Crowdsourcing Your Product Name

Software By Rob

Product naming is hard. Too many factors come into play when looking for a name and it’s almost impossible to decide on the right name once you’ve stared at the same list for a week straight. Our task was to choose a few names we liked from a long list of ideas.

The unimportance of product names

37signals.com

Follow us on Twitter for more information on our products. The unimportance of product names. Don’t waste too much time on picking a perfect name for your product. And what about picking a name that’s available as a domain? Obsessing over a name is an easy time trap to fall into when you should be focused on more important obstacles (i.e. Or company names – why is it 37signals? ;-). Of course, you chose perfect names.

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How to Select a Company or Product Name

www.developer-resource.com

How to Select a Company or Product Name. or product name. Names can be distinctive, unique. The problem with descriptive names is that they. and use the same name funneling your traffic and. benefiting from your product reputation. names can be trademarked and protected. by adding a company or brand name: "Brand Text. Tips for finding a name that is just right. emotions that you wish to relate to your product.

6 Tips to Choosing a Great Company/Product Name

www.startupnextdoor.com

The Self-Serve Startup » 6 Tips to Choosing a Great Company/Product Name. When naming your company you’re naming your baby. So give your baby a name that will still be a good name when she’s all grown up. At this point you probably have a name in mind, or a number of names, and have been searching domain registrations trying to find one that works for you. There are good alternatives to the obvious name you have in mind.

An Interview with crowdspring Naming Creative, Shaunda Lindsay

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s not easy to name a new company or product. During the brainstorming process, you may think you’ve found the perfect name only to learn that name already belongs to someone else. Hi, My name is Shaunda Lindsay. How did you become interested in naming?

An Interview with crowdspring Naming Creative, Mike Taylor

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s not easy to name a new company or product. During the brainstorming process, you may think you’ve found the perfect name only to learn that name already belongs to someone else. How did you become interested in naming?

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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7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

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7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

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7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

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How We’re Building and Launching a New Product, Step-by-Step

Up and Running

Starting a business and launching new products is a ton of work. From figuring out what exactly your customers need to nailing down your company name, you’ll encounter hurdle after hurdle. We usually do all of this work behind the scenes and wait until we’re ready to launch to take the wraps off a new product, but this time we thought we’d do it a bit differently and give you a first-hand look into our process. What was the process like for choosing a name?

How To Rebrand & Re-Market Your Ecommerce Site For The Summer

YoungUpstarts

Just make sure the design elements you include matches with your product offerings in some way. Talk about how your products can improve life and post plenty of photos of happy folks using your merchandise. It’s searchable, relevant to your readers and links back to your product pages.

Search Intent: How to Analyze and Optimize Your Site

ConversionXL

Categorizing keyword modifiers is especially useful for sites that have hundreds or thousands of similar pages, like review sites with city-specific content or sites with hundreds of similar products. A Moz article offers an example of informational modifiers for products: [product name] what is [product name] how does [product name] work how do I use [product name]. What answer is a searcher looking for?

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How to Take Your Business Global

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Your plan should cover demand in other markets for what you can offer, how you will deal with local culture, and the basics like taking the time to compare freight quotes , so you know how to ship your products abroad. Do plenty of research into the foreign market, and find international markets for your products or services. Evaluate the different methods for distributing your product abroad, and select the right ones for you.

How Hashtags Can Supercharge Small Business Marketing

YoungUpstarts

For example, crowdspring helps entrepreneurs, small businesses, agencies, Brands, and non-profits with custom logo design, web design, print design, packaging design, product design, and even with unique business names and product names. by Katie Lundin of crowdspring.

Prepare Your Startup Now for International Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

Entrepreneurs Should Rollout Local, But Plan Global

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

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Many Startups Stumble on International Cultures

Startup Professionals Musings

Here are a few examples from my personal experience: You need to translate/localize your products. I was once asked by a top executive of a major software company why we were not selling more products in Finland. Therefore Brazil made it difficult to import products from abroad.

[Interview] Robert Morton, Toronto Business Leader and Former Home Capital Executive On New Product Development

YoungUpstarts

New product development is an essential part of the entrepreneurial landscape. For companies of all sizes, from big corporations to small businesses, new product development is crucial. New products help companies continue to grow, thrive and generate revenue. Toronto executive Robert Morton , principal at RLM Consulting, is experienced in the area of new product development. He talks about why and how new products are crucial to the success of every company.

Trademark or Copyright – Which Does Your Small Business Need?

YoungUpstarts

Eventually, you’ll likely find yourself facing another question: “Do we need a trademark or copyright for our products?” Put simply, a trademark is used to protect things like company names, logos, slogans, product names, etc. by Xavier Morales.

When Does a Private-to-Private Merger Make Sense?

Both Sides of the Table

Most products out there suck so mom gets stuck with angst of wanting to have decorations, activities and chatzkies for other kids to take home. Our product name is P.S. XO and we launched our eCommerce experience through this website as “party in a box” as well as individual sku’s that are super high quality and well executed. And we didn’t want brand confusion so we will harmonize the brands under the well-respected Seedling brand name.

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3 Tips For Growing An e-Commerce Business Fast 

YoungUpstarts

If you are selling products online, it is necessary to develop a platform that enables you to sell on retail basis. This means that you must maintain a stock of products you are selling in a public storage facility that you can access easily whenever you have an order. A good place to start in developing a sales strategy is to find out how your would-be customers search the Internet for the products they want to buy.

Entrepreneurs Need to Think Global From Day One

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Don’t pick a name for your company or product that has a negative or totally different meaning in another language. with demands for new products and services.

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Entrepreneurs Need Market Data to Back Their Vision

Startup Professionals Musings

Search on any product name for census data, online research reports, trade association publications, and online newspapers with relevant statistics. Next, you need data as specific as possible to your product and your market. For instance, if you're developing a product for vehicle owners, you'd want to find out the number of vehicle owners broken down by gender, age, and geography.

Amazon SEO Isn’t Google SEO: 6 Differences That Matter

ConversionXL

Did you know that Amazon has surpassed Google as the go-to search platform for shoppers looking for products? When customers have a specific product in mind, more turn to Amazon search than Google. If you’re porting over your SEO “best practices” from on-site product pages to Amazon product pages, you’ll struggle. Amazon wants to sell products. You search for a product, and the first result is the perfect match for your needs. Product descriptions.

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Wanted: Medium for Product Reviews

Hunter Walker

Wanted: Medium for Product Reviews. Whether it’s a startup or Medium adding a product review-style template choice, I’d like to see Medium for Product Reviews. What would Medium for Product Reviews look like? Well, potentially a lot like Medium today with two additions: Product Review Template & Metadata: Need a way for people writing product reviews to format in a consistent manner (product names, pros/cons, ratings, etc).

E-commerce Startup Checklist

The Startup Magazine

Establishing an e-commerce entails more than selecting some of your products and services and listing them on your website. Starting an e-commerce does not make your product strong to compete with Amazon or Flipkart. Once you have selected your niche, avoid rushing into product ideas.

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Get Credible Market Research Without a Consultant

Startup Professionals Musings

Search on any product name for census data, online research reports, trade association publications, and online newspapers with relevant statistics. Next, you need data as specific as possible to your product and your market.

Seven Keys to Strategic Startup “Glocalization”

Startup Professionals Musings

What all this doesn’t mean is that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

When Microsoft Threatened to Sue Us Over the Letter “E”

Steve Blank

With a massive leap of creativity we decided that it should it should have our company name and the letter “E” with a swoop over it. And with that same massive leap of creativity Microsoft decided that their logo would have their product name and the letter “E’ with a swoop over it. One of E.piphany’s product innovations was that we used this new fangled invention called the browser and we ran on both Netscape and Microsoft’s.

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International Cultures are Key Business Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

As a follow-on to that article, here are a few examples from my personal experience: You need to translate/localize your products. I was once asked by a division manager of a major software company why we were not selling more products in Finland. Watch your product naming.

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4 Tips For Food Product Label Design To Attract Customers

YoungUpstarts

Designing a food product label, which captures the attention of your target customers, is exciting as well as challenging. With an increasing number of food products being introduced in the market, what should you do to make your food item get noticed? Here are some effective tips to design a great label for your food product: 1. A food product label not only does the job of any other product label, but a lot more than that.

The 3 Most Common Challenges Faced By New Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

Although this measure provides the encouragement and moral support a new businessperson needs, it often does not provide sufficient money to cover the expensive tasks of product development, set-up of operations and initial payrolls. Anyone who starts a business must have the necessary fundamental knowledge of their industry, as well as a basic understanding of how businesses function.

Data Blending: What You Can (and Can’t) Do in Google Data Studio

ConversionXL

We love using it to combine third-party data around advertising details or CRM data, and it’s allowed us to bring in personal data from external sources that are off-limits for other Google products. Your join key could be a page URL, product name, user ID, or many other things. The blended data helped the client’s sales team suggest products to cross-sell to key accounts.

How to Make Product Pages That Sell

Up and Running

Product descriptions are meant to convince customers to buy things, right? But if a shopper can’t find your product description, it will never work its magic. That’s why you need to make sure that your product descriptions pop up higher in the search rankings. Writing a good product description so that a search engine can find it is a subset of a larger discipline called search engine optimization, or SEO. That helps search engines identify the product properly.

How To Drive Online Sales With A Printed Catalog In 2019 And Beyond

YoungUpstarts

It consists of all the products and services that you offer, details about all your online and offline stores, and all the contact information. Instead of adding all your products in a single issue, distribute your products into smaller sections for different groups of audience. For instance, if a certain set of your customers are interested in fashion, it wouldn’t do any good to send them a catalog featuring products from your sports section.

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Building A Brand? Top 3 Trademark Mistakes To Avoid.

YoungUpstarts

Misunderstand Names and Logos. So you’ve got a great name and a snazzy logo to go with it — is it better to file your trademark as a full logo, or should you trademark just the name itself? If your name is unique enough to achieve registration on its own (e.g. Exxon, Xerox, Coca-Cola) then you’ll get the broadest protection by trademarking your name first, then returning to trademark your entire logo. If you’re like many companies using a more common name (e.g.

The Importance Of Cultural Understanding In Business

YoungUpstarts

Inspired by the traditional tattoos of Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand, this product was soon scrutinised and considered to be a violation of the indigenous people of the Pacific. From making products or services accessible for customers regardless of their location to ensuring they do not cause offence or distress according to cultural conventions, there are a number of ways you can help your organisation succeed across the globe.

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10 Startup Shortcuts That Will Be Back To Haunt You

Startup Professionals Musings

It also forces you to pick a name for your company and put other intellectual property stakes in the ground. Company and product naming may also seem simple, but should be a key early effort, because mistakes can be very costly. Pundits in Latino countries quickly pointed out that the name, ‘no va’ means ‘does not go’ in Spanish. Too many founders think it’s more important to work on products and customers.

High and Low Tech Ways to Promote Your Business

The Startup Magazine

A multifaceted approach incorporating both high-tech advertising as well and low-tech promotional strategies can be one of the most effective ways of developing name exposure and attracting customers. Stationary Products. Often, schools give out organizational folders to students with sponsor names on them. Investing in professional stationary product, such as folder printing and promotional pens, is an effective method of building name recognition.

Waving Goodbuy: Facebook’s Big Whiff on Traffic of Commercial Intent

Hunter Walker

The fact these conversations aren’t directly attributable to sales conversion aren’t fundamental statements about social traffic, but rather continued product gaps in the underlying platforms. They haven’t designed great commerce experiences across the (a) identification of relevant discussions, (b) presentation of features to convert commercial intent and (c) ad products to present in context. Let’s see how they each blend ad products into this experience.

10 Avoidable Mistakes Cause Entrepreneurs Much Pain

Startup Professionals Musings

It also forces you to pick a name for your company and put other intellectual property stakes in the ground. Company and product naming may also seem simple, but should be a key early effort, because mistakes can be very costly. Pundits in Latino countries quickly pointed out that the name, ‘no va’ means ‘does not go’ in Spanish. Too many founders think it’s more important to work on products and customers.

The 5 Biggest Turn-Offs On A Company Website

YoungUpstarts

If a visitor arrives at a website and is presented with a large, high-resolution image with a few vague words, but can’t discern what the company’s product is, they will leave. Companies occasionally try to align navigation labels with internal product names instead of plain English. Internet users — who have grown up being able to access any product or service at any time and look up information on the fly — like to be self-sufficient.

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