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Social Media Policies Series

As part of dealing with a number of decision makers in different communication roles I have been covered the core concepts of what social media policies cover.

This is not a simple topic. The truth of the matter is that social media policies cover dozens of different business models and processes. These policies also change depending on different federal and state regulation issues, along with niche industry compliance ramifications.

Over on our main blog at 123socialmedia.com – I’ve begun breaking out a these policy articles into a framework of elements to browse. A good thing to keep in mind is that these policy issues are really talking about how you do business in the digital sense: It is how consumers and vendors work with you. It is how journalist engage with you. It is how investors track your progress.

If you don’t have social media policies in place already, don’t be afraid. These articles will help you out. Read more

Reputation Management, digital identity and your life

If you care about your career and the people you know (aka Reputation Management), I’m simply going to say this: do yourself a favor and spend an hour reading the links below.
There is A LOT of change happening in the business world: with big opportunities and risks materializing every day.

Aside from personal gossip and business rumor, the topic of reputation management is one of the biggest areas of opportunity and risk. It is a topic that  have been very involved with over the past decade: working on roughly a dozen or so projects revolving around reputation and personal name (it also included working on several personal projects examining niches of the more general problem.)

In my last two articles covering background checks and online privacy, I was voicing some of my observations about the critical nature of this beast we call the web. Read more