There are thousands of fake businesses scamming people into believing they're real companies. According to GoDaddy, 75% of customers agree a professional email address is key to building trust with a small business. You wouldn't want anyone to think you weren't a legitimate business right?
Custom domains allow you to create simpler and cleaner email user names.
With your own domain, you literally get first dibs on whatever name you want. A custom domain email address will be easier to communicate, whether you’re shouting it across the room or printing it on business cards. It will also be easier for customers to remember and associate with your business.
If you use a business email address that’s tied to your internet service provider (ISP), you should replace it immediately. With an email like @optimum.net or @verizon.net, you make yourself dependent on the continued use of that internet provider. If you cancel your internet service provider, your email address goes away with it, along with all the marketing efforts you used to promote that email.
Once upon a time, a professional email address was a way of separating yourself from the crowd. It spoke to your dedication and left the impression of a skilled and established business.
Today, the situation is a bit less glossy. As domains have become cheap and small business websites ubiquitous, a professional email addresses is the first step to prove you’re not a scam. When you’re ready to get started, be sure to contact us!