Name my new company please?
August 28, 2012 8:56 AM   Subscribe

Help me name my new service! I'm opening a consulting service specialised in improving listings for bed&breakfast websites like airbnb, home away from home, 9flats etc... and I'm struggling to chose a name. Tell me what you think?

The service is pretty straightforward, we will offer copywriting, translation, and photography services ( and other services as well but they all have the same goal/effect ) in order to improve listings for bed&breaksfast / vacation rentals type of websites. The goal being of course to generate more interests/bookings for the home owners who will use our service. It is geared towards home owners who are not necessarily very computer savvy and could use professional help to make their listing attractive and professional looking.

We're a team of various specialists and experts including writer, graphic designer, photographer, interior designer, search engine optimisation experts, and hotel and bed&breakfast managers, so we pool all kinds of specific knowledge together.

(We'll be starting out in countries were english is not the main language, but eventually went to have it globally accessible/marketed)

We want to give off a dynamic, efficient vibe, but also underline the fact that we're experts in our field.

Here are some ideas we've had so far, but i was wondering which ones Metafilter prefers, and which ones are terrible... and feel free to suggest other ideas as well of course :-)

BookingsBoosters ( sounds a bit ghosts busters to me )
The Bookingists (as in, scientists in the field of bookings...)

Bookings Genius

Bookings Experts

Bookings Doctors

BBOOST or B.BOOST ( from Bookings Boost )

Thanks for your input!
posted by PardonMyFrench to Grab Bag (19 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
The Bookings Institute
posted by carmicha at 8:58 AM on August 28, 2012 [9 favorites]

booking masters.
posted by quodlibet at 9:01 AM on August 28, 2012

B&B Better? Better B&B?
posted by 2bucksplus at 9:04 AM on August 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

Best answer: "Fullbook" sounds modern and describes your goal.

Or, if that's already in use somewhere (.com is taken, but .biz and a few others are available), combine it:

Fullbook Design
Fullbook Consultants
Fullbook Hospitality Experts
posted by gilrain at 9:07 AM on August 28, 2012

Best answer: Guest Magnetics
posted by argonauta at 9:12 AM on August 28, 2012

If you want to also help FSBO people improve, you might focus on "listing" and other words that work in a real estate context. More words to ponder: masters, coach and counsel.
posted by carmicha at 9:17 AM on August 28, 2012

Host and Home
posted by carmicha at 9:32 AM on August 28, 2012

Best answer: Guestboosters
posted by MuffinMan at 9:32 AM on August 28, 2012 [3 favorites]

One suggestion would be to find a cool name, like say "guest" in Sanskrit or something and THEN make sure you have a catchy tag line underneath it telling what you do. A short tag line.
posted by digitalprimate at 9:42 AM on August 28, 2012

Bed, Breakfast and Beyond

Better B&B Bureau
posted by kindall at 9:46 AM on August 28, 2012

Better Bookings.
posted by Sidhedevil at 9:47 AM on August 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

Best answer: noVacancy
posted by FreezBoy at 9:56 AM on August 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

Rental Upgrades
posted by NotMyselfRightNow at 10:10 AM on August 28, 2012

I don't have any suggestions on names, but I don't like anything beginning with Bookings. It doesn't roll off the tongue smoothly.

I DO like the ones muffinman (guestboosters) and Sidhedevil (Better Bookings) recommended.
posted by Sal and Richard at 10:41 AM on August 28, 2012

"QonaQ" is 'guest' in Azerbaijani.
posted by cromagnon at 11:05 AM on August 28, 2012

Inn Group
posted by Cranberry at 12:05 PM on August 28, 2012

Best answer: BedAndBreakFaster
posted by hypersloth at 12:25 PM on August 28, 2012

Response by poster: Oh wow lots of fantastic suggestions! Thanks! (I'm always amazed of the power of The Green to answer my questions with great speed and amazing answers ).
Sal and Richards I agree with you on the names starting with bookings thing, but have now plenty of great alternatives to take with me to the next decision making step :-)
And if anyone still has more ideas, keep 'em coming!
posted by PardonMyFrench at 1:46 PM on August 28, 2012

Full House
posted by polymath at 2:03 PM on August 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

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