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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..

Color Matching Goes Beyond Adjusting on Press

Color Matching Goes Beyond Adjusting on PressIn a dream world, all colors match. Color matching is easy as the ink gets added in the press, and the job is run without any complications in mere seconds. Yes, that’s the dream. Right there.

Technological advancement has made it easier for printers to help their customers achieve color accuracy. However, many variables affect color and ink and time waste, trying to get the colors right.

Achieving color accuracy goes beyond adjustments on press and starts at your desk. Here are a few steps you can take to make sure your colors match when the job is run.Continue Reading..

Color Combinations That Draw Immediate Attention

Color Combinations That Draw Immediate AttentionSo, how do you select the right color combinations for your brand? For your logo to your latest marketing campaign. You want to stand out from the competition. And appeal to your target audience.

The color principles stemming from the classic science of fine painting apply to both print and digital design.

Color Combinations That Will Surprise Your Audience

Most people understand the general idea of the color wheel. Red, yellow, and blue are the primary colors. Green, orange, and purple/violet are the secondary colors. However, there’s more to mixing these colors.

Being aware of the different color schemes boosts your color knowledge. It also makes your brand message stand out. Here are four color combination schemes that will surprise your audience:Continue Reading..

Color Psychology and How Customers View Your Brand

Color Psychology and How Customers View Your BrandAn iconic brand with good design is more necessary than ever in the modern world. Consider the Apple logo or the Nike “swoosh.” The logo is the foundation of a brand, and its colors can convert or dissuade customers through color psychology.

Hues and their various shades conjure up different feelings in your customers and leads. Color plays a vital role in how we perceive a brand. Your brain processes an image 60,000 times more quickly than one text.

Some 90% of data sent to the brain is visual. Color matters the most to your customer, and here’s how customers view your brand through the lens of color psychology.Continue Reading..

The Truest Colors to Match Your Brand Message

The Truest Colors to Match Your Brand Message

Have you ever heard of a brand book containing your brand message? You’re going to need one to ensure your brand is best represented to the public as professional and personal enough to draw in your ideal customers.

Your brand book, or brand style guide, is a rule book that spells out how your company presents itself to the public through color, font and logo selections, photography, and more. The brand book helps you communicate your brand’s message and share its personality, or rather, how it sounds, looks, and feels.

One often overlooked area is selecting brand colors without considering how consumers will perceive those colors, and thus, your brand message.Continue Reading..