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    Major Findings from the 2010 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

    The awesome crew over at SocialMediaExaminer.com just released their 2o1o Social Media Marketing Industry Report. The 33 page report is geared to marketers and has some great info for anyone looking to create and grow their personal brand.

    Here are some of the major findings from the survey:

    Marketers are mostly new to social media:…
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    Building Your Personal Brand with Blogging

    Creating a blog and then consistently blogging is still the biggest untapped opportunity well. Use this post as a mini-resource guide for some inspiration to start blogging, or if you’ve started, use this post as a refresher to understand why you are blogging in the first place. Then use the blogging tools to improve your …

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    Posted in Personal Branding, SEO, Success Strategies

    The Must Have Skill Sets For the New World

    What are the skills that you will need to have in the new economy? If you’ve ever wondered what some of these skills are, this post is for you.

    Skill sets for the new world

    1.) Social media and Web 2.0 know how:

    To understand how social media and Web 2.0 are changing industries gives …

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    Posted in Networking, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    The Personal Branding Content Lifecycle

    To create a credible and influential personal brand requires that you create remarkable content. Here is a flow chart that details the different stages of the personal branding content life cycle. Use it to help you understand the different stages and how to use each stage more effectively as you create the brand called you.…

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    5 Personal Branding Tips to Help You Gate Jump

    Why does personal branding accelerate your growth both personally and professionally? It is because when you create an influential and credible personal brand you are playing the game and giving yourself the opportunity to gate jump.

    Here are 5 personal branding tips to help you gain lift:

    1.) Identify and introduce yourself to 10 strong …

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    Managing the Modern Employee’s Personal Brand

    The rise of personal branding has thrown a giant wrench in the norms of how to manage the workforce. Many companies have been caught flat footed and are jumping to the wrong conclusions when it comes to managing the modern employee. Do not let this happen to you or your company.

    Here are some questions …

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    The Personal Branding Inflection Point

    Have you ever wondered what the job marketplace will look like a few years from now? It is intriguing to think about because we have arrived at a huge inflection point in the marketplace for businesses,  entrepreneurs, careers, and jobs.

    I like to think of inflection points as points in time when everything changes. Things …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    49 Personal Branding Questions to Ask Yourself

    Here is a fun exercise you can do to really drive home how important it is to create your personal brand. Ask yourself the following 49 questions and really think about the answers. Try writing down the top 5 or 10 areas that you will commit to improve when you find weaknesses. Also, make sure …

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    Personal Branding Tip: Stop Trying to Control Your Employees and Brand

    Are you worried your corporate marketing department and lawyers are going to stop you from creating your personal brand? If you are, this post is for you and for the corporate control freaks fighting a fool’s battle.

    The marketing department has lost control of the brand

    When I write and talk about personal branding, quite …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    The Personal Branding Authority Flowchart

    Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Do you want to be seen as a leader in your niche? Do you want to be one of the top earners in your line of work? If you are nodding your head up and down  saying yes, this post is for you.

    The steps of …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, Success Strategies
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