Building your blog brand is very important. If you are serious blogger and wants to make your blog professional then apart from Domain, keyword and title tag, there is some more aspects to apply for building your blog brand. Yes, I am talking about the designing aspects. Now let’s build blog brand.
#1. Your blog logo
When it comes to branding, the very first thing we should do is get a professional logo for our blog. Logo plays essential role in branding. The very first thing a person sees on your blog is your blog logo, so it is very important to get a unique and professional logo for your blog. You can see our blog logo is pretty simple but unique.
Recommended: Amazing Ideas to Design a logo
#2. Use unique template or customize it
Your template is the dress of your blog, you need to dress your blog in a very unique way. Assume, you and your friends go to party and all of you wear black and white pant, shirt. Now think how many people will recognize you, I think very less people, they may confuse about you and of your friends. So, it is very important to dress your blog in a very unique way.
What you should do to make your template unique:
- The very first thing is to change the color scheme.
- Make small changes like, changing the read more button, icons, header and footer.
- Use single color scheme, for example techcrunch uses only single color scheme.
#3. Change the Default avatar of your blog comment
Yes, this will give a small brand touch to your blog. You can see it in our blog, have a look:
You can see that I am using a custom avatar in my blog, whenever a visitor comments on your blog and if the person doesn’t register in gravatar than the wordpress pulls default mystery man avatar but you can change the mystery man to your custom blog avatar.
Read this post How To Change The Default Avatar In Your WordPress Blog
#4. Use your logo in social networking sites
As a blogger, we already know the importance of social media. Why not to use your logo in social media sites. Use your logo in your Facebook page, twitter profile and all other social media sites. Have a look at our Facebook page facebook.com/mashdesigning
You can see I am using both favicon as profile pic and the logo in the timeline cover. This builds your blog brand.
#5. Use mascot on your blog
Yes, mascot is great way to build your blog brand, have a look at freelanceswitch, how they use mascot to build their blog brand.
You can see that freelanceswitch using same look mascot but in different action, this way you can easily build your blog brand.
These are some of the tips to build your blog brand, there are lots of other ways to build your blog brand. I will share those tips in my future post. Meanwhile enjoy my other post on designing. share this article if you feel so. Thanks for visiting 🙂