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Old Feb 8, 2013, 03:17 PM   #1
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I laid out a business plan for a new idea of mine. This time, I'm not saying what the product is (per-say) but I'm struggling with figuring out names for the product. It's a case for electronics, starting with iOS devices but will be expanding to a far greater line of phones in the future. The original name I thought of "unicase" was taken by another company and I don't want to get sued for using it. Plus, companies like Otterbox and LifeProof have original names, without the word "case" in the name. Suggestions? Been brainstorming all day.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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So if we ignore the fact that you're likely seriously jumping the gun by trying to name your product already, you want us to come up with a name for something you won't tell us about?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:07 PM   #3
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You really need to design and prototype your case before you think of a name.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:18 PM   #4
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No logo yet?

How about The Squase™?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:18 PM   #5
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The "Bell-Ender".
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There you go, font and everything, ready to market:

_- n u t C a s e -_
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I'm getting deja vu...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 05:22 PM   #9
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There you go, font and everything, ready to market:

_- n u t C a s e -_
Needs more Comic Sans.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 05:32 PM   #10
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Needs more Comic Sans.
Highly professional font: highly recommended!
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 08:09 PM   #11
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There you go, font and everything, ready to market:

_- n u t C a s e -_
What are you portraying?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 08:43 PM   #12
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What are you portraying?
So what's your business plan?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 09:03 PM   #13
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Lets see... Apple is taken and so is Orange, how about Pear? I even have a logo idea for you.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 09:21 PM   #14
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Lets see... Apple is taken and so is Orange, how about Pear? I even have a logo idea for you.
Analogy or truth?

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So what's your business plan?
Draft designs, do some R&D, make prototypes (probably a lot of 'em), market the product/get investors - full launch.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 09:42 PM   #15
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Draft designs, do some R&D, make prototypes (probably a lot of 'em), market the product/get investors - full launch.
Since we're sharing super secret master plans, here's mine:

go to school - get a job - ? - RICHES!
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 10:47 PM   #16
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Draft designs, do some R&D, make prototypes (probably a lot of 'em), market the product/get investors - full launch.
Definitely do some R&D, not too much though, just some.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 10:57 PM   #17
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Definitely do some R&D, not too much though, just some.
Sarcasm or serious?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 11:01 PM   #18
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Sarcasm or serious?
Oh Squilly....
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Oh Squilly....
Oh what? It's hard to tell if someone's being sarcastic if you can't see them or their facial expressions/inflections.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 11:07 PM   #20
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 11:07 PM   #21
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Oh what? It's hard to tell if someone's being sarcastic if you can't see them or their facial expressions/inflections.
I don't know whether to be depressed or bemused...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 11:13 PM   #22
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So if we ignore the fact that you're likely seriously jumping the gun by trying to name your product already, you want us to come up with a name for something you won't tell us about?
Reason being, I don't want people to know about this one, in depth. Whenever I go in depth and people hate the idea, I end up not doing anything with it.

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1. Post thread on MacRumors
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Not a bad strategy...

Why MR? The least amount of trolls I've ever seen on a forum. I don't need trolls...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 11:13 PM   #23
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Reason being, I don't want people to know about this one, in depth. Whenever I go in depth and people hate the idea, I end up not doing anything with it.
If you think that we have been hating your ideas, you need to re-read our comments.
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Draft designs, do some R&D, make prototypes (probably a lot of 'em), market the product/get investors - full launch.
So, what does this actually entail then? 'Do some R&D' - what will you actually do? It's not like you press a button and bam! R&D done.
You seem to mention this in a lot of your business 'ideas', yet I haven't actually seen what your research involves.

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Whenever I go in depth and people hate the idea, I end up not doing anything with it.
Well, we're getting there. If your research says your target market don't like the product, why bother?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 12:01 PM   #25
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Expanding on my Idea

I figure I might as well get suggestions on the case idea I had a few days ago. I'm still expanding on the features and starting schematics. Honest opinions and what would you pay for it?

The idea was a phone/tablet case. The market is highly popular and getting saturated. I want to get in before the competition is too high. Features:
Soft-touch aluminum finish
Kickstand
Scratch-resistant layer (spray-on)
RFID protection
Credit card slot
Made in USA
Engraving possible
360 degree protection
Thin, lightweight
Different colors available
Unibody (all one piece, nothing is separated.
Switch to open/close case

Once I get schematics up, I'll update this post.

I want to call it UniShield. I'll probably use KickStarter if it's feasible. I know it won't be easy, but it's the idea I'm loving the most. Honest suggestions/opinions?
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