Visual Branding

5 Tips for Creating YouTube Thumbnails

5 tips for creating YouTube Thumbnails by Claire Jenks Design

This year I will be producing a lot more video. They’ve said for the past few years, especially last year, that by 2020, 80% plus of content consumed online will be video. We’ve reached 2020. So it’s about time that we start taking video a little bit more seriously. So I’m planning on doing a…

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Speakers S1 Ep1: How do I create on brand presentation slide decks?

How do I incorporate my brand identity into a presentation slide deck? by Claire Jenks Design

You’re a speaker. You’ve spent the time planning the talk, creating the content and then it’s time to put together your slides. One of the biggest missed opportunities to show off your brand is incorporate your brand identity into your presentation slide deck. After attending more and more conferences and speaking events I’ve noticed an…

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Rebranding S1 Ep 3: Can a rebrand damage my business?

Can a rebrand damage my business by Claire Jenks Design

I recent discussed the impact of rebranding vs not rebranding when it’s required. Following on from this I was asked whether a rebrand could actually damage your business and how to avoid a rebrand fail once you’ve decided it’s the right step.   I would say it could be just as damaging as not rebranding…

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Do I Need a Professional Headshot?

Do I Need a Professional Headshot? By Laura Pearman - for Claire Jenks Design

MWAH! I’m delighted to be guesting here on Claire’s blog! I have loved reading her recent collection of expert advice when it comes to branding knowledge.  If you don’t know me already hi I’m Laura and I’m a branded headshots photographer, pleased to meet you! In this blog I’m going to share with you some…

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Stock Imagery vs Professional Bespoke Imagery

Bespoke Imagery vs Stock Imagery by Claire Jenks Graphic Design

I was working with a client recently on her website design who didn’t have any imagery of her own. This meant we couldn’t convey her messaging and make the designs more appealing. We started to explore stock photography sites but couldn’t find anything that would work perfectly. In the end the client invested in getting…

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Rebranding S1 Ep 1: When is the right time to rebrand?

Rebranding Series 1 Ep 1: When is the right time to rebrand by Claire Jenks Design

I was recently approached by a new client who was looking to rebrand their blog. Their blog had been successful, but a lot of changes were happening in their business and after putting off a rebrand for a while, they decided now was the right time. But do you know when it is the right…

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How to use Canva to gain back time in your day

How to use Canva to gain back time in your day by Claire Jenks Design

Time is the one thing you can’t go back and get. Once it’s gone, it’s gone, so it’s so important to use it efficiently and effectively. In business it seems like there’s even less time than ever to get around to all the jobs you need to do.   There’s so many great resources and…

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Why I Invested in On Brand Headshots for my Small Business

Claire Jenks Design: Why I invested in on brand headshots for my small business

The Before You’re working on your social media schedule or website and you’ve hit a stumbling block for what image or headshot to use? This was happening time and time again for me. Using stock imagery and photos of my desk purposely arranged just weren’t hitting the mark anymore. They didn’t say anything about who…

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