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Guru Archetype

Kevin and Amy climb great heights and brave steep mountains to talk to the wise and experienced Guru Archetype. Is your business known for “knowing things?” Do numbers, stats, research and lots and lots of data turn you on? Do you want people to trust your company because you can back up your claims with…

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The Neighbor Archetype

Let’s talk about our neighbors. You know, the ones that you know so well so you’ve given them a key to your house. They feed your goldfish and water your plants while you are away. Yeah, those people. The Neighbor Archetype is a popular one because it is low-key, friendly and trustworthy based on familiarity.…

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The Lover Archetype

Things get steamy as Kevin and Amy dive into the passion of the Lover Archetype. Sex sells, but that is not the only thing powers this archetype. Passion for your business, products, and services is the real key! Discover the sizzle and excitement of The Lover Archetype as you explore the strengths, weaknesses and the…

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The Outlaw Archetype

The Outlaw Archetype doesn’t do anything in a traditional way. But it’s not all about bikers and criminals and being in your face. Well, maybe a little in your face. Remember, Robin Hood was an Outlaw too! Find out what makes Amy’s company, Zeedia Media the outlaw that is going to tempt you to elevate your…

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Jester Archetype

Laugh along with Kevin and Amy as they discuss the Jester Archetype. Kevin is a self-proclaimed life-long jester. Amy says he’s “The king of bad dad jokes.” Discover the essentials of being a Jester brand, examples of other companies who embrace this wacky archetype and do it well, and take heed of potential pitfalls as…

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The Explorer Archetype

Embark on a journey with Kevin and Amy as they discover that makes the Explorer brand so powerful. You explore the world (Jeep, Cannondale) or you can explore and idea and a experience because you deserve it (Starbucks, Brand Archetypes.) The next few episodes dive into each archetypes. Kevin and Amy started with the Explorer…

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Style Guide Podcast - BrandArchetypes.com

In this episode, Kevin and Amy talk about what style guides are, why they are important, and what exactly goes into a style guide. A style guide can be the next most important document for a business after the business plan. If you have a great style guide then all creative people who work for…

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Naming a Company

Fair warning: Put on your thick skin. This just might hurt a bit. This process is going to be long. It is rare that naming your company happens quickly or easily. Kevin and Amy dive even deeper into the process of creating an amazing and powerful name that is on brand. They discuss the importance…

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Naming a Company

Naming a company can be a painful and laborious process. There is a lot of pressure to secure a good one — and you have to love it because you are going to be saying and writing it many thousands of times for years to come. It’s kind of like naming a child or, to…

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taglines and slogans

People often confuse or interchange the terms tagline and slogan. We discuss the differences and the elements that make up great taglines. In this episode we cover these topics related to taglines: Lingo Flows off the tongue Subtle changes Implied meaning One word versions The annual changes to the Coca Cola brand The process of…

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