Seems a pretty straightforward process for many designers and crafters but not so for my choosy ass. I'm pretty sure it's hereditary as when I was born I didn't have a name for about a week but it worked out quite well I reckon (Cheers Mam and Dad).
Ultimately my decision was ruled by my gut. I needed a name I could wriggle down into and feel at home. However that's not to say that I didn't apply some more conventional logic. These are some of the consideration and steps you might need to think about.
- Using you actual name. Yay or nay?
products to end up on your Facebook page? Could be frustrating. Even I find my Facebook page boring! I want people to wind up on my Etsy (when it gets kickin') or this blog fairly smoothly - not navigating through 6 Google pages of I Know What You Did Last Electric Picnic.
- Take 2 elements of yourself or business and smush them up a bit (smushing optional)
- Google search and Etsy Search
- Take it for a walk
Etsy give some great tips on choosing the name of your etsy shop or label here:
If opening an etsy you best be comfortable with your name as you can't change your shop name.
So thus ends my exceedingly long second post. I see the land of nod coming up of the starboard bow.