Why is your name important to your digital professional image?
Your name is your identity and maintaining a consistent name across all your digital platforms is vital to ensure you build the right digital professional image.
- Choose how you want your professional name to appear (e.g., First Name & Last Name only – Jane Doe, or First Name & Last Name with Initials – Jane I. Doe).
- Whichever manner you choose to arrange your name, maintain it consistently across all your platforms (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
- Let your official email address be arranged according to your consistent name (e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com)
- In all your professional dealings, make use of the consistent name.
To understand the importance of maintaining a consistent name, try this test: Check your name on Google. You will notice that all the platforms with your name are visible on Google.
Start maintaining a consistent name online today.