When you do include your signature on a web page, make sure that you follow a few simple rules:
- Make sure that you don’t use your actual signature. In this time of identity theft, it’s a bad idea to put your actual, legal signature online – it would just be an assist for the bad guys. You have a couple of choices of how you could approach this:
- You can still sign your name and scan it, but make sure that you don’t make this signature look like a real signature. This can still be tricky, because anything you write by hand will have your handwriting characteristics – an experienced thief can guess what your signature may be like from a partial signature or a sample of your handwriting.
- A safer option is to choose a font that fits your brand’s personality and use that to simply type your signature. You can see a sample of mine here: