When it comes to naming your domain, you need to be creative. At the same time, you will also need to put in the necessary amount of research. The name that you choose for your domain should be snappy, to the point, and easy to remember. Here are some great new bully kennel name ideas for you to consider.
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What To Check Before Choosing A Business Name
There are a number of very important thing for you to check into before you choose the name of your business. The idea is to make sure that the name is very easy to say and also easy to remember. You want a name that glides out of the memory bank and rolls quickly off the tongue. There are also some legal considerations to keep in mind.
You need to make sure that the URL for a site of that name is available. This means checking to make sure that no one else has snapped it up and made use of it. Even if they don’t currently have a site up, they may still be reserving the name for future use. At this point, it’s best to move on and find a brand new name for your site.
You also need to make sure that you are not infringing on anyone else’s registered trademark. This will still apply if they don’t have a site up or any products of that name on the market. Even if they aren’t doing anything with it, they may still own the trademark. You need to make sure you don’t make yourself liable for legal action.
The final thing to make sure of is that the domain name you want to use will be available to register as a business in your state. You can do a number of checks on the web to make sure that your name is free and clear. If you find someone else is already using the name or one that is close to it, it’s best to choose something else.
Is It Easy To Say And Remember?
Memorability is a big factor in choosing a domain name. You want to get one that rolls easily off the tongue. “Super Bully World” is a lot easier to recall then “Dog Kennel for Bull Terrier” and it’s even a bit more fun to say. As a result, it will probably stick in your memory banks in a way that the latter phrase would simply fail to.
Keep in mind that one of the side effects of the modern web age is that attention spans have become much shorter. This means that what people want is a phrase that can be said in a few seconds. “Dog Kennel for Bull Terriers” is a mouthful to say as well as to type. “Super Bully World” is quick, easy, and goes straight into the search bar.
Is The URL Available?
Your next order of business should be to use a domain name checker to make sure that the one you desire to use is available. There are plenty of sites on the web that will perform this service on your behalf.
Our favorite place to check for domain names and get some creative ideas is Leandomainsearch.com.
If you punch your idea in and see that it is taken, it’s time to brainstorm a new one. You can use a domain name generator tool to give you great new ideas. You can choose one that pops up or mix and match a few ideas until you come upon one that suits your needs.
Are There Any Trademarks?
You can check with the official United States Patent and Trademark Office database to see if anyone has trademarked the exact name you want to use or a similar one. Once you get to the site, click on “Trademark Electronic Search System”
Type in the name you want to use and press search. It will take a few seconds to find out if the name you want to use is free and clear. If this is the case, you can go ahead and register it. If not, choose another.
Is It Available To Register As A Business In Your State?
When it comes time to start your business, you need to make sure that your company name, domain name, and other potential trademarks are free and clear to use. The best way to do so is to go to the Secretary of State website for the state that you live in.
Once there, you need to search through their business database. The goal will be to make sure that there are no LLCs, Doing Business As (DBAs), or businesses that are already using your name or one that is uncomfortably similar.
The reason for you to do so is because you don’t want to waste time, effort, and money. There is no point in trying to trademark a name that someone already has. This will lead straight to legal action that you are bound to get the worst of.
Even if you manage to get a name that is very close to someone else’s, you will now be living in their shadow. Every time someone punches in your domain name, the one that belongs to the bigger, more established business will come up as well. Chances are good that you will lose business when people click on that name instead.
There is also the fact that “domain name squatters” exist on the web. These are people that can hold your name for “ransom” by charging you huge fees to buy it from them.