Manage Your Google Reputation

An interesting article and good advise for those who regularly post on the open side of the message board.

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We’ve always emphasized the importance of managing what Google has to say about you, but now Google’s jumping in with their own tips for managing your online reputation through search results.

Most of the time, thinking before posting something that might be potentially embarrassing is the best route, but hindsight’s 20/20, isn’t it?
Google already took a significant step toward helping you have a little more control over what search results for your name turn up when they released Google Profiles (mentioned in their post), but they also offer a few helpful (if a little obvious) bits of advice. Then again, strange as it may sound, they also offer advice that encourages what we generally consider to be spam:

We can’t emphasize enough how useful building your nameplate site is to taking control of your Google presence, but if you’re not up for the task, Google’s little advice column offers a few decent pointers. How have you cultivated your Google image? Let’s hear it in the comments.

Managing your reputation through search results [Official Google Blog]