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When To Opt for a Wordmark Logo | Absolute JEM Blog

When To Opt for a Wordmark Logo

There’s something very powerful about a simple wordmark logo.  A “wordmark” or “logotype” is a logo design made up purely of text. It simply spells out the name of your business. No graphic accents or other bells & whistles. Some of the biggest brands in existence have chosen a wordmark logo to be the foundation […]

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What is a Sub-Brand and Should You Create One?

What is a Sub-Brand and Should You Create One?

Let’s Talk Sub-Brands. First off, what is a sub-brand? In the simplest of terms, it’s a complementary brand created under an existing main brand. A brand within a brand, if you will. A brand spin-off. It’s the Coke Zero to Coca-Cola. The Audible to Amazon. The Air Jordan to Nike. This subsidiary / secondary brand […]

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The 5 Building Blocks of Branding | Absolute JEM

The Building Blocks of Branding

5 V’s you need to build an irresistible brand. When we say the word “branding”, things like logos, color palettes, and font choices come to mind. But we all know that a brand is much more than just the visuals. “A brand is a set of expectations, memories, stories, and relationships that, taken together, account […]

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How To Build Trust on your Website | Absolute JEM

10 Ways To Build Trust on your Website

Trust is the first step to making the sale. Your website’s main goal is to convert viewers into buyers, so you NEED to be sure that it fosters a sense of trust with users. How do you do it? With the following list of what I like to call “trust factor” items. In order to […]

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Should You List Pricing On Your Website | Absolute JEM

Should You List Pricing On Your Website? Yes, Yes You Should.

I’m a firm believer in listing pricing on your website. This is a hotly-debated topic, and I’m not saying that displaying pricing is right for 100% of businesses, but I do believe it’s crucial for us small, service-based businesses. Why? Two reasons: Transparency and qualifying your leads. For me, it comes down to this: I […]

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Should You Give Your Brand A Theme | Absolute JEM

A Killer Brand Strategy: Give Your Brand A Theme

How a memorable theme woven throughout your branding just might give you an edge. I named my business Absolute JEM not only because of my initials (hence the “misspelling”) and because my clients are absolute gems, but also because I wanted to give my brand a theme. I use a consistent gem theme throughout my […]

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I'm Jenna, and I design brands and websites with thoughtful strategy and sparkling personality. Besides nerding out on all things digital marketing, I'm also an avid Bravo watcher, exercise junkie, makeup enthusiast, wrangler of my boys, and drinker of coffee until it's acceptable to drink wine. Is it 5 o'clock yet?

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