brand·​ing | \ ˈbran-diŋ How to pronounce branding (audio) \

Definition of branding

: the promoting of a product or service by identifying it with a particular brand

Examples of branding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Companies and brands across the U.K. have raced to pay tributes to the queen online, often switching out colorful branding for monochrome on their social-media profiles. Denise Roland, WSJ, 14 Sep. 2022 The idea is to have consistent branding, but with customized layouts that make sense for the environment, Curtis said. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, 12 Sep. 2022 The key to successful affiliate marketing is ensuring that your affiliate is aligned with your company’s branding. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 12 Sep. 2022 This weekend, Disney’s biennial fan convention, the D23 Expo — a sort of state of the union for all things branded Disney — previewed some changes that might define the decade to come, including still more movie branding. Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2022 While those doing the writing and those doing graphic design are often different people or groups, collaborating with one another can yield branding that is more cohesive—and ultimately more effective. Roger Boutin, Forbes, 17 Aug. 2022 The independent agency also recently unveiled new branding and opened the doors to its New York office, which houses the agency’s growing theater, audio and publishing teams. Brent Lang, Variety, 12 Aug. 2022 According to Google's PR email (no links, sorry), people will begin seeing Duo's app and website branding swap over to Google Meet this week. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 4 Aug. 2022 Panels exploring the legacy of discrimination in sports also examine the stereotypes and appropriation of Native American imagery and culture used in team names, mascots, and branding, such the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Blackhawks. Shauna Stuart |, al, 28 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of branding

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of branding was in 1913

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26 Sep 2022

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“Branding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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