turns out anything starting with a V and ending in an E is too risky even if it works cannot be done.
It was fun discussing this though. I still have more names.
Constantly editing this with new ideas, arguments, situations and more to summarise the app. Please don’t take this so seriously, it’s just a fun suggestion. There are some good names out there (as well as bad ones) just be prepared for more posts! Also please don’t advertise your ideas here lads, it gives off a “Your idea sucks, look at mine” vibe. Thank you!
Hi, I thought of a smart way to keep the name V*ne in terms of the logo as well as how it sounds. V2 is a great name for reference but how would it be implemented in the actual app?
I decided on Vyne. I searched it up online and the only thing I found was a school called The Vyne in Basingstoke but nobody owns the name or is linked to the name. If you put the loop font onto the word Vyne, you can manipulate it to look like an “I” between the “Y” which I have attempted to do. It could work with the original font used for V1 as well as the rest of the letters in lowercase. Also, I admit in writing it looks different but the logo doesn’t have to be. Check the logo ideas I made:
It looks great in black too:
It would still sound like V*ne and we could still have all the same “revine” options etc only it would be:
Revyne, Vyners, Vyne etc.
I’ve tried (and failed) to incorporate the loops on my laptop:
At least then it would still reach to the audience in the same way with previous trends which I think solves the issue here by @LeaElizabeth in https://community.byte.co/t/once-v2-comes-out-how-will-we-prevent-artists-saying-v-ne/9014?u=ryanreid&source_topic_id=14859
What do you think?
Edit: I understand that they do want to stray away from being too similar to V1 but i’m just thinking that too much of a difference might scare away the audience? They may not see it as V2 or a follow-up from V1 but instead something completely different from what people were expecting but you know it’s just a thought
Here are a few pros and cons to look at with the naming of V2 if it ever comes to that:
Keeping it as V2 pros:
- We don’t have to worry about the naming, it can simply be version 2
We won’t be able to control what people make the V stand for. People will end up referring to it as Vne 2 or keep associating it to Vne
Leads to confusion
There is an e-cigarette company under the name
Giving it an unassociated name Pros:
Keeps the app unassociated from Twitter
Allows some change/originality (aside from concept)
Becomes foreign to the audience
Leads to confusion because features are the same and doesn’t link to the placeholder V2
Whether Dom likes it or not, people will associate themselves as a person of the new name e.g. Instagram = Instagrammers, Vibe = Vibers, Snapchat = Snappers/Snapchatters, Youtube = Youtubers
Loses a chance in building a community and audience because people aren’t familiar or do not like the name
Giving the app a name similar to the original but different: Pros
Is more familiar with the audience once the situation is explained (I don’t think a lot of people actually understand the reason for the “Death of V*ne”)
Allows users to still associate themselves with the app whether that may be creator/artist/ the name-ers as well as keeping features familiar
Stays catchy and reduces confusion
- Could result in a flag up in copyright or some form of “copying”
There are pros and cons for each situation but I feel as though whichever option drives away the audience, even more, is what would be a bigger downfall than 1 or two legal issues which can be solved quickly. If people aren’t attracted to the app at all, it would be pointless. But who knows
I am back and the main argument here (in summary) is that will the name really have an effect on what audience is attracted and/or if an audience will or will not be attracted? I decided to do a poll on my private/main instagram accounts both having around 200 followers. I will do one on twitter soon because I have 3.7K followers at the moment which means I can get in a larger scale opinion. As of now here are the results:
Here is a link to my other name suggestions!