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    For a few years now i have been building pc's for friends and relatives, but in the past few months its started to grow from a mild hobby to a downright source of income. It used to be i got a build, repair, etc once a month, maybe a little more, at most. Now its to the point i have 8 computer systems to build this month.

    Ive recently aquired a state tax ID #, and set myself up with two wholesale accounts through reputable suppliers. Now im getting ready to actually pay someone to host a site, and its looking like im actually going to be moving my work into an office in a busy city about 20 minutes from me.

    In other words, its gone from a hobby to...well a business. The problem is, i cant come up with a name for it. I'm just bad at it. Below are a few ones i came up with just laying on the couch. If you have one that you feel is good enough to earn you some $ then plz pm me, dont post it.

    i'm not really looking to pay for one or use exactly what is posted on these forums, im just fishing for ideas.

    High Voltage Computers
    Dream Machines
    No Limitz PC
    Xania Systems

    none of them are incredible or anything, just looking for input.

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    I like High Voltage Computers. Sounds like fun! *zap*
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    lol

    i cant sleep for crap so ive just been sitting thinking bout it. i kinda want something that people know how to say, but have never heard of it. Thats kinda why i liked Xania the best. Its not a real word, or thing (i made it up, hope its not), it just IS. Kinda grabs ya imo. Like

    Xania PC
    Xania Systems

    plus www.xaniapc.com is available.

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    I don't like to make up names for people , so i'll give my opinion on the name's you've suggested :

    >> High Voltage Computers
    too long , i don't like it.

    >> Dream Machines
    i don't like this either , sounds ... umm .. err... gay ??

    >> No Limitz PC
    DO NOT use a name like this. Its really lame. (and again , its only my opinion )

    >> Xania PC
    >> Xania Systems
    Nice . Short , easy to remember and sounds professional.



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    > No Limitz PC

    This is the worst name ever. Is Master P building PCs now?

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    Xania... riiiiight... because if you say it outloud to someone, how are they going to spell it?

    My suggestion is to use an acronym that no one understands, but is easy to remember.

    Example: KAS (kick.......... systems), CRAP (computer repair and performance), etc.

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    ...Although CRAP would lose you prude or religious business.

    Isn't there a company name generator on Google somewhere? You know, takes your name, favourite colour, etc...

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    ...You should also probably look into whether or not you should try and make your company an LLC or something - to protect yourself from being sued.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMurf
    ...Although CRAP would lose you prude or religious business.
    It was just an example

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    Good suggestion guys. As for a name gen the only one i actually found was costly.

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    I like Xania... but in marketing, I would try to make a big deal out of the X in Xania... kinda like "Sketchers... it's the 'S'"

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    Xania Systems looks good for me.
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    yea im really starting to like that name honestly.....

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    Haha you're going to become bankrupt.

    Might as well call yourself "Totally Unreliable Computers" or "Dime A Dozen Digital."

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    I don't like xania...too made up; there is no meaning behind it. Plus you'll be building computers and not systems. Thirdly, it reminds me of Pierce Anthony's Xanth series

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