How To Use Gravatar To Enhance Your Personal Branding

How To Use Gravatar To Increase Your Personal BrandingSo what is Gravatar.com and how do you use Avatars to enhance your personal branding.

An “avatar” is an image that represents you online—a little picture that appears next to your name when you interact with websites.

A Gravatar is a Globally Recognized Avatar. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate in any Gravatar-enabled site, your Gravatar image will automatically follow you there.

So what does all of that really mean?

What Does Gravatar.com Do?

comment example for gravatar postWhat this does is to automatically attach a photo to your email address whenever you use it to comment on someone else's word press blog.

To the right you can see an example of leaving a comment on a WordPress blog post.

I put my email address in and that's the email that I have registered in Gravatar.com that has a picture attached to it.

Once you submit the comment you can see that it automatically goes out to Gravatar.com and displays the image I have assigned to that email.

Here are a couple of examples what the comment could look like after you have submitted.

gravatar example 2 for post

Depending on the theme you are using with your WordPress Blog will depend on how the Avatar is displayed.

gravatar example for post

I have seen them many different shapes, sizes and looks.

That's all that Gravatar.com does for you, but it's so powerful for your personal branding.

Now whenever people see that you have commented on a post on someone's blog they will remember that picture and in turn increase your Personal Brand.

Watch The Video Below to see exactly how to setup your email or emails at Gravatar.com.

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