Next week is Small Business Week and as a small business owner I value other business owner’s experience and consider that even more valuable than money.

My question:  In what ways are you using social media in your personal branding efforts? Is it different than what you do for your business?

I’m writing a blog post about this and will happily feature you and your story in my post.

This past week here are some articles that you might have missed:

This week we welcome Marc Miller to the author team. Marc is founder of Career Pivot. Marc authored the book Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for Baby Boomers, published in January 2013, which has been featured on, US News and World Report, CBS Money-Watch and PBS’ Next Avenue.

Here’s what we have to look forward to this next week:

  • Why You need a Recruiter to Feel You
  • Using Humor Safely During Your Next Talk
  • Personal Brand and the Baby Boomer Generation
  • 5 Ways to Refresh Your Brand this Summer
  • Why Your Job Search Needs a Target Employer
  • Presentations that Reflect Positively on Your Personal Brand

Also, stay tuned for a post that I’ll write about Facebook Advertising and Your Personal Brand. You can see the prelude to this by catching the recap of our recent #brandchat about brands and Facebook.


Maria Elena Duron, is managing editor of the Personal Branding Blog, CEO (chief engagement officer) of buzz2bucks– a word of mouth marketing firm, and a professional speaker and trainer on developing social networks that work. She provides workshops, webinars, seminars and direct services that help create conversation, connection, credibility, community and commerce around your brand.  Maria Duron is founder and moderator of #brandchat – a weekly Twitter chat focused on every aspect of branding that is recognized by Mashable as one the 15 Essential Twitter Chats for Social Media Marketers.

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