Defining and managing your online professional identity is often as important as defining and managing your in-person professional identity in today's digital age. However, the myriad of options available to promote yourself can be overwhelming, and it can be frustrating to navigate and even more frustrating to maintain several profiles, especially if you have to input the same information more than once.
This page will breakdown methods to efficiently maintain your profiles and how to be informed and selective about which platforms you choose.
Being proactive in choosing and managing how your online presence connects with your background (education, experience), your interests, and your accomplishments will affect how you communicate and network with others.
Follow the steps on this guide:
Before you begin investing time and energy into your online professional identity, you will want to determine who you are online.
To discover more customized ways of sharing your work and networking beyond this list, talk to your colleagues and search for their online profiles. You will want to explore the Profiles and Networking page next to begin setting up your profiles.
No one wants to enter the same information twice. It's recommended that you follow these recommendations, especially if you produce and/or publish scholarly works.