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    Take Control of Your Personal Brand’s Search Results

    What is a simple, but effective way of taking control of search results for your name?

    These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of thousands of …

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    6 Hobbies That Can Make You Money on the Side

    Work consumes life for at least eight hours a day for most folks. You put in whatever your best effort is for the day and head home in the hopes of a good meal and rest.

    Where is the rest of your life? What do you do with your spare time?

    Eight hours of sleep, …

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    3 Things Wannabe Writers Should Know About SEO

    As a wannabe writer or blogger, you may have heard the term “SEO” be bandied about without really knowing what it means.

    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization – essentially, making search engines display your web page high up on their rankings. Google (we could talk about other search engines, but let’s be honest, how …

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    5 Tips to Speed Up Your Writing Without Compromising Quality

    All good writers know that quality is an essential component of success. Without fresh ideas, engaging content and grammatical rigor, nobody is going to want to read, share or publish your content.

    Most bloggers and content writers also understand the merits of maximizing quantity. The more guest posts you can produce, the wider your exposure …

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    Show Your Worth

    When it comes to you as a person and your brand, society in general tends to declare that characteristics such as humility, or even reticence, are best. And while no one truly likes a conceited know-it-all, I am here to assert that displaying that you are knowledgeable in your industry is something that we all …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    How to Brand Yourself to the Top

    If you want to get to the top of the career ladder, you need to build your brand!

    Being in the staffing industry, I’ve interviewed hundreds of people and am amazed by how many people tell me they want my job straight out of high school or college with no experience and no reputation. They …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Networking, Personal Branding, Social Media, Success Strategies

    7 Ways to Repurpose Content for Your Personal Brand

    It can be difficult for small businesses operating in competitive markets to get ahead, especially when you consider the fact that they don’t typically have access to marketing departments and unlimited resources or funds.

    So what advantages do small businesses have over their larger counterparts? The answer is their personal brand, as opposed to a …

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    Posted in Marketing, Personal Branding, Social Media

    How to Increase Traffic with Highly Shareable Content

    The surefire way to drive traffic to your website is to publish highly shareable and engaging content. Not only does this help enhance your SEO rankings, but also the higher social curation — provided it’s being shared — means that more people will see it. In turn, this will naturally increase your traffic, leads and …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, guest post, Marketing, SEO

    Basic Articles Mean Mediocre Articles

    Rescue me from beginners’ secrets!

    Everywhere I turn, I’m inundated by yet another article about “social media secrets” or “blogging secrets” that don’t contain any actual secrets. They’re such beginning-level articles that, if they had any secrets, have the worst-kept secrets anyone has ever known.

    “Psst, hey buddy. Edison invented the light bulb. Don’t tell …

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    Posted in Career Development, Marketing, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Three Secrets to Sounding More Confident In Your Writing

    Mediocre writing teems with timidity and hesitation. That’s why it’s so boring. Weasel words and loopholes abound, because the authors are so afraid of making a mistake and looking bad. As a result, the author comes across as lacking in confidence and unsure of their ideas.

    There are three ways to sound confident in your …

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