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My name or new name?
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CosmicMonkey · 13/02/2018 16:28

Fingers crossed I am due to qualify as a personal trainer in May and then looking at setting up as self-employed during the summer. I am wondering if I should just use my name on the website so CosmicMonkey coaching or CosmicMonkey training or if I should go with an actual business name in case I wish to expand from just personal training into products or articles at some point.

I can’t actually think of a business name I would use which doesn’t help. It would need to be related to fitness in some way and I have a nickname of mouse which I would quite like to get in there if I wasn’t going to go with my actual name – I appreciate the word mouse may not fit though.

If you were looking at working with a PT would it make a difference?

Thanks for reading!

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Doingitover · 14/02/2018 14:53

I think I'd prefer to book a PT who used their name, just sounds a bit more approachable. However I guess a 'business name' makes it easier to market (or does it)
Also I imagine you will hope to build your clients by word of mouth and referrals. So using your name just feels personal. But that's just my opinion Smile Good luck

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LadyMonicaBaddingham · 14/02/2018 14:57

Why not CosmicMonkey @ Business Name or something similar? Maybe 'with' or '&' if you don't fancy the '@'

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ChantelleKKK · 15/02/2018 20:13

CosmicMonkey sounds fun
Its good to add a bit of character but ultimately it depends on your services as a PT
Just make sure its a name you won't regret in a few years

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