MeasureColor Takes Away Guesswork During Printing

MeasureColor Takes Away Guesswork During PrintingFor businesses today, print quality is of utmost importance. Branding has become essential, and one of the most vital components of branding is color. Your brand colors go on all sorts of printed material. You use much of this material, either directly or indirectly, to advertise your business. Here’s what you should know about MeasureColor and how your business can benefit from it.Continue Reading..

Establishing Your Brand’s Personality Across Platforms

Establishing Your Brand's Personality Across All PlatformsCapturing attention in today’s competitive market is difficult. With so many different platforms out there, gaining attention is even harder. Here are some tips for establishing your brand’s personality across all platforms.

It’s About More Than Getting Attention

One thing that’s important for brands to understand is that marketing is about more than getting attention. For a brand to be truly successful, it has to have a distinct personality. That personality has to be designed to appeal to your customer base.Continue Reading..

Color Quiz Offers Some Tips for Print Service Providers

Color Quiz Offers Some Tips for Print Service ProvidersThe print service provider market is intensely competitive. With such a competitive market, it pays to take advantage of every insight available. Insights from our PSP Color Quiz can help your company combat and outperform the competition. One of the easiest and most effective ways to beat the competition is to accumulate actionable information that will help you stay not one, but two steps ahead of your competitors. Here’s why you should take the quiz:Continue Reading..

Surprising Ways LinkedIn Can Generate Leads

Surprising Ways LinkedIn Can Generate LeadsIn business, it’s essential to take advantage of anything that can give you an edge. Savvy marketers know that LinkedIn is a great resource for boosting leads. Here are some surprising ways you can use LinkedIn to generate leads.

Sourcing Leads From LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools in a marketer’s arsenal. The biggest challenge for most people is choosing where to start. Is it better to start messaging people manually? Or should you pay for ads on LinkedIn to attract leads? These questions are common among people who are new to using LinkedIn for leads.Continue Reading..

Why So Many Brands Seem Exactly the Same

Why so Many Brands Seem Exactly the SameWith so many brands on the market, grabbing attention is harder than ever before. Domestic companies are going against each other.  They’re also going against the constantly encroaching brands from afar as the global market continues to grow.

Amongst all this fierce competition there is a multitude of companies that seem exactly the same. Here’s what you need to know about why so many seem the same and how to avoid blending in.Continue Reading..

The Difference Between Branding And Marketing

The Difference Between Branding And Marketing

There are so many buzzwords out there. It can be easy to get caught up in the game and blur the lines between branding and marketing. They are different areas of focus for a business. But they do work together.

Most businesses have a preference for one item when it comes to sales, branding, and marketing. The best companies can see the entire picture, a picture that includes all three, as well as other important areas such as merchandising and operations.

Professionals in today’s global market must know the difference between branding and marketing. There are subtle but significant differences. If you’re already scratching your head, read on, and learn what makes branding so different from marketing.Continue Reading..

Stand out Colors That May Just Blend in on Shelves

Stand out Colors That May Just Blend in on ShelvesStand out colors matter in business. Let’s face it; color is an incredibly important part of your marketing mix, particularly your packaging. It is undeniably essential in both print and digital form. Color grabs attention, at least that’s what it’s supposed to do.

However, to really hit home, the color on your packaging and printed materials need to do more than grab attention, they need to stand out.Continue Reading..

How Lighting Conditions Affect Overall Color Quality

How Lighting Conditions Affect Overall Color QualityWhen you consider color quality, you are often concerned about the final product after it comes off the press. Indeed, many factors affect color in printing, from a poorly calibrated monitor to selecting the wrong color mode on your computer while designing.

Color quality also matters when it comes to lighting conditions whether you’re shooting photos of a product or observing the final product. The eye takes in color differently at night vs. day and also beneath various indoor light conditions and natural light.Continue Reading..

Why Color May Be Your Most Important Rebranding Tool

Why Color May Be Your Most Important Rebranding ToolBuilding your brand is a major undertaking that comes with high stakes. When you get your branding wrong the first time, especially as a startup, your failure to resonate with your audience poses risks for your business. When you rebrand as an established business, rebranding still risks losing part of your customer base if you don’t get it right.

So, boost your chances of rebranding success with careful planning, strong strategy, and attention to detail. The most powerful rebranding tool in your kit is color for its memorability, its message, and the way it psychologically impacts your audience.Continue Reading..

How Color Variation Hurts Your Brand

How Color Variation Hurts Your BrandMany business owners imagine that color variation in their digital and print campaigns don’t carry as much weight as the actual service or product quality. It’s just color. Right?

Wrong. Your branding colors are the cornerstone of success when it comes to recognition and your company’s associated reputation.

Don’t Dilute Your Brand with Color Variation

Consistency is king for holding a competitive edge and speaking at any length to your market. Maintain a visual language that’s consistent across platforms and media in color and style.

People will remember your brand and are more likely to associate the message and feel you want with your company and its products. Your brain processes an image 60,000 times more quickly than text.

What’s the purpose of your logo? It’s to build recognition via repetition. Let’s face it: humans are inundated by tons of information daily. The brain processes 400 billion bits of information daily, and humans are only aware of 2,000 bits.

Being unique, authentic, and consistent are the ways to your consumers’ hearts and pockets. Diluting your logo and other brand materials with color variation tires and confuses the consumer.Continue Reading..