Test for understandability

Test for understandability

Is your name idea easily understandable? Test it for acoustic robustness by talking about it on the phone.

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Check for hidden words!

Check for hidden words!

Even euphonic name ideas like „Vivanus“ can contain unexpectedly dingy parts. Better look twice before choosing a name!

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Mind the me-too-trap for your TLD!

Mind the me-too-trap for your TLD!

Choose the name for your top level domain carefully: -and-co, -online or -24 are interchangeable and boring.

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Web address is important!

Web address is important!

Top level domain for your name idea already taken? Then perhaps consider looking for an alternative domain ending.

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Don't be too specific!

Don't be too specific!

Keeping your business name a bit vague is often a good idea. You can adapt better to changes in the market later.

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Think about the future!

Think about the future!

Changing your business name after a few years is worse than investing a few days or weeks more in the beginning.

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Your business is your baby!

Your business is your baby!

Give your new project the perfect start in life - with a carefully chosen name that you love.

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Consider pronunciation!

Consider pronunciation!

When you come up with a business name, ask yourself: Will everyone know how to pronounce your name?

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Don't forget other languages!

Don't forget other languages!

Make sure your business name doesn't mean something embarrassing in a different language when creating a name.

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Consider domain names!

Consider domain names!

Don't underestimate the importance of the right domain name for your business! Don't overestimate it either.

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Can't decide which name idea is best?

Can't decide which name idea is best?

Ask for opinions when looking for a name! Friends, colleagues, random strangers... But don't let them decide for you.

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Let it sink in!

Let it sink in!

If you found a name: Don't think about it for some time. If you still like it after a few days: Go for it!

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Take your time!

Take your time!

Invest time in developing your business name and don't make any rash decisions. You won't regret it later.

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Dare to be subjective!

Dare to be subjective!

Don't underestimate the importance of "simply liking" your business name. You will have to live with it!

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