Say goodbye to awkward mispronunciations! Our AI integrates into your tools and predicts the most accurate name pronunciation – no matter the name, no matter the place. We provide accurate audio name pronunciations when and where you need them most.See for yourself
With over 30 million names in the world, 80% of which have multiple pronunciations, getting someone’s name right is the first step in showing that you respect and appreciate them.
Namecoach provides a seamless solution to the common problem of name mispronunciation. By integrating directly into the tools you’re using every day, we eliminate any barriers between you and your commitment to showing respect through correct name pronunciation.
With over 30 million names in the world, 80% of which have multiple pronunciations, it’s important to find the correct one. Our AI will surface the most likely pronunciation based on an evolving set of demographics – not just the spelling.
Using a customer’s name during the sales process has a profound impact on trust, building relationships, and revenue growth. In fact, top salespeople use their prospects’ names 4.1x per hour and have a 14% higher close rate. With Namecoach, you’ll equip your Sales team with the ultimate advantage and eliminate the time and hassle of searching for an incorrect pronunciation before every call.
Namecoach integrates into all of your favorite tools, so finding an accurate name pronunciation is easy and doesn’t require navigating away from the platform! Access user-generated recordings from those who have already created a Namecoach profile, or leverage the Namecoach database for any name.
“Of all the tech tools rolled out in my 10+ years at CSUN, Namecoach has to be the best-received one I’ve seen. Faculty and staff ‘just get it’ and they love it!”
“The service will help faculty, students, and staff foster a sense of belonging among students… makes it easier for students’ identities to be respected”
“Namecoach has been quite effective during commencement time by allowing our readers the opportunity to practice name pronunciation and make the experience for our graduating students that much more special.”
“Easy setup. Easy to use. Great support. Impactful results.”
“Namecoach is a much-needed answer to a problem that so many of our customers face. Whether for consumer businesses, higher ed, B2B sales, call centers, or really any kind of company/function – pronouncing a person’s name correctly is the first step to building a solid relationship with them.”
“Having this technology available makes a huge difference in the first impression you might have on an initial touchpoint with a constituent. Instead of starting my conversations with "I'm so sorry, I'm not sure how to pronounce your name", I can confidently make a clean and respectful introduction right out of the gate.”
Namecoach seamlessly integrates into the tools your organization uses every day.
Namecoach for Salesforce automatically embeds an audio name pronunciation button for every lead and contact in your Salesforce instance.
Our browser extensions enable users to layer Namecoach into any system or workflow.
Leverage our API to embed Namecoach into your company’s internal systems.
Namecoach is 100% cloud-based. For most uses of Namecoach the lift is minimal, and you can start seeing the benefits at your business or institution within minutes, not months.
The following Namecoach tools require no coding and minimal set-up (between 5 and 30 minutes), and can be synced to ensure pronunciation accuracy and ease of use across your organization.
Use of the Namecoach API (to embed audio buttons) and embeddable Pronunciation Selection/Recording Widget (for end users to verify or record their own pronunciations) are also designed to be extremely lightweight and easy to implement into any of your systems with minimal coding.
In all cases, the tools are easy and intuitive for end-users (e.g., speaker buttons appear next to names in the tools they use everyday) and require no additional set-up, maintenance, or training.
Our more complex implementations are probably among your easiest – as one customer put it, “it was the easiest implementation from an external vendor in the more than 10 years that I’ve worked here.”
Yes. Our main pre-built integration options include:
We have a number of other pre-built options, and our API (to embed audio buttons/files) and embeddable Pronunciation Selection/Recording Widget (for end users to verify or record their own pronunciations) are both easy to integrate into your other systems.
We are happy to work with you to integrate Namecoach into any system, or develop new pre-built options. Please contact us to discuss!
No. Namecoach has developed the world’s largest database of professionally-recorded accurate audio name pronunciations, and an algorithmic recommendation model to recommend the right pronunciation version for any name/person.
You can use our pre-built integrations, browser extensions, and API to leverage this database for users consuming name pronunciations.
If we are missing a pronunciation needed for your organization, we will automatically add it to the queue to be quickly researched and added; and users can request specific pronunciations as well.
Most of our tools have a built-in option for users or students to verify or voice-record their own name pronunciation, or enter other information your school or business would like to collect.
Yes. You easily create as many custom fields as you’d like, ranging from gender pronoun clarification to whether a student will be attending graduation. The Namecoach support team can also create custom form responses for you, depending on your needs.
Namecoach provides custom templates for collecting gender pronoun, honorific, and other information important for helping users respect other users’ gender identity. This information can be automatically displayed in our pre-built tools (in LMS class rosters, Salesforce user displays, etc.) or via our API (in student or employee profiles, directories, etc.).
Namecoach is also developing an advanced User Interface to ensure that users, schools, and businesses have even more control and flexibility in serving the needs of transgender and other communities!
We continuously strive to make our site and tools accessible to all users according to evolving technical and design best practices. We comply with the United States Access Board’s revised standards for Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, namely the WCAG 2.0 AA standards.
Please contact us at [email protected] for the latest Voluntary Product Assessment Template (VPAT) information and accessibility certifications.
You can learn more at our Statement of Accessibility.
Namecoach complies with the applicable requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and does not collect, maintain, use, or disclose any personally identifiable information from student education records except in compliance with FERPA.
If you have any questions about Namecoach’s data privacy practices, please contact [email protected].
You can learn more at our Student Records Privacy & Security Statement.
Namecoach currently obtains an IMS Global Compliance Certification.
To learn more, visit our certification page here.