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Choose Your Online Personal Brand Persona

I don't mean to go all "woo woo" on you, but you already have a personal online brand.  Don't believe me?  Bring up your favorite browser and type your name in quotation marks ("Firstname Lastname"), and do a quick search.  Try it again with your middle initial added.  Did something come up?  THAT's it!  It's your personal brand!


Do you like what you see?  If not, or even if you do, please, in this joyful holiday season, take some time to give yourself the priceless gift of strategic personal brand management.  Here are three personas to consider as you do it:

The Shadow:  let's say you're a very private person, and you would like to minimize your online brand altogether.  Take some basic defensive measures.  If you participate in any online social media, learn how to use the privacy settings for each site you use, and set them to maximum.  You can set up Twitter, Facebook, and most blogging sites so that your content is viewable solely by p…

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review

As a little palate cleanser, I thought I would do a quick blog today about my new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, in case any of you are thinking of buying a tablet.


Executive Summary:  I'm pretty sure you should get an iPad.  
But there are some things I learned while trying to get used to my tablet that could help you make your own decision.  If you read "the literature" online, you will see lots of people comparing screen brightness, processor speed, and number of applications available in the respective Android and Apple application stores.  Yadda yadda.  Here's what you should really think about first. Battery management:  it turns out you will want to use the device on battery power.  It's meant to be a "portable" sort of thing.  So find out before you buy:  how many hours do you need to charge your tablet compared to the number of hours it runs without being plugged in?  How long is the battery life of your device?  What applications are available to he…