As social media on the internet becomes more and more important for inbound marketing it is now as vital to make sure that you own and control consistent user names on the social networking sites as it is to have good URLs. Even if you only currently use Facebook or Twitter you should still make sure that you register your regular user names on as many of the other social networking sites as possible to prevent someone else from doing it at a later date.

As there are now so many social networking sites it would be very time consuming to go through them all to check if your names are available, but a very useful tool called namechk can do just that with a simple search. It is available at

David Boniface

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I am a Digital Globalization Consultant. I help companies develop an international web presence and aim their products and services at a global market - not just a local one.

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