How dark archetypes can help you fix your brand

People often use archetypes when they’re talking about brand personality or pinning down a tone of voice. They can be very helpful indeed – but, like everything, they have a dark side. Every heroic brand archetype is balanced by its villainous opposite. Those dark archetypes are just as useful when you’re thinking about your brand.Continue reading “How dark archetypes can help you fix your brand”

No brand’s a hero

For various reasons, the whole narrative branding thing has popped back into my head lately. As someone who’s been intimately involved with brands, worked in feature film development, and written much fiction, it’s something I’ve thought about quite a lot, over the years. One of the things I’ve noticed is that people tend to wantContinue reading “No brand’s a hero”