Building Out Your Brand Online

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Are You Building Your Brand Online?

In today’s digital age, establishing a strong online presence is paramount for any business or individual looking to make an impact. With the vast array of tools and platforms available, building a brand online has become more accessible than ever. Website development and social media play integral roles in this process, offering powerful means to connect with your audience, showcase your offerings, and solidify your brand identity. In this blog post, we’ll explore how to leverage website development and social media to build a compelling brand presence that resonates with your target audience.

Understanding Your Brand Identity

Before diving into website development and social media strategies, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of your brand identity. Your brand identity encompasses your values, mission, unique selling proposition (USP), and the emotions you want to evoke in your audience. Take the time to define these aspects thoroughly, as they will serve as the foundation for all your branding efforts.

Websites - Developing Your Home On The Web

Your website serves as the cornerstone of your online presence, functioning as your digital headquarters. It’s often the first point of contact for potential customers or clients, making it crucial to design a website that reflects your brand identity and delivers an exceptional user experience.

Building Brand Specific Spaces

It’s important to highlight some key factors when building a website, and the priorities that we face as web developers when building websites in 2024.

Mobile Optimised

Tablet Optimised

Creative Design

Media Driven Content

Building a website in 2024 is different to the dot com boom and the early 2010’s. Creating story driven, creative personal branding spaces is a result of the social media epidemic, in which business are based around brand personality’s and creating a connection between client and contractor. Being able to replicate this in your website, where you can hone a genuine and authentic feel and really tell your user the feel and authenticity of your brand. Creating web pages that convert customers into clicks can be a challenging process.

It’s important you have strong brand identity and that your website can capture the uniqueness and personality that your brand offers.

There are other factors that play into the modern web development space, a large shift from the early 2010’s to today is the adoption of mobile browsing. It was less than a decade ago that developing mobile functionality for web pages was a feature, It’s now an integral and probably the most important part of every web developers process. Over 70% of your views and impressions will come from a mobile, optimising this is so much more important than desktop, building your websites for the mobile is now the top priority.

How Do You Start?

There are plenty of free online services you can use to start building your own website. Online platforms like Wix allow you to create drag and drop websites in hours, but their functionalities can be limited. If you want to get all the features as well as a custom domain and hosting, it can start getting quite costly, not to mention these businesses usually charge a large monthly fee that ties you into long term payment plans.

So what are the alternatives? At our agency we can build websites for a one time flat fee with a small retaining monthly fee to keep your website online, avoid bloated monthly payments and don’t lock yourself into large payment plans just to keep your website online.

Allow us to build professional looking websites and deal with all the small problems you may not anticipate as an amateur website designer and developer. There are lots of things to consider when building a website and outsourcing this work can ensure it’s done correctly and people are able to see your webpage and experience it the way you want them to.


Take a look at our website work and previous clients we've worked alongside.

Tying It All Together With Social Media

Bringing your brand together with social media marketing is a sure way to create your foothold online. Everyone uses social media, leveraging the free capabilities of it to help grow your business online is an amazing tool.

Referring back to your brand identity it’s important that you continually bring your brand presence to your social media as well as your websites.

How Do You Start?

Choose The Right Platform:  Not all social media platforms are created equal. Select the platforms that align with your target audience demographics, content format preferences, and brand objectives. Whether it’s Instagram for visual storytelling, Twitter for real-time updates, LinkedIn for professional networking, or TikTok for creative content, choose platforms where your audience is most active.

Optimize Your Profile: Your social media profile serves as the first impression of your brand. Optimize your profile with a compelling profile picture, a descriptive bio that encapsulates your brand identity, and a memorable username/handle. Use keywords relevant to your industry to enhance discoverability.

You've Got Your Profile, What's Next?

Create Engaging Content. Develop a content strategy that resonates with your audience and reflects your brand’s voice and tone. Mix up your content formats, including images, videos, infographics, polls, and user-generated content (UGC). Aim to educate, entertain, inspire, and interact with your audience to foster meaningful connections.

Consistency is key to building brand recognition and trust on social media. Establish a consistent posting schedule and maintain a cohesive visual identity across all your social media channels. Use branded hashtags, colors, fonts, and imagery to create a unified brand experience.

Engage with Your Audience, Social media is inherently social. Actively engage with your audience by responding to comments, messages, and mentions promptly. Encourage conversations, ask questions, run polls, and solicit feedback to foster a sense of community around your brand.

Measure and Iterate, Monitor the performance of your social media efforts using analytics tools provided by each platform. Track key metrics such as reach, engagement, follower growth, and conversion rates. Use these insights to refine your strategy, experiment with new content formats, and iterate based on what resonates best with your audience.

How Can We Help?

If this process sounds overwhelming, then you might need to look at outsourcing some of it to an agency. Let us reach out to brands for you, help build your social media as-well as create brand specific websites to solidify your home on the web, you can find our work here and you can also contact us here for free consultation.