How long have you been using a Hotmail, Gmail or Yahoo email address for business or work-related purposes? Don't get me wrong, they each provide a fantastic suite of services and for a long time have pioneered the true meaning of cloud services. However, there comes a time, when that unusual, quirky or even embarrassing email username should be retired.
For many, the option may simply be to updated their username to a name that is more professional - ie their full name. However to really make a point (and impact), why not purchase a domain, load a simple website and create your own personalised, professional emails.
So here's 3 reasons you need to use a professional email address
1. Your personal presentation matters
If you're looking to improve your personal profile, perhaps applying for new jobs, a personalised email address will be a great way to stand out from the crowd. Then using the domain to host some information about you (such as a resume) will allow people to find out a little more about you.
2. First impressions count
If you're a small business, having an email address from your own domain will be more professional and allow you to provide more exposure and credibility to your brand!
3. Low cost
With a domain costing as little as $10 per year; and hosting (for emails and websites) from as little as $5 a month, it's always a great time to create an online presence with your own domain, personalised email addresses and a website.
For those of you attached to Google's Gmail - there are also tools that allow you to continue using Gmail as your email client.
If you're interested in setting up a personalised email address, contact us today to discuss the best option for you. We work with G Suite (formally known as Google Apps) which offers a variety of low cost productivity tools to increase your business productivity
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