Getting hooked up with your own domain name it cheap-o. Companies like GoDaddy offer names as low as $6.95 for .com’s, so there is no longer an excuse not to grab one up to add to your own personal brand strategy. Not only is it pretty cheap to accomplish, its also an innovative idea tomove the whole family under a unique domain.The importance of personal brand identity for your online strategy is important. Its like having a personal business card. After all, your HotJohnnyBoy1306@AOL.com isn’t all that hot when its stamped on your resume. Now, Johnny@LastName.com thats hot. So what do you need to get started? An available domain name and web hosting.The 3 simple steps:
- Do a quick search to see if your domain is available. You should try and stick with the more common country specific or standard extensions like .com, .net, .org, .ca, .us, or .co.uk.
- Sign up for an account with a domain name register like GoDaddy or DomainsAtCost, and register your domain choice.
- If you want a website or blog, you can always forward your domain to free services like WordPress, or Blogger. After that, worry about getting some custom web hosting.
There you have it. Nothing to it. Go register your custom domain name now!Stay tuned for “Your Domain, what to do next”.