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Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel DOWNLOAD Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Or inventing words that ultimately become a part of our everyday vocabulariesWordcraft is Frankel's in depth look at how companies name themselves and their products and in the process of defining their business through words and language develop narratives that define the way they present themselves to the outside world His lively fly on the wall narrative takes us into the conference rooms of Lexicon the world's largest professional naming firm where we see how the highly successful email pager known as the BlackBerry got its name We travel to Germany to learn how Porsche approached the naming of its controversial SUV a car that challenged the company's famously sporty image The creative team behind Viagra explains how they took a completely fabricated word and turned it into a powerful idea We witness how IBM assumed ownership of the word and story of e business and in so doing turned around its corporat. Although I read this and the other branding books on here as research for a new article I was writing I found this book to be very interesting It is the nonfiction account of how a journalist became a corporate namer and then talks about tricks of the naming trade and some case studiesI referenced it in interviewing some namers for my article and they were impressed I had read it but noted that it turned the author into a total persona non grata in the naming industry center of the SF Bay areaIf you like words and are fascinated by the stories of how decisions get made good and bad you ll be entertained

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Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel DOWNLOAD Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB E mindset and returned to a dominant industry positionThe book is filled with stories about how things get their names but it's not just tales of business meetings and product launches We meet the characters who populate the naming world information age neologists like freelance namer Andrea Michaels who plays professional Scrabble and competes on TV game shows when not brainstorming for corporate clients And we learn about the civic unrest that erupted in Denver when the naming rights for Mile High Stadium were sold Frankel laces his narrative with cultural and historical references and uotations from thinkers as diverse as Marianne Moore and Lawrence Lessig all of which add a layer of richness and depth to this book's multithreaded and engaging storiesFor anyone intrigued by the power of words and ideas in today's marketplace Wordcraft is a captivating tour of a fascinating world From the Hardcover editio. If you think the idea of people naming businesses and products is the coolest thing ever you will be on the same wavelength as the author and might be able to enjoy this book For me personally it s not that exciting I was interested in the subject for practical reasons But I simply couldn t read this book normally I like the style of writing that accompanies in depth journalism but in this case it didn t succeed in making a fairly bland subject exciting or intriguing at all and instead it meant that it seemed to endlessly circle around the topic rather than actually focusing on it

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Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel DOWNLOAD Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Five little words BlackBerry Accenture Viagra Cayenne e business Two of the words are appropriated BlackBerry and Cayenne; two are completely made up Viagra and Accenture; and one e business is a composite word made of a word and a letter that already exist These five words are the characters in this book Words shape and move the modern marketplace; they are at once ubiuitous and invisible But where do words such as Saturn PowerBook and Tylenol originate How did we come to xerox our paperwork and have a cup of Starbucks Which names work and why For journalist Alex Frankel what began as an exercise in curiosity tracing the evolution of a handful of the most successful brand names from the marketplace to their places of origin resulted in a year long journey in which he gained access to a previously undiscovered world of forward thinking creatives professional namers the uniue group of marketers responsible f. Naming agencies get huge amounts of money for coming up with names that in many cases just plain suck A lot of their process ends up sounding like luck in this book which often gets bogged down in uninteresting detail and focuses on 5 names half of which aren t interesting Cayenne who cares Accenture again who cares Viagra and BlackBerry sure those are appealing and interesting but this book makes it sound like the naming business is hard to get into populated with con artists and people who got lucky breaks and largely a hit or miss proposition where each firm has its own techniues and insiders who get lucky enough often enough to keep their businesses going If you ve ever considered going into this field this book will probably discourage you If you ve ever wondered how names get picked a lot of it is luck huge lists of crap the use of focus groups and selling techniues worthy of those into neurolinguistic programming Not so much a book about linguistics vocabulary wordsmiths or creativity as much as a book about a few lucky souls who have made obscene amounts of money in a business that s a lot about the sell than a science


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    EBOOK / PDF [Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business] Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel Naming agencies get huge amounts of money for coming up with names that in many cases just plain suck A lot of their process ends up sounding

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel EBOOK / PDF [Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business] Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD WordCraft started off well with indepth and well crafted case studies of BlackBerry Accenture and Viagra and derailed in the second half The author had a promising book on the craft of words and language in branding but tried too hard to give it an air of gravitas and zeitgeist when discussing IBMs e business Decent book overall th

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    EBOOK / PDF [Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business] SUMMARY Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business My review from Brand Building MagazineIn a transitional chapter of Wordcraft Alex Frankel describes the genesis of the word ‘maverick’ and its meanings1 an unbranded range animal; especially a motherless calf 2 an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party Samuel Maverick was an American pioneer who did not brand his cattle In time Maverick’s neighbors and other cattlemen began to

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    SUMMARY Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD Frankel has written the On Language column for the New York Times Magazine and reported on business culture for Wired Fast Company and Outside Magazines His interests in synthetic languages led him to launch his own product naming firm from the jacket Five Little Words Blackberry Accenture Viagra Cayenne and e business Two of the

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Alex Frankel Alex Frankel ê 6 DOWNLOAD SUMMARY Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business I have this one from the library but I have to take it back cuz we're moving and I don't want it to get lost I did take time to read the author's notes and the table of contents and I can tell this is gonna be a

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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Wordcraft The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business
  • Alex Frankel
  • English
  • 03 January 2020
  • 9781400051045