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Innovation and Best Practice
for Business Success

Established 1967



Manage Your Online Self for Profit, Image and Business Success

Cresta Norris


You.com is a business guide to harnessing new and emerging online and social media tools to create and manage your online profile. It includes essential advice on making the most of such non traditional avenues as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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About the book

The internet is vast and can be an inhospitable place for organizations and individuals trying to make their mark. To stand out in the crowd, you need to learn how to be creative online and get your various profiles on different websites working in tandem to promote your brand and your business.

You.com gives vital advice on how to manage your online image using tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to your best advantage. It shows how you can stay connected to the things that matter (via RSS feeds, news feeds, netvibes, etc) and includes essential tips on using online networking to find a better job, recruit staff or identify new people to work with. Illustrated by fascinating international case studies from businesses and individuals such as Richard Sambrook, former Director of BBC World Service and Global News, Nancy William of Tiger Two, Gill Carrick of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson and Dulce Merritt of Barbican Consulting, this book tells you all you need to know to improve your visibility online and ensure a high ranking on search engines.

With illuminating examples of how an online image can go wrong, and invaluable advice on how to put it right, You.com will help you to get control, get noticed and get the results you want from your online profile.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Getting started;
    • Chapter - 02: Unlocking your creativity;
    • Chapter - 03: Getting informed;
    • Chapter - 04: Getting control;
    • Chapter - 05: Getting famous;
    • Chapter - 06: Getting a job;
    • Chapter - 07: Getting your name in search engines;
    • Chapter - 08: Getting a result

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749461980
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd May 2011
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 198x129
  • 184 pages

About the Author

Cresta Norris has years of valuable experience in online marketing. She has been the head of new media content at UKTV (a joint venture between Virgin and the BBC) and creator of online content for the marketing arms of the BBC and Freeview. She has written and published business books for many blue-chip clients and is also the author of A Quick Start Guide to Online Selling, published by Kogan Page.

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