The competitive environment surrounding us encourages those who wish to succeed to learn how to market themselves effectively. Whether you are applying for a job, trying to win a client, or in some cases, applying to a university, using social media to present the real you can make be difference between you getting noticed or [...]
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Eight down and one to go in the year end marketing review series to help small business owners get ready for a wonderful new year. Before we plan our marketing activities for the new year, we have one more review – do you and your business exist online? As a small business owner, how you are [...]
Whatever you call it, you still need to manage it! There’s a lot of conversation about the term personal brand. My favorite personal brand is Bono (no surprise here), but Tom Brady, Madonna, J. Lo, Manny Ramirez, Britney Spears and many other celebritites all have personal brands – some good and some not so good [...]
I attended a great event last night held by Next Level Executives on personal branding. This event got me thinking that developing your reputation is nothing new – but doing so on such a global basis is what brings the overwhelming nature of personal branding to many business owners. Throughout my entire career, I have had to manage my reputation and “brand” from job to job. How many times were we told never to burn bridges because you never know when you will cross paths with that person again.
I’ve been following a few posts that have been debating the purpose of having a resume in this world of social media. In Seth Godin’s post, “Why bother having a resume;?”, he posits: I think if you’re remarkable, amazing or just plain spectacular, you probably shouldn’t have a resume at all. The rationale? It’s an excuse [...]