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View Poll Results: What business name would you choose?
The Sodfather 2 8.70%
Four Seasons Landscaping/Landscapes/etc 10 43.48%
Other 11 47.83%
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Old 11-22-2008, 10:37 PM
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Business Name Change

So, when I started in business I had to just get a name so people could make their checks out to an actual "business". I think the name was pretty "normal/routine/blah blah" for the landscape arena.

We do mowing, fert, landscaping, lighting, snow removal, etc.

So, I think I want to change my name. What do you guys think?

Options would be "The Sodfather" with the theme-based extras..."Four Seasons Landscaping" or other...
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:17 PM
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I voted for the 4 seasons name. Just be sure that it is something that you want to keep for a long time as you don't want to change it very much. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:21 PM
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sodfather sounds ridiculous to me. i voted 4 seasons though im not crazy about it either. i like cutting edge which you have now...
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Old 11-23-2008, 03:48 PM
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Id stay with Cutting Edge
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Old 11-23-2008, 04:08 PM
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I'm sure 4 seasons had been taken by other companies (in fact, I know it has). If you were to pick one of the two, I would go with Sodfather. Otherwise, I would really recommend doing a little more brainstorming.

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Old 11-23-2008, 04:17 PM
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I'd stick with your current name, you have name recognition.
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:46 PM
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Yes...but the actual name is "Cutting Edge-Premium Lawn & Lightscape"...that is a bit overkill.

I like "The Sodfather" the most. My position is that when we drive by a restaurant, Mrs. So&So will talk to her girlfriend about the name for the next 10 minutes of their conversation. Memorable. No more..."uh...what was the name of that crew mowing my neighbor's house"...

I do work for management companies and told one of them that I planned to change the name. She loved the idea. Some of her other favorites were: For Landscaping "Dirty Hoes Landscaping" & for Snow Removal - "Gettin' Plowed".

It may be less uppity (sp?) but a more easy going, "we're here to do the job since we are confident enough to do an unusual name so we better deliver" kind of name.
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Old 11-24-2008, 08:03 AM
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Do you want our name to project a business image or be "cutsey"? I'd stick with Cutting Edge and just modify the Premium Lawn and Lightscape (too wordsy - and a bit confusing. Do you cut grass and do lighting?)
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