How to choose a good nickname for social networks?

July 30, 2021
A good name should define you in a few words. Not sure where to start? We guide you in the search for your gamertag for social networks. They will all remember you!

Creating good content on social networks is only a small part, you must also work on your personal brand. A good name or nickname will make it easier for people to remember you and consequently see you on the next broadcast. It works in combination with your logo, they should complement each other. The goal is to stay in the minds of your followers and all those who discover your channel.

What is a nickname?

We must understand what a nickname is and how it relates to the topic of this blog. According to the dictionary, it is the name that is given to a person instead of his own and that, generally, refers to some particular quality or characteristic that distinguishes him.

A good nickname or nickname is our business card. It says who we are and what distinguishes us in a few words, this helps us to differentiate ourselves from other people with the same name.

Your stage name, your nickname or the way people recognize you has power, which is why it is so important that you do not take it lightly. Pay attention, this will be the way in which everyone recognizes you and the concept to which they will relate you for a long time. You have to give it the importance it deserves.

Brainstorming works very well to start with the selection, we must filter only the best ideas.

We will leave you some tips so that you can choose a stage name for social networks that suits you.

  1. What do others relate you to?

Think about how you have been called all your life, it may be an abbreviation of your name, for example, if your name is Michael, you may be called "Mike" on a daily basis, or it may be some animal that represents you, it may be that your parents of affection they call you "Little Bear", "Little Bear" or "Bee".

  1. It should be short and easy to pronounce and remember.

If your name or nickname is very long, let's try to find an abbreviation or other alternative. Remember that short names can be stickier and easier to remember. Even if it is two short words that are easy to pronounce, that will give an advantage, for example "MikeBear".

  1. Creativity applied to your gamertag

It is important to take into account the pronunciation and the way it is written, use your imagination and creativity, you could consider using some numbers in your nickname. It must be unique and memorable.

  1. Opinion test

The sight of a third will help a lot, discuss the idea of ​​your next nickname and see what they think. Maybe it gives you more options or something new may be born, the more ideas and more opinions, the closer you will get to finding the ideal name.

It sounds very difficult, however, it is simpler than it sounds.

Look for inspiration from other places, maybe a book that you like a lot, it could be a movie, some superhero, some song, group or band. Don't panic if you can't find a quick name, the whole process takes time.

If you are not comfortable with your name, let's go back to the first step.

What do we have to avoid when choosing a name?

  1. Avoid using the intro "xXApodoXx", it is a widely used resource and not many networks will allow you to name yourself that way. It is much easier to remember a simple name than a name with so many ornaments. It should be easy to read and remember.
  2. Avoid making the name too long, try to keep the name up to 13 characters long.
  3. Don't use complex pronunciations. If the spelling is difficult, people will be able to say your name the wrong way over and over again and you will end up being called by another name that you may not have expected. It is better to avoid complications and confusion from minute one.
  4. Don't use generic names. Remember that viewers like to follow creative, unique and original content creators.

It's time to take action, work on your personal brand with this first step. Our team wants to help you in your creation process, do not hesitate to share this blog with whoever needs it most.

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