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How to Choose a Brand Name That Can Be Trademarked

Up and Running

The following is a brief discussion on choosing a brand name that has a better chance of receiving significant federal trademark protection.

15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? combined the concept of growth with honesty into my company’s name: Reliable Acorn.

The Advanced Guide to Promotional Emails That Convert

ConversionXL

Email makes the world go around, right? Are all emails created equal? The 4 Main Types of Promotional Emails. Upgrade Emails.

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14 List Building Hacks to Grow Your Email Database Fast

ConversionXL

Email marketing is one of the fastest ways to drive sales of any online channel. That’s a cost per email subscriber of $2.23!

VC Cold Email Outreach: “The Only Winning Move is Not to Play”

K9 Ventures

And every time I go through the same ritual, explaining to the founder when to respond, when not to respond, and how to respond to such emails.

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How to Use eCommerce Email Marketing to Increase Conversions

ConversionXL

As an eCommerce site, you likely send emails regularly. Generating revenue via email marketing requires strategy. Transactional Emails.

Startup Naming

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

Tonight I am giving a presentation on naming and positioning at Founders Institute Atlanta. In prepping for it I uncovered an old draft article on the subject of naming. will also say this, I am not sure if the company name really matters. startup name needs to be memorable. You want your name to make people smile.

17 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What’s in a name? Would a rose called by any other name sell just as well? The name of my business is Life Coach Spotter. phase!

How to Make Your Confirmation Emails Not Suck (and Make Money)

ConversionXL

Confirmation emails may be the least developed customer touchpoint. Confirmation Emails Happen at Critical Moments in the Lifecycle .

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Operation Email Purge

Venture Chronicles

I’ve been on a crusade against my gmail inbox and am happy to report deleting over 100k unread emails in just a month. 100k unread emails… something is wrong with the state of email marketing when that happens. Think about terms you never use in conversation and you will be amazed at how prevalent they are in email.

What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

It always feels anachronistic these days to exchange business cards when you usually have someone’s contact information anyway in an electronic format before (via email introduction) or just after (via LinkedIn connection) you meet.  john-smith114@gmail.com  <– The founders can’t even figure out how to buy their own domain name.

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Onboarding Emails: What Happens After They Subscribe?

conversionxl.com

Email Marketing. Onboarding Emails: What Happens After They Sign Up For Your “Free Thing” Tweet. Email once a week.

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Why company names & URLs don't matter

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Some founders agonize over the name of their company and pay big bucks to purchase the domain name. Don't overpay for domain names.

Two Cold-Emailed TechCrunch Pitches That Worked

Vinicius Vacanti

Company Name: 140it. Company Name: UnHub. It won’t make or break your startup, but it will help. Little Background. Thanks, Jason.

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Why Your Startup's Name Matters

mashable.com

Why Your Startup’s Name Matters. This article is the first in a three-part series about naming your startup; on Thursday, we’ll discuss creating names, and on Friday, we’ll discuss testing names. Naming can be one of the most difficult challenges in the early stages of a startup. Email Story.

How to name your company and product

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Company names and product names can be a very expensive and time consuming process. Be more creative in your name selection process.

How to Sell Via Email

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He''d been sending out emails to "thousands" of prospects and hadn''t gotten a single response, so he assumed the emails were getting filtered out.

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What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

It always feels anachronistic these days to exchange business cards when you usually have someone’s contact information anyway in an electronic format before (via email introduction) or just after (via LinkedIn connection) you meet.  john-smith114@gmail.com  <– The founders can’t even figure out how to buy their own domain name.

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How to name your startup

joel.is

Join 1,211 other hackers & hustlers who read my articles via email. How to name your startup. naming. domain names.

5 Easy Ways to Write Better Emails

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Email has been around forever, and few of us know how to send good messages. Business email accounts aren''t sexy. Keep it short.

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How to Get Busy People to Take Action When You Send an Email

Both Sides of the Table

We all get a lot of email. For important emails we hope for replies or action. Many people ramble in emails. RSVP this week.

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10 Ways to Build Your Email List – the Right Way

Duct Tape Marketing

10 Ways to Build Your Email List – the Right Way written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

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7 Tips for Emailing Extraordinarily Busy People

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s how to break through the noise and get busy people to take action when you email them. We all get a lot of email. RSVP this week."

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12 Phrases to Avoid in Sales Emails

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Avoid these common phrases in your sales and marketing emails. The customer knows that your contact information is under your name.

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Should Your Board Members Be On The all@company.com Email List?

Feld Thoughts

Aspects of the culture get played out every day on the all@company.com email list. ”) Other times it’s filled with celebration (“GONG: Just Closed A Deal With Customer Name.”) “ I don’t want to overwhelm my board members with emails.” So – don’t worry about me.

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Making an amazing introduction via email (via John Exley)

Eric Friedman

We have been friends for a number of years and after his latest email intro I wanted to share how he does it. the double opt-in #respect).

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How Email Hurts Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But email might be what's holding you back. Email. So how do you balance email’s pros and cons? met face-to-face.

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Why I Don’t Call People Out By Name

Feld Thoughts

” In my comment thread, and in Joanne’s, a number of folks asked us to call out the various players (especially the investors and the company) by name. have no interest in doing that and I’ve said so. I’ve gotten a number of private emails asking me about the players. feel like I got hosed. Revolt? And learn.

6 Ways to Get Sales Email Opened

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As many of you know, I write and send a free weekly newsletter by email. Your email won''t get read if it''s caught by a SPAM filter.

16 Tips for Picking the Perfect Startup Name

mashable.com

16 Tips for Picking the Perfect Startup Name. But how do you actually create a name? SEE ALSO: Why Your Startup’s Name Matters.

Naming your startup: Settle down, it’s cool!

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Finding and agreeing upon a worthy name is always a struggle, especially if you have co-founders. Then of course there’s the domain name.

Get Customers to Read Emails: 7 Tricks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you want prospective customers to open your emails you need to pique their interest. email to Jane and if she sends back a "WTF?",

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Master Your Email In 5 Simple Steps

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Email: It''s on our smartphones, laptops, tablets, and of course our desktop rigs. Often the convenience of email works against this. 4.

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How to craft the perfect email subject line

The Next Web

According to some estimates , more than 144 billion emails are sent every day, and sometimes, it seems like every one of them lands in your inbox.

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Stop Sending This Type of Email Right Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A CEO names and shames the most frustrating type of email to receive. Are you guilty of sometimes sending them

How To Get Your Emails Read

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Nishta asked me how to get to her email read. We had some fun with that and turned it into an experiment (yes, she automatically got into my priority inbox) and then a test. I'll let her tell the story : I men­tioned some­thing and he said, “send me an email”. Use a name I am familiar with in your subject line.

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5 Email Subject Lines Guaranteed to Get Attention

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

State the product name you are selling and people will hit delete. Your subject line is the first point of contact. But use something a little more creative to get attention

The Startup Name Game

Nick O'Neill

I’ve been asked by a number of people about naming startups since launching Holler.com, a name which to say the least, did not come cheaply. People have asked me everything from how to name a startup, to how much you should spend, to how important the name is. The Importance Of A Name. Name Alone Is Nothing.

Joshua Baer Rejoins Email Marketing Firm PostUp

SiliconHills

Joshua Baer, serial entrepreneur and cofounder of Capital Factory, has joined the board of directors of PostUp, formerly known as PulseConnect, an email marketing software company. Baer founded the Austin-based company under the name of Skylist in 1996 and later sold it. Austin email Joshua Baer marketing PostUp PulseConnect

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The Top 10 Worst Tech Startup Names

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Naming your company is understandably very difficult, but these failed monikers are downright silly. One of the most important--and difficult--parts of launching a startup is choosing the right business name. Some companies hit it out of the park: Beats, Facebook, and Snapchat, to name a few. Other companies.not so much.