How to choose a perfect business name? arrow_drop_down
Here are some tips for a perfect business name:
- Be descriptive but not too general or vague.
- Use related words in a creative way.
- Keep it simple.
- Don’t copy your competitors.
- Choose a name that’s scalable.
How to register a domain name? arrow_drop_up
Before you can register your new domain name, you have to choose the name ideas for your business. Next, choose the domain name you like, click the "Register Now" button to check the availability, and follow steps to successfully get the domain name.
What to avoid when choosing my business name? arrow_drop_down
If you want to have a great business/brand name, make sure to avoid any name that is too long or too short, hard to understand, too general, or has unusual spellings. A name that is unique, and can describe your business exactly doesn't mean it's a good name.
One more thing, you should check the domain name availability as well, cause we all want the domain name and business name to be related to each other.
What words cannot be used in a company name? arrow_drop_down
Some terms and phrases are prohibited from being used as a company name unless you have official permission. These are words that can give the wrong opinion about your business. They are referred to as sensitive terms. The laws concerning sensitive terms extend to all kinds of companies and are divided into five categories:
- Words that imply the company is of national significance or status, such as British, National, International, or European.
- Words implying a special classification, such as Association, Authority, Chartered, Council, Institute, and Society.
- Words that denote a specific purpose, such as Charity, Insurance, Register, and Trust .
- Words that denote a specialized operation, such as Health Centre.
- Words that imply links to the government or royalty like Parliament, Government, Royal, Queen, Prince
What is a good domain name? arrow_drop_down
A well-chosen domain name can attract more user interest and drive good traffic to a website, while a poorly chosen domain name can have the opposite effect. A good domain name is a short and simple name, which is easy to remember and type, and users are more likely to find you. The keyword is also a must-have element in your domain name, it will help users find you in search results and recognizable by your business operations. Besides, you should try combining keywords with your brand name in the domain name, adding a unique brand name to your domain will help you stand out, gain popularity, and increase visits to your website. But remember that a perfect domain name is not everything to develop your brand, so try spending time building a great brand alongside a good enough domain name instead.
What issues should I keep in mind when picking a name for my business? arrow_drop_down
You'll undoubtedly spend hours brainstorming a business name that fits your goods or services – a name that's both marketable and filled with personality. Surf the Web, look up words in a dictionary, read trade journals, and bounce suggestions off friends and colleagues to help the creative process along. But, when you look for the right name, keep the following three points in mind:
Can the company's name be protected as a trademark?
Is the name you want to use for your company available?
Is a related domain name available if your company would have a website?
What is a business legal name? arrow_drop_down
A business's legal name is the formal name of the company or organization who owns it. If you are the sole proprietor of your company, its legal name is simply your full name. If the company is a general partnership with a formal contract agreement that gives the relationship a name, the name is the legal name of the company. Otherwise, the formal name of a general partnership is made up of the owners' last names.
The legal name of your company will be required for all government forms and applications, and it is especially necessary to use on your application for a federal employer identity number. If you choose to use a name that differs from the company's legal name, you must file the name with a regulatory department.
How do you come up with a unique name for my company? arrow_drop_down
"There are certain key points of creating a unique business name and here are some suggestions:
- Use acronyms
- Create mash-ups
- Draw inspiration from mythology and literature
- Use foreign words
- Leverage nicknames.
- Make it descriptive.
- Tweak the spelling.
- Talk about what you believe in."
How can I figure out if the brand name I like is already in use? arrow_drop_down
To ensure that no one else is using the name you choose to use (or a very similar name) to sell similar goods or services, you must perform a name and trademark check. You can also consult with the county clerk's office to see if your proposed name is still on the county's list of fake or supposed business names. You should not use your preferred name (or a very similar one) whether it is registered as a trademark or is specified on a fake or assumed name registry.