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    7 Ways to Give Your Brand a Fresh Coat of Paint

    new-1027875_640 What’s one tip for refreshing my digital brand without scaring away existing customers?

     The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start …

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    Posted in Articles, brand matchup, Brand Mystery

    11 Tools That’ll Shave Hours off Your Branding Efforts

    calendar-1763587_640 What’s one great tool you use to assist in streamlining your branding efforts (e.g. social media scheduling platforms, reputation management tools, etc.)?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free …

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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Brand Yourself As

    11 Differences Between Branding and Marketing You Need to Understand

    puzzle-562566_640 What’s one difference between branding and marketing that people often misunderstand?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow …

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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Marketing, Media Branding

    10 Factors That Determine a Great Hire’s Personal Brand

    businessman-1492563_640 What do you look for when evaluating potential employees’ personal brands?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow …

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    Posted in brand matchup, Brand Mystery, Marketing

    Personal Branding Weekly – Do You Sound Lame?

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    If you’re using the words “sorry” and “thanks”, then you run the high risk of sounding lame. These two words are thrown around so haphazardly and without any genuine feeling that they rank as having negative effects on your personal brand much like “umms”, “you knows” and “stuff like that”.

    Are you guilty of using…
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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Career Resources, Education, SEO

    Three Things No One Tells You about Social Media

    Social media allows us to connect with professionals and amazing people all over the globe. Millions of people use networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to connect daily and build their personal and business brands. However, there are three things that few people mention when it comes to using social media for personal branding.

    If…
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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Networking, Personal Branding, Social Media

    9 Startup Leaders With Brands to Emulate

    What young startup leader/exec do you believe has created an exceptional brand for themselves?

    The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs …

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    Posted in Brand Mystery, Brand Yourself As, entrepreneurship

    Keep Your Brand Name Intact When a Reporter Calls

    What is your #1 tip for a nervous entrepreneur about to talk to a reporter for the first time?

    The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program …

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    Posted in Brand Mystery, entrepreneurship, Media Branding, Personal Branding

    5 Writing Tips for Personal Branding Success

    Writing plays a key role at every step in your journey to personal branding success.

    Efficient and effective writing skills are central to your ability to express yourself and differentiate yourself from your competition, so you can get noticed, trusted, and assume increased responsibilities.

    Here are 5 simple tips to help you improve the quality …

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    Posted in authors corner, Brand Mystery, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    A Single Incident Can Undermine Decades of Brand Loyalty

    Brands are fragile; a single incident can undermine enthusiasm for a brand that took decades to build.

    I’ve been a fan of one of America’s premier blues performers for decades, buying their albums, attending their concerts, and making it a point to visit their home base blues club on every visit to Chicago.

    Last year, …

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    Posted in authors corner, Brand Mystery, Personal Branding, Success Strategies
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