CatchThis Blog / Erin Milnes

Erin Milnes

November 29, 2018

Asana, a service that teams and individuals use to plan and track the progress of work projects, is doubling down on its own project: to shape “the future of work,” in the words of co-founder and CEO Dustin Moskovitz. The startup, whose products are used by millions of free and paying users, today is announcing […]

Erin Milnes

November 27, 2018

San Francisco-based apparel giant Gap Inc. recently launched Hill City, a men’s luxury activewear brand. The new brand is essentially a men’s Athleta (another Gap-owned apparel maker, known for yoga pants, leggings,  sweaters, and other day-to-night activewear for women). Both companies serve consumers who are looking to own fewer and better clothes (and don’t mind […]

Erin Milnes

November 20, 2018

The Washington Post sought Catchword’s expert input in its recent story on National Landing, the new neighborhood for Amazon’s HQ2a (or is it 2b?) in Northern Virginia. Co-founder Laurel Sutton was happy to oblige. “When they come up with a name like National Landing, it is not to serve the needs of the people who […]

Erin Milnes

November 16, 2018

“When they come up with a name like National Landing, it is not to serve the needs of the people who live there, it’s to serve the needs of the developer,” said Laurel Sutton, one of the founders of Catchword, a California naming and branding consultant.

Erin Milnes

November 13, 2018

Higher education enrollment marketing services provider Campus Explorer has relaunched as Archer Education, a name developed by Catchword to highlight the company’s targeted approach. The company uses outcome-focused, predictive modeling to help schools pinpoint more of the right prospects. Catchword developed Archer to suggest this precision as well as the overarching, full-lifecycle package of services. Archer […]

Erin Milnes

November 1, 2018

Catchword is very proud to announce that Soluna has been recognized with a 2018 Transform Award for Naming Strategy. Catchword developed the name earlier this year for the groundbreaking blockchain infrastructure firm, the first to be fully powered by its own renewable energy. The Transform Awards Winners Book explained the win this way: “The judges […]

Erin Milnes

October 30, 2018

Nissan has introduced an affordable new crossover utility vehicle (that means somewhere between an SUV and a hatchback/wagon): the Kicks. The subcompact will be sold globally, replacing the Juke in the U.S. Overall, reviews so far have been pretty good, particularly on the value-to-price metric. But will the name drive traffic? I say it’s green lights […]

Erin Milnes

October 18, 2018

Our very own Maria Cypher was selected as a featured attendee for NamesCon 2019 and profiled in its magazine! FAST FACTS Location: Oakland, California Time spent in the domain industry: Almost 20 years Favourite extension: .com Tell us which domain you wish you owned: CarInsurance.com would help the bank account Currently reading: “The Lessons of […]

Erin Milnes

October 10, 2018

“He [came] up with a name that promotes his own ideology: Which in this case is ‘America First.’ So if it’s going to be an agreement, he’s gotta put the U.S. first over and above everybody,” Sutton said.

Erin Milnes

October 4, 2018

This week, the fast-growing life science services platform built in partnership with investment firms Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners unveiled its new name and brand: Eversana. Catchword developed the name, a blend of ever and sana (Latin for “healthy”), to convey the company’s long-term commitment to advance life sciences for a healthier world. […]