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    How To Get Your Own Domain Name, Part 1

    For that extra professional touch.

    A JobMob reader asks:

    I have a professional question. Do you know how someone gets a domain name that is their name? As in jacob@jacobshare.com?

    There are actually 2 parts to the question:

    1) How do you get your own domain name? 2) How do you use that domain for …

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    Personal Branding Extortion: Your Money or Your Reputation

    Has a copyright issue lead to threats of extortion? You be the judge.

    Background

    Over on JobMob back in March 2010, I published 20 Funniest Job Search and Work FAIL Pictures, a collection that was gathered from around the web.

    One of the images initially included in that article was from a photographer’s Flickr stream. …

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    Does Personal Branding Change for the Disabled?

    Do personal branding and disabilities mix?

    A few days ago, I was standing in line at the post office to claim a package. The woman in front of me was at the head of line, waiting patiently for one of the tellers to become available. I remember that she wore sunglasses even though it was …

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    Twitter Personal Branding Q + A #14

    Responses to recent tweets by people about personal branding and Gen-Y, Twitter, presentations and lack of focus.

    Taylor B., @thbrogan, twittered: can my personal brand involve not taking twitter too seriously? because i enjoy this option.

    Jacob Share, @jacobshare: “Taking Twitter seriously” should mean carefully using Twitter to achieve your personal branding goals (in this …

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    My Favorite Personal Branding Blog Comments of 2011

    You’ve shared terrific insights here, so why not share them with everyone?

    Almost any blogger will tell you that they love getting blog comments, and that’s true even for the ones they don’t agree with.

    Sometimes, a blog comment is so good that you wish all readers could enjoy it, but that’s the big problem: …

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    Reader Question: Should I Keep My Pseudonym?

    Sometimes a pseudonym is a great personal branding move, but times can change.

    Here’s the question I was recently asked by a blogger who has used a pen name since launching her blog. She asked me to keep her identity hidden so I’ll call her Ms. Smart (that’s right- a pseudonym for a pen name):…

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    Death of a Personal Brand

    This is Matthew Paul Miller.

    Recognize him?

    If you like pop music, you should know his work.

    His resume achievements include:

    Selling over 3 million records Being named as Top Reggae Artist by Billboard Albums appearing on 15 different Billboard charts including 4 albums in the Billboard Top 200 One album debuted at #4, while…
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    7 Personal Branding Tips for a Hot Winter

    Should your personal brand also take a break until Spring Break?

    Almost all of my 11 Personal Branding Tips for a Hot Summer apply in the winter too, so you may want to read that first, and then come back to read this followup list.

    How to build your personal brand this winter

    Whether you’re …

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    28 Android Apps For Building Your Brand On The Go

    Personal branding, the Android way.

    All these apps have iPhone versions too, some of which can be found in our 32 iPhone Apps For Building Your Brand On The Go.

    Productivity ActionComplete – for Getting Things Done™ Document Scanner – scan any document, convert to PDF Digital Signature Creator – electronically sign documents with your…
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    32 iPhone Apps For Building Your Brand On The Go

    Transform your iPhone into a personal branding powerhouse.

    All the apps are free except where indicated.

    Learning Dan Schawbel – read the Personal Branding Blog on your iPhone. PersonalBranding (Paid) – learn about personal branding basics. Presenting Your Personal Brand by Tony Jeary – videos about how to build your brand. Productivity Ego (Paid) –…
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