What’s in a Feature Name

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After the startup’s name and the product’s name (which should usually be the same as the startup’s name) the next most important thing to name is individual features/modules in the product. Coming up with great names for features is critical because that value carries over into several areas like:

  • User experience / ease of use
  • Marketing content, especially for search engine optimization purposes
  • Other marketing content like blog posts, white papers, and social media
  • Sales demos and support

The next time you go to name a new feature/module, stop and think through the many different ways it’ll be used and get feedback from a few people as to the best available name.

What else? What are some other reasons the name of a feature/module is important?

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