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Naming your Music Business; competitor name analysis.

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Universal Music

A simple, generic name that communicates their ambition: to offer music for everyone.

American Idols

An idol is something or someone that people worship. American Idol uses this definition to create a music show where the point is for the winner to be idolised.

Xfactor

They say it takes an ‘x-factor’ to make someone stand-out from the crowd. This show uses that definition, similarly to how American Idol uses ‘idol’.

The Voice

A name that couldn’t be more telling of what the competition is about.

Spotify

The world’s largest music streaming service. The name has no relevance to music, but due to its uniqueness, it has been invaluable in establishing a distinct brand.

Pandora

Another music streaming service, whose name originates from Greek mythology. It draws comparisons with ‘Pandora’s Box’ i.e. containing “all” the music of humankind.

iTunes

Meaning ‘internet tunes,’ the name was part of Apple’s broader naming strategy, starting with the iMac and ending with the iPhone.

Billboard

Conjuring a visual image, Billboards name is perfect for the type of company they are – a display of the world’s top music.

MTV

‘Music Television’. Their use of an acronym ensured that it was easy to remember, and led to it becoming an important part of pop-culture.

Shazam

A company with an interesting name origin: it comes from the digits 2480, which are found on a traditional mobile phone. Shazam’s unique name has ensured little brand dilution.

Beats

A clever, distinguished name that relates directly to the industry they serve.

Marketing Strategy & Useful
Advertising Terminology

A very targeted strategy is required for such a large target audience. Certain phrases and words do however stand out as being very efficient when trying to increase sales, subscriptions, and views.

Platinum, exciting, new album, young, star, undiscovered, Number 1 hit, tunes, beats, Fresh, hot, talent, sold out

Clientele & Interests

Each person has different tastes and preferences when it comes to music. If you set these differences aside, you will find some common partialities amongst music fans: they want to see their favorite genres being played live, listen to them on the best quality equipment possible and take their music with them wherever they go.

Festivals, top hits, headphones, speakers, nightclubs, dancing, live music, iPod, music listening device, Concerts and gigs, popstars, music genres (pop, hip-hop, reggae, dance, electronic)

Industry Related Words

Singing

lyrics

tunes

musical

stereo

radio

classics

melody

musician

heavy metal

blues

rap

jazz

salsa

soul

Eminem

jay-z

lady gaga

Taylor Swift

Adele

The Beatles

the rolling stones

music video

Rihanna

Beyoncé

the Notorious B.I.G

One Direction

Maroon Five

X-factor

American Idol

funk

harmony

bridge

chorus

folk

country

acoustic

instrumental

rock ‘n roll

beat

base

saxophone

piano

trumpet

singer

violin

tempo

rhythm

playlist

touring

artist

album

songstress

song writer

pop

hip-hop

rock

reggae

dance

electronic

hits

top 40

gigs

concerts

shows

festivals

pop-stars

musicians

bands

DJ

guitar

drums

song