Why your organization needs a rebrand
The term “rebrand” can evoke a plethora of emotions – excitement, fear, hope, anxiety. You’ve established your organization’s brand over the course of years. You’ve grown accustomed to it, attached to it, even if the design and the language aren’t suited to who you organization is. Now just might be the time for a rebrand.
Beginning a branding project as a designer
This is part of a series, The Consultant’s Guide to Branding, supporting purpose-driven organizations and businesses.
Defining brand character
Determining your brand character and putting into action is incredibly exciting and invigorating for everyone invested in your organization.
How do I get started with a branding project?
Brand begins with your organization’s culture, including the people. It is then represented in the visual appearance, language, and activities of your organization. But the big question is, where do you even begin?
Defining purpose, vision, and mission
Purpose, vision, and mission. Some of us already have these defined in our businesses or organizations from years past, but we don’t know what they mean, we don’t understand their significance, and the different role of each one is obscured. Others of us don’t know where to start with all of these various statements that we are encouraged to define while building our own organization.
Words & terms matter
There is great power in the words that we use — they can inspire and motivate, they can create clarity or confusion.
Core values are for you, not everyone else
Core values are an essential part of your organization, your brand. Many of you have seen these in action at your organization, but what are they really and how do these values build a stronger internal brand?