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What's in a Name? In Branding, Pretty Much Everything.
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What's in a Name? In Branding, Pretty Much Everything.

Entrepreneur Network partner Salma Jafri explains how naming your ideas can help them stand out in a crowded market.
Erin Schultz
U.K. Vessel Will Not Be Called 'Boaty McBoatface' After All, But There's a Catch
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U.K. Vessel Will Not Be Called 'Boaty McBoatface' After All, But There's a Catch

Although the wacky name got the most votes online, the ship's full name will be the Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough, in honor of the world famous naturalist and broadcaster.
Your Lame Small Talk Could Be Costing You the Sale
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Your Lame Small Talk Could Be Costing You the Sale

You don't have to be a brilliant conversationalist, just mind your manners, remember names and listen.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Embarrassing Acronym of an Exalted Law School Name Provides a Funny Branding Lesson
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The Embarrassing Acronym of an Exalted Law School Name Provides a Funny Branding Lesson

Before you skimp on hiring a branding pro, consider George Mason University's bungled attempt to honor the late Antonin Scalia.
Stephen J. Bronner
Your New Business Name Should Be Memorable, Spell-able and Available
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Your New Business Name Should Be Memorable, Spell-able and Available

Follow these five tips to settle on what is one of the most important aspect of a new company -- its name.
Nellie Akalp
This Restaurant Will Give You $10,000 in Gift Cards If You Name Your Baby 'Quinoa'
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This Restaurant Will Give You $10,000 in Gift Cards If You Name Your Baby 'Quinoa'

Can a trendy grain become a trendy baby name? BJ's Restaurants thinks so.
Kate Taylor
Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content
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Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content

Regulating shares among its 1.4 billion users across the world can be a slippery slope, the social network said.
Geoff Weiss
Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown
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Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown

The mass media company faces another customer-service blunder after someone tried to cancel the family's cable service.
Carly Okyle
A Great Name Tells You More Than Just What the Company Does
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A Great Name Tells You More Than Just What the Company Does

It sets the foundation for the customer relationship, establishes leadership and separates the business from the competition.
Aaron Keller
6 Memory Factors to Consider as You Craft Your Business Name
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6 Memory Factors to Consider as You Craft Your Business Name

Keeping in mind the process of encoding and storing, here are a few methods to consider when starting up.
Aaron Keller
Your Brand Depends on Your Great Business Name Being Protected
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Your Brand Depends on Your Great Business Name Being Protected

Here are six strategies to craft a name that grabs attention, but not for legal reasons.
Aaron Keller