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Personal Branding Requires a Touch of Humility

danielnewmanUV
Personal branding is such a messy topic because we all need to be marketable, but there is without a doubt a point where we cross from informing, educating and inspiring to build a personal brand to just becoming self absorbed.
Personal Branding Requires a Touch of Humility

40+ Social Tools for Personal Branding Success

brianfanzo
I decided to breakdown the tools I use into different sections and provide you a quick overview of each tool that I use. Please note: just because I use it doesn’t mean it’s a perfect fit for you. Rather I hope that you take away from this post knowledge of the variety of tools you can leverage and some great tool recommendations I suggest you check out and test for yourself.
40+ Social Tools for Personal Branding Success

Personal Branding 101: What's Your Story?

brianfanzo
So you heard that you need to have a personal brand but you don't have branding experience and the idea of promoting bragging about yourself brings up bad memories of trying to do that when creating a cover letter.
Personal Branding 101: What's Your Story?

Should You Focus on Your Personal Brand Over Your Business Brand on Social Media?

Deborah Sweeney
There are two types of business owners in the corporate world. There is the business owner who focuses on building his individual brand, and there is the owner who focuses on building his business’s brand, entirely separate from himself. In this post, we explore which branding method is better to display on social media for small business owners.
Should You Focus on Your Personal Brand Over Your Business Brand on Social Media?

Do’s and Don’ts: Using Twitter for Personal Branding and Job Search

DennyMcCorkle
Twitter plays an important role in the mixology of social media use for personal branding and job search. This blog post addresses the importance of career focus on developing your Twitter profile and social sharing.
Do’s and Don’ts: Using Twitter for Personal Branding and Job Search

Social Media Moxy: Lauren Bacall's Legacy

Localspeak
If there’s one thing I really love about social media, it’s the ability to capture so many of the vignettes and anecdotes of peoples lives that not only teach and inspire in the moment, but also become part of our collective conscience, enduring as touchstones for all generations.
Social Media Moxy: Lauren Bacall's Legacy

Personal Branding for Shy People

MinterDial
This article addresses why and how shy people should bolster their personal branding. Different from introversion, shyness can be a barrier to success. Thanks to the opportunities and variety of tools online, there are useful and appropriate strategies for shy people to make a name for themselves, notwithstanding their shy personality.
Personal Branding for Shy People

Search Yourself: A Valuable Task in Personal Branding

FeldmanCreative
Your brand is what other people say it is—not what you say it is. A Google search result is the easiest, fastest and best way to gauge your public persona. Here are the things you should look for and keep in mind when you search yourself.
Search Yourself: A Valuable Task in Personal Branding

Personal Branding: A to Z, 1997 to Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

FeldmanCreative
Personal branding is a new imperative, a survival tactic in today's business world. This article traces its history—from Tom Peters to Dan Schawbel to Michael Hyatt. An infographic presents 26 vital tips: The Complete A to Z Guide to Personal Branding.
Personal Branding: A to Z, 1997 to Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Build Your Online Authority [VIDEO]

Jill_Celeste
Always look for ways to build your online authority by sharing your knowledge, answering people’s questions and extending the reach of your expertise. Building online authority makes you trustworthy, and that helps pull potential customers and employers toward you. It’s an essential ingredient to a successful personal brand.
How To Build Your Online Authority [VIDEO]