If you look up ‘brand’ in the dictionary, it's meaning: “ kind, grade, or make, as indicateBranding Cowd by a stamp, trademark, or the like: the best brand of coffee”.  Farmers used  branding livestock, esp. cattle, with a registered or recognized symbol or character, When a cow is branded with a hot iron, it is then easily identified as belonging to its owner. The good news is, you don’t have to go to that extreme to brand yourself!!! However, you are going to have to take some type of action to separate yourself from the thousands of other competitors, that are trying to interest the same public. This is going to be little harder than branding livestock, but well worth the effort.

First, ask yourselves questions like: What impression do I want to leave in visual marketing on the Internet or when they meet face to face? This  is very important, because once we come to that conclusion how we want to be perceived by your public.

Now let's figure out ways to be seen and heard. Let's look at the free social networking sites. The most popular at the present time are Myspace, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. There are more, but if you use these constantly, then you will be well on your way to branding yourself.

The internet has become an even greater marketing tool for small businesses, with local online advertising. Prospective customers are looking for local services online. Where Your Customers Are Looking. There are many local Business Directory listing. Most are free or have up grade pricing. There is no reason your business should not be listed in as may as possible. Unless you know where all you customers are looking.
see article  “ Free Local Business Listings

Next, you want to get seen as much as possible. We all get flyers in the mail, and most newspapers have a collection of them  in between the pages of the paper. The most common flyers are the ones you see every week; from local grocery stores, home improvement and offering up great deals for the week.
Did you know that it is possible to get them Free see article “ Free Flyer Advertising

Don’t  be one of the crowd…. Stand out from the crowd…. Get noticed... Be seen...
Now lets market yourselves and get the customers that you need and want.
          -   It is absolutely possible!!   -
Just find out what makes you unique and put yourself out there for all the world to see and watch your business succeed!!