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    Social Media Branding Mistakes: 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid

    Social media branding mistakes can be disastrous. Personal branding is as much an art as it is a science and there are five traps to avoid.

    It can be immensely helpful to remind ourselves that social media branding mistakes happen in front of a worldwide audience. Avoiding them altogether is obviously the best strategy.

    There are thousands of hard-working professionals trying to grow a strong, lasting online presence and personal brand. Many (if not most) turn to social media to achieve …

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    How to Start Your Career Using Just Social Media

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    I often chuckle when people ask the questions: “Is social media that big of a deal?” or “Can social media really boost my career?” My answer is always in the affirmative. This isn’t just because I think so, but because I’ve seen it play out countless times for numerous people.

    In our world today, social …

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    Eight Ways Beginners Can Watch Their Personal Brand

    Personal Brand What is the best way to encourage someone to pay attention to personal branding when they’re new to the concept?

    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 …

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    Why Influencer Marketing Is Still Important For Brands

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    As mobile marketing is becoming more center stage for brands it’s more important than ever to stand out to your personal brands’ audience in a remarkable way. Connecting with the right people in your industry is just the beginning to building an effective strategy that is authentic, and able to solve the most pressing problems.…

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    Avoid Undermining Your Personal Brand

    Unfortunately, many professionals hurt and undermine their personal brands without even realizing it. There are some key on-line and offline habits that I am regularly raising with my personal branding clients to help create awareness, and to diminish the impact.

    Not using social media. Social media is a critical way to build your brand, keep…
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    Is Your Social Media Synched with Your Career Goals

    Why is the phenomenon of social media so important?

    Social media serve to develop mutual relationships based on trust. It is a very broad-based approach, as opposed to traditional networking, which is more targeted and narrower. For example, if you have a LinkedIn profile, a Web site, or a blog, people come to you to …

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    8 Tips for Increasing Your Social Network

    Disclaimer: Social networking is not a substitute for attending social events, talking with others on the phone, or having lunch with someone.

    To me, there is no question of the growing importance of social networking for people in transition who are looking for their next career stop. However, for many middle-aged people, social networking may …

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    Use The Pinterest Search Engine to Drive More Traffic

    Pinterest is not only a large social network but also serves as a powerful search engine that can provide valuable links to your personal brand’s website – and it works much like Google search.

    Would you like to attract more subscribers? It doesn’t matter whether you’ve never joined this powerful social network or if you’ve …

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    The Art of Social Media Affecting SEO for Personal Brands

    Social Media SEO for Personal Brands

    Search engine marketing has changed quite a bit since mobile and voice search have emerged onto the scene, and many brands are left wondering which marketing methods work best to build visibility? Social media is a large influence in the way people look for information, and although this is not measured directly the social signals …

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    Create a Winning Pinterest Brand Marketing Strategy

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    Visual marketing is one of the best ways to attract subscribers your personal brand. If you want to take your business marketing strategy to the next level then Pinterest is a great way to gain more visibility.

    Would you like to attract a loyal audience? Your brand can build a great community by pinning appealing …

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