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There are two basic types of names, whether it's a blog name, book name, a name for a new breakfast cereal, or anything else.
1) Descriptive names.
A descriptive name  beats from dre is one that makes it obvious what the name applies to, at least  replica beats by dre to the target audience/market.
I see a sign for "The Bagelry" across the street from me. You can be pretty sure it sells bagels. It probably has a place to sit and may serve coffee and drinks as well, but certainly it has bagels. "The Bagelry" is a descriptive name.
Ask the Atheist and CorporatePR are other  dr dre beats coupon examples  beats by dr dre solo hd red of blogs with descriptive names.
Schneier on Security is another descriptive name. It's about security and written by well known security author and thought leader Bruce Schneier
2) Clever names, called "cute names" by some.
As I write this I'm at "Breaking New Grounds." Breaking New Grounds? Is that a spiritual growth center, a construction  beats by dr dre accessories company, or what?
Actually it's a coffee shop. Get it? Coffee - coffee grounds, and the expression "breaking new ground" as in making progress? How clever.
"Boing Boing" is a clever name. Whether you or I personally think it's clever isn't the issue. From the name you can't tell what it's about, but it's currently the 5th most popular blog on the planet so obviously that doesn't matter much.
"icanhascheeseburger" is another extremely popular blog with a clever name (personally I think it's stupid, but that's  beats detox vs beats pro not important). You can't tell from the name that it's about cats and other fluffy animal pictures with amusing captions.
Not all blogs with "clever" names are irreverent, primarily for amusement, or silly.
For example, a shel of my former self, by Shel Holtz is a serious business blog on technology and communications. I have no idea what the name means, although it's clever and catchy.
2.5) Viral Names
A third type of name is one you choose because it will get talked about.
This is typically a clever name that you hopes catches on and enters the vocabulary.
Examples include Seth Godin's book Purple Cow; most people now know this means something that is remarkable and unique, whether it's a product, service, company, or maybe their marketing.
Another example is "Google"; it now means to look something up on the Internet.
Note that both "Purple Cow" and "Google" are basically "clever" names, but ones that have really taken off and are now used to mean much more than the book and company they originally named.
It IS tough to choose a "clever" name like these that spreads virally as they have, but if you do you can have massive results! Imagine perhaps millions of people using your blog name in daily conversation.
Examples of viral blog names are rare, but one example is "dooce". Heather Armstrong was fired in 2002 for things she wrote online about work in her blog dooce.com. "Dooce" is now widely understood to mean "to be fired from your job because of things you write online." Dooce is also a very popular blog -- a Technorati Top 100 Blog.
Another example, perhaps not as big as dooce yet but with enormous potential, is Pamela Slim's blog "Escape From Cubicle Nation." "Cubicle Nation" invokes such vivid and to many of us unpleasant Dilbertesque images that I can see it really taking off - that is, taking off even more it already has.
So, you've really got two choices for a blog name, "descriptive" or "clever."
If you're amazingly lucky your blog name, whether clever or not, may skyrocket along with its/your popularity, and enter or perhaps change the vernacular. Hey, maybe it'll be bigger than Google!

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