CatchThis Blog / brand name evaluation

Beth Gerber

March 21, 2013

Let’s say you’re naming your company or a new product or service. You’ve hired a naming agency—or have done the name creation in house. The creative exploration is over, and you have a variety of options to choose from. Great. Now comes the hardest part. Before selecting those names that you send to your attorneys […]

Catchword

July 13, 2010

We’ve seen it time and again: evaluating name candidates for a new brand can be an emotional minefield. Idiosyncratic associations (“It reminds me of my Aunt Joan”), the comfort of the familiar over the distinctive, the opinions of colleagues or even family members—all can sabotage objective evaluation and blind companies to their best brand name […]