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Episode 73 – Negative Newsjacking a Bad Idea

Newsjacking

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about Newsjacking, but for our listeners, Newsjacking is when a brand or firm mentions or creates a campaign centered around a major, well-discussed news item. It’s slightly different from a publicity stunt in that the news item is leveraged in marketing while a stunt might acknowledge news within…

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Episode 71 – Marketing the Lover Archetype

71 - Marketing the Lover Archetype

Join Kevin and Amy as they get “sultry” and “passionate” about ideas on how to market the Lover Archetype.  If you are wondering what archetype your company might be, take our FREE QUESTIONNAIRE. It’s the first step in discovering your Brand. Passionate Brands Think of a person or a company who is really passionate about…

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Episode 70 – Interview with Olga Nesterova

We had the very amazing privilege of having a great conversation with Olga Nesterova, founder of  OnestBusiness.com. Her podcast is Onest Conversations, and we got suuuuper honest about brand and marketing. Olga is an experienced marketing strategist who has worked with Fortune 500 companies in New York City successfully growing their social media reach, engagement,…

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Episode 69: Marketing the Explorer Archetype

Marketing the Explorer Archetype

We’re gonna channel our inner Sacagawea today.  It’s all about The Explorer archetype. I know it’s a little like saying out loud which of your kids you like the best … but, if you were to ask me, “which is your favorite archetype, Kevin?”, I’d have to put The Explorer way high on that list.…

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Episode 68 – Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS)

keep it simple

How many times have we been asked (about Brand Archetypes), “Does this reeeeally work?” A LOT! Way more than we would expect and way more than other, seemingly more obvious, questions.  After putting a little thought into this, we have something for us to explore: What is the essence of why Brand Archetypes works so…

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Episode 58 – Marketing the Outlaw Archetype

Marketing the Outlaw Archetype

Amy is so excited for today! Her favorite: Marketing the Outlaw Archetype, and the one that represents her company Zeedia Media.  Today’s podcast is for all you rebellious, contrarian, authority-questioners… for all you radical, free-spirited, wind-in-the-hair types!  The Outlaw is also commonly referred to as The Rebel.  The following are the most critical aspects of…

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Episode 55 – Your Brand is NOT About YOU!

Episode 55 - Your Brand is NOT About YOU

If your brand is not about you, what is it about? Last week we talked about brand mistakes. We danced around the topic of how you need to connect to your audience, but we never came out and said the words, “Your Brand is NOT About YOU!” So, if the statement “Your Brand is NOT…

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Episode 54 – Biggest Branding Mistakes to Avoid

Branding Mistakes

We never let our clients make branding mistakes, but here is a list we put together of what we think are the biggest branding mistakes you want to always avoid.   Some may seem obvious – others not so much. You’d still be surprised how many companies still do this today despite our warnings and podcast they…

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Episode 52 – Marketing the Jester Archetype

Marketing the Jester Archetype

Kevin is doing a happy dance today because are talking about Marketing the Jester Archetype. If the 12 archetypes were children and Kevin had to pick his favorite it is definitely The Jester. As we have been saying all along, the key to making any archetype work is to embrace it fully. Kevin definitely lives…

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