Can i use a nickname/pen name in a free report?

by Strox
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in the free report can i not use my real name? for example"Top 5 mistakes....." by(nickname or pen name?
#free #nickname or pen #report
  • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
    Use what ever name you want.
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    • Profile picture of the author CaRTmAnBrAh
      Originally Posted by Jill Carpenter View Post

      Use what ever name you want.
      Very True Jill.

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      by Claude Whitacre (my new pen name).

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  • Profile picture of the author jazbo
    You can use Donald Duck if you want, but what is credible?
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  • Profile picture of the author mrvendi60
    Actually it fully depends on your wish. If you feel good by using a pen name, you can use. there is no problem. Thanks a lot.
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  • Profile picture of the author chyan007
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    Hey bro

    Use whatever you want ,Ultimate thing is providing value

    Like great Shakespear Said

    What is there in a name

    Hope it help ,If your content is good ,Then it is really good

    Hope it hepls but i personally like to use my name

    Chyanit
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  • Profile picture of the author Tsnyder
    You can use whatever name you like but if you then sell
    something and accept money under that, or any other assumed
    name, you are required by law in every state in the U.S. to file
    a fictitious name report with your local county recorder. The public
    has the right to know with whom they're doing business.
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    • Profile picture of the author Strox
      Originally Posted by Tsnyder View Post

      You can use whatever name you like but if you then sell
      something and accept money under that, or any other assumed
      name, you are required by law in every state in the U.S. to file
      a fictitious name report with your local county recorder. The public
      has the right to know with whom they're doing business.
      Thanks for the answer.I,m from Bulgaria.if i sell that report as/by(pen name) i have to filll in a form but if i give it away for free i dont have to?And if in my newsletter i use a pen name(Donald Duck for example) and generate money from endorsing a product i have to fill in a form about my real identity?
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      • Profile picture of the author discrat
        Absolutely you can. And many actually encourage it.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
          Originally Posted by jazbo View Post

          You can use Donald Duck if you want, but what is credible?
          Depends on the topic Donald is selling me.

          But that particular name might give one some issues as it's associated with a much larger company.

          Change just one letter - Donald Dulk - and you might be in a better position.

          OP - if it is a free report then what ever name you want.

          If you are going to sell with that name, you may want to set up a "DBA" but not sure how that works in your country. ("doing business as")
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          • Profile picture of the author Strox
            I mean if i in my email newsletter I use a pen name and endorse a product(which counts as selling i guess) and make money, do i have to fill in a form for my real identity.
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          • Profile picture of the author Strox
            Originally Posted by Jill Carpenter View Post

            Depends on the topic Donald is selling me.

            But that particular name might give one some issues as it's associated with a much larger company.

            Change just one letter - Donald Dulk - and you might be in a better position.

            OP - if it is a free report then what ever name you want.

            If you are going to sell with that name, you may want to set up a "DBA" but not sure how that works in your country. ("doing business as")
            I mean if in my email newsletter i use a pen name Donald Dulk for example and endorse a product(which counts as selling i guess) as an affiliate and people on my newsletter buy,i have to have a DBA or fill in a form that tsnyder said?Sorry for so many questions and thanks for the help, i appreciate it
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      • Profile picture of the author Tsnyder
        Originally Posted by Strox View Post

        Thanks for the answer.I,m from Bulgaria.if i sell that report as/by(pen name) i have to filll in a form but if i give it away for free i dont have to?And if in my newsletter i use a pen name(Donald Duck for example) and generate money from endorsing a product i have to fill in a form about my real identity?
        I have no idea what the law is in Bulgaria. I mentioned U.S. law because
        you don't identify your location.

        If you sell into the U.S. I'm sure their are laws (international trade treaties)
        that specify what you must do to put the public on notice for who they are
        paying but I'm not at all knowledgeable on the subject so I recommend
        seeking advice from a competent professional.
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        • Profile picture of the author tacassim
          Even if you use a pen name..what about the profile picture that is associated to that name? Anybody thought about that?
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          • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
            Originally Posted by tacassim View Post

            Even if you use a pen name..what about the profile picture that is associated to that name? Anybody thought about that?
            Not everyone uses photos.

            If OP is just an affiliate then the end buyer in a lot of cases won't have a clue as to who the affiliate or Donald Dulk is anyway.
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  • Profile picture of the author alaakhassa
    whatever suits YOU
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  • Profile picture of the author Isaiah Jackson
    Originally Posted by Strox View Post

    in the free report can i not use my real name? for example"Top 5 mistakes....." by(nickname or pen name?
    You can use any name you want... just be sure you remember the name you are using when you are sending emails out to that list

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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Lex
    Of course you can. No one will stop you from doing so. However, for me it is often a huge trust boost if I know that a person is using their real name.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnbarclay33345
    Actually it fully depends on your wish. If you want to use your pen name, you can use it without any problem. On the other hand if you want to use your own real name, you can use this also. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    You do not have to put any name on the report if you don't want to

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  • I use pen names in different niches and I know my friends do the same.
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    soon people... Relax...
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  • Profile picture of the author ContentPro22
    Absolutely.

    Even Stephen King had a pen name

    (it was Richard Bachman for all you curious folks)
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