Saturday, April 2, 2011

What's In a Name?

Hello all of you who happen to be stopping by my blog today :) I hope that you are having a FANTASTIC weekend!

I have been giving A LOT of thought to purchasing my domain for my blog. In other words, no more .blogspot. Which would be WONDERFUL! Right? The problem is that I am wondering, do I keep Paisley Passions for my name? Hmmmmmmm. I am perplexed!

When I started my blog the last week of July 2010, I had NO IDEA that it would take off and be liked by anyone. It was just a place for me to share my creations. A creative outlet of sorts. Anyway, I didn't give much thought to the name because I never thought anyone would care about what I had to say, or what I created.

The problem now is, if I change the name, what name would I choose to call this little 'ol blog of mine?

I have even thought about turning it into a contest. A "Name My Blog" contest, with a prize for the winner.

I don't know. I am just rambling here. So, what do you think? Do I change my blog name before I buy my domain? Do I make renaming my blog a contest? What to do? What to do?

Help me out :) Leave a comment and let me know what YOU think.


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19 comments:

Mindy said...

My vote: keep your name.

It's who you are in blogland! =)

Shore Girl said...

My vote would be for you to keep the same name too! I like it!

Sasha said...

I like paisley passions. Even though we never met I feel that it fits you and the blog perfectly.

Prairie Patch said...

From a marketing standpoint, if you're starting out, it's best to put a keyword (that your blog is revolving around) in your domain name. However, since you have a ton of followers and have made a name for yourself, you've made "Paisley Passions" your own. It's like a brand name. If you like the name, please keep it. It's what people know you as. :) Plus, it's very unique, which is good for a blog dealing in creativity.

Cheers,
Tracy All Thumbs Crafts

Keriann said...

Ditto Prairie Patch! But hey I'm wondering the same thing about my photography so what do I know?! lol

Misty ~ Not an Empty Room ~ said...

I vote keep your name. Its cute, unique and everyone who loves you already knows it.

Xx
Misty

melody-mae said...

i vote keep the name! :)

Polish Mama on the Prairie said...

I like the name as well. Do you have any you are throwing around in your mind right now?

Joan said...

I agree with everyone else...keep the name :) I like it...a lot!

Deanne said...

Keep the name- its what everyone knows you as so makes you easier to find!

Jen said...

I love your name!!

I'm going through the same thought process and need to give myself a deadline to get it done!

azfillerpack said...

PaisleyPassions.com I LOVE It!!!

12 votes to keep it.

Eleni said...

I'd say to keep your name!! and azFillerpack is right PaisleyPassions.com!! Sounds great!!

Jenny said...

I love the name! Keep it if you can find a domain open for it! :)

radn said...

Do not change your name.

Ivy said...

I've been following your blog for a little while now and your name Paisley Passions is what made me notice you. I like it and I think you should keep it but I'm sure whatever name you go with will be great!

Mary Ann & Mother said...

Please keep your name! Your art work is unique and eye-catching...it gets noticed.
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Krysti said...

I add my vote for keeping Paisley Passions. I love your logo and your buttons!!! The colors and the design catch my eye everytime I see them.

Nancye said...

I am with everyone else...I LOVE your name! That's what made me come & visit!

:) Nancye