Oftentimes, businesses come to me after they have created a name, domain and business cards, and I love helping them progress from there, but I have seen firsthand the cost of branding based on pretty logos alone. It costs more to rush ahead than it does to take time to invest in your brand with planning and professional help.
I created a little presentation of important things to consider before making a website and getting business cards.
Nearly everything you do with your name, brand and more goes back to two main things: Target Market and Psychographic Data - Everything you do needs to speak to those two things.
Step 1: Choose the Right Name
Step 2: Get Registered
Step 3: Identify Your Target Market
Step 4: Develop Your Brand
Step 5: Brand Focused Graphic Design
Step 6: Marketing Plan Development
STEP 7: Contact Us
This is not legal advice but advice from a branding, design and marketing standpoint. Following these steps will help you start strong and be set up for success right out of the starting gate.