What Emily said......
I like Rising Moon Studio, it implies more than one genre of art.
I personally use my name, because as an independent contractor, whose
gov't clients don't contact me for 5 or 6 or 10 years, I want them to find
Best of luck.
> Hi Laurie,
> If you like "Rising Moon" and want to keep it, I see no reason not to. In
> my opinion, the name of a business can be very important, but less so if
> one is a sole proprietor.
> If you want people to connect your name to the Rising Moon name, then you
> can make sure your name is included in the page title alongside Rising
> (so the search results would be something like "Rising Moon Design Studio
> illustration by Laurie Bebick" or whatever you want). That way, folks
> find you whether they're looking for Rising Moon OR Laurie Bebick.
> If you like Rising Moon but aren't sure about the "Design" part, perhaps
> consider simply "Rising Moon Studio" or maybe include the word "Creative."
> Just some suggestions!
> *Emily S. Damstra*
> natural science illustration
> Guelph, Ontario
> (519) 616-3654
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> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 11:24 AM, Laurie Bebick <[log in to unmask]>
>> As the new year approaches, I am reevaluating my art business. One
>> is changing the name of my company from Rising Moon Design Studio to my
>> name. My company name has gone through a couple iterations, it was
>> originally Konza Graphics, but I though that sounded too much like a
>> graphic design or sign making company. I then changed it to Rising Moon
>> Fine Art Studio (Rising Moon Art Studio was already taken), but decided
>> that might put a lot of people off and my style is more illustrative
>> fine art. I have settled on the current Rising Moon Design studio, but
>> concerned that it sounds like an interior design studio rather than an
>> studio. However, if you google rising moon my site is number one. I see
>> that many of you use your name as your business name. What are people's
>> thoughts on using your name vs a made up name? Does all my fussing
>> the name mean nothing since most sites are found by key words and not
>> necessarily the title of the site.
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