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choosing a business name

9 Tips for choosing a business name for your startup

One of the most creative but challenging things to do is to find the perfect name for your business.  Finding a great name can increase your opportunities for success when the business name resonates...
business name presearch

3 Reasons to Pre-Search Your Name Before Registering

You’ve decided that you’re ready to begin the registration process for your new business. But, before you commit to the business name, it’s a good idea to have a pre-search done in the NUANS...
steps to starting new business

What Steps Do I Need to Take to Start a New Business?

Last week, I sat down with a young guy who is about 25 years old who asked for a bit of my time over dinner to answer his questions about starting a business. When...
brainstorming business names

How Do I Come Up With a Great Name For My Business?

Finding a business name comes with its challenges but also provides the opportunity for creativity and fun. Overall, brainstorm to find a business name is unique, catchy and easily understood by potential customers. We...
business name protection

How to Protect My Business Name

There is a common misconception that when you register a business, the business name automatically has name protection. This is not true. If you register a Master Business Licence, Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership, Partnership...
search an existing business name

How can I search my business name against existing businesses?

If you incorporated a business, it is mandatory in every Province and Territory to provide or gain documented support that the business name you have chosen is available. In Provinces such as British Columbia,...
start a new business

How to Choose the Perfect Name For Your Business

Discover What Your Brand Represents Create Lists of Key Words That Describe Your Brand Put Your Words Together To Create A Unique Combination Research if your Domain Name is Available So, what should I call my business? If you...
Sole Proprietorship Vs Partnerships Vs Incorporation

Understand The Difference Between Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, And Incorporation

The structure of your business is one of the first decisions you’ll need to make as a business owner. Different business structures offer unique benefits and limitations that you should be aware of. Understanding the...
How To Choose A Business Name

What You Need To Know About Choosing A Business Name

Choosing a name is an important step when creating a successful business. Your business name is fundamental to your branding strategy and ability to convey the value of your products or services. Your business name...
business name search

What Is A NUANS Report?

If you are looking at starting a business, you may have heard of the word Nuans stated as ('New-ons') and wondering if you are required to obtain a Nuans report for you new business. A Nuans...

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