Postal mail system is not dead! Even if you consider it nostalgic but still offline mails are being used by a number of big companies for their legitimate business deals. This is the reason, importance of letter, its page, its layout and its first appearance matters a lot and if we talk specifically about the “letters’ layout”, the letterhead is one of the significant printing collateral for any company.
Letterhead, offers a brief introduction of your company even before envelops are torn. You can flatly say that, letterhead is the physical representation of your company. These are not just printed on your business writing pads in fact you can even pattern them on personalized stationary, utensils and apparatuses related to your company. These are also the simplest, most convenient and basic means of promoting your company. Either you are a novice company owner or boss of a hefty business, letterheads are going to be equally important for you. How? Let me explain.
Importance of Letterheads
Letterheads are significant in many ways. It serves you in a number of ways singularly. E.g.
- Provides info of your company even at first glance
- Tells the customer about your brand image and legitimacy
- Promotes your company, especially, related to sales and communication
- Displays professionalism
- Informs people that you exist
When you will use letterhead enriched pages and stationary then you will be informing about your existence by doing so via its design. Moreover, it will also offer your clients a sense of security that they are doing business with a legitimate company. Along with this, it represents a logical professionalism in you by telling others that how much you are serious for your company.
Now, having a letterhead is not enough unless its design and layout is enticing enough and represents your business idea as a whole. Thus, you will have to choose the design for your letterhead carefully because it all about is representing your name.
Here are some guidelines that you will consider to choose a heartwarming design for your letter head.
- Choose a Company Slogan
The days had gone when simply an address at the start of the page used to represent your company. Now, with an advancement in promotional activities an appealing phrase is must. It is not necessary to be a promoting tagline in fact it can be simply a message for others. Choose this tagline carefully as this will be the extract of your business.
- Choose a Logo
Logos are more in fashion than names because these drawn entities displays idea of your business even to those who can’t read and write. Hence when you will have a logo along with your business name, you will be able to target all kind of audience for your company.
- Font Style
Font style, in which your letterhead description would be written needs to be carefully chosen. Don’t go for a font i.e. too funky and unreadable but having an ordinary writing style won’t be suitable either. Font should be reader-friendly, precise and eye popping.
- Put Signatures
Last but not the least, you will have to put the representative signatures in your letterhead. In this way, whenever your letter will approach somewhere, the signature would represent the owner solely.
Now, the complete design, message and layout of your letterhead is ready then make a spelling and grammar check twice. Remove errors and send it for printing as well as publishing purposes.
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