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    Can Your Personal Brand Create Real Financial Change?

    Have you made the leap and started your personal branding journey? Do you ever wonder if creating your personal brand is worth it? Can it create opportunity and even financial change? Can it happen to you?

    It can. It will. If you begin.

    Just like all of you, there was a day when I did …

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    33 Personal Branding Lessons From Baseball Lore

    You may be wondering what the heck does Personal Branding have to do with baseball.  I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of baseball’s best lessons and apply them to Personal Branding. They have more in common than you think.

    33 Personal Branding Lessons From Baseball Lore The best hitters…
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    The Tri-Fecta of Opportunity: Personal Branding, Social Media and Inbound Marketing

    Lately, I’ve had some interesting conversations on Personal Branding, Social Media and Inbound Marketing. I really enjoy writing and speaking about these topics because they are the new frontier of the Web 2.0 marketplace. And when combined properly they can create massive opportunity where it would not have existed before.

    Once upon a success story……
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    Top 20 Most ReTweetable Words and Phrases

    We all know that Twitter is a great Personal Branding tool — but have you ever wondered what are the most retweetable words and phrases on Twitter? Well, if you have ever wondered how to make your Tweets go further, faster, this post is for you.

    The 20 Most Retweetable Words and Phrases on Twitter…

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    26 Reasons to NOT Create Your Personal Brand

    Have you ever considered whether you should create your personal brand? Have you been procrastinating? Are you thinking that 2010 will be the year you jump on the personal branding band wagon?

    Maybe you should read this first before you take the plunge.

    Here are 26 reasons to NOT create your personal brand:

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    9 Action Items to Navigate the Coming Decade of 10% Unemployment

    Are you ready to navigate the coming decade of 10% unemployment?

    The jobless rate is at its highest level since 1983 at 10%, this is known as the U3 unemployment rate. An even more comprehensive measure of unemployment, known as the U6, which includes all marginally attached workers, puts the unemployment rate at 17.2%. That …

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    The Boom of Social Sites and Personal Branding

    Here is a fantastic infographic that helps to visualize the relative size of social networks over time.

    The timeline is quite interesting — you can really see the explosion of social networks in 2003 – 2006 and the relative slowdown in their creation after 2007. There was also a considerable slowdown during the tech bubble …

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    Are You Ready for the Personal Branding Cloud?

    Last week I shared with you how to sync up your Twitter and Linkedin profiles to help promote your personal brand. This week I will take a look at Linkedin and their announcement to open the Linkedin platform, what this means for your personal brand, and the evolution of the Personal Branding Cloud.

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    “Twitter #in” — Better Than Peanut Butter And Chocolate?

    If you missed it this week, Linkedin added some new functionality this week. Now you can sync up your Linkedin and Twitter profiles to share content you chose with either network.

    From the Linkedin blog:

    Now you can tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers or automatically post your tweets as your LinkedIn status.…

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    A Personal Branding Tale Part 3

    You have been in your new role after being promoted for close to one year – you have done an excellent job and executed on all tasks. As a result of your leadership your team has exceeded expectations.

    You have even managed to keep up with your blogging – you are well known around the …

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