Deciding on what colors will best represent your practice is an essential part of building your brand message! Color can evoke emotions and thoughts, so it is vital to keep this in mind when choosing the colors that represent your practice. The perception your patients have of your brand will be influenced by your color choices, so here are a few tips to help you decide what hues are best.
Understand the Psychology Behind Color
Color is a great tool to communicate with your patients. Depending on the shades you use to represent your practice, you can influence certain types of feelings your patients have towards your practice. For example, yellow and orange are perfect for evoking feelings of warmth, happiness and interest. And black will elevate your practice to appear luxurious.
Pinterest is a great tool for inspiration. Try searching color schemes, or color combinations. As you search through content, save pins with color that you are immediately drawn to. Sharing this idea board with your administrator or marketing team will allow them to see what types of hues you are drawn to and give them a great starting point when building your brand.
Look at Your Competitors
Another great method is looking at what colors your competitors use. When doing this, you will be able to stay original and get an idea of what color could help you stand out in the sea of your market.
Ask yourself, What do you like?
At the end of the day, it is important to choose the colors that you are drawn to. Essentially, your brand is a reflection of yourself. Stay original to who you are and don’t feel pressured to use certain colors, even if other practices in your market are using them. Using colors that express who you are will create a unique image for your practice.