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Which One Won? Choosing beer name ideas

There are a lot of challenges that an entrepreneur needs to tackle when launching a new company: deciding what you’re going to sell, planning a marketing strategy, researching the right e-commerce platform. But before you can do almost anything else with your company, you’ll need to choose the right brand name. In a cluttered industry like the alcohol accessory sector, beer name ideas can be the key to differentiating yourself from your competition.

In this PickFu poll, a business owner was keen to discover the most appealing name for their beer ice pack brand.

The poll offered three options: Koolaroo, Refreeze, and Sweet Chill. Can you guess which one won?

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Why You Need a Mobile App Business Plan (And How to Make a Good One)

It’s not cheap to build an app. One source says that building a simple functions app like a timer or a tip calculator costs upwards of $10,000. A more complicated app is much more expensive — think a quarter of a million dollars. So to build an app without sinking your finances, you need to create a mobile app business plan.

Before we dive into what that plan should look like, let’s figure out why your brand should develop an app in the first place.

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Which One Won? Understanding what makes a good book title

When someone mentions cyber hackers, you usually think, ugh! Those people who can breach my computer’s privacy and steal my information and money? I stay away from them.

But what if you needed people to see the other side of cyber hackers, and you decided to write a book about it? What type of title would convince readers to look past their negative assumptions and get them to pick up your book?

One author created a PickFu poll to answer this question.

Option A’s title is The Cyber Crisis: Why the Hackers We Fear are the Hackers We Need.

Option B is Cyber Soldiers: How Hackers Can Save Us.

Can you guess which one won?

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How to Sell App Ideas: A Must-Have Guide

If you’ve decided to step into the app developing game, congratulations! You’ve just started a business. And like any other business, you’ll have to find backers or buyers to sell app ideas to.

Maybe you’ve got a brilliant app planned and you want to sell it to someone else to produce. Or maybe you want to dive into the process yourself and see where the journey leads. Either way, you’ll have to:

  • Validate your idea
  • Define your target audience
  • Test a prototype to your target audience

This guide on how to sell app ideas will tell you everything you need to know about selling your app idea to financial backers or potential idea buyers.

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Which One Won? How to name a local business

Naming your business is an exciting part of building your new brand. Start by brainstorming and come up with as many ideas as you can. Once you’ve exhausted your ideas, you can start to narrow down it down to your favorites. When it starts getting challenging to decide on your own, test a couple of business names with a PickFu poll to see which is more popular with an audience of people.

That’s exactly what the business owner in this PickFu poll did. The pollster is building an integrated medicine clinic in the town of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and wants to know which business name would be more appealing. 

Option A was Restoration Healthcare and Option B was Coeur d’Health. Option B, of course, was a play on words based on the town Coeur d’Alene. 

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5 E-commerce Website Policies Every Online Business Owner Should Have

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Priyanka Prakash of Fundera for this guest post on e-commerce website policies.

Just like any venture, your e-commerce business needs to outline its policies from the get-go. Because of the technology and processes involved, however, running an online store will require even more policies than your average business. 

When you’re in charge, you’re responsible for setting up all the necessary e-commerce policies for your online business. But what are protocols do you need to establish yourself? 

Though the full answer to this question will depend on a variety of factors — like your industry, headquarters location, and your offerings — there are certain policies that every online retail business should consider setting up.

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What the heck is PickFu?

As an e-commerce seller, you do everything you can to make more revenue. That’s why you spend so many hours attending conferences, researching products, and learning from experts on YouTube. 

In all of your e-commerce learning, you may have stumbled across the strange word PickFu, pronounced “pick-foo.”

Um, a what?

If you’re like most people, hearing that word may have caused you to do a head-tilt. But don’t turn away! This “PickFu thing” is something that you definitely need to look into. 

All right, so what is it?

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Which One Won? Judging logo design ideas

When you’re building a brand, your logo is an important first impression to customers. Whether online or offline, your logo quickly becomes the calling card of a business. However, judging logo design ideas is never easy.

In this PickFu poll, a premium pet supplement company asked for insights from Amazon Prime shoppers about which logo they prefer. Of the three logo design ideas offered, which do you think came out on top?

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10 Unique Packaging Ideas to Inspire You

Product packaging plays an integral role in your product’s branding. From communicating your offerings to expressing your company’s values, unique packaging helps to convince potential consumers to make that leap and buy from you.

With thousands of brands competing for attention, that split second when a consumer glances at your product could make or break it for you. One-third of all decisions consumers make are based solely on the packaging. Unique packaging could differentiate your brand from all the competition.

To help inspire you, take a look at these 10 unique packaging ideas, examples, and tips to help you make sure your product stands out from the crowd.

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Which One Won? Catchy mobile app names

Naming a new mobile app isn’t easy. Clever and catchy mobile app names help you stand out from your competitors, but it’s tough to know what users will think.

The right name for your app is one major way to build brand recognition, so make things easier on yourself by following tips from this PickFu poll. In this poll, the developer wants opinions on two potential names for a new app that enables users to gather information and chat with experts on any subject. 

Option A was wegatherapp and Option B was gatherxCan you guess which app name won? 

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