Posts Tagged ‘good business names’

Ahead of the game with domain names

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Marketing and advertising is the name of the business. No matter how good your product or service is and the benefits consumers can reap from them, it can easily be overshadowed by competitors by simply having better domain names. So if you’re  in the process of coming up with all the business and domain names, one should be the one to beat them.

The online domain name generator at NameStation.com allows you to gain an advantage in the name hunting and registration game. Stay a step ahead by keeping a close, real-time watch on relevant names that can help you become a stronger player with internet-based marketing and business.

You will find that many of the business names and even domain names you can look up from this website are short, catchy and with the most common extensions that most customers and clients can familiarize themselves with. You don’t have to figure this all out on your own. NameStation is your one-stop shop that will make checking domain names availability steps a breeze for you.

Know, however, that the best domain names are most likely taken by another which may or may not be a direct competitor. But don’t feel let down because NameStation will not give up on you. Experimenting with various domain creation tools or adding a few letters as affixes can make a difference different such as adding “my”, numbers or even special characters.

Processing domain registration online is simple as well. At NameStation you get no less than the top 30 hosting companies including corresponding prices for the domain name, hosting, information on disk space, bandwidth and links. And mind you, the prices are competitive and you could find one registrant that would fit your budget.

Give your product or service the marketing push it needs to make it a successful venture and start your domain search at NameStation.com – the free domain name generator and brainstorming tool.

New Business Names: Naming For The Ear

It’s surely happened to you, too: You call someone back from a telephone message, not sure who they are or what they want, and what the receptionist recites upon answering comes off as a complete blur. It doesn’t even separate into words.

In many cases this has nothing to do with the diction of the receptionist. Out of context, the company name simply makes no sense to the ear.

Years ago I had an extreme version of this experience when a gardening columnist I was interviewing said something interesting about “squash vine borers.” Listening, I could not form words out of those sounds. I had to ask her to repeat the phrase three times. I still wasn’t sure I’d gotten it right and emailed her to check, only to learn that what I’d finally heard as “bores” should have been “borers.”

Two names submitted in our first Named At Last naming contest, for a web design/search engine optimization company, exemplify this problem. Each contains the kernel of an appealing visual image, but out loud they don’t work:

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Agile Impala

In the first name, the consonants smudge into one another, and in the second example, the vowels blend together when they shouldn’t. Corral a colleague who hasn’t read this newsletter, and test this by saying each name naturally, without exaggerating the space between the words. Ask them to spell what you just said. Most of the time, the colleague will look stunned, unable to echo the sounds, much less spell words.

Use “the receptionist test” on any name you’re considering for a company or product. Even if you primarily sell through the written word, there will be times when you need to call a business partner and have the name create understanding rather than confusion.

Brandable and memorable business names that are pronounceable in the English language and have an available website domain can be found with www.makewords.com name suggestions tool.

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