Anthony Shore gives his six tips on what NOT to do when naming a company or product. These include: waiting until the last minute; be sure the new name is descriptive, begins with the letter A and has no negative connotations; develop names that have no meaning; invite the entire company to brainstorm; have a contest; and have a focus group to pick the winner.
Perspectives 2008 - How not to name
At some point in your career, you may face the daunting prospect of naming a company or product. The path to a trademarkable brand name is steep and treacherous. Curvy, too. Fortunately, help is here. The...