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  Post #1 (permalink)   05-10-2004, 04:37 AM
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So what made you come up with the name of your business?
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  Post #2 (permalink)   05-10-2004, 06:39 AM
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Naming your business is a pain now... especially if it is an internet based one. Very hard to find good .com .net domain names that are short and simple these days.

I got mine while I was drunk at home.... just stumbled upon me
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  Post #3 (permalink)   05-10-2004, 06:01 PM
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Well I based mine on what I am, a freckleface. My nickname is actually Pickleweed, I have that domain, but there is a park named that and didn't want a conflict with my business so went with something else. Also own Hostxxx and Hostxxxxx but haven't decided if I want to market either of those, using them for resellers so had to x them out. I just wanted something that was different and catchy at the same time. Will I not get customers because of the childish type name, maybe but then again I may get some because they have Freckled faces.
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  Post #4 (permalink)   05-11-2004, 01:45 PM
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Well i live in a small town called Hadley Wood, so I came up with HadleyHost.com
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  Post #5 (permalink)   05-11-2004, 03:14 PM
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The name of my business just appeared out of nowhere

I think it is a marketable name though.
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  Post #6 (permalink)   05-11-2004, 03:58 PM
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I live in a town called 'Whitney Pier' and I called my company originally 'Pier Hosting' then, I changed it to 'Caper Technology' also where I live, on an Island called Cape Breton, and we are often refered to Capers or CapeBretoners..
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  Post #7 (permalink)   05-11-2004, 05:20 PM
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I was bored and was typing names into whois database check.

"wehostwebpages.com" came out as available and its pretty straight forward.

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  Post #8 (permalink)   05-11-2004, 10:25 PM
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Just took one for SEO, boring I know.

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  Post #9 (permalink)   05-12-2004, 01:48 PM
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I grabbed Ctrl-Alt-Deli early on (in the 90's) - after the required 3 finger action needed by any MS operating system.

Stuck an 'i' on the end for an American deli type of feel as the rest had been taken.
 
 
 
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