Choosing Your Business Name

Up and Running

Making the right choice can be hard, but choosing your business name is one of the most important choices you’ll make as an entrepreneur. The two main concerns for startup business names are the legal requirements, and the commercial use. Owning and establishing a business name.

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How to Name Your Company

Up and Running

Naming your company can be agonizing. First, it’s important to understand the different kinds of names for your business. Below are the three main categories of names we see today. See Also Resources and Tools to Help You Name Your Business. Will you enjoy using the name?

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8 Business Name Mistakes That Investors Hate to See

Startup Professionals Musings

Every new baby gets a name before it is introduced to the world, and yet some entrepreneurs continue to send me business plans with TBD (to be determined) in place of a business name on the front page. Your business name will have the same impact on potential customers.

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Protect The Internet

Feld Thoughts

Recently, two bills have been introduced into Congress that – if passed – will do irreparable damage to the Internet, entrepreneurship, free speech, and job creation as a result of the continued entrepreneurial activity around the Internet.

10 Criteria for a Memorable Name for Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

First things first – your startup needs a name! The name of your business has a tremendous impact on how customers and investors view you, and in today’s small world, it’s a world-wide decision. When creating a name, stay with words that can easily be spelled by customers.

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A Founder’s First Key Decision Is The Business Name

Startup Professionals Musings

First things first – your startup needs a name! The name of your business has a tremendous impact on how customers and investors view you, and in today’s small world, it’s a world-wide decision. When creating a name, stay with words that can easily be spelled by customers.

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Why Would a Business Avoid any Internet Presence?

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, if your startup does not have an Internet home base up and running, you are not ready for business or potential investors. There should be no doubt that an Internet presence is as basic to success in business today, as brick and mortar was a hundred years ago.

Registering A Domain Name For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Even if you don’t plan to use a website for business, it’s wise to register a domain name. The basic purpose of the business domain name is to allow visitors such as customers, vendors, and others, to identify your site on the World Wide Web. Domain Name Registration Considerations.

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Resources and Tools to Help You Name Your Business

Up and Running

When it comes to naming your business, are you drawing a blank? If you’re starting a business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is what to name your new company. See Also Choosing Your Business Name. Tools and resources for naming your business: 1.

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20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. 1- Combined my last name and what I do. My last name is Sorter, and I write.

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How To Choose Your Domain Name

YoungUpstarts

Either way, your website represents your online identity, your face to the Internet. As such, the domain name to your website is one of the most important choices you will make. In a very real way, choosing a domain name is as vital as choosing the name of your business itself.

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10 Rules For Picking a Company Name That Sticks

Startup Professionals Musings

First things first – your startup needs a name! The name of your business has a tremendous impact on how customers and investors view you, and in today’s small world, it’s a world-wide decision. When creating a name, stay with words that can easily be spelled by customers.

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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. Choosing a compelling brand name you can protect. And then start assessing the candidate names you’ve come up with.

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A Founder’s First Key Decision Is The Business Name

Gust

First things first – your startup needs a name! The name of your business has a tremendous impact on how customers and investors view you, and in today’s small world, it’s a world-wide decision. When creating a name, stay with words that can easily be spelled by customers.

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The Complete Guide to Registering Your Business Name

Up and Running

You’ll need to register your business name, and decide what method of doing so is best suited for your specific business needs. See Also Choosing Your Business Name. Trademarking your business name. How to register your business name: 1.

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Sustainable Strategies for Internet Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

It seems like everyone has an Internet startup these days. Without a sustainable strategy, these challenges lead to the terrifying statistic that nine out of ten online businesses will fail, and lead to the current ratio of Internet failures to millionaires being thousands to one.

18 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. 4- My own name. When I approached the question of naming my company, I did not think for long.

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26 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners how they came up with their business name. #1-

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Test Your Aptitude for Business Internet Jargon

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the businesses and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their interest is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. Internet radio. jargon entrepreneur startup lingo internet business

29 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. I thought youthful aging would make a great website name but it was taken.

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20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. 1- Name representing a docking station. The name is a bit of a play on words.

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19 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. 6- Combined two words to form a strong name. 7- Name was drawn out of sarcasm.

Get A Domain Name Without Bankrupting Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once by not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium? Starting and name a company today is a world-wide decision.

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4 Reasons To Consider A New Domain Name For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

I remember back in 1994 when a friend asked if I’d like to buy a domain name. People will see my Houses.forsale domain name and say, “Oh, that’s exactly what I’m looking for.” Overnight, new domains have increased the availability of possible names a hundred fold.

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35 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. I then ran a crowdsourced contest on crowdSpring to come up with ideas for the name.

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50+ Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. ’ and hence the name ‘Self Lender.’ The SA was from my name, Steve Acree.

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Why You Should Care about the Name You Give Your Company

Up and Running

Is your company name hurting your business? When company names go bad. See Also Choosing Your Business Name Is a Fundamental. Less obvious and less visible is the effect a company name can have on the development and success of a business. See Also What’s in a Name?

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New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

We’re now in the second Internet bubble. At the same time, acquisition opportunities will expand as large existing companies, unable to keep up with the pace of innovation in these emerging Internet markets, will “innovate&# by buying startups. Carpe Diem.

Internet Business Lingo Quiz for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the investors and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their business is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. Internet radio.

When to Pay a Premium for Your Company Domain Name

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once at not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium? Early on, he wrote software to snag expiring names on the cheap.

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Ever Wonder Why Startups Choose Such Weird Names?

Up and Running

It started in the 1990s with “Google” and “Yahoo” (which, if you didn’t know, named themselves after a misspelling of the huge number “googol” and an acronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle”, respectively).

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Dell Names 16 Winners of its Internet of Things Innovation Contest

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The Internet of Things is making us safer. V5 Systems won Dell […] The post Dell Names 16 Winners of its Internet of Things Innovation Contest appeared first on SiliconHills. V5 Systems created a portable outdoor security system that doesn’t need to be plugged in, can capture video, detect a gunshot and pinpoint the location it was fired from to alert authorities in real time.

Brand-Owned Terms: The Power—and Process—of Naming a Movement

ConversionXL

Additionally, Shah told me, “It was more specific than ‘Internet Marketing.’ HubSpot finally shifted its language from “internet marketing”—the SEO-friendly choice—to “inbound marketing” in December 2007: The HubSpot homepage in late November 2007—with no mention of “inbound marketing.”.

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What’s in a Name? 4 Tips to Name Your New Business

Up and Running

Tom Morrell of Swell Media shares his insight in naming a business. When you’re naming a business, you want something creative and catchy. It sounds easy enough, but once you decide to start a business, coming up with a name can be tough. “If not, choose another name.”

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Mobile Internet Apple Facebook

SoCal CTO

More than Mobile Internet I think they had trouble coming up with a name and settled for Mobile Internet even though it isn’t a great choice. The analysts at Morgan Stanley have produced a report that’s quite good reading on some of the major trends concerning mobile web.

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? Coming up with a name for your business is just as important as the business idea itself. I struggled with the company name for days until I thought why not just name it exactly what it is?

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Naming Your Business: Process and Pitfalls

The Startup Magazine

Company names like Apple, Amazon and eBay evoke an image of success and cutting-edge technology. It’s hard to overstate the importance of a business name. When a name is the face of the brand, getting it right is absolutely crucial,” Adam Fridman writes in Inc.

10 Tips for Startups and Small Businesses on Naming Your Company

crowdSPRING Blog

Naming your company can be challenging and time consuming. Whether you leverage crowdSPRING’s community to help name your startup or small business or find a name on your own, you might find the following 10 tips useful: 1. Brainstorm to identify name possibilities.

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Ten Internet Rip-offs Any Fool Should Recognize

Startup Professionals Musings

Why are people so gullible to Internet rip-offs? Here is my list of ten easily recognized ways to be victimized on the Internet by ignorance or greed, based on questions and stories I get from neighbors and associates. Tags: scams technology internet opportunity

15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. So rather than using the traditional law firm naming convention (e.g., A name was born!

The Great Retail Reinvention: How the Internet Is Reshaping the Way We Buy Clothing

View from Seed

We are currently seeing the most rapid collapse of retail since the Great Recession, due to the internet changing consumer demand and purchasing patterns. Most apparel purchases are now in some way influenced by the internet. Ironically, some of the most successful apparel companies are winning on the dimensions that Amazon has historically crushed other competitors on — namely personalization and product discovery.

Ten Keys to a Killer Name for Your Company

Startup Professionals Musings

First things first – your startup needs a name! The name of your business has a tremendous impact on how customers and investors view you, and in today’s small world, it’s a world-wide decision. When creating a name, stay with words that can easily be spelled by customers.

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Hardware, IoT, and the Long Arc of the Internet

Agile VC

How does physical stuff fit in with NextView’s investment thesis focused on the internet and the broad innovation wave it represents? For starters we take a very, very long term view of internet innovation (more on this below). The internet as we know it is 20ish years old.