Identity Episodes

rob meyerson on brand

Rob Meyerson is a brand consultant, professional namer, and co-author of the sixth edition of Designing Brand Identity. On his previous visit to the show, we discussed his work as a namer. For his return, we zoomed out to focus … Read More

‎abbey mcgrew on brand

Abbey McGrew is the founder and creative director of Wayfarer Design Studio, where she helps thoughtful e-commerce founders to bring their brands to life through visual identity, packaging, and web design. We discussed all of this and more this week … Read More

Michelle Mazur is a messaging expert who helps brands of all shapes and sizes craft their own unique and powerful messages. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. But with her “3-Word Rebellion” approach—drawing on social movements and her background … Read More

Siena Dexter On Brand

As Director of Strategy at Smashbrand, Siena Dexter helps both online and offline brands refine their point-of-sale positioning and packaging. Believe it or not, in 400+ episodes, we haven’t spent that much time talking about these incredibly important topics and … Read More

joe belliotti on brand

Music industry veteran Joe Belliotti is an expert in sonic branding. While most marketers focus on visuals, brand builders today need to think about the impressions that can be made and emotions that can be evoked through music and sound. … Read More

rob meyerson on brand

Rob Meyerson is a brand naming expert and author of the new book Brand Naming. And, as I said many times during the episode, “we don’t talk about brand naming enough!” Luckily Rob does and did so for us this … Read More

jason harris on brand

As Co-Founder & CEO of creative agency Mekanism, Jason Harris knows a thing or two about building brands. His goal is to bring the idea of persuasion into the twenty-first century by exploring an approach that gets its strength not … Read More

onbrandart richard lau

Using AI to simplify logo design? How would that even work? Richard Lau is a serial entrepreneur who’s launched several helpful businesses that he’s eventually exited. His latest venture,, answers this very question. We discussed logo design, AI, and more on this week’s episode of the On Brand podcast. Read More

brad flowers on brand 2

“We have to put aside our personal preference and put in the time to figure out what really works for what the client needs.” This is a challenge for marketers on a variety of topics but is especially critical to the vital task of naming. Luckily, Brad Flowers wrote the book on naming—aptly titled The Naming Book—and he’s joined us this week on the On Brand podcast to discuss just that. Read More

margie agin on brand

“You can start with a catchy tagline but you can’t stop there.” Margie Agin helps B2B technology companies discover what makes them unique and find the words to say it. She is the founder and chief strategist of Centerboard Marketing, a DC-based marketing agency, and author of Brand Breakthrough: How to Go Beyond a Catchy Tagline to Build an Authentic, Influential and Sustainable Brand Personality. We discussed all of this and more on this week’s On Brand podcast. Read More

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