BRAND STRATEGY

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Branding is crucial for products and services sold in huge consumer markets. It’s also important in B2B because it helps you stand out from your competition. Your brand strategy brings your competitive positioning to life, and works to position you as a certain “something” in the mind of your prospects and customers.

Think about successful consumer brands like Pret A Manger, BT, Virgin or Costa Coffee. You probably know what each brand represents. Now imagine that you’re competing against one of these companies. If you want to capture significant market share, start with a strong brand strategy or you may not get far.

 

In your industry, there may or may not be a strong B2B brand. But when you put two companies up against each other, the one that represents something valuable will have an easier time reaching, engaging, closing and retaining customers.

 

Successful branding also creates “brand equity” – the amount of money that customers are willing to pay just because it’s your brand. In addition to generating revenue, brand equity makes your company itself more valuable over the long term.

 

“However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally
look at the results.”

Winston Churchill

Does your company follow a defined strategy for your brand?

Which category do you fall under?

Best Case

  • Prospects and customers know exactly what you deliver. It’s easy to begin dialogue with new prospects because they quickly understand what you stand for.

  • You acquire customers quickly because your prospects’ experience with you supports everything you say.

  • You can charge a premium because your market knows why you’re better and is willing to pay for it.

Neutral Case

  • The market may not have a consistent view or impression of your product and company, but in general you think it’s positive.

  • You haven’t thought a lot about branding because it doesn’t necessarily seem relevant, but you admit that you can do a better job of communicating consistently with the market.

  • You’re not helping yourself but you’re not hurting yourself either.

     

Worst Case

  • You don’t have a brand strategy and it shows. It’s more difficult to communicate with prospects and convince them to buy.

  • They don’t have an impression of your product/service or why it’s better.

  • What you do, what you say and how you say it may contradict each other and confuse your prospects.

  • Competitors typically have an easier time acquiring customers.

Improve your branding 

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Improve your branding 

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