Naming your limousine business is giving birth to a brand. The new name is an empty container and your job is to fill it with positive customer experiences. As your company grows so will it's brand. Your best bet is a unique, easy to spell name that is NOT trademarked and is available as a dot com.
There is an art to business naming. This page will only help to spark ideas and hopefully assist you in creating a memorable name and positive first impression. Read the articles, follow the steps, have fun with our light-hearted Limousine Company Naming Matrix, but most importantly; take action.
Free Limousine Business Naming Idea Generator
- Grab paper & pen. Create a grid similar to the one below and start writing your ideas down.
- Get your brain cells firing with these questions:
- Would you consider using your own name or initials in any way?
- Would using your city, county or State in the name benefit your marketing?
- Would you prefer to describe your level of service in your name or you tag line?
- Search for existing companies that may already have taken names on your list.
Internet Domain: Make sure the dot com is available by going to Directnic.com and typing your new company name into “Find Your Domain Names Today!” search box. If the '.com' is not available then move on. Avoid buying other extensions such as .net or .org unless you want most of your Internet traffic to visit the guy who owns
Search the United States Patent and Trademark Office database:
Use the default search options and try a few variations of your naming idea.
Local Fictitious name search: Go to your state's Division of Corporations web site and see if your name is already taken.
Google Search: Simply go to Google.com and search for your new name idea.
If your idea is already taken; try adding a numeric value, an adjective, your city, county or state's name. Contact a trademark attorney if you have your heart set on a trademarked name.
Business Naming Articles
Protecting Your Business Name
Limousine Naming Matrix
Think of a term based on a category in Column A and add it to terms in B & C or a term in just B or C
example: Apollo Express Limousines
|A. Vanity Term Categories
||B. Quality of Service Terms
||C. Types of Services
||Limousines & Sedans
|Something in Nature
|Royal or Governmental Title
||Limo & Livery
|Greek or Roman God
||Limo and Taxi
|City, County or State name
Think you have a clever name for your business? Good! But you also need to make sure that someone else isn’t using that name--and that you protect it once you're sure it's yours to keep.
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Your Name Here
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File Your DBA
If your sole proprietorship or partnership is going by a name other than your own, make sure you file it with the state.
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