TIME FOR A WHOLE NEW LOOK?
Is rebranding just a marketing ploy, something time consuming, or simply cliché? Perhaps you think rebranding sounds fun but isn’t worth the time or hassle.
You may want to think again.
The truth is, everything changes over time, even some of our most treasured cultural icons. Think how far St. Nicholas has come: from a “patron saint of children” to the lovable “Coca- Cola Claus” who dominates our economy each winter!
In the right hands (and done well), rebranding can raise millions in donations or billions on the stock market. Rebranding your business can increase sales, bring a more relevant message, or create a new niche for your products and services.
Is Now the Right Time to Rebrand Your Business?
Considering a professional update? Here are several reasons rebranding may be a wise investment:
1. A Corporate Change or a Structural Realignment
At times, companies need to differentiate between one part of themselves and another.
Google re-organized its structure under a newly created umbrella brand (called Alphabet), while a different brand (called PRODUCT) allowed for multiple members of the PRODUCT brand family. Whether a company splits or wants to differentiate between departments, rebranding can be the easiest way to communicate change.
2. In Response to the Competition or to Present a New Approach
In competitive markets, rebranding can provide an extra edge on the store shelf, in your ad campaigns, or propel fundraising efforts. Highlight core values and shine the spotlight on new products!
3. To Save a Failing Brand or Change Public Perceptions
Why do some cities or countries develop themselves as a “destination” tourism brand?
To build excitement and present themselves in a fresh light! Whether a product line is failing, or your company needs a boost, clearing the slate can provide the jumpstart you need.
4. To Highlight a New Product or Fill a Gap in the Market
Sometimes rebrands are timed to reveal an innovation or to create a new market.
Some of the greatest products created markets for items people didn’t even know they needed, such as the Walkman and the iPod.
5. To Simplify or to Signal the End of a Product Lifecycle
At times an idea or a product reaches the end of its useful life.
Whether you abandon it or reshape it into something new, change is inevitable. If you are merely simplifying, make small tweaks by eliminating colors, updating fonts, or even shortening words. What happened when Federal Express and Pan American Airways wanted a refresh? FedEx and Pan Am were born!
Relevant, Relatable, Rebranded
Whether you’re revealing a structure change or creating a more flexible identity, rebrands and design updates show the public you are relevant and relatable.
Ready to get started? We’re here to help! Reach out to us and get started with your fresh, new look today! Visit us online: http://www.sjprinter.com or stop by: 1400 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003