The Her Nashville November Issue is on news stands now! In it you’ll find all kinds of great features written by and featuring some truly fabulous Nashville ladies.

You’ll also find my latest rant on the importance of maintaining a purposeful and relevant (as opposed to creepy) online reputation:

Call me obsessive, but I cannot resist the weekly urge to check the pulse of my online self. I want to know what you see when you Google any combination of Margie, Maddux and/or Newman. It’s not that I think everyone is out there Googling me, but what if they do? What if “they” is my future boss or a high school friend? I want the search results for my online self to be a good representation of my real self, and it should be the same for you.

Your online self should be relevant, not creepy. Even if Googling you yields nothing more than an Amazon.com book review or your thoughts on downtown living, public relations stuff or your love for Nashville Predators hockey, I’ll choose boring over sketchy every time. Read More

Many thanks to Lindsay Olson and Brian Solis for lending use of their wise words to Her Nashville magazine!

You can check out all (three) of the Chic Geek columns here.

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