Beginner Tips: Naming Your Personalization Business

Once you have chosen a name, this is what you need to do.

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Once you have chosen a name for your business, check if it’s trademarked or currently in use. To check if the name is in use, go to the Secretary of State in your state, and most of the time the lookup is free of charge. If it isn’t in use, register it. As an example, if you choose to be a sole proprietor, you should register your business name with either the state or county clerk. If one incorporates as an LLC or S Corporation, they typically register their business name when the paperwork is filed.

Remember as you are choosing a name for your business to check if that domain name is available as well. Even if you don’t think you will start a website immediately, as your business grows, you want to have that option. Be sure to register your domain name when you register for your business name.

Cheryl Kuchek

Cheryl Kuchek

Just My Imagination DeZigns

With over 10 years of experience in the industry, Cheryl Kuchek is the owner of Just My Imagination DeZigns Inc. in New York and the founder of the Facebook groups Sublimation, OKI, iColor and Beyond and Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond, the first of its kind to focus on sublimation, hosting a community of digital decorators and serving as a resource to grow their business through weekly Facebook Live sessions, webinars, vendor discounts, and more.

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