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Do you want your branding to instil a sense of desire? A desire to be part of a solution, or a willingness to be unique. Talking about your idea through visuals and words is a chance to express yourself. Your brand is a chance to re-invent and communicate, a blank canvas where the possibilities are endless.
Drives that influence human behaviour: The Drive to Acquire: the desire to collect material and immaterial things, like a car, or influence.
The Drive to Bond: the desire to feel valued in the relationships we have with our communities.
The Drive to Learn: the desire to quench our thirst for knowledge.
The Drive to Defend: the desire to protect ourselves, our employees or our property.
The Drive to Feel: the desire for uplifting experiences like pleasure or excitement.
Every business wants to be successful, be remembered, and recognised. Successful brands wish to acquire repeat business and want to live life alongside their customers.
Car brands are an excellent example of this, continually re-inventing themselves with new models and features, always on the move, inspiring and innovating so customers' value and desire their worth.
The way a company is perceived, is an essential desire, not just to its customers, but also to itself and its staff.
These underlining facts and success stories make branding a vital part of setting up or revitalising any business. In our super visual and competitive world, our field of view is continuously given high-quality imagery with the mastery of the word. Without knowing it, we have developed an eye for quality and what is perceived to be desirable.
Large corporates who spend big money on branding dominate the spaces with clever rhetoric and visual identities. Because of this, we think that good branding is so important and that cliche logos and expressionless straplines will be subconsciously re-buffed or discarded not only because our general perceived standard is high but because there is so much of it.
So, Banding top tip no.1. The starting point. Find out what drives the desires of your target audience, what makes them tick and tap into that way of thinking