The Mingling of Online and Off

Posted by admin | Uncategorized | Monday 7 November 2011 5:01 pm

It is fairly easy to tell if you need help from an online reputation management association because of social media or web reputation issues. This article gives a pretty good outline of how to spot the problem:

If a Google search of your name instantly pulls up photos of keg stands or a blog post you wrote about your wild Spring Break during your junior year, it’s safe to say that your professional image is less than stellar. But you already knew that, right? (We hope you did. If not, you might want to open a new tab and head over to Google to get started on your personal damage control.)

As unpleasant as it may seem, it’s undeniable that the Internet is a great place for finding scandalous or even slightly unflattering information about people. If you’ve spun even the slightest thread on the World Wide Web, your career and reputation can be significantly affected by what you’ve shared.

The Internet matters. Your on the web reputation is just as important as your off the web reputation and they actually have a major effect on each other whether you want them to or not.