Getting Started with Creating your visual Branding
Episode 32 - Getting started with creating your visual branding with Cat Byrne of Gatto Web
If, like me, you’re not a natural designer or you’re struggling to know where to start with creating visual branding for your side-hustle this episode of On The Make is a good place to start. Cat seriously knows her stuff when it comes to branding and also web design. In this episode we discuss how you can be your own designer and Cat shares a whole load of tips on where to start with creating your visual branding.
We also talk about web design and creating a user-friendly website as well as some common mistakes Cat often sees on people’s websites that can easily be fixed.
IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER
Where to start with working on a new branding project
What the brand discovery part of creating a new brand is essential to creating a solid, well thought out brand style.
How to create a moodpboard to bring your brand discovery work and ideas to life.
How to use your mood board to start pulling together colour ways, logo ideas, font ideas etc.
The essential components of a brand style guide.
Where’s the best place to start in terms of figuring out the design.
Making a website not only beautiful but also user-friendly.
Watch-outs to be aware of if you’re tweaking the design of your website
Links to resources we mentioned in this episode
Cat’s DIY design school email on which platform to use for your website
The heatmap tool that Cat uses
Cat’s new design class Be Your Own Designer