When you are thinking of a business name search, the first thing you need to do is to create a perfect name. One of the tips that can be given from the very outset is to have a multiplicity of the names to search so as to have alternatives if in any case your first alternative does not quite succeed. At the very point in time that you have a few business names that are strong names enough, you will be well set for you to start up your business name search.
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. Where there seems to be nothing questionable or telling of the existence or use of the name as from the results from the search engine searches, then you will be good to take the next step in the search of the business name and all you may be advised to do is to ensure that you have checked for any issues of variations that may be with the names such as the spellings and so forth. If it happens that you have not yet found one at this stage yet, you need to continue with this until you have one that you can move on with the name search.
On to your found keeper name, now on the next phase of the search add a .com to the keeper. 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. You must have realized as has been the experience of many that when you search for a company on the web that searching for it by typing the name of the company on the search bar and adding to the name at the end the .com at the end and this is just what you need to assure. Therefore what we can have as the general rule in all this is to ensure that you get to own the name as fully and the rights by even owning the domain name. With this already done, you will then have to follow this with the next step that is to follow in the search process for the business name.
What is to follow is to have a look at your local phone book and the online directories. There are a number of the companies being formed nearly every day and most of which are sole proprietorships which in actual sense do not require much in formal documentation to create. 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.