Even if you don’t plan to maintain a website or social media presence, claiming a domain name is a savvy investment for brand / reputation integrity for individuals, organizations and projects.
Combined with hosting, domain names allow you to use personalized and permanent digital addresses e.g.:
and store web files, graphics, logs, email, etc.
Using these personalized addresses assures you that you’ll never need to change your email and website addresses – even if you switch Internet Service Providers.