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    Personal Branding Blog Weekly – Work Your Networking Plan Daily

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    You may have already witnessed the results of networking. People with strong connections often get the inside scoop on industry information, good deals, and sometimes, the good jobs. Making connections and nurturing these relationships over time is important. Solid established networks have catapulted many careers and businesses.

    Unfortunately, for many of us, networking does not …

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    Photographs to Enhance Your Personal Brand

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    A photo is around a long time, plus, in seconds, it can be transmitted around the world via social media. Good spontaneous photos don’t just happen. You need to think it through in advance so you have the photo readiness – not the photophobia – that delivers the message you want.

    I saw comedian George …

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    7 Things to Maximize Your Return on Networking Events

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    Last week, I focused on the 5 Things You Need to Stop Doing Now to Make Strong Connections in 2015.  This week, I’m focusing on you busy professionals who are challenged by making time and maximizing the networking events you attend.

    1. Build the conversation

    A conversation can get rather dry if you don’t know …

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    How to Create Better Content for Your Personal Brand

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    A common misconception shared by job seekers is that personal branding is “all about me.”

    The reality: your personal brand is about showing your network how you can help them with your skills and expertise. Your offering as a professional is the reason why people connect and engage in conversations with you.

    If you’ve spent …

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    What’s Wrong With Your Image?

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    You may not realize you have an image. And the image that exists for you may not be ideal. The goal of reputation management and personal branding is to intentionally and authentically put together an image that is coherent, consistent and compelling.

    What distinguishes your image from your personal brand or reputation? Your image is …

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    Handshake to Set Yourself Apart

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    When Richard Maracinko, author of several books on the NAVY SEALs, shakes hands, he uses two. The left is to check your pulse to see if you’re nervous meeting him and then he acts accordingly.

    A famous restaurant owner in New York lets people know what their status is with her based on her choice …

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    What Connections Help Build Community Around Your Brand

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    It’s no secret that in the workplace, communication plays a major role in the productivity of the workforce. Where people are able to communicate and share thoughts and ideas freely, the quality of results increases significantly. You need to foster that sort of communication with people outside the workplace. The magic lies in diversifying the …

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    Seven Social Media Tips You Cannot Afford To Ignore

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    If you have been using social media for more than a couple months, you’ve seen professionals who could use an etiquette refresher course. Interestingly enough, many of the offenders you have observed are extremely professional and kind in the “real world.” What accounts for the discrepancy between their in-person and online personas? They don’t understand …

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    How These LinkedIn Strategies Can Help Your Personal Brand

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    One of the best ways to build a personal brand is through increased visibility online. The most effective method to achieve this is to create compelling content that is shared on social media. LinkedIn is a prominent place to be for professionals, and allows for your articles to get more exposure.

    With consistent quality and …

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    The Quality of List Determines the Quality of Career

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    You’ve heard the statement, it’s not who you know or even what you know, it’s not even who knows you – it’s who knows you best.

    The connections and the relationships we have with people determine the quality of success in our endeavors. Even with our reach online and across the world, people still do …

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