Branding Week – it’s been a blast

March 2014, by Cheryl | 2 Comments – latest by http://www.petmania.pl

When we first put our heads together and decided we wanted to spend a whole week talking about branding with the MOO community, we had a sneaky suspicion that we’d be blown away by your brands… And we weren’t wrong! We had a real blast sharing some of our favourite examples of brilliantly branded MOO customers, and you wowed us with your tips in return.

The highlight for us was chatting with you about your what makes your brand tick and why it’s an important part of growing a business:

Well said, guys! It’s great to hear that your own values …Continue reading this article…

Frugl: Rebranded

March 2014, by Ashley | Add a comment

It’s always exciting when a business grows – but sometimes a big change requires a fresh branding strategy to match! Rebranding takes a lot of work (and it’s certainly a bit tricky when it comes to making sure your customers will still recognise you). But in the end, giving your business a really brilliant new look is often worth the risk, long nights and extra cups of coffee.

We sat down with Suzanne Noble, founder of London freebie event-finder app, Frugl. As she’s just finished up the long process herself, we thought we’d ask her what she took into consideration when going through her own brand refresh.

How …Continue reading this article…

One Man Bands Still Need a Brand

March 2014, by Cheryl | 1 Comment – latest by moncler doudoune pas cher

How do brands start? Or better yet what makes something, a company, a person a brand? Well we’re very glad you asked! From big businesses down to freelancers they all benefit from having a cohesive brand.

If you’re a freelancer, consultant, or ‘one-man band,’ a strong visual brand that translates well on the web and on your Business Cards and other printed marketing materials to leave that impression on potential clients. When you can meet a new customer, contact or client anywhere, anytime you want to make sure they remember you (and get back in touch!).

Every day on Twitter and Facebook (and running off the printers in our factories in London and Rhode Island!) we get to see vibrant glimpses of …Continue reading this article…

My, my, my… What a lovely brand you have

March 2014, by Cheryl | Add a comment

A little while ago we set you a ‘brand-new’ challenge (see what we did there?!). We asked you to show off your consistently branded MOO products for the chance to win some MOOlah.

Without further ado, we’re very pleased to unveil the winner – as chosen by MOO Design Director Anup. Hats of to Steph – a.k.a. Wild Woman! Steph’s simple, clean and elegantly designed visual identity caught Anup’s eye. He was particularly impressed how the identity design was perfectly situated on each of her chosen printed products; Round Stickers, StickerBooks, Business Cards and MiniCards. And – added bonus – her identity flows flawlessly into her website. Great work Steph – you’ve got some MOOlah heading your way to help …Continue reading this article…

Eureka! Chillipeeps

March 2014, by louise | Add a comment

A moment of frustration leads to business inspiration

Moments of inspiration can strike at any time, as business owner Claire Mitchell knows only too well. The next instalment of The Eureka Diaries continues with Chillipeeps; an award-winning company that was born out of the need for something that didn’t exist…

“Chillipeeps began from a real moment of frustration.” explains Claire. “My husband Rob and I were going out to a family party to show off our new baby daughter, Mimi. I had cartons of ready-made formula in the car. But within a minute of driving, I asked Rob if he’d picked up the clean sterilised bottle off the kitchen top. He told me not to worry, he would’ve done. But knowing Mimi …Continue reading this article…

Recipe for a Brand Infographic

March 2014, by Ashley | Add a comment

Think of your brand as a specially crafted identity that can set the tone for your entire business. You want everything from the design of your logo, to the items you choose to communicate with, to reflect your brand’s unique story – both verbally and visually. A well-done brand can help your audience love your business as much as you do – so take your time picking the right ingredients! Here are a few tips for making it perfect:

(Tip: you can click on the image below to see it in full size)

Want to share your brand recipe with us? Just use the hashtag #mybrand and tag us to tells us about it and share …Continue reading this article…

7 Tips for how to explain your business

March 2014, by Cheryl | 1 Comment – latest by Catherine Marshall

What’s on a Business Card? Usually it’s important information so that new contacts can pick up the phone or drop you an email, following up on your initial conversation. It’s often overlooked as an opportunity to tell people more about your business than basic details? What if your cards told your story, explained what your business does; helps give that ‘wow’ factor?

Turns out, there’s no shortage of imaginative MOO customers who do all these things brilliantly. We’ve gathered seven stellar inspirational examples for you to have a look at:

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Because who doesn’t love colouring-in?! This card is fantastic for companies who can relate their product to something visual and creative. This example from Carlton …Continue reading this article…

Get ready for Branding Week!

March 2014, by Cheryl | Add a comment

We’re excited to announce our very first week dedicated to all things branding-related! Creating your brand can be one of the greatest (and most challenging) parts of starting a business – after all, it’s often one of the first things a customer or client will notice.

Great branding can really help you communicate your company’s beliefs and personality in a way that captures their attention. From your logo, typography, and colour scheme to your tone of voice and packaging, your brand is what makes your business totally unique.

At MOO, we’ve always cared a lot about our brand’s aesthetic and voice. So, we’ll be sharing our own best brand-building tips as well as some of our favourite resources and inspiring examples from …Continue reading this article…

UNITE-ing with Design Museum Boston

March 2014, by Ashley | 2 Comments – latest by susan williamson

The Design Museum Boston believes design “has the power to make our everyday lives more comfortable, more efficient, more exciting, more rewarding, more… better.” Well, that’s certainly an idea we can get behind! Each quarter, Design Museum Boston organizes an event to “UNITE” their community with their Boston neighbors. Last month we were lucky to welcome the DMB and SMARTY (a community for women in business) to our new Boston home for UNITE @ MOO.

While munching on Bee’s Knees Supply appetizers and sipping Harpoon Brewery beer (a couple of local favorites of the MOO Crew in Boston!), attendees networked with fellow members of Boston’s design community. We had a great panel …Continue reading this article…

Eureka! Blaze

March 2014, by louise | 4 Comments – latest by Alease

To be able to combine your biggest passion with your job is a dream for so many of us. And this is exactly what cycling nut Emily Brooke managed to do with her startup, Blaze! In this week’s Eureka Diaries, we chat to Emily about how a newly found love of cycling fueled the creation of a product that helps save lives.

Emily told us that she had two Eureka Moments – one where she had the idea, and the second when she realised she had to commit to making it a reality…

Emily, founder of Blaze

Bitten by the cycling bug

The first happened while Emily was at university: “A friend and I …Continue reading this article…

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