Takeaway Tweets & Transcript: Personal Branding for Teens

TweetyGreat chat tonight with Brandie Gerrish (@BGdoesPR) on personal branding. If you missed the chat or want to review the terrific resources from tonight’s chat, here’s the transcript. Enjoy!

Personal Branding for Teens

#campuschat 09/0512

Storified by SmartCollegeVisit · Thu, Sep 06 2012 01:26:24

Woohoo! 9PM ET and time for #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
LOVE branding! #campuschat @collegevisit @BGdoesPRGail Billingsley
Very excited to welcome @BGdoesPR back to #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
So pumped! RT @collegevisit: Woohoo! 9PM ET and time for #campuschatChelsea Merget
@collegevisit That is right. Going to have a good time tonight! I’m pumped to be here. #CampuschatBrandie Gerrish
For the next hour we’re chatting about personal branding for teens with Brandie Gerrish @BGdoesPR #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Yes!!! RT @collegevisit: Woohoo! 9PM ET and time for #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @collegevisit: For the next hour we’re chatting about personal branding for teens with Brandie Gerrish @BGdoesPR #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@GailatSCV You said it! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: For the next hour were chatting about personal branding for teens with Brandie Gerrish @BGdoesPR #campuschatChelsea Merget
Hey everyone! <waving> πŸ™‚ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
Hi Everyone! #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
RT @collegevisit: For the next hour we’re chatting about personal branding for teens with Brandie Gerrish @BGdoesPR #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Hi tweeps! #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Format for tonight’s chat: I have some questions ready, but feel free to ask Brandie Qs too and share what you know, too! #CampusChatSmartCollegeVisit
I hope to draw from my agency experiences coaching executives to help teens and others shape their personal brand. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@fujifulgueras Hey there Fuji!!! πŸ™‚ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
Questions now: Q1 Where do you start when creating a personal brand? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@hbcu_lifestyle How are you tonight? πŸ™‚ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@collegevisit Sounds good to me Kelly! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: Questions now: Q1 Where do you start when creating a personal brand? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @bgdoespr: I hope to draw from my agency experiences coaching executives to help teens and others shape their personal brand. #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
#campuschat is always the best hour of any Wednesday. Thanks everyone for joining us tonight!SmartCollegeVisit
Q1 For me, the best place to start is with a google search of your name, then the same search under images and under video. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@collegevisit A1: For young people it definitely starts w/ grooming the social networks. That’s the most personal you can get! #campuschatChelsea Merget
Q1 With a baseline, create a google alert or Yahoo alert to notify when your name is mentioned online: http://www.google.com/alerts #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@bgdoespr Good suggestion. It’s easy to forget to search images and videos! #campuschat Need to know what’s already out there!SmartCollegeVisit
Q1 Yahoo alerts are great too, and all are free http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/alerts/about/alerts-18.html #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Amzing what u find! RT @bgdoespr: Q1 best place to start is w/a google search of your name, then search under images and video. #campuschatGail Billingsley
@bgdoespr Google Alerts: I’ve done this for my kids! #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
RT @BGdoesPR: Q1 Yahoo alerts are great too, and all are free http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/alerts/about/alerts-18.html #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@collegevisit Right, some images may be tagged w/ your name + its not even you. Take inventory in case asked by Admissions. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Let’s do a check – who here already has an alert set up for their name? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: Let’s do a check – who here already has an alert set up for their name? #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@AidScholarship Nice Monica! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Q2 What is the best way to improve your name recognition online? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@collegevisit I do, and also for my family names #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@bgdoespr Me! Google Alert set for me AND my kids #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@BGdoesPR Or by employers – they are likely to query images for names of applicants #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: Let’s do a check – who here already has an alert set up for their name? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Excellent! RT @AidScholarship: @bgdoespr Google Alerts: Ive done this for my kids! #parentingtip #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@bgdoespr @collegevisit I’ve set up an alert for my name, but hadn’t thought of it for the kids. Gr8 idea! #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
RT @collegevisit: Q2 What is the best way to improve your name recognition online? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Q2: Here is a great @mashable article: How to Kick-Start Your Personal Brand Online http://mashable.com/2012/08/29/personal-branding-for-students/ #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@BGdoesPR I set Google alerts for clients. Adding my kids next! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Or by employers – they are likely to query images for names of applicants #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @czlaw: @collegevisit Me! But hadn’t thought abt. images… #campuschatGail Billingsley
RT @HBCU_Lifestyle: @bgdoespr @collegevisit I’ve set up an alert for my name, but hadn’t thought of it for the kids. Gr8 idea! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @bgdoespr: Q2: Here is a great @mashable article: How to Kick-Start Your Personal Brand Online http://mashable.com/2012/08/29/personal-branding-for-students/ #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @BGdoesPR: Q2: Here is a great @mashable article: How to Kick-Start Your Personal Brand Online: http://ow.ly/duYUi #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Q2:Start managing where your name shows up. Develop a public voice. Decide what is unique/original about you. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
I also have not thought about images, GREAT TIP! #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
RT @bgdoespr: Q2:Start managing where your name shows up. Develop a public voice. Decide what is unique/original about you. #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Q2 One way is to coin a term or phrase. I chose to lead with the fact that I am a Family Feud Champion: http://yfrog.com/nue40ikj #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Great! RT @BGdoesPR Q2: Here is a great @mashable article: How to Kick-Start Your Personal Brand Online http://mashable.com/2012/08/29/personal-branding-for-students/ #campuschatCarolyn Z. Lawrence
@BGdoesPR That’s both smart and makes you interesting. Great conversation starter. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @bgdoespr: Q2:Start managing where your name shows up. Develop a public voice. Decide what is unique/original about you. #campuschatGail Billingsley
@CZLaw Thanks for joining us tonight! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Q2 Another way is to comment on articles that are interesting or relevant to major/career path, leave your entire name #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @BGdoesPR: Q2:Start managing where your name shows up. Develop a public voice. Decide what is unique/original about you. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@collegevisit It can be kinda funny, but I have fun with it. Even put Family Feud Champion on my resume πŸ™‚ #CampusChatBrandie Gerrish
RT @bgdoespr: Q2 Another way is 2 comment on articles that are interesting/relevant 2 major/career path, leave your entire name #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@BGdoesPR Definitely. Take credit for your awesome comments! #campuschatChelsea Merget
Q2: Maybe you have impressive baseball cards, amazing garage band or best cupcake recipe in three counties. You have to own it. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
A2 It used to be ("On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog") http://ht.ly/duZ6z Now we brand ourselves! #timeschange #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@BGdoesPR What are your thoughts on using a bio vs. a resume? #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Love this! RT @chelsmerget: @BGdoesPR Definitely. Take credit for your awesome comments! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
A2 And publish your key terms on LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter. Share goals and dreams with those you meet. Every little bit helps #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
Q3 Is there a way to tell if people (like Admissions Officers or potential employers) are looking for me online? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Good question: RT @HBCU_Lifestyle: @BGdoesPR What are your thoughts on using a bio vs. a resume? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Helped a student with a cover letter-she was a geek abt organizing. I had to convince her to put that in her cover. Got the job. #campuschatGail Billingsley
A3 Yes! Google has a free tool. Enter your name and see how many times your name is being googled: https://adwords.google.com/o/Targeting/Explorer?__c=1000000000&__u=1000000000&ideaRequestType=KEYWORD_IDEAS #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @AidScholarship: #CampusChat tonight with guest @BGdoesPR !! Topic: Personal Branding for Teens http://ht.ly/dtMP0 9pm EST #collegeSuzanne Shaffer
RT @AidScholarship: #CampusChat tonight with guest @BGdoesPR !! Topic: Personal Branding for Teens http://ht.ly/dtMP0 9pm EST #collegeSuzanne Shaffer
One day they will see how far it goes. RT @AidScholarship: There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #campuschatChelsea Merget
One day they will see how far it goes. RT @AidScholarship: There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #campuschatChelsea Merget
RT @aidscholarship: There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #CampusChatGail Billingsley
RT @aidscholarship: There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #CampusChatGail Billingsley
RT @BGdoesPR: A3 Yes! Google has free tool. Enter your name &see how many times your name is being googled https://adwords.google.com/o/Targeting/Explorer?__c=1000000000&__u=1000000000&ideaRequestType=KEYWORD_IDEAS #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
A3 Also check your LinkedIn profile, on the right hand column where it says β€œWho’s Viewed My Profile” This shows who’s watching. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@suzanneshaffer Hey there Suzanne!!! Long time no tweet…LOL! πŸ™‚ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@BGdoesPR Does a high school student need a LinkedIn profile? Seems early? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@chelsmerget Yes, and it might be too late for some. πŸ™ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@HBCU_Lifestyle Infographic resumes are so cutting edge, I’ve yet to find a tool that will compile the image. Anyone have a tip? #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@suzanneshaffer Hi, You’re back! πŸ™‚ #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@suzanneshaffer Hi, You’re back! πŸ™‚ #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Good Q! RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Does a high school student need a LinkedIn profile? Seems early? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Good Q! RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Does a high school student need a LinkedIn profile? Seems early? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@collegevisit You’re right, have to be 18 yrs old to be on LinkedIn. #campuschat I think Google+ is 13yrs old, will have to confirm.Brandie Gerrish
@BGdoesPR: A2 And publish your key terms on LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter – Add pinterest & instagram #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
@BGdoesPR: A2 And publish your key terms on LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter – Add pinterest & instagram #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
Google "Amazing Resumes" — the world is your oyster for standing out as long as you include the basics, too. #campuschat @BGdoesPRGail Billingsley
@bgdoespr Infographics are SO expensive! Know any good companies? #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
Back for 3 weeks at least–glad to be here RT @collegevisit: @suzanneshaffer Hi, Youre back! πŸ™‚ #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@BGdoesPR Good to know. Did not know LI had age requirement. Thanks! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@fujifulgueras A2 Yes, pinterest is great. I have trouble with Instagram since I don’t have iphone, no desktop app (yet) πŸ™ #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @GailatSCV: Google "Amazing Resumes" — the world is your oyster for standing out as long as you include the basics, too. #campuschat …Brandie Gerrish
@AidScholarship I might can help #infographics. Lets talk about it when we talk tomorrow. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@BGdoesPR Amongst teens – instagram really has become popular…probably because parents have yet to find it #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
@BGdoesPR Anyone in particular in pop culture/media/music you think does a great job of personal branding? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@collegevisit Great! I was told "thousands" to have one made. πŸ™ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
Same thing: 24% of college admission officials use Facebook to evaluate an applicant, says @usatoday http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2011-09-21/facebook-google-college-applicants/50497248/1 #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @bgdoespr: A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Q4 Is having a personal brand really that important if I have two more years of college remaining? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @BGdoesPR: A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatCarolyn Z. Lawrence
"Your Back-to-school Checklist Will Never Be the Same http://su.pr/1P42Sq (via @youternmark) #collegebound #campuschatYouTern
Google+ lowered age limit to 13 in January. Correct. #campuschat @BGdoesPRGail Billingsley
#Parents #teens, really great tips on #CampusChat tonight – all about personal branding going on til 10PM ETSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Anyone in particular in pop culture/media/music you think does a great job of personal branding? #campuschatChelsea Merget
RT @GailatSCV: Google+ lowered age limit to 13 in January. Correct. #campuschat @BGdoesPRBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: #Parents #teens, really great tips on #CampusChat tonight – all about personal branding going on til 10PM ET #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @collegevisit: #Parents #teens, really great tips on #CampusChat tonight – all about personal branding going on til 10PM ETMonica L. Matthews
Thanks! RT @gailatscv: Google+ lowered age limit to 13 in January. Correct. #campuschat @BGdoesPRMonica L. Matthews
@YouTern Thanks for sharing! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @BGdoesPR: A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatDan Bischoff
@chelsmerget @collegevisit Hmm, @penelopetrunk does a great job writing about it My idols are @erinburnett and maria bartiromo #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@chelsmerget @collegevisit Hmm, @penelopetrunk does a great job writing about it My idols are @erinburnett and maria bartiromo #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@chelsmerget: Anyone in particular in pop …music you think does a great job of personal branding? Besides Barry Manilow… #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
@chelsmerget: Anyone in particular in pop …music you think does a great job of personal branding? Besides Barry Manilow… #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
Cant wait too late or it will look like you have just created yourself. #campuschat @BGdoesPRGail Billingsley
Barry Manilow…bbbbwwwaaaahhhhaaaa! @Fujijulgueras #campuschatGail Billingsley
You got me again RT @fujifulgueras Anyone in pop music you think does a great job of personal branding? ..Besides Barry Manilow? #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
Here is a favorite blog about how "being real" in networking is key to build your brand, by @penelopetrunk http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2012/08/23/networking-means-making-real-friends/ #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
He has done a great job of branding πŸ™‚ RT @GailatSCV: Barry Manilow…bbbbwwwaaaahhhhaaaa! @Fujijulgueras #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@BGdoesPR @penelopetrunk is a fantastic example of personal branding. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@SuzanneShaffer I have missed you!! #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
Not many can refute he’s done a great job of branding RT @GailatSCV: Barry Manilow…bbbbwwwaaaahhhhaaaa! @Fujijulgueras #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@fujifulgueras Agree, Barry Manilow is a good one πŸ™‚ Between that + no parents on instagram (good point, btw) you’re on a roll! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@BGdoesPR Oh yes, @penelopetrunk is great at branding, super biz-savvy. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
In terms of pop culture, @ladygaga is a huge brander. She makes a big effort to personally connect with fans, building loyalty. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@SuzanneShaffer He wrote the book, right? No wait, he wrote the song! #manilow #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @czlaw: Q. to @BGdoesPR & all — what are some "cringeworthy" mistakes you’ve seen teens making on soc. media? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Awe thanks…I’m always good for a Manilow jab πŸ™‚ RT @fujifulgueras: @SuzanneShaffer I have missed you!! #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@CZLaw Flipping the bird to a camera and posting it on FB/Myspace (back in the day). SO JUVENILE! #campuschatChelsea Merget
@czlaw Using Pinterest for pinning "What I’ll buy with my financial aid check" and it’s clothing, purses, etc…ARG! #CampuschatMonica L. Matthews
@CZLaw Cursing and talking bad is "cringeworthy" to me. Whole point of SM is to be helpful/happy/positive No room for negativity #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@chelsmerget Agree! @ladygaga rocks social media, her fans and her brand. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: @chelsmerget Agree! @ladygaga rocks social media, her fans and her brand. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@czlaw Choosing vulgar usernames πŸ™ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
"cringeworthy" mistakes don’t just apply to teenagers–adults need to pay attention as well #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
"cringeworthy" mistakes don’t just apply to teenagers–adults need to pay attention as well #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
Q5 What are the go-to resources for trends in personal branding? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@CZLaw I think occasional sarcasm and banter is great, but snarkiness starts to cross the line. Thoughts? #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@CZLaw I think occasional sarcasm and banter is great, but snarkiness starts to cross the line. Thoughts? #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
#proudlittlemonster RT @collegevisit: @chelsmerget Agree! @ladygaga rocks social media, her fans and her brand. #campuschatChelsea Merget
#proudlittlemonster RT @collegevisit: @chelsmerget Agree! @ladygaga rocks social media, her fans and her brand. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@CZLaw Great question and these answers are making me cringe! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
#campuschat A4 It is never too late to create a personal brand. Improve your digital footprint with every keystrokeFuji Fulgueras
Good one RT @AidScholarship: @czlaw Choosing vulgar usernames πŸ™ #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @collegevisit: Q5 What are the go-to resources for trends in personal branding? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
So true! RT @suzanneshaffer: "cringeworthy" mistakes don’t just apply to teenagers–adults need to pay attention as well #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
A4 It is crucial that you represent yourself + communicate, with the end goal of advancing your education, career, income, etc. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
A4 It is crucial that you represent yourself + communicate, with the end goal of advancing your education, career, income, etc. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Hard to communicate sarcasm in SM RT I think occasional sarcasm and banter is great, but snarkiness starts to cross the line. #campuschatGail Billingsley
RT @fujifulgueras: #campuschat A4 It is never too late to create a personal brand. Improve your digital footprint with every keystrokeMonica L. Matthews
@BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
A4 If you don’t provide the ammunition to help people understand who you are, they will make assumptions on what they hear/find. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
A4 If you don’t provide the ammunition to help people understand who you are, they will make assumptions on what they hear/find. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @BGdoesPR: A4 crucial that you represent yourself + communicate, with end goal of advancing your education, career, income #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @BGdoesPR: A4 crucial that you represent yourself + communicate, with end goal of advancing your education, career, income #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@GailatSCV Agree, sarcasm is a touchy thing, esp in writing. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
True! RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
True! RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Exactly. Just because you can tell the world what you’re thinking does not mean you should. #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
RT @BGdoesPR: If u don’t provide the ammunition 2 help people understand who u are, they will make assumptions on what hear/find #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
Amazing and IMPORTANT info tonight on #CampusChat for students!!!Monica L. Matthews
A5 Personally, I get my news/stats from Forbes, Fast Company, Mashable, Harvard Business Review mostly f/ their Twitter feeds. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Nice=>RT @fujifulgueras: #campuschat A4 It is never too late to create a personal brand. Improve your digital footprint with every keystrokeHBCU Lifestyle
Have a close friend who posted on fb page that he was hiring and eliminated the 1st 4 applicants because of fb & linkedin posts #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@CZLaw It’s funny because it’s not really anonymous and VERY permanent. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@CZLaw It’s funny because it’s not really anonymous and VERY permanent. #campuschatChelsea Merget
RT @BGdoesPR: A5 I get my news/stats from Forbes, Fast Company, Mashable, Harvard Business Review mostly f/ their Twitter feeds. #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @BGdoesPR: A5 I get my news/stats from Forbes, Fast Company, Mashable, Harvard Business Review mostly f/ their Twitter feeds. #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@fujifulgueras Great stuff! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @BGdoesPR: A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatMarcia Robinson
A5 To develop a brand, research experts, thought leaders and influencers – then converse. Be social in real AND virtual events. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@BGdoesPR So with all the social media outlets, do we all still need resumes? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@SuzanneShaffer Exactly. You have to keep a close eye on privacy rules for FB and other platforms. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR So with all the social media outlets, do we all still need resumes? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
Just discovered #campuschat. Great conversation!!Marcia Robinson
@AidScholarship @collegevisit Ha! I don’t know. A simple, clean website will get you a face-to-face interview most of the time. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
No problem! We’re happy to! πŸ™‚ RT @collegevisit: @YouTern Thanks for sharing! #campuschatYouTern
No problem! We’re happy to! πŸ™‚ RT @collegevisit: @YouTern Thanks for sharing! #campuschatYouTern
@collegevisit Thanks! #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
Social media tools maybe free but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: Social media tools maybe free but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: Social media tools maybe free but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatChelsea Merget
@SuzanneShaffer You can’t say that enough!! Great reminder. #campuschatMarcia Robinson
@collegevisit Well said, Kelly. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@HBCUCareerCntr Well, hey! We’re glad to have you join us. We’re here very Wed at 9PM ET. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@collegevisit Well said, Kelly. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@HBCUCareerCntr Well, hey! We’re glad to have you join us. We’re here very Wed at 9PM ET. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@collegevisit Well said, Kelly. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
SO TRUE!! RT @collegevisit: Social media tools may be free, but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @chelsmerget: RT @collegevisit: Social media tools maybe free but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatGail Billingsley
@collegevisit Will put that on my calendar for sure #campuschatMarcia Robinson
RT @HBCUCareerCntr: Just discovered #campuschat. Great conversation!!Carolyn Z. Lawrence
Here is a great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume: http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Here is a great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume: http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
Here is a great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume: http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
@BGdoesPR Do you have a favorite social media tool for personal branding? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Great group tonight, this is a real blast! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @collegevisit: @BGdoesPR Do you have a favorite social media tool for personal branding? #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@HBCUCareerCntr Great! Thanks! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
A3 Be proactive – invite employers/college admissions to check out your social media posts by listing links to your sites #campuschatFuji Fulgueras
Great point RT @collegevisit: Social media tools may be free, but not using them right can be costly. #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
It always is! RT @BGdoesPR: Great group tonight, this is a real blast! #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
It always is! RT @BGdoesPR: Great group tonight, this is a real blast! #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
It always is! RT @BGdoesPR: Great group tonight, this is a real blast! #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @hbcu_lifestyle: Here is a great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
RT @hbcu_lifestyle: Here is a great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatMonica L. Matthews
@bgdoespr What about those kids who have no interest in social media? #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@collegevisit I love @LinkedIn . Seeing who is watching my profile tells me if my emails are being read, resumes reviewed, etc. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@HBCU_Lifestyle Nice article! So, really, the story begins with the college essay &goes all the way to your bio-story for jobs! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Love that! RT @fujifulgueras A3 invite employers/college admissions to check out ur social media posts by listing links to sites #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
Great! RT @HBCU_Lifestyle great article for creatives on "telling your story" instead of using a resume: http://bit.ly/Ut5Ia1 #campuschatCarolyn Z. Lawrence
@fujifulgueras Great idea to have professionals audit your social media posts as part of their guidance. #campuschatMarcia Robinson
Me too! RT @BGdoesPR: I love @LinkedIn. Seeing who is watching my profile tells me if my emails are being read, resumes reviewed #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
Me too! RT @BGdoesPR: I love @LinkedIn. Seeing who is watching my profile tells me if my emails are being read, resumes reviewed #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
RT @HBCUCareerCntr: @fujifulgueras Great idea to have professionals audit your social media posts as part of their guidance. #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@AidScholarship They shld still get active in their ideal industry online, to be "in the know" and on their game. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@AidScholarship @bgdoespr You’re right some are not aware of the value of social media. It’s a teaching opportunity. #campuschatMarcia Robinson
@AidScholarship @bgdoespr You’re right some are not aware of the value of social media. It’s a teaching opportunity. #campuschatMarcia Robinson
@BGdoesPR Do you use Klout? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@BGdoesPR Do you use Klout? #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@AidScholarship There are online magazines for non-media jobs like aerospace, engineering. Blog commenting is good for the image #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
They better get interested and fast RT @AidScholarship: @bgdoespr What about those kids who have no interest in social media? #campuschatSuzanne Shaffer
@CZLaw @BGdoesPR I happen to have one! My hs senior doesn’t care about SM at all. #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@collegevisit LOVE @Klout! The perks and insight are amazing! #campuschatChelsea Merget
@collegevisit Klout is a good benchmark, from what I hear their algorithym is private. Nobody really knows what it’s based on. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@collegevisit Klout is a good benchmark, from what I hear their algorithym is private. Nobody really knows what it’s based on. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Good to know! RT @chelsmerget: @collegevisit LOVE @Klout! The perks and insight are amazing! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
Speaking of branding, check out @BGdoesPR site: http://www.brandiegerrish.com/ #beautiful #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@AidScholarship @CZLaw Oh boy! Do they read industry books/blogs to learn about desired career? NASA has a cool twitter chat. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Great chat tonight everyone. See you next week! #campuschatChelsea Merget
@bgdoespr I would consider using crowd sourcing sites like 99designs to have a infographic resume created. #CampusChatHBCU Lifestyle
@BGdoesPR & @collegevisit Thanks for the good #campuschat !Fuji Fulgueras
#CampusChat just flew by! What a great hour of social media & branding tips with @BGdoesPR!SmartCollegeVisit
RT @collegevisit: #CampusChat just flew by! What a great hour of social media & branding tips with @BGdoesPR!Brandie Gerrish
@bgdoespr @collegevisit This was a GREAT chat! Thanks so much for sharing!!! πŸ™‚ #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@BGdoesPR – thanks for joining us again. Loved having you as a guest last year and tonight, too! #campuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@collegevisit Totally did fly by. This is a great community, you all are a lot of fun. I’m coming back for sure πŸ™‚ #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
@HBCU_Lifestyle Good tip, will check them out. Have a good one! #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Have a great night everyone!!!! #CampusChatMonica L. Matthews
@bgdoespr @collegevisit Gr8 job on the chat tonight! Awesome insights from everyone who chimed in. #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
@bgdoespr @collegevisit Gr8 job on the chat tonight! Awesome insights from everyone who chimed in. #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
RT @HBCU_Lifestyle: @bgdoespr @collegevisit Gr8 job on the chat tonight! Awesome insights from everyone who chimed in. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
RT @HBCU_Lifestyle: @bgdoespr @collegevisit Gr8 job on the chat tonight! Awesome insights from everyone who chimed in. #campuschatBrandie Gerrish
Tune in next week when #socialmediaking @JasonFalls joins us. Author of "No Bullshit Social Media…" http://ht.ly/dv1wASmartCollegeVisit
@bgdoespr We’re usually good for a #Manilow reference or 2 during #CampusChat :)SmartCollegeVisit
@bgdoespr Anytime, Brandie! #CampuschatSmartCollegeVisit
@bgdoespr Anytime, Brandie! #CampuschatSmartCollegeVisit
RT @BGdoesPR: A3 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles, great read by @mashable http://mashable.com/2012/09/01/social-profiles-job/ #campuschatPS Chiang
@collegevisit TY! Yes, exactly right! People connect to your personal story in all phases of your life/career. #campuschatHBCU Lifestyle
@bgdoespr YW. Great advice tonight on #CampusChat. You’re a Family Feud champion? Love it! Have a good night. #nfHBCU Lifestyle
RT @AidScholarship: There are so many ways for students to IMPRESS using social media! #CampusChatLa Sierra Guidance

Author: Z. Kelly Queijo

Kelly is founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting. When she's not creating content for the blog or clients, tweeting, or hosting #CampusChat, she's planning her next mobile move.

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