Phil Davis (businessman)
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Phil Davis is a branding expert, and the founder of Tungsten Branding.
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He ran a full service advertising firm in the Tampa Bay area of Florida for 17 years before moving to North Carolina. There, he helped his new hometown name/brand The White Squirrel Music Festival. The Festival is now an annual occurrence with 20,000-25,000 attendees. In 2003, he started Tungsten Branding in Asheville, North Carolina. The business was later moved to Brevard.
Naming and branding
Phil Davis is the founder of Tungsten Branding. He has named and/or branded over 250 regional, national, and international companies, products, and services, including PODS (Portable On Demand Storage), America Strong, EarlyMoments, Trickle Star, TeamLogic IT, RallyHouse, Double Cross Vodka, Big Earth, Addition Financial, and TradingBlock. His company, Tungsten Branding, achieved a Top 5 Global Naming Firm ranking by Clutch.co in 2017 and 2018. Davis has been interviewed about Branding by Forbes Agency Council, The Washington Post, Salon, Bloomberg’s Business Week, TV Guide, AdAge, AOL Small Business, D&B’s AllBusiness.com and others.
He hosts a national podcast, Brilliant Branding. Davis has said that a problem people make is naming their company around their products and services, rather than naming it around their ultimate goal/ultimate mission. He recommends leaving room for growth or a potential future pivot.
- "How To Brand And Name Your Company". https://www.goforlaunch.io/how-to-brand-name-your-company/.
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- Nish, Caitlin (2013-04-02). "The Art of Naming a New Advisory Firm". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887323296504578398303174957508.
- Davis, Phil. "Phil Davis". https://www.entrepreneur.com/author/phil-davis2.
- "Phillip Davis, Official Member of Forbes Councils". https://profiles.forbes.com/members/agency/profile/Phillip-Davis-Founder-CEO-Tungsten-Branding/9f262703-ac45-401d-8c8f-90da254b4a0d.
- "Naming a Business in 2015: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities | Clutch.co". https://clutch.co/agencies/naming/resources/business-naming-domain-trends-2015.
- "Naming experts’ 21 tips to choose the right domain name in the new top level domain space". https://www.key-systems.net/en/blog/choose-the-right-domain-name.
- "Tungsten Branding Client Reviews | Clutch.co". https://clutch.co/profile/tungsten-branding.
- "Don't Let the Wrong Name Sink Your Startup". 2012-04-12. https://readwrite.com/2012/04/12/dont-let-the-wrong-name-sink-y/.
- "10,000 Hours in 10 Minutes: Phillip Davis on Naming and Branding". https://mediashower.com/blog/expert-interview-with-phillip-davis-about-naming-and-branding-for-media-shower/.
- "Post | Lists and Leads | Concept Marketing Group". https://www.marketingsource.com/post/the-benefits-of-rebranding-your-company.
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- "Author | Clutch.co". https://clutch.co/author/Phillip%20Davis.
- November 24, Kelle Clarke on; Business, 2014 in Building Your (2014-11-24). "Branding Your Notary Business With The Right Name". https://www.nationalnotary.org/notary-bulletin/blog/2014/11/branding-notary-business-right-name.
- "Brilliant Branding". https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2690/brilliant-branding.
- "Brilliant Branding on Apple Podcasts". https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/brilliant-branding/id1273354122.
- "Renaming Weinstein Company Won't Be Easy". 2017-10-10. https://adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/weinstein-a-rebrand-helen-reddy/310825.