Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) May 6, 2010
MyDomain.com, a leading domain registrar and advocate for personal branding, today announces the winners of its nationwide search for America’s best personal brands. The inaugural MyDomain Brand .ME Contest, promoted by personal branding expert Dan Schawbel, sought individuals who excel at showcasing their personality, knowledge, and strengths using websites and social networks.
The contest drew hundreds of entries, and MyDomain selected the grand prize winners from a group of 15 finalists. Each finalist won a .ME domain name and a year of web hosting from MyDomain. Grand prize winners in the categories of Career/Job Hunting, Hobby/Interest, and Subject Expert each won a $1,000 Apple® gift card. Over 45,000 people visited MyDomain.com to vote for their favorite contestants.
Congratulations to all the MyDomain Brand .ME contest finalists and winners. Learn more about America’s best personal brands:
Mae (AKA Natural Chica) – Mae has thousands of YouTube® subscribers and social media followers who share her passion for beauty and natural hair. Her website is NaturalChica.com.
Paige Butcher – Paige’s website, PaigeButcher.com, showcases her growing photography business.
Dave Mozealous – Dave’s website, Mozealous.com, gives insight on technology while positioning himself as an eLearning expert.
Personal branding expert Dan Schawbel promoted the contest through his website PersonalBrandingBlog.com and Twitter account (@DanSchawbel) where he has more than 78,000 followers.
Since 1998, MyDomain has helped individuals and small businesses create and manage their online presence. The original ICANN-accredited discount domain registrar, MyDomain's suite of services includes domain name registration, free DNS, web hosting, VPS hosting, business email, and web design. Over 1.2 million customers have trusted their websites to MyDomain. For more information, visit MyDomain.com.