Motto® is a global strategic branding agency. We work with business leaders to scale their brands and create Ideas Worth Rallying Around®

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/ Meet Motto®

Branding what’s next

Are you wanting to scale your organization faster or refresh your brand? Motto is more than a global branding agency — we’re a business advisor, strategist, and vision partner.

We work with high-growth B2B/B2C companies to drive strategic direction and align internal and external narratives. C-suite teams hire us to sharpen the purpose, codify the DNA, define a brand motto, pin a new strategy, and future-proof the business with a disruptive brand.

Brand Strategy

→ Research & Insights
→ Vision & Purpose
→ Tagline/Big Idea
→ Brand Positioning
→ Brand Architecture
→ Brand Story & Values

Brand Identity

→ Visual Identity
→ Verbal Identity
→ House Voice & Tone
→ Art Direction
→ Brand Guidelines
→ Naming

Brand Expression

→ Employee Activation
→ Brand Campaigns
→ Packaging
→ Messaging
→ Digital/Web
→ Launch & Rollout

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/ Meet the Founders

Motto® is .01% of agencies led by women.

Motto opened its doors in 2005 with $250. It all started when two rebellious college dropouts, Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger, decided to do brand differently. Today, they are a whole lot wiser, globally recognized, and bestselling authors. Motto partners with B2B/B2C high-growth companies that are visionary, challengers, and do big things in our culture.

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Sunny Bonnell & Ashleigh Hansberger,
Founders of Motto®
/ Categories

✳︎Tech/SaaS

✳︎Arts & Culture

✳︎Beauty/Wellness

✳︎Food & Drink

✳︎Entertainment

✳︎Sports

✳︎Hospitality

✳︎Finance

/ Bestselling Business Book

Stand out and win the differentiation war.

Hailed as one of the most unique business books of its time and used by innovators everywhere, Rare Breed flips the script on conventional thinking and business-as-usual.

⚡️ Seth Godin “A ruckus to make things better.”
⚡️ NY Post “Top 5 Career Books of all time.”
⚡️ USA Today “An entire windstorm of original thinking.”

Authored by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger, this brazen guide will transform how you think, lead and work.

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/ Testimonials

“All of this would not have been possible without the brilliant team at Motto led by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger challenging our thinking and carrying us through the whole rebranding process.”

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Hicham Chahine CEO, Ninjas in Pyjamas

“One of the best experiences of our organization.”

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Geoff Colon Head of Brand Studio, Microsoft®

“Motto “gets it”. Their team helped us think about who we are as a company and the message we needed to convey. This exercise not only displayed maturity on their part, but it helped our company solidify and document our purpose.”

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Brad Herrmann & Hai Ngyuen Founders, Text-Em-All
ESTABLISHED 2005

Motto® gives brands
something to say, not
just something to sell.

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