As you think of conducting a business name search, what you will first of all need is to have created a perfect name. So as to conduct a proper search for a business name, it will be advisable for you to think of having at least three business names so as to help you when your first choice is unavailable. The moment you are armed with a few strong business names, you are ready to get started.
The next tip that is to follow this is as well easy and simple is to conduct a search for the name on Google. By and large, it is a fact that Google happens to have such a strong database containing so much information on the new and established businesses that are there. In this all you will need to do is type the business name in the search bar and have a look at the results. When your name seems to be clear as from the search engine searches, having checked and affirmed all the variations such as can be with the spelling of the name, et cetera, you will be good to move to the next step in the search. If you however happen not to have found one yet, ensure that you search until you have found one that you can keep.
After you have done your search and have found one as a keeper, take it and add a .com to it. This is all in the interest to ensure that you get to own the absolute rights to the name that you are just coming up with. Your company will be so easily found when one searches for it by typing the name and adds a .com at the end of the name. This as such points to the fact that for you to own the name and the rights to it you need to as well own the domain. This done, you will then need to follow it up with the next step in the search.
The step that is to follow will take you to the local phone book and the online directories available. We have a number of the companies that are being created on a daily routine and majority of these are those that are set up as sole proprietorships which are commonly formed without much formal documentation. If you happen to come across such names in your name search you need not panic as these may never leave long in the business and or may never acquire legal existence and as such all you need to do in such a case is to note their existence.