Branding - 5 benefits a strong brand brings to your business

Karen Lambert
Karen Lambert

Chief Happy

Let’s start with 5 quick questions…

1. Do you want to make it easier for your customers and prospects to buy from you?
2. Do you want to inspire your team?
3. Do you wish to encourage customer loyalty?
4. Do you want to increase awareness of your business?
5. Do you wish to be more easily recognised and stand out from the crowd?

If you answered yes to any of these then having a strong brand will make a positive difference to your business. First let’s look at what we mean when we say “brand.”


What is a brand?

The short answer is: everything. It’s about how you look, what you say, how you behave, and essentially how you make someone feel. It’s so much more than a memorable, well-designed logo. And when branding is done well, it increases the value of a company, it provides employees with direction and motivation, and makes acquiring and retaining customers easier.

Typically, what makes a brand great isn’t just one thing—it’s a combination of several.

People have different ideas about what branding is. Some people think it’s simply logo but it’s so much more and it includes at least some of the following

  • Design Style (logo, colours, typography)
  • Website
  • Shop front
  • Customer experience
  • Social Media Presence
  • Customer Service
  • Company Culture
  • Taglines and Slogans
  • Product Quality and Pricing
  • Company Philosophy and “Personality”

Your brand is what makes you, you

Your brand is one of the single most important investments you can make in your business. Not only does it make you memorable, it conditions your clients and colleagues to know what to expect from your company. It’s a way of distinguishing yourself from your competitors and creating your own space in your industry, and beyond.


A valued brand inspires employees

A smart and accomplished brand will help your company build trust, not only with potential clients but also with your employees. Working for a strongly branded company that is proud to demonstrate its values, attracts more satisfied workers who have a higher degree of pride in their work. A brand that is held in high regard makes for more fulfilled and satisfied staff.


Consistent brand building increases awareness

Regular and consistent branding activity helps build recognition. This means when a customer is looking for a particular product or service or considering a company to perform a service, they are more able to bring your brand to mind..Prospects are far more likely to choose a brand that they recognise other than something unfamiliar, even if they don’t know a great deal about your company at the time. Whilst customers receive positive reinforcement of the good choice they made in your brand. This is why it’s an important part of marketing to be seen and heard where customers and prospects can see and hear you on a regular and consistent basis.


A strong brand increases customer loyalty

The recognition and elevation that strong brand builds upon all lend to greater customer loyalty. Customers are attracted to brands that they share values with. When you build a strong brand, you convey these values to build an emotional connection.


A respected brand makes it easier for customers to purchase

Having a respected brand enhances your credibility with customers, your industry and the marketplace as a whole. As you build your credibility you also build recognition, loyalty and visibility. Everything goes hand in hand, and you’ll find that your credibility has a direct connection to customers’ ease of purchase. We want to buy from companies we know, like and trust. If your brand is respected you’re more likely to win the business.


To receive more blogs like this, sign up here and we’ll send them when we add them. Only the best stuff. Promise. Subscribe now.



Karen Lambert is a career-long marketer with over 30 years marketing experience in regional, national and global organisations. She founded Happy Creative in 2005.



Share this:


Marketing & Branding Specialists

Personalised for your organisation


Share this:
Branding 5 benefits a strong brand brings to your business
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. By using this website you agree to our Data Protection Policy.
Read more

Professional Brand Audit

Free professional brand audit. Receive a grade for your
branding performance, as well as implementable steps and actions.


Please enter your email to subscribe to the Happy blog


Paid Social Campaigns

Paid social media can be a brilliantly effective yet low cost form of lead generation, and it’s a great way to extend your reach, drive website traffic and generate likes and shares.

We’ll take care of setting up and managing your paid social media accounts, ensuring your spend is carefully targeted. Then we’ll provide clear, transparent reporting so you can keep refining the strategy to make your ad spend even more effective.

More about Paid Social Campaigns

Social Media

All the tweets and posts in the world won’t help generate leads unless there’s some strategic thinking behind what you’re doing.

We’ll help define the right social media strategy for you, so that you’re on the right platforms, saying the right things to the right people at the right time to generate the right leads.

More about Social Media

Design & Brand Building

Marketing is bit like those huge, swirling flocks of starlings you see from time to time. Individually your brochure, email, ad, meme or gif may not change the world.

But when you join them together and ensure they’re all heading in the same direction, you have the power to stop people in their tracks.

We design communications that help build a consistent brand and convert more leads to sales.

More about Design & Brand Building


Your website can generate leads in so many ways. Informed content. Strong calls to action. A simple, natural journey from ‘Hi there!’ to ‘Buy now’.

Yet websites are never ‘done’. They need to keep evolving to keep pace with your customers’ expectations, so we’ll be with you for the long haul to keep tweaking, refining and growing your site – and to deliver the PPC campaigns that help drive traffic towards it.

Because when your website keeps working to understand and speak to your audience, you’ve got more chance of converting.

More about Websites

PR & Content

There’s a knack to ensuring your business is seen in the right places at the right time. We’ll build your PR profile across the mix of channels that’s right for you (from press to social media to events) and use our contacts to spread the word.

So when your customers are ready to buy, it’ll be your brand they think of first.

More about PR & Content

Claim your happy offer

    Claim your happy offer

      Claim your happy offer

        Claim your happy offer

          Claim your happy offer

            What would make you happy today?