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    Interacting with Social Influencers Creates Awareness for Your Brand

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    Trust is the most important factor when forging new business relationships online. Having the right connections for your personal brand is a start, but it’s how you nurture those relationships that counts so that people know and trust you.

    How can your brand interact with influencers in a successful way? Through individual attention and conversation. …

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    For Personal Brands, It’s Self above Service

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    Service listings that is.

    Personal branding strategy to increase word of mouth

    Let me tell you the tale of the financial planner…..

    Hi, I’m Maria Elena and I’m a financial planner.  I provide 401Ks, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, SEPS, IRAs, I can help you with college planning and take care of all your financial needs.  …

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    10 Common Personal Branding Mistakes to Avoid

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    For many people, especially creative types and those involved in business, building a personal brand is one of the most important steps towards success. This is also something that is never “finished.”

    Building a personal brand is on ongoing project that can easily eat into your work time—if you let it.

    However, it is possible …

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    What to Do When You’re Afraid of Networking

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    Does the thought of entering a crowded room filled with strangers make your palms sweat?

    Networking is a fear many people share. Some would even say it’s one of the scariest steps of finding a job. Whether it’s getting freaked out by small talk or the fear of forgetting someone’s name, networking can be a …

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    Personal Branding Weekly – The Quick and the Dead

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    Today’s consumers are always on the move, and they love to get hold of any information the fastest way that they can. If you have a potential customer with very limited time to listen to take in a sales pitch, what will you say to make a memorable impression? How are you going to create …

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    How To Update Your Personal Brand After Changing Careers

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    The average Baby Boomer has held eleven jobs from ages 18 to 46, according the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, but it is estimated that Millenials are expected to have as many as 20 jobs in their lifetimes! In a climate ripe with unemployment, underemployment and a strong desire to “do something that makes a …

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    Anatomy of a Winning LinkedIn Publisher Post

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    Winning LinkedIn Publisher Post

    LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Publisher earlier this year. Every LinkedIn user now has access to a publishing platform to establish their credibility.

    I have used LinkedIn Publisher as a vehicle to republish successful blog posts to a much larger audience. Starting in the middle of June, the first post was published with …

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    Finish Strong: Your End of the Year Marketing Plan

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    The end of the year is busy with holidays, travel and gatherings. Many business owners get caught up in the busyness and become lax in their marketing. However, the end of the year is a great time to finish strong and prepare for a more profitable first quarter in the next year. Here are some …

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    Which Blog Types Work Best for Your Personal Brand?

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    Having an active blog for your personal brand is an important marketing tool which can attract more visitors and provide more opportunity for sales of your product or services. Did you know that the style of content is just as essential to reach your target market and elevate your online reputation?

    There are several types …

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    5 Tips to Make the Right 1st Impression

    No matter what you are doing, as an entrepreneur, you are networking for the company you created. For that reason, you have to learn how to make a good first impression. You never know when the person you are talking to will be your next client or your next major contract.

    Here are five tips …

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