« When are Brands Refreshed and Revived? |
| Anti-Valentine’s Day: Brand Naming For Lonely Hearts »
February 13, 2008
Does TuitionTree Brand Naming Make Sense?
Yesterday, on Trademork, I read something troubling about online loan service LendingTree.
Already facing a class action suit for “unfair business practices and false advertising," it has decided to offer a similar student loan service called TuitionTree.
I do think that TuitionTree is an improvement over the LendingTree brand name but worry that this kind of bad publicity could hurt any venture that ends in Tree. Rumory suggests that the entire LendingTree model is doomed anyway.
The next generation of real estate loan engines will be more personalized and will feature Web 2.0 naming like Zillow and Trulia.
Expect to see the same in the realm of tuition searching.
Technorati Tags: TuitionTree, LendingTree, Brand Naming, Zillow, Trulia, Loan Service, Lawsuit, Money Tree
Posted by William Lozito at February 13, 2008 8:05 AM
TrackBack URL for this entry: