Online Professional Branding is an informative way of demonstrating one’s expertise via an easily accessible online platform or website. Your Online Professional Brand gives you the opportunity to showcase your expertise to your colleagues, employers and clients. It demonstrates that you think critically, generate proactive solutions and, most of all, have a great deal of passion for your ﬁeld.
Here are a few places that you can build your online professional brand:
LinkedIn– You can use this service to connect with other professionals, share business news and join groups in your industry.
Slideshare– You can post presentations that showcase your expertise here.
Your website- Build a website with an address that contains your full name.
Learn more about this concept with this ebook:
Professional Online Branding: A New Dynamic To Your Resume
Great article Nnamdi! Another free tool that is really helpful in online professional branding and that also ranks high in Google searches is a VisualCV. It is a free way to share not only your resume but also visual elements of your portfolio.
See example http://www.visualcv.com/mbieber
This is helpful when your name is Goggle’d and the CV is the first thing that shows up in natural results.
and make your own thing!