Company Names

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Compiling Your Brainstorming Results into Real Business Names

Here's one way to take all your business name ideas and narrow your options to something workable.

Why Spelling, Pronunciation and Sound Matter When You Name Your Business

Learn why these three factors can make or break your business.

3 Factors That Will Determine How Unusual Your Business Name Can Be

An unusual business name can work in your favor…if you pay attention to these three qualities.

7 Ways to Make Your New Business Name Unforgettable

Want people to remember your business's name? These seven strategies can help.

How to Negotiate the Price of a Pricey Premium Domain

Buying a domain at the asking price? That's like buying a used car at the asking price. Doing your homework pays off.

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