve those goals there are few basic points which you need to keep in mind.
Brand Analysis – This means to assess your brand in the beginning of development stage, its evolution, metrics and estimates in achieving your goal. This will provide you with a clear representation where you want to take your brand.
Idea and research – Without an idea there is no brand or a product. To accomplish that you need to kick start your creative instincts to materialize the first step which is your brand. Whether your business is a startup or an established entity, you are looking at the growth of your brand exponentially. Learn about your brand, the needs of the customer, your USP (Unique selling point), your competitors and your geography. After you have achieved on this development stage we move on to the next face of execution.
Color palate – Choosing the right color for your brand motivates the buyer and helps in remembering and associating that brand where ever they go.
Style – Designing an attractive brand logo or a monogram will always help in brand recall which also develops customer loyalty and trust.
Stationery – once you have decided on your color palate and your brand icon, the next important aspect of brand development would be its stationery design, your letter head, business card, envelopes etc.
Collaterals – Once your business is ready and on its Launchpad, how will your consumers know that your brand exists. Collaterals means your brand promotional articles like brochures, leaflets, posters, advertisements etc. which contains information about your brand and its qualities.
Brand Guidelines – Brand Guidelines (also commonly referred to as “brand standards”, “style guide” or “brand book”) are essentially a set of rules that explain how your brand works. These guidelines typically include basic information such as: An overview of your brand’s history, vision, personality and key values.