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A personal web site could be very useful asset in promoting your professional image to potential or actual employers and business contacts. Regardless we are considering URL or e-mail address, what would an employer for example think when handed a business card with an e-mail address like firstname.lastname@example.org. Would you feel comfortable going to a job interview and leaving your resume referring to your online portfolio available at www.yourname.yetanotherfreehost.com? All your effort and skill displayed by your web content would be almost surely hurt by as little as your URL. Not fair, but likely.
A part of image of successful professionals nowadays is a good personal website. It is well known that success generates success.
The look of a personal URL and e-mail such us www.yourname.biz or email@example.com would definitely benefit to your image as a professional. As you were diligent enough to have a personal website, matter of trusting it to a free web host or investing an additional and usual small amount of money might be difference of being associated with a success story of your career or with cliché of a quite all right fellow that is barely struggling and would make compromises even when it comes to its image.
Any problems with web host, possible downtime, and narrow bandwidth will chase your visitors away and will be associated to your web site.
On other hand, if your are just stating your experience with World Wide Web, or if your are setting up a web site with only close friends and relatives as intended audience, a free web host might just do it for you. These are just a few of examples of having a good reason to publish your web site on a free hosting provider.
Free web hosts helped thousands of people to familiarize themselves with Internet experience, as first cradles for their web presence. This is one of reasons free web hosts have contributed to overall popularity of Internet. As comfortable as cradles are, you can’t spend your whole life in cradle!
So, if you are planning to have a web site to represent you online and you want to be taken seriously, to actually enhance your personal image, make right. Make your web site a living proof of your thoroughness and start with your URL.
Calin Indre is editor at HostPinPin (www.hostpinpin.com), a Cheap Web Hosting Directory Resource.
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