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#11318228 - 01/02/16 12:41 PM Need some feedback on naming the baits I make
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Point Reyes
Finally giving in and actually gonna name the "brand" if you can call it that. Debated back and forth with myself over the last year and finally see the need. They are sold in a couple of stores and might increase some internet sales eventually.

Since they are made locally, by hand etc I kinda though just calling them Local Customs. Gonna give the C in locals a pointed kinda a look maybe like a fish head kinda deal. I figure Local describes them plus plays on the local customs thing a bit that each area has.

Just wanted to see if this makes any sense to anyone but me.... roflmao
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#11318413 - 01/02/16 03:43 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
Joey J. Offline
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Makes sense to me. I think it's a great idea. "MP's Local Customs"


Edited by Joey J. (01/02/16 03:44 PM)
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#11318491 - 01/02/16 04:56 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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What if they expand beyond local?

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#11318707 - 01/02/16 06:36 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Brent S]
Mark Perry Offline


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Originally Posted By: Brent S
What if they expand beyond local?


No matter where they are sold they will be labeled as Local. banana
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#11318771 - 01/02/16 07:04 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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I like it!
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#11319618 - 01/03/16 02:02 AM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Brent S]
Joey J. Offline
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
What if they expand beyond local?


Still "locally" made. Anything beyond "local" I guess would be be considered an import...cost more.
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#11319627 - 01/03/16 02:22 AM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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I like it Mark, I have been thinking the same thing lately I keep having people ask where my logo or website is. Hell they have even asked what my buisness name is and I just have no response lol
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#11321810 - 01/04/16 10:30 AM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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hey mark. branding makes a lot of sense but be careful about using a name that pigeon holes you to a particular area. i had a product once that had "texas" on it and it was a tough sell in other parts of the country. words like "custom" equate to expensive to most people. something simple like "mark perry lures" identifies you and the product and can encompass a huge array of products. 2cents see you at fun N sun.
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#11321936 - 01/04/16 11:23 AM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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I know you so "Local Customs" makes sense to me (your local for me and you make custom baits), not sure it would be the same experience for others just seeing your product from a different perspective. Agree with the "custom" equates to expensive") comment above.

I'll throw out "Hit the Mark Lures", it kind of identifies you as making specialty items that are successful and incorporates a general play on words with your name.

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phrase of hit
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#11322641 - 01/04/16 04:24 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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#11322668 - 01/04/16 04:33 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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Gonna start having to call you Hollywood, since your going big time..
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#11322681 - 01/04/16 04:38 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Fish Killer]
Mark Perry Offline


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Originally Posted By: Fish Killer
Gonna start having to call you Hollywood, since your going big time..


Not big time. Just a name...... banana
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#11323159 - 01/04/16 07:56 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Mark Perry]
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Perrylicious swim Baits has a nice ring to it.

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#11323192 - 01/04/16 08:05 PM Re: Need some feedback on naming the baits I make [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
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Originally Posted By: Bass-N-Buck Master
Perrylicious swim Baits has a nice ring to it.



That's funny
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