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The Biggest Company Name Changes (Infographic)

Did you know that Pepsi used to be called 'Brad's Drink'?
The Biggest Company Name Changes (Infographic)
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Google wasn’t always “Google.” It once went by the name “BackRub.” Best Buy went by the name, “Sound of Music.”

Related: 7 Tips for Naming (or Re-Naming) Your Company

Whether the original name wasn't a fit, was too long or simply not good enough, there are a number of reasons why a business name just doesn’t work out. Before your brand takes off, it’s important to make sure you’ve found the right name for you brand. Don’t feel scared to change it either -- lots of the big guys swapped out their names for better ones.

Check out AustralianHelp.com’s infographic below to find out which major companies underwent name changes.  

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