March 11, 2006
Liz published this at 11:40 am
Great Find: Lifehacker: Have a Say in What Google Says about You by Gina Trapani
Type of article: Feature on personal identity, personal safety
Target Audience:Everyone should know this
Content: Gina Trapani, Lifehacker Editor, offers valuable advice on how to make sure that what people find when they Google your name is actually information about YOU and information you want them to have. To quote the intoduction to the article
A recent poll here on Lifehacker shows that for about half of you, information about someone else with the same name or a web site you donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t control gets returned in search results for your name. Today weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll go over the ins and outs of setting up a nameplate web site that makes you Googleable with a web page whose content YOU control. –Gina Trapani, Editor, Lifehacker
Using your name page is also a great way to promote yourself, your brand, and your business. Everyone should take a look at this one. To read all about it, click the screenshot.
Thanks for this important information, Gina.
–ME “Liz” Strauss