This post was inspired and sponsored by Domain.ME, the provider of the personal domains that end in .ME, and Name.com, a registrar that provides services like custom website design. They aim to promote thought leadership to the tech world. All thoughts and opinions in this post are my own, however.”
When some people think of personal branding they tend to get overwhelmed. They don’t know what it’s all about and the thought of “making a website” or figuring out HOW to scares them.
Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. ~Wikipedia
Why is personal branding important? Because when it comes to doing business in 2015 people want to do business with other people and you have to position yourself as your own brand so that when it comes time for someone to make that purchase, hire the right person, or invest in they think of you. Your personal branding starts with having a personal website where YOU can control what is said about you. You control what data is put out there on social media, on your site, everywhere! YOU make up your own brand identity!
So how do you get there? With Domain.ME a thought leader in the fields of personal branding and since building a site from scratch probably isn’t what you went to school for, there is Name.com to help. They are the best and easiest tool to use when building a website and partnered with Domain.ME you can save a lot.
Looking for a job? Your personal website can be the perfect resume! You control the data and the information – let employers see why YOU are awesome!
Selling a product? People want to buy from YOU so showcase your product how YOU want it on your own website.
Have a passion? Share it with the world! From recipe creation to crafting you can share it all if you want.
Just need to journal? It’s your personal site, your personal brand.
So what are you waiting for?
Build it, they will come.