Inkovations: Brand Personality

How to come up with a brand name

Electric Eel or Glitterati? How To Come Up With a Brand Name

When it comes to naming, make-up brands are at the top of their game:

Razzledazzler.

Ruby Woo.

Electric Eel.

Glitterati.

Just a few of our personal favourites and just the tip of the ultra-blue iceberg of brilliant cosmetic brand names.

So why do make-up brands put...

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13 Wacky Words That Make You Fade Away, Not Stand Out

As a follow-up to our previous post “26 Vanilla, Vague and Overused Words That Weaken Your Web Copy" here are a few words that may have been fresh, interesting and wacky at first but have become total clichés over...

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Win a Workshop

Make Your Message Magnetic: Win a Workshop Worth £1000

In 2003, Jesse and Julie Mecham were only just married. They were also completely broke… and stressed.

They were anxious because they wanted to finish University without sinking into debt. To help them get by, Jesse created an Excel spreadsheet to manage their meagre income.

It was so useful, he then decided to sell the...

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Brand personality archetypes

What If You Haven’t Found Your Brand Archetype Yet? The Final Part Of Our Series

(This is the last installment of our brand archetypes series. Skip to the end to refresh your memory on all twelve archetypes)

Over the last few weeks we’ve been digging into the twelve core archetypes and sharing stories from the brands...

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Go Boldly and Evoke The Explorer Brand Archetype

(Haven’t read our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes yet? check it out here)

I don’t necessarily want to tell you this, but I will. My name is Alice and I am a Trekkie.

Yes,...

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Don't Worry, Be Happy, Learn How To Express The Innocent Archetype

(Need to read our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes? Find it here)

In the late nineties, long before the rise of juicing, nutribullets and an influx of health drinks pulverized from...

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Are You a 'Magician' Brand? Here's How To Cast Your Spell

(Need to read our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes? It’s here)

What sort of image does the word ‘magician’ conjure (pun very much intended) up for you? Perhaps it’s a Wizard in...

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Are you a 'Citizen' Brand? Stand Out, By Fitting In...

(Need to check out our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes? It’s here)

It’s official, living near a pub is good for you. Newcastle Business School have conducted a 10-year study into...

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Are you a 'Hero' Brand? Read on and Save the Day!

(Haven’t read out our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes yet? It’s here)

The Hero - in his many guises as Warrior, Champion, Athlete or Soldier - is a dominant force across the...

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Feel The Love...How to Express the Lover Brand Archetype

(Need to read our introduction to the 12 core brand archetypes? It’s here)

Do you remember the 1980s Nescafe couple and their story of yuppie love played out over a cup of Gold Blend? What began...

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