Have you ever Googled yourself to see what others see when they check you out? When someone “finds” you, what will they think of your brand? Wikipedia says, “A brand is the most valuable fixed asset” of a business and yet most businesses don't build their brand and messaging out FIRST. YOU are the CEO of your brand…you are responsible for the message you put out into the world and that message will attract or repel your person. Trust me, this is where the magic STARTS. #hardlessonlearned
Episode Sneak Peek
2:45 Show Giveaways
3:57 Show sponsor: Restream (kimgarst.com/restream)
7:00 Interactive Question #1: How long does it take for someone to form an impression of your website?
10:30 Introduction: Annette McDonald
11:50 What are your thoughts on rebranding?
13:58 $30k branding mistake – The visual components have to match up with you.
16:20 Before Easil.com, what were you doing and how did you start Easil.com?
19:25 What is included in brand identity?
25:10 What is the magic thing that people should be looking for when it comes to getting logo (and branding) done for themselves?
31:14 How do you even begin to select a color palette?
36:20 We can create a branded look so quickly (cover, social media posts, guest announcements, etc)
37:29 Creating master templates and automatically resizing images on Easil
41:06 Thumb-stopping content strategies
44:35 What is the maximum number of fonts we can use?
46:58 Avoid scripted fonts on Pinterest
48:48 Where to find Annette McDonald
51:22 Show winners
Who is Annette McDonald?
Annette is the Founder of Easil, an online DIY Graphic solution for individuals through to large teams, looking to create on-brand graphics. With over 20 years experience in Graphic Design, she brings a ton of knowledge in practical ways you can streamline your design production for your own brand, and also the clients you manage.