Why Logos and Branding Matter for your Law Firm
March 8th, 2017 | By: Walker Advertising | Posted in: Marketing
Branding refers to how a firm projects their identity during marketing efforts. Some firms thrive on their traditional image, while others want to show an ability to take on any case that comes their way. One of the core elements to branding is a firm’s logo because it emphasizes the characteristics and qualities of the practice with creative elements such as images, fonts, text size, colors, etc. Prospects who know nothing about your firm should have an indication of your corporate culture with just a glance at your logo. Over time, constant association with the image and message resonate with customers, which is why logos and branding matter for your law firm.
Advantages of an Appealing Logo
Name recognition happens after seeing the same image associated with the same message over and over again. When you think of your favorite technology or clothing brand, an image of their logo may automatically come to mind. Depending on the firm’s corporate culture and area of law, creating a completely unique logo will differentiate you from your competitors and be a recognizable mark that can be used across various mediums.
An appealing logo looks good on paper, video, and the web. Customers may automatically dismiss a firm if their logo appears unprofessional because it can serve as an indication of the kind of service they will receive. Great logos can be utilized for your firm’s marketing and branding needs within a short period of time or over the years and clients will immediately associate it with your practice.
Elements of a Strong Logo
The following characteristics are often utilized to create strong logos:
- In line with your corporate philosophy
- Memorable – The logo serves as your brand personality
- Professionally Designed – Creating a single image that can tell the story of your firm at first look takes skill, which is why a professional firm should be utilized
- Visually unique with respect to easy recognition in the absence of your firm’s name