This is the framework we use at Platform University to help our members build powerful personal brands. It contains 5 distinct elements.
Before you can build a powerful personal brand, you must nail down these five elements. It really doesn’t take that much time, and it will save you months—perhaps years—in terms of getting you to your ultimate platform-building destination.
Like it or not, you are a brand and you want it to work for you. To succeed with personal branding, you have to be a bit of a narcissist.
No one likes a braggart, but if that braggart can benefit him or her, a love connection can be made and a relationship forged. Plus, once they get to know you better, they will feel confident that not only did they make a great business decision, but they actually like you as well.
A Google search of your name is essentially the resume the world has created for you. However, there are ways to take charge of your online reputation, says executive job search consultant Debra Feldman.
The good news is your resume is no longer all that represents you to an employer. The bad news is that the entire online world is now your CV, writ large.
The first thing many aspiring writers, designers, and photographers do to promote themselves is set up social media accounts for their brands. With the variety of platforms available the way you use them should vary.
Be sure to cater your voice to fit the site and audience you’re speaking to, or you could end up alienating more fans than you attract.
"The internet is a large and sometimes scary place. Without being all doom and gloom, let’s just say that there are enough scams, threats and risks out there that you have to be careful and responsible when you are online."
Building trust is important and it’s something you should never lose sight of. You should constantly be looking at how you can build more trust and earn more credibility in your marketplace.
By Brian Rice, Director, Global Social Media Marketing, SAP At its core, social media provides a platform to connect with family, friends and colleagues, along with the ability to meet new people with shared interests across the world.
Now is the time for you to truly take ownership of your brand by staying true to yourself and letting your actions do all the talking.
Before you give up and surrender to the natives, take a look at how you can set some personal boundaries in your life. Setting limits will help you get off the island and move closer to the professional success you want.
Even though you’re not stranded on a desert island, you still have to survive your busy life. Having clear boundaries in place can protect you from overwork and stress. Setting limits may sound restricting, but it actually creates freedom.
Sometime back I discussed about how I regained creativity with meditation and how 3 life lessons contributed to my social media success. The creation of my social media mega success formula in fact directly relates with mindfulness and soulfulness.
"If you want to move on to the next step in your career, you need to convince others that you can do it. In order to convince others, first you need to convince yourself and start believing in yourself."
First, you need to believe in yourself that you can do it and the rest is how you brand yourself.
Branding you is not about throwing whatever you have in people’s faces. It’s not about getting the sale and doing whatever it takes. If you’re being taught that then all I have to say is how’s that working for ya?
Branding is about how you treat people before and after the sale. It’s about who you truly are as a person.
On January 25th, I started a new religion, the Social Media Religion and I preached about the 10 Commandment of Twitter. This is the second post in that series where I sermonize about the Personal Branding and the lessons I learned while building my own.
If you follow those commandments religiously, I can assure you that your Personal Brand will soar and the limitation is only your imagination.
How would you feel if your Facebook page was shut down? What if your blog, where you create, post your ideas and thoughts was turned off? These are questions that we often don't want to contemplate. For me, the reaction would be one of loss.
Here are some tips and tactics to use 10 social networks to enhance and market your personal and online brand.
I recently started watching Kitchen Nightmares. The premise of the show is Gordon Ramsey, one of the most successful restaurant owners and chefs in the world works with struggling restaurants to help them be successful.
1. Show Your Passion
2. Find Clear Positioning
3. Be Known for Something
4. The Physical Presentation much Match the Product
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.