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May 2022

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Catchword is a trusted leader in naming and branding that’s been creating impactful identities for clients worldwide since 1998. From offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Denver, Catchword helps clients express who, what, and why they are. Industry-leading brands such as TikTok, Intel, Allergan, Boston Scientific, Starbucks, HBO, and VW turn to Catchword for creativity and strategic insight delivered with expert guidance.

    Clients

    • Aetna
    • Allergan
    • Amazon
    • Corning

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Catchword provides ongoing creative services to one of the world’s largest professional services networks, including product and service naming, naming strategy, and copywriting for the US, European, and other regional groups.

    “What keeps us coming back to Catchword is the ease of working with them. … I wish I could have somebody at Catchword on call at all times.” – Brand Manager, PwC

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    WANT Branding is a strategic agency with offices in New York City, Miami, FL, and Denver, CO. Since 1999, the firm and its team of about 4-10 employees has specialized in all things branding and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    WANT Branding provides naming services to a marketing and communications agency. They support the naming projects of their clients, guiding them through a narrowing process until finding the right name.

    “They’re very creative and knowledgeable, and they provide great stories behind each name.”

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Diego, CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a premier branding agency based in San Diego that is reimagining the way brands are built. By unifying strategy, design, and digital expertise under one roof, their team creates market-leading brands that are driven by data, fueled by design, and built for digital from day one.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Facebook
    • Umo
    • Brooklyn Brewery

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Traina developed a guitar manufacturer's WordPress website. They've used Adobe Photoshop and XD to create the site's design. They've implemented initial on-page SEO, and they're providing routine maintenance.

    "We feel like they're coming with a lot of intelligence in their design iterations."

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    River + Wolf is a naming agency based in New York, N.Y. with clients around the world. Its team of 6 or more provides all services relevant to brand naming, from strategic positioning and name development to brand linguistic checks, trademark screening, and design.

    Clients

    • Maison Ferrand
    • Philips
    • Calvin Klein
    • CapGemini

    Notable Project

    Wanting to break away from usual company names, a wealth management firm relied on River + Wolf's services. They presented a list and explained each name's meaning and branding impact to help the client choose.

    "I understood through their work why a lot of companies with naming and branding needs continue to approach them."

     

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2005, Motto is a branding agency with offices in Dallas, TX, and New York City. The agency and the 20+ member team are experts in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • Brooklyn Brewery
    • Virgin®
    • Andela

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Motto supported rebranding efforts by recreating the overall look-and-feel of the brand. This involved consulting, designing a new logo and brand guidelines, and clarifying messaging.

    "Motto was able to identify who we really are as a company and help us own it."

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Geneva, IL

    Rule29 is a creative strategy and design firm based in Geneva, Ill. Their 20-person team provides a wide range of creative services including branding, web design, and print design. Founded in 2000, they specialize in mid-market clients. 

    Clients

    • Fellowes
    • Make-A-Wish
    • Cargill
    • American Red Cross

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rule29 was hired by a SaaS company to help develop their brand identity. They've developed a defining brand guide and implemented it throughout the client's organization digitally and in print.

    "R29 has a consistent work ethic and communication cadence."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    NameStormers is a brand naming agency that was founded in 1985 and based in Austin, Texas with team members extending to Los Angeles and Boston. Their 11+ employees deliver company and product name services to include name ideation, preliminary trademark screening, linguistic and cultural screening, domain status checks, naming architecture and strategy, and name testing.

    Clients

    • 7-Eleven (Brazilian Bold)
    • Aetna (Practice iQ)
    • Affinia (The Liaison Hotel in DC)
    • AICPA (Privacy Check)

    Notable Project

    NameStormers helped a job-seeking company conduct research, draft names and taglines, and analyze trademarks. They also tested the company's new branding with a broad audience.

    "Their research style and presentation were unique, comprehensive, and conclusive."

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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Tenet Partners is a branding and marketing firm that's headquartered in New York; they have another office in Rochester, N.Y. Founded in 1973, they have approximately 40 employees that do branding, digital strategy, and print design. Clients are mostly enterprise and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients

    • Mastercard
    • Gore
    • Spectrum Enterprise
    • Edwards Lifesciences

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners is a transportation company’s marketing partner. Their team has led several marketing projects to promote the company's services, including branding, messaging, and content development. 

    “They can distill down complex topics to create 2–3 key points and articulate them powerfully in their content.” 

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Founded in 1996, Conjure is a full-service design agency based in Chicago. Their team of approximately 15 employees mostly services midmarket and enterprise-level clients in a variety of industries. While branding is their main offering, they also provide graphic and collateral design.

    Clients

    • Verso
    • United States Steel
    • Sodexo
    • Fairmont Hotels

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Conjure helped establish the brand identity of an energy provider during a period of rapid growth. They managed communications, public relations, and the brand’s reputation and sustainability.

    “They are small, agile, and confident.”

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Zinzin is a naming agency located in Berkeley, Calif. It was founded in 2011 and has fewer than 5 employees.

    Clients

    • Clutch
    • 3M
    • ABC
    • Alcatel

    Notable Project

    A workflow and patient management software company was looking to rebrand their image into something that represented them better. Zinzin worked to create a name that matched the client’s mission and vision.

    "Their expertise was outstanding — we could just tell that they were season professionals."

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  • 29
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Addison, TX

    Working exclusively with B2B clients, Spire creates positive interactions between their clients' brands and audiences. Spire Agency’s ultimate goal is to elevate B2B client brands; creating positive interactions between the brand and its audiences. Founded in 2005, the 15+ member team is primarily headquartered in Texas with offices in Dallas and Austin.

    Clients

    • TrinityRail
    • American Airlines
    • Dynata
    • Airbus

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Spire Agency outlined the brand messaging and positioning and proceeded to redesign and enhance the UI of the business’ website. The team also designed marketing collateral and put together branded slide decks.

    "Spire Agency definitely helped us step up our game."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brevard, NC

    Tungsten Branding is a global naming firm based in Brevard, N.C. that serves clients worldwide. They specialize in company naming, rebranding and repositioning services. Their client base ranges from multinational organizations to mid-market companies, representing financial, IT, medical and industrial businesses.  

    Clients

    • PODS
    • Johnson Controls
    • Benjamin Moore
    • HITACHI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TUNGSTEN led the branding efforts of a car competition platform. They conducted trademark research to identify brand strategies and devised the client's brand message, logo, color scheme, and style guide.

    "TUNGSTEN gave us a good working experience by handling every task with confidence and leading us to success."

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