Hey, everybody! We’re having a party here at [John-Michael Gariepy’s Unnamed Blog]! 100 posts, and 13,000+ views! Oh, and my Klout score just passed 40! Klout thinks I’m a Networker! Thanks, Klout!
If I could only invent a name for [Unnamed Blog], though. I’m supposed to be ‘the creative one’. But, you know, there’s only so many good names out there. And I refuse to call my blog something plithy and game-related like “John-Michael’s Critical Hits!”. Besides, someone else must have that blog name. Yup. Found it.
Coming up with a good name for what you’re doing is tough. Dave and Josh made it look so easy with our old blog Guilt Free Games. A little alliteration, with a pop music name that simultaneously tells you a lot, and tells you nothing. Tiiiiiiin Roof! Rusted. Aah, baby, that’s where it’s at.
Naming yourself isn’t a problem limited only to blogs, of course. Do you remember a time when you could name your Atari 2600 game ‘Boxing’ or ‘Adventure’? The music industry is full of names that can’t be used, because someone, once, decided to cut an Read more…