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    Resource Guide for the Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to Starting Your Business Part 4: Naming Your Business

    By owenl | Yahoo Small Business

    Part four of a series – The Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business.

    In part four of our Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business we have been looking at naming your business. You can read an introduction to the topic in ‘The Name Game’ and follow an in-depth worksheet, ‘Naming Your Business.’ In addition, the links and articles listed below will provide more background and techniques as well as locations for how to do DBA searches.



    Articles

    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/3-strategies-nailing-down-killer-130026549.html
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/tips-picking-perfect-name-corporation-090000134.html
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/3-common-mistakes-avoid-naming-business-100000077.html
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/quick-guide-naming-business-120500434.html
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/brainstorm-great-business-name-100000964.html
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/perfect-domain-name-based-business-000000889.html
    http://www.inc.com/guides/2010/06/choose-the-best-name-for-your-business.html
    http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/21774
    http://www.sba.gov/content/how-name-business
    http://www.fastcompany.com/1819418/8-principles-product-naming
    http://www.marketingmo.com/2-create-tools-and-processes/how-to-name-a-business-product-or-service/
    http://copyhackers.com/2012/07/how-to-name-a-product/

    Links for domain name, DBA and fictitious name resources

    http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/gate.exe?f=tess&state=4806:586lur.1.1
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/domains/
    http://www.networksolutions.com/whois/index.jsp
    http://www.sba.gov/content/register-your-fictitious-or-doing-business-dba-name/
    http://www.sba.gov/content/register-your-fictitious-or-doing-business-dba-name
    https://www.knowx.com/fbn/search.jsp

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