Yet Another Business Name Question

Business By smjdesigns Updated 20 Jan 2009 , 8:37am by isista

smjdesigns Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 2:34am
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Hi all, I am a lurker coming out to say hi and ask for a few suggestions on a business name.

I am in the process of getting my license for my in home bakery and need to come up with a name for the business. I am looking for a memorable name that is not to cutsy. I don't have any ideas on what I want to even start with.

I have seen some really great suggestions in the past and was hoping someone will come up with something equally great! I can make a yummy cake and am a creative person, but a great name escapes me.

My name is Shannon but I don't really want to go with Cakes by Shannon or anything like that - it's been done way to many times before. Although cakes will be my primary focus, will also be offering pies, breads, and sweet breads for sale as well.

Thanks!

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indydebi Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 3:06am
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Looking at your screen name, how about:

Sweet Designs
Sweet Treat Designs
Shannon's Sugar Designs

(I'm really bad at this! icon_redface.gif )

GI Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 3:38am
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Shannons Bakery
Cakes & Yummy Designs
Shannon's Cakes & Baked Goods

I'm bad at this, too... Geeze... go with something people will remember. Perhaps they won't remember your name persay, but the WHAT part. thumbs_up.gif

USMCWifePena Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 11:12am
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The Cakery
Shannon's Cakery
Sweets and Treats
Sugar Buzzin' Sweets/Bakery/Confections

Hope that helps a little or gets the brain flowing more icon_biggrin.gif

Monkess Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 4:10am
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My brain is slightly foggy but here is something to start with I guess:
Sugar n'Spice
Shannon's Pateserrie(sp?)
Bread n' Roses
Cookies n' Cream

mixinvixen Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 4:46am
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when i was trying to decide name,s i was stuck between two...i chose "sugarbabies" in the end and now have that registered, but "confection perfection" was a really close second. maybe that's an idea for you???

misabel99 Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 5:28am
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What about Sugar designs?

notjustcake Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 5:43am
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I'm not the creative kind either but all I can suggest on whatever you decide make sure is easy to spell and that rhymes but that it is not a tongue twister either, keep it short too, where I live an ex laywer turned baker named her bake bakery
Ruth's Sweete Justice now that's suits her perfectly you just have to find something that I think when you hear it you'll know is perfect!

I love my screen name "not just cake" is a double antandra or however you spell it

for me it means more than "just cake" cookies & pastries and anything baked but also that the art of decorating cake is NOT a piece of cake, so when it comes to pricing no people is "Not Just Cake"

so maybe someday I'll own that name!

Good luck finding a name!!! icon_smile.gif

dandelion56602 Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 5:49am
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Shannon's Bakery Treats

Shannon's Sweet Treats

Confectionary Designs

I'm not too good either. Do you haven any other inspiration---kids, nickname, any favorite things?

tara22 Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 5:57am
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It took me almost a year to to decide on a name. The following were some ideas I played around with.

The Sweetest Thing
Something Sweet
How Sweet It Is
The Cakery
The Cake Boutique

isista Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 8:37am
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Names coming to my mind;

Sweet Bakery
Boutique Cakes of (where you live ,example)Florida
Boutique Cake Designs

Good luck..

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