This quiz is designed to assess your current online presence.  

At the end of the assessment, you will be given a score on a scale of 0 to 100.  Your score will be sent to you via email along with a link to a page that will explain what your score means and suggestions on how to improve your score.
NOTE: Some of the questions require you to conduct a Google search.
Let's do this!
 
Enter your First and Last name. *

NOTE: Enter the name others would use to find you.
 
Why are you taking this assessment? *


 
What type of business would you like to start? *


 
Will your business be primarily online or "offline" in physical location? *


 
Does the email address you entered contain your name? *

This is the name you just entered.  

HINT - BigJohn4567 or John177 does not count as your name. Unless of course that really is the name people call you.
     
 
The key to building your digital and personal brand is knowing what you want to be known for.  

This means you need to know the keywords that describe what you want to be known for. *

i.e. Keywords you want to have associated with your name such as product manager, electrical engineer, beekeeper, career coach, etc.
 
When was the last time you Googled yourself? *

i.e. - Searched for your name (the one you provided earlier) via Google

 
For the next few questions, you will need to conduct a Google search for your name. The name you entered in this assessment.  
Before you start you must log out of your browser or open a private browsing session.

NOTE: In Google Chrome open an incognito window. In Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer open a new private window. This is important to see results not tailored specifically for you.

Click the Continue Button when ready.
 
Are YOU the first result on page one of the Google results? *

TIP # 1 - Open a private browser before searching.  In Chrome, for example, open an incognito window before searching.

TIP # 2 - Use the name you entered at the beginning of this assessment

 
What is the first result? *


 
How many times do YOU (not someone else with your name) appear on page one of the Google results? *

Add up all results.

TIP - Do NOT count non-relevant results such as Spokeo, WebEx, Product Hunt, Ancestry.com, etc..

 
Do any images of you appear on the first page of your Google results? *


 
Do any videos of you appear on the first page of your Google results? *


 
Do you have any Social Media accounts? *

     
 
Which Social Media accounts do you use? *


 
Do your latest tweets appear on the first page of your Google results? *


 
Which Social Media accounts do you post content to? *


 
How often do you post content to your Social Media accounts? *


 
Does the content you post to Social Media relate to the keywords you want to be found for or your area of expertise? *

     
 
In the last month, have you posted any content on social media that others (such as recruiters, potential employers, other professionals) might find objectionable? *

Be critical here.  Others will.  Examples of objectionable content include: profanity, drinking, rants, spelling or grammatical errors.

 
Do your Social Media accounts link back to your website? *

     
 
Do you use Your Name as the username for all of your Social Media accounts? *

REMEMBER: Your name is the first and last name you provided earlier in this assessment.

TIP: @JohnSmith vs. @BigJohn117
     
 
Do you use the same profile picture across all of your Social Media accounts? *


 
Do you use a professional headshot image across all of your Social Media accounts? *

Sorry.  Selfies don't count.  Neither does a picture taken from your webcam.

 
Have you completed the Bio for all of your Social Media accounts? *


 
Are you using the keywords you noted earlier in your Bio on your Social Media accounts? *


 
Do you own your name as a domain? *

Meaning you purchased your name (first and last name) from a domain registar i.e - yourname.com

 
Do you have a self-hosted website? *

This is a site where you control 100% of the content. You pay annually for hosting and domain renewal.

If you don't know what a self-hosted website is, please answer No.

 
Do you have accounts with any of the following blogging platforms? *


 
Does your self-hosted website contain your name? *

Remember your name is the first and last name you entered previously.  An example is  - ryanrhoten.com.
     
 
If you don't mind sharing, what's your website?

 
Do you use WordPress? *

     
 
How often do you post content on your blog? *


 
What type of content do you post most often? *


 
Do you repurpose your content? *


 
Do you have a method to collect email addresses on your website? *


 
Do you send at least a monthly newsletter to your email list? *


 
What are you struggling the most with right now when it comes to your brand? *


 
Would you like me to contact you to discuss the results of your assessment? *

Don't worry you won't hurt my feelings if you say no.
     
Congrats! Thank you for taking the Digital Personal Brand assessment. Click the button below to find out what your score means.

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What does my score mean?