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How Audience Testing Can Help Ensure The Success Of Your Business Name

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This article was originally published as a contributor article on YoungUpstarts on October 10, 2018.  Coming up with a name for your business is an intimidating process. So much rests upon a few words that have to sum up your brand’s identity. If your name cannot support your brand, it will slow the trajectory of your business. Still, how can you ensure that the name you have chosen will perform...

Audience Testing is Key To Unbiased Customer Validation

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Your business name is arguably the most recognizable part of your brand. Company names hold great weight, and the right one can bring about brand familiarity, customer loyalty, brand attraction, and much more. If you have embarked on a naming project, rather a first name or a rebrand, it is important to get unbiased feedback in your choice of names. Further,  you’ll want to be sure that the...

Strategies to Avoid Business Name Debacles

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To catapult your startup to international acclaim it is important to name your company and brand with a moniker that resonates with your target customer. To fulfill the dream of your business growing into a unicorn worth billions, start by distilling the vision of your startup into a memorable and meaningful name. Here are some tips and pitfalls to avoid a costly disaster. A Word of Caution on a...

Validating Your Name – Creating an Awesome Business Name, Part 6

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing a series of posts outlining nine steps that will help you create the perfect name for your company, product, service, e-book, or app. This article will help you validate the name you created using steps 1-5 of the naming process. Read Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 here. You’ve created your Statement of Purpose, outlined your target personas, highlighted what...

3 Reasons Your Target Audience Matters in Naming

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When building your new business, brand, product, app, or just about anything else, you’re likely excited about finding the perfect name. This excitement may drive you to decide on a name before you complete a business plan, lay out your strategy, and define your target audience. While this may seem like an ideal order to do things, creating your name without first defining your target audience is...

6 Cultural Naming Fails

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Large corporations usually invest a significant amount of time and resources into creating the perfect name for their products. With all the effort that goes into finding an evocative name that describes the product, it makes sense why companies may be loath to change the name when expanding abroad. Unfortunately, as many companies have found, a name that sounds appealing and catchy in their...

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