Naming a Startup
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lisaCats
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Naming a Startup

How do you name your baby?

Start with feelings, emotions, adjectives

Do a mind dump of ideas. Focus on things you want the user to feel about your particular idea

Use Animal Names, Latin Roots and More!

Use Latin roots and anything you can think of on this brain dump

Do a first pass and remove all the really bad names

Use domainr.com

Look at what domains are available. Ideally, you want a .com name.

Claim the social media usernames soon

Start Building the Brand :)

Remember

Apple founders didn't like their name and chose a date. If they didn't find a better name, they'd stick with Apple. Look what they're called today

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2 years agoReply
This is actually pretty much how we named Talenttrail and pencil haha

tangoBronze Commalet's TANGO!!!
2 years agoReply
I'd like to add: run it by your users and friends as well. You never know hidden meanings and connotations that everybody else seems to recognize