A Gravatar is a globally recognised avatar that is associated with your email address. It allows you to choose a photograph or a picture and store it in the Gravatar database. The really great thing about this is that it really is universal and if you comment on things like blogs your comment with have your Gravatar automatically appear.
So what is so great about that you may be wondering?
Well being easily identified on blog comments and forum posts definitely helps you to be more credible and will improve your chances of getting a response.
The nice thing about WordPress is that it has support for Gravatars by default and most WordPress themes include them. As an example look at the bottom of this post where I have commented. You will see my Gravatar in action ;)Click here to get your Gravatar – It is 100% free
For those of you that already have a Gravatar…
Have you found any other cool use of it?