Smart Social Podcast: Learn how to shine online
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In this podcast Josh Ochs teaches 100,000 parents and students how to shine online. He shows you how to audit your Google results and use your social media accounts as a portfolio of positive accomplishments to shine online. Josh keeps it tactical and practical with tips you can use to better understand how to navigate the digital world as a parent, teen and professional. Learn more at

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    #65 School District Online Safety Tips for Students from Fontana USD Joe Bremgartner

    When you’re in high school, you may not think twice about the importance of maintaining a professional social media presence. However, that Facebook video of you and your buddies knocking over mailboxes in the 10th grade can come back to haunt you years later when you’re filling out dozens of job applications. Employers checking social media before hiring an applicant is becoming increasingly common. So, it’s important to be prepared before applying to your first job.

    In this podcast, Josh sat down with Joe Bremgartner, the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources from the Fontana Unified School District. Listen as Joe gives his expertise on how future employers view your social media profiles during the hiring process.

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    #63 What happens when you delete Instagram (with Guest Houston Bradley) - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    With constant access to social media, it can be difficult to know when you’ve developed an addiction and need to take a break. In this Podcast, Josh sat down with Houston Bradley of United Talent Agency (UTA) who shared why he joined Josh on taking a break from social media. Listen as you hear Josh and Houston exchange valuable lessons they learned while they were on a social media hiatus.

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    #62 The Power of LinkedIn: Why Every High School Student Needs to be on LinkedIn with Caroline Leach - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    This week we sat down with Caroline Leach who helps people tell their stories and embrace the future. Caroline writes, researches, and speaks about why professionals need a social media strategy for their career… and how to use social to build a career. She posts weekly to her blog and on LinkedIn. Caroline also works in marketing and communications in the Fortune 500. The opinions she expresses on our podcast are her own and are not those of her employer.

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    #59: How to Talk About Cyber Bullying and Keep Your Kids Safe with Tracy Wright - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    Recently on the Smart Social Podcast, we sat down with Tracy Wright who is a freelance writer from Giggle Magazine to talk about cyberbullying. In this episode, Josh and Tracy share advice for parents whose child may be experiencing cyberbullying or participating in it. Learn what cyberbullying warning signs to look out for and what parents can do before an incident turns into a life-threatening situation.

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    #58: How to Host a Successful Digital Safety Event for Teens with Lori Davis - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    Recently, we sat down with Lori Davis from Xavier School to discuss her school’s experience watching the Smart Social Digital Citizenship Speech Videos. Instead of having Josh as a guest speaker, their school opted to get one of our off-the-shelf video modules to screen to their students. In this episode, Lori describes how the videos helped her educate students on how they can make their online presence the number one ticket to getting into their preferred university.

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