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The Need to Rebrand your Online Business and Mistakes to Avoid

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The Need to Rebrand your Online Business and Mistakes to Avoid

Branding for any business is an ongoing process. Businesses tend to improve their presence both online and offline through branding efforts that determines their value in front of the customers. although the frequency of branding varies with different types of businesses however, the need remains same. With the passage of time, as businesses have now started exploring the online world for their benefits, the need to re-brand their existence is getting imperative.

Businesses rebrand for a myriad of reasons. They could be anything from a management change, a price raise, inclusion of a new product line or could simply be an upgrade with the passing time. Despite the reason be, the need to rebrand remains there and demands utmost analysis and seamless execution that leads to effective communication of the change with the consumers.

But there are times, business owners do terrible mistakes that take down all the efforts to level zero. Before digging in deep for such mistakes, let us first see what rebranding actually is?

Rebranding defined

Rebranding is the process of providing a totally different look, feel and personality to your business/product line that is the outcome of an updated business goal and that requires the maintenance of the core business competencies and values while still creating new ones for incremental benefits.

Brand identity of any business is the dynamic combination of visual, verbal and emotional attributes combined to communicate the brand value to the customers. brand identity directly influences your target market while creating an appeal for them to use your brand as means of a solution to their need.

However, mostly it seen that business owners tend to overlook certain factors while devising their rebranding strategies, that could require them to re-do the exercise due to the non-consideration of some important factors. Let’s look into them in detail.

Lack of research

While considering to rebrand your business you need to answer the crucial question of why does your business require rebranding? In terms of website design, does it really need a complete design change or a slight upgrade will do? Basically the website design of any business lies in close harmony with the overall branding of your business, and in order to achieve the desired goals you have set in line with your branding strategy you need to indulge in a 360-degree research that answer all the questions regarding your customers, competitors, future goals, sales target and resource acquisition.

Do not ignore your current goodwill

Your current branding strategy holds importance, and it doesn’t lose any of it if you plan to get engaged in devising a new one. While creating a new look of your business through your rebranding strategy, business owners must not overlook the important characteristics of their current strategy, as to it is the one who has set them apart from their competitors in front of their customers till date. Do the necessary investigation, background checks and analyses to find out feasible market conditions to launch and roll out your rebranding strategy.

It is about your designs

Your branding and rebranding strategy depends highly on your marketing collateral designs. be it your logo, brochure, flyer or website design. in order to get the new strategy in place you are required to do proper brainstorming sessions with your marketing and branding teams, so that there would be no stone left unturned that could potentially harm your new strategy and thus your target market base. As said earlier your designs play a vital role in shaping all this up. So if you do not have a plan to get your designs updated, we suggest you do, as a new strategy with older designs will not serve the right purpose. Talk to a professional website design company in Dubai for your design updating and they will take care of the rest.

Final word

Creating and recreating your branding strategies is no 2 day’s’ work. It’s basically an ongoing process that is supported by your marketing efforts that you put across through the use of your designs, online. None the less, it is always advised to take help from professionals and veterans who have been there in the industry since you entered. Work on the lines I provided you in this post and let a professional design agency handle your design needs.

Talha Manzoor
Talha Manzoor
Talha Manzoor holds vital experience in launching online brands and maintaining their profound presence both through positive publicity and paid advertising. Currently he is associated with Dubai Monsters - a renowned web design agency in Dubai. He loves to write about latest in technology and occasionally writes about nature. He has a fun and frolic personality and does animal welfare as voluntary work. He tweets at @Talhamanzoor24.