Do it Right Now: Set your Facebook username

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Social Media  |  Personal branding  |  Facebook  |  Best Practices

FriendsStarting today (four hours ago as I write this), you can set your Facebook username.

Do it now!

Previously, Facebook URLs were a series of random numbers. Now you can have a username and provide friends an easy to remember URL. This is an important component of personal branding.

I set my Facebook username to be the same as my Twitter username. So now I just tell people to go to Facebook.com/dmscott and Twitter.com/dmscott

Here is the URL to get your username.

Here is more information from Facebook.

Stop reading this damn blog and get your username! Do it right now! Today!

If you don't do it, you'll end up with some AOL-like name like SmithJohn4562

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