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For those of you with more "difficult" names..

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by thedon23, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    So, I'm originally from the Middle East, and have a name that isn't so easy to pronounce.

    In offline marketing, we have to deal with people face to face quite a bit.

    For those of you who have been in offline marketing for a while, and have a difficult name like myself, do you go by different name that is easier to pronounce?
     
  2. CarpeNemo

    CarpeNemo Newbie

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    Indeed. The easiest way is to give yourself a "friend" name (if your name is James, then call yourself Jim) and pronounce your last name in an easy to remember way. If you must, come up with a business alias, because it makes people uncomfortable to not be able to readily pronounce and remember your name.

    Several car dealers in my town do this.
     
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  3. RMX

    RMX Power Member

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    Yeah. For English speaking people, I'm Ray :)
     
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    hateandbreak Supreme Member

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    My names Saul, They say it with ease :p I'm going to start a REAL journey thread and show how I'll go from 0 clients, starting fresh to over 5000$ in clients. Check it out when I put it up! :D
     
  5. flaw3d

    flaw3d Regular Member

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    Easy - come up with a nickname that is professional. Usually people will overlook that if you do not give it any attention.