Ideas for Unique Business Names
A unique business name will help your business stand out.
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The name of your business is as much a marketing tool as it is your company identifier. A good business name can make your business a hit and a bad name can make your business a miss, according to online small business resource Entrepreneur. A unique business name can help make your business memorable.
Start With Acronym
An acronym is a word created from the first letters of other words. For example, FBI is an acronym for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Rather than starting your business name brainstorming session with a list of prospective names, you should instead start with a list of potential acronyms and then create name to fit the acronym. If you like the way an acronym looks on paper, then put words to it for your business name. For example, if you run an electronics retail business then start brainstorming on short words that have to do with the retail business such as tag, cost and shop. Choose the acronym TAG and create the business name Technological Advanced Goods. Once you have the acronym you like, brainstorm on names to make out of it.
You can use an inside joke as the name for your business, but you may want to be careful when you go to explain it to customers. For example, if friends have been calling your business your albatross because it may not make any money, then name the business using your first name and the word Albatross. You can explain to customers that it represents the hard work you put into creating a positive buying experience. If there is a phrase you say a lot that your friends kid you about, such as Positive Buying Experience, then consider naming your business after that inside joke.
Sometimes a unique name just needs to flow well together to be effective. Fill a bag with random words cut from magazine and newspaper titles, and then write down the results you get. Start juggling around some of the combinations you get, and you may stumble upon that name that makes your company sound unique. It would be helpful to choose a name that is a unique mix of random words but still represents your business in some way. For example, if you own a tie selling shop then you may like the sound of the words coughing and red together for no reason other than it sounds good. Add the phrase tie shop to the end of it and you have a unique business name.