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Expand your mind to evolve your business.

Hi, I’m Simona, I’m a brand strategist and designer for established founders looking to transform their business.

On this blog, you’ll find articles in two main sections. One serves as a home for all my brand strategy and design knowledge. The other is all about sharing ideas and resources which help your business evolve.

Have a browse through the latest blog posts about all things branding.

What to do when you’ve outgrown your visual brand

Remember back when you were a kid, getting a new backpack for each stage of school? It wasn’t just about a bag; it was about showing who you were becoming. Similarly, your business’s visual brand is like that. When your business grows, it moves to a new level of professionalism. But when do you actually outgrow your visual brand?
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How blending in harms your business and knowing when it’s time to stand out

I’ve been there myself, doing just the basics when I was at the beginning. Setting up my website with a rudimental design that is good enough to get started. But sooner or later you realize how the basics are not good enough anymore. 
Read more: How blending in harms your business and knowing when it’s time to stand out

Finding the bliss point in visual branding: How to create a distinctive yet familiar visual brand

In the food industry the perfect combination of ingredients is called the„bliss point“. It makes us crave more. This method can also be applied to brand building which leads to a successful brand.
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7 ways to improve your Branding as an established Entrepreneur

There comes a time in your business when you’ve outgrown your visual brand. Your semi-professional look is no longer enough to grow your business. There are seven ways to adjust and improve your visual brand.
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Have a browse through the latest blog posts about all things branding.

How to find appropriate images for your brand

Not every project needs a professional photographer or designer to create custom brand imagery. Especially for low-key projects, such as blog posts or social media imagery, you can do the work yourself with the help of some tips and guidelines.
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The four most common types of logos and when to use them

Your logo is just one part of your visual identity. Still, it’s an important part for people to recognize your company quickly. There are four different types of logos: Lettermark, logotype, symbol, and combination mark.
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How a packaging rebrand impacts consumer behavior

Every time I go to the grocery store, I’m laser-focused on my main go-to products. I already know how the packaging looks and where the products are located within the store. But what happens, when the packaging has been rebranded?
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How to help your customers make decisions easier and faster

How do you decide what to eat? How are decisions made? Why do some people have a hard time making decisions while others don’t? And how does this relate to choosing a product or buying a service?
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How embracing the learning process drives business growth

Learning new skills is crucial to success, but we often become impatient with it. We are surprised that it takes longer than we thought, and we don’t want to waste our time. Why are we so impatient when learning as an adult?
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Have a browse through the latest blog posts about all things branding.

Why your outdated visual brand identity is costing you money and what to do about it

You may be well aware that your visual brand has become outdated and needs an overhaul. Did you know that your outdated design can cost you money?
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What makes a good brand identity?

Learn about what the elements of a good brand identity are and how a strong brand identity can help your business.
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How to transition from do-it-yourself branding to professional brand design

There are a variety of problems that come with a diy-brand. Which is why you should consider switching to a professional designer. Learn when the right time is and how to hire a professional designer.
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