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If you’re a start-up that’s just received seed or VC funding, this may include a certain allocation for marketing expenses, which means that obviously, you should allocate some of that towards branding, right?
Well, it really depends on what your idea of branding is. While it could be important for a start-up, it may not be the most important thing — at least not in terms of how it’s usually defined. It depends, really, on where you are in your start-up journey.
What is branding, anyway?
Typically, branding is associated with logos, typography, colour palettes… those nice-to-look-at bits.
Any brand that lasts, whether it’s beyond the next quarter or the next decade, is constantly working towards the creation of a legacy.
What is brand awareness?
Brand awareness is a fairly simple concept.
A prescription that turns heads and churns ROI
There’s bucket-loads of ‘dominate the Middle East + North Africa market’ advice out there (particularly from self-appointed marketing gurus hawking their one-size-fits-all technicolour dreamcoats).