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Branding Your Service

In addition to marketing your eGovernment service, it’s important to promote brand awareness in the process. A Brand is what your customers come to associate with your product or service. It could be a catchy web address or unique logo. It’s whatever you think will stand out among the rest and be easy to remember.

Some examples of successful service branding:

Ideas for Branding Your Service

  • Register a particular domain name (e.g., Mainemarinelicensing.com)
  • Develop a logo (e.g., Rapid Renewal Service)
  • Create a tagline (e.g., Maine.gov – The Official Website of the State of Maine)
  • Send out a press release
  • Create and distribute brochures, posters, etc. with your service logo
  • Attend user association tradeshows
  • Place web address and/or logo on agency stationary and business cards
  • Refer to web address and tagline during your on-hold telephone message
  • Host user testing events prior or after the launch of your service
  • Tell everyone you know!!!
  • Advertising (if it’s in your budget)

Get out there, get noticed!