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Are you on the hunt for the perfect, catchy balloon business name? Look no further! A great name is crucial for any business, and especially so if you're a one (wo)man show and just getting started with building your brand.
You want a name that's memorable, easy to say, and perfectly captures the essence of your business.
You also want to ensure the name is available as a domain name and on social media, so that you can market your balloon business with your own blog and via Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.
So, let's brainstorm and come up with a winner!
First impressions are essential for a business. A well-chosen name can create an instant connection with your potential customer.
The right name will also
Choosing a name for your business is one of the most important decisions you'll make, so take the time to get it right.
With a little creativity and thought (and our four tips below), you can come up with a name that's perfect for your business.
What criteria should your ideal balloon business name fulfill? Here are some guidelines.
A clever balloon business name should be
We also recommend doing a trademark check (at least in your own country) to avoid potential legal conflicts down the line.
When you start brainstorming business name ideas, think about what you want people to feel when they hear your name and what kind of customers you want to attract.
Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing:
Write every name down as it pops into your brain. Don't censor yourself, no matter how silly the name may sound. You'll prune your list later.
Stuck on coming up with a good name for your balloon business?
No worries, that's where business name generators come in! These free tools use algorithms and word lists to generate unique and catchy name ideas for your business.
All you need to do is input some information about your business, like the industry and keywords, and voila! You'll have a list of potential names to choose from.
Using a balloon business name generator can save you time and make the naming process a lot easier.
Out of the many business name generators, here are the three that we liked best:
Even though its own name lacks imagination, the "Business Name Generator" is a good place to start. Enter one or more keywords and within seconds you see a large list of potential business names.
Refine the results by number of words, number of characters and whether you want your business name start or end with your keyword(s). You can also filter by industry.
Click the plus sign next to each name to see if the domain name is still available.
Click the star icon to save a name to "saved ideas." You can then have the list of your preferred names sent to you via email.
Despite its old-school look, Dot-o-mator works surprisingly well for generating creative balloon business names.
The first two boxes are where you either select beginnings and endings from categories like popular or colorful or you enter your own words.
In the example above, we chose the category "popular" for the beginning of the business name, and typed in several words for the ending.
Click combine and you'll see the resulting names in the third box. The tool immediately filters out names where the .com domain is taken.
If you see an available domain name you like, you can either save it to the "Scratchbox" or click to register it.
Namelix is the fanciest of the three business name generators. It's fun to use and you'll be blown away by the colorful presentation of the results.
Start by selecting a name style. For your first try, we suggest you stick to "auto." Next, choose between low, medium and high generation randomness. The lower you go, the closer the names will be to what you entered.
Finally, enter keywords and a one sentence description of your business under brand info.
Click "generate" and you'll be presented with something like this…
Click the heart icon to add any name you like to the "saved" tab.
One downside of Namelix is that you need to click through to the domain registrar (namecheap.com) to find out if a domain name is still available. The tool doesn't provide the information on its own results page like the other two business name generators.
Review your list of potential names. Narrow them down to your top five. Double check that they are available as domain names and on social media.
Now it's time to get some honest feedback. Ask your friends and family for their thoughts on your top potential business names.
Not only will they tell you how the names sound, but they might also have some awesome suggestions you never thought of. Don't discard names that aren't on your original list - sometimes the best ideas come from the unexpected.
Balloon businesses are creative and fun, so your business name should reflect that.
Take your time when brainstorming catchy balloon business names. Don't expect to land the perfect name within a few hours or even days.
Use business name generators to help you generate lots of ideas, then narrow down the list to your top choices, following the criteria we outlined.
Don't be afraid to ask for feedback.
Don't settle before you have a name that feels right and that fits your brand and personality.
Discovering the ideal name for your balloon business just got easier with this expert guide brought to you by BloonsUp and Breadnbeyond.