Branding style guidelines needn’t be a straitjacket. Consider them as a living document, providing a framework that allows your team constructive creativity. By having at least basic principles in place, you can ensure that there is a consistency to your branding, and the image and ethos you want to convey to the world accurately represents your vision.
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Snapchat is no longer the app anyone past puberty couldn’t work out how to use, or if you did, couldn’t see the point of. How do I know this is true? Forbes has changed its Twitter profile image to its Snapchat avatar. The fact is, in Social media you have to be where your customers are – and if they are young (13-34), Snapchat is where you need to be.
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Is your company looking to attract graduates? If so, now is the time of year to think about how you are going to go about it. Remember, a graduate is looking to start their career – not get a job! And you are most likely looking for someone who can grow with your company. You both need to make the right choice. It’s a long-term commitment for both sides – employer and employee.
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Avoid ‘Death by PowerPoint’ by adapting a new strategy to your slide shows – keep them short, clear and entertaining.