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What do you call yourself as an Internet Marketer to People?

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  1. rulingim

    rulingim Newbie

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    If someone asks you what are you doing. Do you just say I am into Internet Marketing? I usually say that but then I am blasted with tons of questions and at the end they are still clueless and they feel its an uncool job
    So I want some help. What do you tell them when they ask this question? I daily get asked when I meet new people and old ones and I am always dumbstrucked on how to explain this to them

    Is there any way I could simply finish the conversation without them being clueless? Maybe you can tell me some cool name which I can call myself

    Also dont forget to add what will be your followup answer when they ask you what does "that" mean
     
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  2. ConversionKing

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    Internet Engineer
     
  3. rulingim

    rulingim Newbie

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    Internet Engineer doesnt sound right. We are into marketing not Engineering :p and even if you tell them you are an internet engineer what would be your followup answer?
     
  4. jstover77

    jstover77 Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I tell them that I sell drugs. If I say Internet Marketing, they think I am involved in a Ponzi scheme.
     
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  5. ButcherPete

    ButcherPete Regular Member

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    I just say "spammer" usually, because you're right: people will be clueless what an "internet marketer" is even if you spend 2 hours explaining it. I told my parents "I promote products online and get a commission from sales" and they still don't get it.
     
  6. rulingim

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    LOL Drugs and Spammer ;)

    I dont want to sound sarcastic to them as they are Elders :p
     
  7. erimarke

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    I tell them I'm a cnosultant/advisor and sell them my seo services.
     
  8. MafiaBoss

    MafiaBoss Elite Member

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    Tell them i do something that i like :)
     
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    techinical-marketing-engineer_meem (1).jpg
     
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    briptech Power Member

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    I am used to say: IT Consultant.
     
  11. rulingim

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    Also dont forget to add what will be your followup answer when they ask what does "that" mean
     
  12. JustRipIt

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    Tell them you are Digital Marketer and Consultant. You provide marketing solutions for small to medium sized businesses. You own eCommerce stores and market other companies' products and services. You provide advertising space for merchants. Your methodologies are tried and true as almost every large million dollar corporation feverishly uses digital marketing and employs only the best to get the job done.

    Your field is highly sought after, and under-staffed!

    AND....You make more money than the person asking you stupid questions....
     
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  13. ConversionKing

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    Great explanation JustRipit. I think ill rip it.
     
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  14. noermanto

    noermanto Regular Member

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    I call myself as Jobless, since an average mid-age people and neighbor around me are not really understand what internet is. Poor me.
     
  15. GreenGoblin

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    I just say, I do "Advertising & Marketing"
     
  16. bertbaby

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    Just say you are a product marketer, IM just confuses the masses.
     
  17. KeyzDT

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    online promotions. I promote peoples products and services online. pretty straight forward.
     
  18. M1ndfluX

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    Just had a miscommunication few weeks ago at a bar.

    My GF asked me how the new campaign with the pills was going and a 'friend' of her noticed the 'pill' part. Duhh... She missed the part of the websites, seo, herbal, networks and other non herbal projects etc etc etc...

    My GF was asked a few days later why she was a couple of months now with a drugsdealer by someone else in her friendcircle...

    So for answering your initial question OP:

    I build websites...
     
  19. dog-tag

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    I just say "I make websites"

    I hate trying to explain it also, they don't get it, and when they do get it they say -
    "OK so how can I do that too?"

    Just kill it from the start, unless they're business people who may need your skills later down the line or recommend you to a friend.
     
  20. No.RuleZ

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    i do porn movies