PBYP – Pause Before You Post (24)

Posted January 10th, 2011 in Education, PBYP, Privacy, Series by admin

The eBranding Me team is proud to publish an original series: PBYP – Pause Before You Post. Every Monday morning our post features 5 “Social Media Over-Shares”. We have all made the mistake of pressing Post too soon and publishing content that was inappropriate or not complete. While these mistakes happen, a simple mouse-click can make a remarkable dent in one’s personal brand.

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eBranding Me visitors can make submissions by simply emailing Info@eBranding.Me with the Subject “PBYP” or tweeting with the Hashtag “#PBYP”.

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PBYP – Pause Before You Post (23)

Posted January 3rd, 2011 in PBYP, Privacy, Series, Social Alerts by admin

The eBranding Me team is proud to publish an original series: PBYP – Pause Before You Post. Every Monday morning our post features 5 “Social Media Over-Shares”. We have all made the mistake of pressing Post too soon and publishing content that was inappropriate or not complete. While these mistakes happen, a simple mouse-click can make a remarkable dent in one’s personal brand.

You can find all of the posts, organized for your convenience, here. Subscribe via email and/or RSS.

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eBranding Me has warned its readers time and time again of the dangers of posting personal information online. Our Principle to Live By, “Pause Before You Post” is a message that has begun to be accepted by students nation wide.

However, everyone who participates in the digital realm should practice the PBYP concept. While the online tools have been used to spur love stories and change relationship milestones, other online activity has since been cited as evidence at child custody hearings and divorce case proceedings. Continue Reading »

PBYP – Pause Before You Post (22)

The eBranding Me team is proud to publish an original series: PBYP – Pause Before You Post. Every Monday morning our post features 5 “Social Media Over-Shares”. We have all made the mistake of pressing Post too soon and publishing content that was inappropriate or not complete. While these mistakes happen, a simple mouse-click can make a remarkable dent in one’s personal brand.

You can find all of the posts, organized for your convenience, here. Subscribe via email and/or RSS.

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Asa Aarons, a reporter for NY1, recently covered the importance of maintaining a positive online reputation to aid in a candidates job search. The two-minute segment highlights a financial advisor’s experience in a job interview. Alan Gottlob’s career was damaged by false information published on the Internet.

Click the image above to be directed to the video on NY1’s website.

eBranding Me hopes to inform its readers on how to 1) best protect themselves from damaging their reputations online and 2) build and maintain a positive online presence to aid in successfully enrolling in the college of their choosing or securing gainful employment post-gradation.

As Gottlob has learned, a positive presence on multiple social networks can enable negative posts to be buried in a Google search. So what are you waiting for, begin creating content and make your top search results reflect the true you!

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PBYP – Pause Before You Post (21)

Posted December 6th, 2010 in PBYP, Series by admin

The eBranding Me team is proud to publish an original series: PBYP – Pause Before You Post. Every Monday morning our post features 5 “Social Media Over-Shares”. We have all made the mistake of pressing Post too soon and publishing content that was inappropriate or not complete. While these mistakes happen, a simple mouse-click can make a remarkable dent in one’s personal brand.

You can find all of the posts, organized for your convenience, here. Subscribe via email and/or RSS.

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Michelle Slatalla, Real Simple’s etiquette columnist, wrote a post on online etiquette: Netiquette. While it primarily focused on disrespectful responses from readers of online publications, it addressed the importance of “pausing” before you voice your opinion and share content online. Slatalla denotes the comments as vitriol.

Slatalla’s suggested solution: “Teach ‘Internet comments writing’ in school. Remember ‘business letter writing?’ And ‘how-to-address-an-envelope-properly writing?’ We need better writing skills to give us confidence we can use words to express ideas, not just insults.” Continue Reading »

PBYP – Pause Before You Post (20)

Posted November 29th, 2010 in Etiquette, PBYP, Personal Branding, Series by admin

The eBranding Me team is proud to publish an original series: PBYP – Pause Before You Post. Every Monday morning our post features 5 “Social Media Over-Shares”. We have all made the mistake of pressing Post too soon and publishing content that was inappropriate or not complete. While these mistakes happen, a simple mouse-click can make a remarkable dent in one’s personal brand.

You can find all of the posts, organized for your convenience, here. Subscribe via email and/or RSS.

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The eBranding Me team is constantly told by Generation Y students, “Why is it important for me to learn about social media tools for my future success? I don’t have an online presence!” Little do they know, nearly all of their personal information and online activity can be found, conveniently organized on many websites.

People Search Engines, as they are commonly referred to as, have grown in popularity. Two that are particularly useful are Whozat and Pipl. There main purpose: to aggregate, organize and display individuals from social networks, blogs, photo and video sites and on the World Wide Web at the request of a user. Continue Reading »