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  • 30 Thoughts on the Power of Personal Branding

    Keeping true to the nature of the way we consume content in bite sized pieces, here is a list of 30 thoughts on the power of personal branding, why it is important, and the affect it has on the world around you.

    1. The content you create influences your perceived value
    2. The content you create in sum is your economic value
    3. Your personal brand will be graded and rated by others
    4. You control the content you create, others control their opinion
    5. The first page on a search engine is the only page that matters
    6. Search is a zero sum game, to rank you need to boot someone off
    7. We meet more digitally than we do physically
    8. To scale your personal brand you need to take risks, be edgy
    9. Content, search and social networking is the new frontier of capitalism
    10. Time is not an excuse, find time or your competition will
    11. Your blog is an economic asset that has value
    12. Your personal brand opens doors and attracts opportunity
    13. Your personal brand is location based
    14. You need to read and be read
    15. Your blog posts are the road to your first book
    16. Inbound links are the currency of the web – get more
    17. The social graph is becoming the infrastructure of the web
    18. Your reach is measured in your RSS and email subscribers
    19. Your email subscriber list is your most lucrative asset
    20. Your personal brand gives you leverage in life
    21. Content is the new competition and both are increasing
    22. An authoritative blog in the niche you work in can be a goldmine
    23. Not everyone will agree with what you write – that’s a good sign
    24. Most people are average, strive for excellence
    25. Fine is not excellent
    26. Push the envelope, takes risks and fail a lot
    27. Learn from the failures and accelerate
    28. Your ideas are the hidden roots of your success
    29. When you blog you influence the opinion of others
    30. Influence equals power

    What do you think? Do you have any personal branding thoughts you would like to share? Please leave your thoughts in a comment – it will help to create your personal brand.

    Have a great weekend!

    Author:

    Chad Levitt is the author of the New Sales Economy blog, which focuses on how Sales 2.0 & Social Media can help you connect, create more opportunities and increase your business. Chad is also the featured Sales 2.0 blogger at SalesGravy.com, the number one web portal for sales pros, the professional athletes of the business world. Make sure to connect with him on Twitter @chadalevitt.

    Chad Levitt is the author of the New Sales Economy blog, which focuses on how Sales 2.0 & Social Media can help you connect, create more opportunities and increase your business. Chad is also the featured Sales 2.0 blogger at SalesGravy.com, the number one web portal for sales pros, the professional athletes of the business world. During the day, Chad is an inside sales associate with EMC Corp., the global leader in information infrastructure technology & solutions, in their award winning sales development program. Chad attended the University of Central Florida for his undergraduate degree and Nova Southeastern University for his MBA with a concentration in finance.

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