The American Podcasting Company needed a new name to take them beyond podcasting associations and help position them as a vibrant new media company.


Gimlet not only suggests a refreshing gin gimlet; it’s also the name of a tool for boring holes, giving us the phrase gimlet-eyed, meaning “to have keen vision or insight” — a perfect name for a fresh and insightful media company.

What Is The Value of a Lexicon Created Brand Name?

Truly effective names deliver fundamental value — they drive revenue. They give power and momentum to new ideas. Creating an effective name is not just a good thing, it is essential to success.

Here’s how we create them:

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