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Name your corporate business in four steps

Though the process of coming up with a business name can be stressful, taking a thoughtful and measured approach will help you make sure your corporate business is as successful as possible. Below we highlight our 4 step guide.

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If you're starting your first corporate business, it's best to come up with a name that connects with your audience. Try to brainstorm a list of words that capture the essence of your brand and resonate with your target customer. What makes you or your products unique? What emotions do you want to convey? Answering these questions should give you strong a basis for coming up with a business name.

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The next step is to remove any names that might be hard to pronounce, remember, or spell. A word that only makes sense to you isn't likely to resonate with your audience. The goal here is to evaluate your name ideas from the perspective of your ideal customer—how would they feel about the ones you've selected?

It's worth investing in a name that reflects your brand values. But equally important is differentiating yourself from your competitors and ensuring that your business name doesn't conflict with another established brand. We'll talk about this last point in more detail later.

Here are some questions to think about while choosing a business name:

  • Is it easy to recognize?
  • Is it tough to understand?
  • Is it one-of-a-kind in your market?
  • Is there any symbolism that your audience will recognize?
  • Could it alienate some of your audience?

Receive useful feedback

Once you have a list of potential corporate business names, talk with customers and industry friends to get their opinions. Ask them what each name means to them, and if they would trust a business with that name. Listen closely to the feedback you receive and use it to narrow your list even further.

Ask important questions like:

  • What do you think you would buy from this business?
  • Would you put your faith in this business?
  • Is it possible for you to spell it without thinking?

If you've identified a few names that aren't going to work for your business, remove them from the list and concentrate on the names that have more promise.

Is the domain name available?

The final step is to check if the domain name of your chosen corporate business name is available. If you want to purchase the domain, you can of course do that immediately. Another important thing to check is if your desired name is trademarked or if it's been used by a competitor. Jump onto Google and do a quick search to see if this is the case.

Five tips for naming your corporate business

Your business name is how customers think about your company—without a memorable one, customers may forget about you or lost interest right away. A great business name has staying power and sticks in people's heads long after they've heard it. So focus on creating a name that's memorable, unique, and builds brand loyalty.

All of this can be tedious and complicated to do, so here are five recommendations for coming up with a unique business name:

Spend a bit of time determining how you'd like to spell your company's name. Ultimately, it's best to use simple, straightforward spelling as you want to make it as easy as possible for potential customers to find you online. Err on the side of caution when replacing words with numbers or omitting letters completely.

Your corporate business name should be clear about the value you offer. If possible, mention the features that make you unique. Think about what differentiates you from everyone else and put it into words. Consider your brand proposition and values, and let this guide your decision on what to name your corporate business.

Putting your present location or products in the name of your company may impede future growth. Think about how difficult it would be to launch a new product line or enter a new market if your company name is too narrow. So rather than naming your company after a product or location, come up with a unique term that describes your company. Planning for future growth is a great way to set your corporate business up for success.

When choosing your corporate business name, it’s helpful to think about how it will be used by your customers. Think about what's important to your audience about your business or products and come up with a name that reflects that. Getting the name wrong can have a serious impact on how your website is perceived by search engines and potential customers.

It’s common to find businesses with similar names even if they operate in very different industries. That’s why it’s important to register your domain and potentially get a trademark the moment you’ve decided on your business name. That way, there is no potential for competitors to snatch up your domain name before you.

Running a small business isn't always easy. It requires time and effort to make a business profitable and reach new heights. If you want to set up your corporate business, it's vital that you consider all the important features that go into making your business name shine. Shopify can help you set up your online store and give you the support you need to get your business started.

FAQs


The corporate business name generator provides instant suggestions in three simple steps. First, think of a word that best describes your business. Then, enter it into the name generator field. Lastly, click the “Generate names” button to select from 100+ possibilities.


The best way to come up with corporate business names is by brainstorming words related to your business. Many corporate businesses have simple, short, and powerful names.

It’s important to think about what your business is all about. What are you selling, where are you located, and who runs the business? Use these as starting points when brainstorming your business name.


You can search for catchy corporate name ideas in Shopify’s free business name generator tool, but here are some words to help you get started:

  • Impact
  • Core
  • Amplify
  • Certified

Some examples of unique corporate names are Sweetgreen, Stitch Fix, Peloton, and Winc.


The corporate names generator tool from Shopify is free to use for all businesses and entrepreneurs.


Some popular corporate brand names include Nike, Apple, Coca-Cola, and Disney.

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