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Tasty Tidbits from the past week…

Sometimes we find juicy news not worthy of a full blog post, yet too darn good to not share with you. These “Tasty Tidbits” are digestible bites of news about new names and the naming industry and what we think of them here at Eat My Words. Bon Appetit! America’s # 1 Populist ! blows […]



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There's Something Rotten in Zenmark

This is a continuing series of postings that will spotlight other naming firms. We think our clients should have a choice, and clearly Eat My Words is not the only naming firm in business. Next up is the self-proclaimed “Last Word in Naming”, Zenmark. Besides being the last word in naming, they are the first […]



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Spoon Me licks the competition with eco-friendly stores

It was only a year ago that Eat My Words named Spoon Me, and now it’s the coolest frozen yogurt franchise on the planet. Here is some recent press from the Daily Herald, which also includes a video of founder, Ryan Combe. (For the record, the word “cuddle,” makes us cringe.) Sunday, 24 August 2008 […]



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Tasty Tidbits from the past week…

Sometimes we find juicy news not worthy of a full blog post, yet too darn good to not share with you. These “Tasty Tidbits” are digestible bites of news about new names and what we think of them here at Eat My Words. Bon Appetit! ________________________________________ In the company most in the need of an […]



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Namethis.com – you get what you pay for

We commented before on the crowdsourcing website Namethis.com, where $99 gets you a new name for your product, company or service. As we predicted, it has not gotten any better. The names generated are painfully bad, as evidenced by recent “winners” including: Kareero.com – Career Oriented Website /Personal Branding (sounds like a human resources magician […]



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VivaKi – They are at a loss for real words.

One of our best Head Scratcher scouts, Robin Wolaner, Founder of TeeBeeDee, alerted us to yet another new merger in branding land… Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Publicis, the parent of Starcom MediaVest Group, Zenith Optimedia Group, Digitas, Denuo, and agencies such as Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi, said Chicago-based Performics […]



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We don't mean to be dumby, but what the heck is a Chumby?

Who, or what is a Chumby? (No fair looking.) Okay, it’s not brand new, but play along, kids… A fishing boat robot cleaning device for deck chum A Chia -Gumby A bank for chump change Rugby for chums Some kind of mutant six-legged octopus Our favorite client at Glu, David Zemke, a regular contributor to […]



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