Promote Yourself with a Google Profile Page - Your Google Profile
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Your Google profile will display your name, photos and links in an attractive, symmetrical design. This information will make you immediately identifiable to your friends, family and fans. Include all your existing profiles and links to make yourself more accessible, and don’t forget to add to your profile as you add new pages and profiles to the Internet. If you want this information to appear more easily on the Web, be sure to check the box that allows Google to display your full name to searchers. You’ll find this in your profile edit section.
Is your Google profile live on the Internet and properly working? There’s only one way to check: go ahead and Google yourself. At the bottom of the first search results page, you should see a section labeled Profile results for (the searched name). Within this collection of links, seek the name and description that matches you. Click on it to see what others will see when they check your Google profile for themselves.
Your Google profile has a URL of its own, which you’ll see immediately once you access this page through Google. The search engine will automatically assign a random collection of numbers, letters and characters to the URL address for your profile, but you can customize this Web address through your Edit Profile options.
Near the bottom of the About Me section you’ll see an option that allows you to enter the address you’d like (your name, for instance). Check the availability until you find an open URL, and you’re created a link that you can subsequently include on your profiles, blogs and Web sites. This neat, well-organized profile can serve as your Internet calling card, a nice collection of all your links and biographies on the Web.
Promoting yourself is important if you want to enjoy a nice amount of online traffic. If you’re trying to cultivate an online presence of any sort, you should create profiles with popular networking sites, and you should definitely show off all those links with a Google profile page. Remember that the Internet is built on links, so remember to include all your links on all your pages -- even the link to your Google profile (which is essentially, itself, a collection of links).
On the Internet, promoting yourself never ends, so keep your profile fresh and up to date at all times. You never know who might be searching for you at any given time, and you want to be sure their data is as current as possible.
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