Tag Archives: brand storytelling

Nick Westergaard

May 11, 2020

Podcast

Blurring the Lines of Branding & Storytelling with Lee Tone

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“People are smart about how they can avoid advertising at all costs. You have to present them with a story they want to hear and use the brand in support of that story.” Lee Tone of Alkemy X has spent his career navigating the blurred lines of advertising and entertainment, finding ways to talk about brands without directly talking about brands. This has never been easy but it’s even harder today. We discussed all of this on this week’s episode of the On Brand podcast.


Nick Westergaard

September 16, 2019

Podcast

Finding Your Brand’s Universal Story with Ellen Utrecht

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“Story doesn’t start with a 40-page deck. It starts with a founder with a vision.” And yet, there are quite a few 40-page branding decks floating around out there. This week on the podcast I was joined by Ellen Utrecht, a branding, film, and storytelling expert and founder of creative agency MikeTeeVee for a conversation about how brand stories really start.


Nick Westergaard

June 17, 2019

Podcast

Remixing Your Brand’s Story and Content with Judi Holler

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/onbrand/Judi_Holler_On_Brand.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“Someone’s story is what gets us most.” With a background in improvisational comedy and marketing, Judi Holler is an expert at crafting and remixing fearless stories. She’s also author of the new book Fear …


Nick Westergaard

August 22, 2016

Podcast

Brand Yourself or You Risk Being Branded by Others

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/onbrand/Deb_Gabor_On_Brand.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“It’s brand or be branded.” That’s the ultimatum that Deb Gabor presented this week on the On Brand podcast. The founder and CEO of Sol Marketing and author of the new bestselling book Branding Is …


Nick Westergaard

September 23, 2015

Advertising / Strategy

Your Ads Don’t Have to Suck

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In the reality series Project Runway, host Tim Gunn often tells stressed fashion designer contestants to “make it work.” That’s the same strategy my wife and I employ for getting through summer with five kids at home, while also trying …