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You work hard to ensure a consistent brand across multiple social media and web sites. However, a key opportunity is often missed and it is one that really makes you stand out: a custom short domain. I decided to set one up for my site MWGblog.
A short domain allows you to shorten long convoluted URLsÂ to something more manageable. To go the extra step, you can set up your own short domain so that the links you post carry your personal brand across the web. As an example, let’s say I want to link to one of the books I wrote a few years back.Â Now I can link to the Amazon page for the book likeÂ this: http://mwgblog.link/ZkYqN5 or I can customize theÂ link further like this: http://mwgblog.link/podcastsolutions.
Here is what one looks like onÂ Twitter:
I accomplished this in under 30 minutes using a Bitly account. Hereâ€™s how I did it.
We’ve started posting more content to the Podcast Academy site. If you’re looking for great presentations about all things podcasting and new media be sure to check it out. Recent episodes include Automating Your Podcast Workflow, Podcasting in Higher Education, Building a Television Studio in your Basement and one from Steve Garfield entitled: Videoblogging in 5 Steps.
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