Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Searching your identity with saved searches, part of Social Media for Photo and Video Pros (2013).
One of the things that's important is that you keep an eye on your social media identity.…Now this is generally true for both your online identity, but particularly important for social media.…By the very nature, people will talk about personal things and you want to make sure…that you're fairly represented and you have a chance to respond if there are any issues.…One of the techniques that I like to use is a saved search; this allows you to go ahead…and quickly perform a search without having to remember to do it all the time, or giving you a short list.…
One method is Google Alerts; you can do this by simply visiting google.com/alerts and enter a search query.…I would recommend that you type in your name, if you use a nickname that you type that in too.…Notice here, changing my nickname to my name got different results.…I could choose to search everything or I can narrow it down to just blogs or discussion areas or books.…I generally choose Everything.…
You can decide how often you get an alert, is it As-it-happens, so that as soon as that page get indexed, …
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- What is social media and why should I use it?
- Cutting through the hype
- Understanding trends in Internet usage
- Showing a genuine you
- Knowing what to post and how often to post
- Scheduling posts
- Protecting your reputation