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    10 Social Platforms Best Suited for Building Your Brand

    What is your favorite social media platform for enhancing your personal brand and why?

    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 …

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    Grow Your Personal Brand’s YouTube Subscribers

    Having a well-planned visual marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand online. Leveraging YouTube to its fullest potential can increase your visibility and influence online.

    Video is one of the best methods today that builds a larger audience and following online, which makes this a must-use strategy for brands. Posting relevant …

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    Creating a YouTube Channel for Your Personal Brand

    While there are several platforms you can host your videos on, you cannot deny the leader in the video space is YouTube.  Even though other platforms can be perceived as more professional or you may even have more control of ads appearing or not and recommended videos appearing or not, remember what I said about …

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    7 Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand’s Video Presence

    Visual content has quickly become the center of attention in marketing, with micromedia often stealing the spotlight thanks to platforms such as Vine, Instagram and Pinterest. At this point, incorporating the same kind of media into your own content strategy is downright essential. This doesn’t just include images, however. Videos are just as important – …

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    Posted in guest post, Marketing, Social Media, Success Strategies

    Can You Make the 10% Social Media Commitment

    How many followers do you have on Social Media?

    Would you be willing to make the commitment to meet 10% of them in person?

    How about 20% or even 50% of them? Would you be willing to make the time, the effort and the commitment to go out and physically meet at least 10% of …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Networking, Personal Branding

    Video Presentations: One Easy Way to Keep Them Watching

    Audiences make snap judgments about anyone on camera. Viewers immediately assume someone is hostile if they look slightly angry. A confused look can come across as dopey. A blank face looks snooty or boring. That’s because video amplifies every facial expression—and often viewers don’t stick around to find out if their first impression was wrong. …

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    Posted in Interview, Media Branding, Personal Branding, tv

    3 Tips to Making Great Video at Conferences

    Why is an internet provider writing blog posts like “3 Ways To Make Your New Brand Bloom” or uploading videos called “3 Tips and 1 Must-Do From (Marketing Expert) Ann Handley”?

    With Cox Blue, Cox Communications wants to be a resource for marketing know-how, not just a company that will hook up your wifi. Ever …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, Media Branding, Social Media, Success Strategies

    INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Tips for Telling Your Story with Video

    Check out this infographic for video ideas and tips on how to get your personal brand across well on camera.

    My team and I created this as an add-on to my ebook Camera Ready…but even if you don’t need video tips, you might want to consider designing an infographic to supplement and explain your services …

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    Posted in Marketing, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Social Media

    3 Reasons Why Your Personal Brand Strategy Requires Video

    Remember when you first created a website? You needed to include a newsletter sign-up, then decided to add social elements like Facebook and Twitter…but later Pinterest and Google+ came along. It seems like there is always something NEW to explore.

    So as the summer ends and you get back into work mode, it’s time to …

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    Posted in Career Development, entrepreneurship, Marketing, Social Media

    Relive Your Glory Through Your Child and Social Media

    Okay, so you didn’t get to be a professional ballplayer, dancer, actor, musician, beauty queen, or whatever. But you had kids to continue the dream. After all, if you couldn’t make it, they could, and you’re going to ride their success to the top with them.

    As your child climbs the ladder of success, after …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Social Media
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