Does This Name Suck? POSTMATES
Some names really do suck, and Postmates is one of them. We hate to be harsh, but when your name doesn’t tell the story of your brand it’s a wasted asset. Check out this #tellthetruths video where Rebeca tells it like she thinks it is.
What does Branding have to do with Anthropology? Everything, we think! Check out this #tellthetruths video about how the outputs of a lot of our Branding efforts will be the fodder that future Anthropologists study to understand us (not to mention our tweets and TikTok videos!).
How to decide whether to get an MBA? Just as with any complex decision, such as whether to rename a brand, you have to look at the costs and benefits but also the sacrifices and trade-offs that are hidden costs. Is the gap between where your career (or your brand name) is versus where you want it to be greater than the total cost and sacrifice of making the change?
Battle of the Brands – Kroger vs. Piggly Wiggly
In a “Battle of the Brands,” which grocery chain’s brand name wins, Kroger or PigglyWiggly? Watch this #tellthetruths video to find out what we think, and then we invite you to weigh in with your opinion.
That’s Not A Real Word
Are coined words a good choice when naming a brand? Like most things in life, it really depends. Check out this #tellthetruths video to see why!
Are you cheugy? We just love when a word is created to clarify a meaning of something that has no name. We absolutely love naming because it provides just that opportunity
Does This Name Suck? ZILLOW
If a brand name has a cool meaning and no one knows it, does it still make a branding sound?Our friend Dave, who recently took a job at this online real estate company, pointed us to the story behind the Zillow name. It’s a sincere effort. Zillions of points of data are combined with something that feels like home, a pillow.
Words Have Power
Naming something is an awesome responsibility. Words have power and naming something allows us to understand its essence and remember it. It calls its meaning into being.