Naming tips

How to name your business

What’s in a name? Turns out a lot. When you are just starting out, even before launching, the name you choose for your idea will affect how you, yourself and your team see the project. Is it just a shot in the dark, so it really doesn’t matter what it’s called? Is it your dream […]

What is the most valuable domain name?

Domain names are digital assets and similar to many intangible assets are hard to value for many business owners. Michael Cyger, Founder of DomainSherpa & Publisher of DNAcademy, made a great analysis of CARS.COM’s IPO, which gives insights to the valuation of the domain name. Here are some extracts. As part of any IPO, a newly traded public […]

What happens when your brand name is caught in a controversy?

Let’s take a look at some examples of brand name failures and crises and how brands dealt with them.

What makes premium domain names strategic assets?

The value of strategic brand assets like premium domains is directly related to their uniqueness and inimitability. So how are premium domain names strategic assets?

What is Brand Equity and how does it affect your profit margins

What is Brand equity by definition? Why does it matter? Brand equity refers to a value premium that a company generates from a product with a recognizable name when compared to a generic equivalent.  Companies can create brand equity for their products by making them memorable, easily recognizable, and superior in quality and reliability. Mass marketing campaigns […]

Why domain names are so important for your startup's success

Does your domain name really matter?

Tatiana Bonneau shares her thoughts on the importance of domain names for startups.

How to create a great name for your business or product

Interview with Catchword’s Maria Cypher

In this interview with MarkUpgrade, Maria shares current trends in brand naming, the secrets to a successful name, and absolute No’s in naming a business.

12 Hints for Choosing the Perfect Brand Name: Interview with Shane Hebzynski

One of the most essential parts of starting a new business is choosing the right name for it. Get that wrong, and it’s no exaggeration to say that your enterprise could be sunk before it ever has a chance.

How to choose the right brand name and get it registered as a trademark?

It can be a tricky business choosing the right brand name. Here are a few hints and tips to guide you along the way to adopting a successful brand name.

Lexicon Branding – CMO Survey

Despite naming being cited as the most important element for success when bringing a new brand to market—and the most difficult to get right—85% of CMO’s surveyed by Lexicon in February 2019 are still willing to assign the task internally or to a design firm. Firms that lack the specialization, experience, and proven results. According […]

Everything You Need To Know About EBMs

What is an Exact Brand Match domain? What effects would it have on your business? What risks do you take on by not owning yours? We’ve put together some tips on the topic.

8 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Buying Domain Names

…and how to avoid them.

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