How to Get a Professional Email Address with a Custom Domain

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Email is alive and well. Especially in a professional setting with the average U.S. worker spending 28% of their workweek reading and responding to and sending emails.

Despite alternative means of communication like Slack or other collaboration tools, 90% of surveyed Americans over the age of 15 still actively use email.

Here’s the bottom line: email is the leading communication channel in the workplace.

So if you are thinking about starting a business, your own agency, or freelancing, having the right professional email address is essential.

In this article, we cover why this is important, provide examples, and walk you through how to get a professional email with a custom domain.

Let’s get started!

Why Is It Important to Create a Professional Email Address?

Chances are incredibly high that you will email potential and existing clients regularly. It’s often the first stage of networking and building a relationship online.

That makes your email address a crucial part of your brand, one that you should protect and improve as much as possible.

As a freelancer or business owner, you can’t afford the first impression an email address like “[email protected]” gives off.

First off, it’s hard to correctly judge who the email is from, at a glance. Second, even with a more serious email like “[email protected]”, your email recipients have no easy way of confirming your identity.

Anybody can create a Gmail or Outlook address with any name. How can a potential client confirm that you are who you say you are unless your email address backs you up?

An unwillingness to invest in a professional email address indicates that you’re not very serious about your business. That’s why you want an email address like [email protected] or [email protected]

Professional Email Address Ideas

Below, we cover a comprehensive list of examples for your business email address. The style of the email address you should choose depends on the domain name you’ve registered for your business.

If you are using the company name for the domain name and your email address, you should mix and match it with your first name, last name, or initials. You can also single out your position in the company in the email address if you need the extra authority.

In general, anything that includes your actual name or initials is good enough, and there’s

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This article was written by Matteo Duò and originally published on Blog – Kinsta Managed WordPress Hosting.

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