Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'First Steps To Starting A Business' started by 007711k, Sep 11, 2021.
Helpful, and concise. Thank you.
lol Just read that.
I assumed no one replied - I stopped getting notifications from the website after the first two comments. My mistake.
Massive gratitude for the feedback.
Remember, you need a name that has not been taken on any of the social media platforms too!
Much more difficult coming up with a name now than 20-yrs ago. You need to also consider the domain name is available and ''AFFORDABLE''! I have had to answer a lot of questions why I named my business yyovvo! Sounds silly to the average person but then when you try to find a name that has already not been taken on all the 10 most prominent social media platforms, a name that has not been registered as a domain, then you start to realise that your options start to dwindle.
Google doesn’t like it. Keeps telling me I should be searching for ovvo.
People over think it. 90% of the time the business name is irrelevant - the name/brand is built on the success of the business, not vice versa.
Could not agree more. You make the name! I guess the same goes for people's names; Zuckerberg and Bezos would be the same names without the success of the people behind them.
exactly! so you end up with an unusual name. But on the upside, eventually when you manage to build a strong brand around that ''unusual name'', it gives you a stronger domain.
Yes perhaps a bit too concise but was in a bit of a rush.
I just did a local google search on computer repairs and this came up.
Your Computer Assistant Ltd.
Speed PC Sabinillas
Sabinillas is where I live so this may be attractive if you are doing homes rather than business.
Always go for a name that's personable or easy to say! You don't have to use your name or location, but it's better to use a name that's linked to who you are, where you are or what you do. You can combine a word you like, that's related to your business, with part of your name. Hope that helps.
I agree with other people about the name maybe being too difficult (I often use two tests with names: will people know how to spell it; and will people be happy saying it as they pick up the phone)
Saying that, however, I think '[first name]'s IT' can sound a little unimpressive. Most local computer shops look incredibly trustworthy, and that is mainly because their premises look like pawn shops and their names sound too dodgy. For some people, their computer may be the most expensive item they own, and if it's a company, it may be the core of their business. Having a more 'proper' brand name might make all the difference.