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Planning and Launching Profitable Small Businesses

Collecting ideas, resources and useful links around building profitable small side-businesses and projects. This blog covers everything from naming, to launching a business up to marketing and sales.

In case you haven't heard about it, Startup Name Check itself is a tool to validate your naming ideas. You can run checks on over 50+ domain names and social network sites simultaneously and compare the results. The service is free and financed by commissions for domain registrations.

How to find out if your business name is available or already taken?

Nothing sets your growing business back as being forced to abandon your original business name. Rebranding is time intensive and costly. Depending on the circumstances, it might also become a costly legal battle on top. It pays off to find out if your name is actually available before launching your business. This short guide helps everyone based in the US, Canada or Europe to find out your desired business name is available or already taken. Invest the needed time in researching your names before you start off to avoid trouble down the road.

Side Project Ideas 🚀️

Launching a project is one thing, but before you need to find the right business idea. An idea that works for your skill set as well as for your personal goals. Here you can find a curated list with over 20 different ideas for free. Most of these ideas are new. If there is any similar projects a note is included.

The Story of Startup Name Check

More how startup name check as a project started and developed over time can be found in the about as well as in detailed articles on my blog under the tag 'Startup Name Check'. If you got any questions please reach out.

Got an idea or topic you would like to cover?

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