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The Simple, Powerful Checklist for Creating the Perfect Name For Your Business

When you’re tackling the naming process, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of advice out there. You’ll find articles providing you with more tips and tricks than you know what to do with, and they may conflict with each other. It’s easy to see why people are overwhelmed when trying to create a great […]

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Do I Really Need a Six-Letter Two-Syllable Name? (Part Two)

In part one of this article we explored the believe that many entrepreneur hold about giving their venture with a six-letter, two-syllable name. This article covers the downside of these names, as well as the true gold standard in naming. Whether it’s a six-letter name or not, sometimes you’ll fall in love with a name […]

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8 Concrete Ways a Great Name Will Boost Your Business

Take a moment to think how often you use product and brand names in your daily life – you check your Facebook and stop by Starbucks in the morning. You brush your teeth with Colgate and set your alarm on your iPhone at night. With names embedded in every aspect of our daily lives, it’s […]

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Do I Really Need a Six-Letter Two-Syllable Name?

As you dive into the process of naming your new venture, you’ll likely run across the advice that a six-letter, two-syllable name is the gold standard in business and product naming. There are two reasons that we at Squadhelp think this advice is typically more harmful than helpful to your naming process.   The Cost […]

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Business Name Types with Examples

Use these 14 Brand Name Types to develop an awesome names for your business, product, or just about anything else. Real Word – Apple, Swoop Misspelled – Lyft, nimbl, Mohawx Compound – SnapChat, SplitWave Phrases – StumpleUpon, Ready to Rise Blends – Groupon, Yuconic Made Up/Abstract – Zumba, Itorix Acronyms – IBM, HP Play On Words – […]

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Create A Memorable Name For Your Business Using Poetic Devices

This Article was first published at Forbes.com. If you are starting a new business or thinking of rebranding your current business, you know how difficult it is to come up with a great name – one that is contextual, appealing, remarkable and evocative. One way to develop an appealing name (one that people love to […]

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Company Naming Standards for Popular Industries

When creating a name for your company, there are many factors to consider – your target audience, brand, missions/goals, how you want to be perceived – the list goes on. However, one thing that many entrepreneurs overlook when naming their company and products is the naming standards for their industry. Adhering to the naming standards […]

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3 Reasons Your Target Audience Matters in Naming

When building your new business, brand, product, app, or just about anything else, you’re likely excited about finding the perfect name. This excitement may drive you to decide on a name before you complete a business plan, lay out your strategy, and define your target audience. While this may seem like an ideal order to […]

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6 Cultural Naming Fails

Large corporations usually invest a significant amount of time and resources into creating the perfect name for their products. With all the effort that goes into finding an evocative name that describes the product, it makes sense why companies may be loath to change the name when expanding abroad. Unfortunately, as many companies have found, […]

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4 Name Development Myths

As you begin the process of creating an amazing name for your company, brand, product, or just about anything else–you’re likely reading through articles providing you with more naming advice than you could ever want. After perusing these articles, you may feel like you have a grasp on what the naming process will be like […]