Manage Your Online Reputation - Interim Edition

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Manage Your Online Reputation - Interim Edition

  1. 1. THE SPACE TO: LEARN
  2. 2. Manage your Online reputation wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  3. 3. overview  What is your online reputation?  Why manage your online reputation?  How to manage your online reputation wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  4. 4. What is your online reputation?  Anything that’s posted by you or about you on the web.  Examples:     Facebook Twitter Linkedin blogs wofford.edu/thespace     pinterest  instagram About.me  shapchat Comments  Google + images @thespacewofford
  5. 5. Why manage your online reputation?  MAINTAIN YOUR PERSONAL BRAND  YOUR BRAND IS THE PROMISE OF AN EXPERIENCE  IT’S WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT YOU WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN THE ROOM.  WHAT YOU SAY ON YOUR RESUME OR IN AN INTERVIEW MUST MATCH WITH THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ABOUT YOU ONLINE. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  6. 6. Why manage your online reputation?  Who is looking for you online?  Employers ( jobs & internships )  Graduate school admission committees  90% are performing background checks online wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  7. 7. Why manage your online reputation? Nearly half look at your online presence before deciding if they’ll contact you. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  8. 8. Why manage your online reputation? 2/3 have rejected candidates based on what they saw on social media. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  9. 9. Why manage your online reputation? The reasons employers have rejected candidates based on social media wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  10. 10. How to mange your online reputation  Google yourself  Yahoo yourself  BING yourself  Go at least five pages deep wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  11. 11. How to mange your online reputation  Use several iterations: o First name last name o o o o o First name middle initial last name First name maiden name First name last name city and state First name last name title First name last name arrest ( or other trouble words ) wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  12. 12. How to mange your online reputation  Go deeper than search engines with free tools:       Pipl.com Reppler BackTweets Simplewa.sh Photobox MANY OTHERS OUT THERE wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  13. 13. How to mange your online reputation  Get rid of the bad stuff  Remove anything in your control  Ask others to remove for you  If you can’t get rid of it, bury it with good stuff wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  14. 14. How to mange your online reputation Remove facebook posts/comments/photo tags, etc. o go to Facebook.com/YOURNAME, click on the “Activity Log” link in the lower right of your profile picture to get your Activity Log where you can review: o o o o Posts you’ve been tagged in Photos you’ve been tagged in Your Likes (you might have liked something inappropriate) Your Comments (you might have made inappropriate comments) wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  15. 15. How to mange your online reputation Remove facebook comments you’ve made o o o Navigate to Facebook.com and log in to your account. Locate the comment you posted under someone else's comment that you want to remove. You can find a list of your activity on your profile if you can't find it Hold your mouse over the comment and then click the "X" when it appears. Click "Remove" when prompted by Facebook to remove your comment. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  16. 16. How to mange your online reputation Remove photo tags: Click on the photo then click “Options” under it. Choose Report/Remove Tag to remove the tag and/or ask the person who posted it to take it down. You can remove tags from multiple photos at once: 1. In your activity log, click “Photos” in the left-hand column 2. Select the photos you'd like to remove a tag from 3. Click “Report/Remove Tags” 4. Click “Untag Photos” to confirm Remember, when you remove a tag, that tag will no longer appear on the post or photo, but that post or photo is still visible to the audience it's shared with other places on Facebook. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  17. 17. How to mange your online reputation How to remove “Likes”: o To unlike a piece of content that you or a friend has posted, just click the Unlike link that appears beneath the content itself. o To unlike a Page (which will remove it from your profile/timeline), go to the Page, click on the gear or sprocket icon below the Page's cover; select Unlike. o Or use your Activity page and click on Likes on the left. You’ll see all of yours. Click on the pencil icon to Unlike it or remove it from your Timeline. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  18. 18. How to mange your online reputation How to remove Posts: When you delete something, you remove it from your Page permanently. To delete a post on your Page: o Hover over the post on your Page's timeline o o o Click the pencil icon in the upper- right corner Select Delete Post... Confirm that you want to delete this post from your Page by clicking Delete Post. This does NOT remove the post from the author’s timeline. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  19. 19. How to mange your online reputation You can only delete your Tweets; you cannot delete other users' Tweets. How to delete a Tweet or Retweet: o Visit your Profile page. o o Locate the Tweet or Retweet you want to delete. Hover your mouse over the o message and options will appear. Click on Delete. Note: Deleted Tweets often linger in Twitter search; they will clear with time. You cannot bulk-delete. You can only delete Tweets manually, one by one. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  20. 20. How to mange your online reputation How to delete multiple Tweets: Or if you have a TON of Tweets to review, log in to Twitter, click the gear icon in the upper-right, click on “Edit Profile” directly under your photo, then click “Account” on the left. Scroll down to “Request Your Archive.” Twitter will send you an e-mail with a link to a zip file of all your tweets. Download the zip file and open it. Double-click the “Index.html” and you’ll be able to browse all your tweets online. If you click on a single Tweet, you’ll be taken to your account where you can delete it. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  21. 21. How to mange your online reputation How to get a fresh start on Twitter: If you're looking to get a fresh start on your Twitter account without losing your username, the best way to do this is to create another account with a temporary username, and then switch the username between your current account and the new account. Google Twitter’s article on How to Change Your Username for more info. wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  22. 22. How to mange your online reputation  Control your online presence  Three choices:  Wide open: no privacy settings  Locked down: no online presence  Managed: control what you want seen wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  23. 23. How to mange your online reputation  A managed presence includes:  Linkedin account  Facebook privacy settings  Using twitter wisely  Blogs that support your brand  Careful comments – RESPECTFUL, GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT  monitoring wofford.edu/thespace @thespacewofford
  24. 24. Manage your Online reputation wofford.edu/thespa ce @thespacewofford
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