The simple description of branding is the ability to identify a specific product or service. The word branding began as a way to tell one owner of cattle from another by the use of a hot iron stamp. When one is referring to a brand name, it is also known as a trademark. The word brand has evolved to include identity and it affects the personality and view of the product, service or company.
A brand can take the form of many things, including a sign, symbol, name, and/or color combination. Brands are used in the automotive industry and were originally called marques.
A brand is what identifies a product or service of a particular company and it helps to explain how it relates to its customers staff, partners and investors. Individuals who oversee a brand, often called brand managers, strive to make the brand’s product or service relevant to that product or service’s target audience. When a brand is widely known in the marketplace, it acquires and gains brand recognition. When brand recognition is built up to a point where a brand has a critical mass in the marketplace, it is said to have achieved brand franchise.
The simple form of marketing where a product or service is marketed through the electronic networks via emails. It is getting more an more Importance as the internet users population is increasing.
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