Don't be this person!!!

posted Apr 20, 2010, 1:09 PM by Ben Kross   [ updated Jan 27, 2012, 1:40 PM ]

Including a photo in your Google profile personalizes your Google Apps experience.  It’s a creative outlet for members to pictorially express themselves with a real image of how they want their colleagues to view them.   It associates a real individual to the words on the screen giving them a presence in the community.  Your photo is associated with you everywhere you make a contribution in the Google Apps space.


A well thought-out profile showcases who you are, what your interests are, and why you have joined this community, and this information is invaluable for everyone with a stake in this community.   While the actual creation of a profile is simple,  you should carefully consider the information you want to reveal about yourself.


A completed profile is only as good as the quality of the information it contains.  As the fields are populated, you should be cognizant of how others will use this information. Its critical to recognize that the profile is the primary vehicle that members of the community use to find and reach out to each other.  Think of your profile as an electronic business card.  How do you want others to view you?


harvested from Bob Leah's blogpost

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