Archive for February, 2007

Avoid costly mistakes when naming a company or product.

Monday, February 12th, 2007
Originally published in the Houston Business Journal, February 12, 2007

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Choosing a Name is deceptively difficult.

Many think coming up with a name for a company or product or service should be simple. Some may even think it’s not even very important, convinced there are “bigger’ issues than “naming” to wrestle with when launching a company or product or service.

The issues surrounding the naming of Houston’s new major league soccer team, however, highlight a fact that is all too frequently overlooked. Choosing a new product, service or company name can be extremely important. The process is a surprisingly delicate balance of art and science. (more…)