The advantage of reading the Brand-Yourself.com blog is that you get a wide and diverse set of opinions delivered on a daily basis. When it comes to building a brand, there is rarely a “right” or “wrong” path that applies to all. Instead, it is likely a highly unique and personalized route that will lead you to success. With that said, allow me to provide an even wider range of viewpoints. Here are 15 recent personal branding articles from 15 great authors – some you might know, and some you might not.
“How do you create a personal brand that will garner attention instead of hate? Here are some tips I’ve picked up from my experience on the Web.”
“See your work as a game. Life is meant to be fun and if you are going to spend a third of it at work, you might as well enjoy the game.”
“Successful people rarely confuse a can-do attitude with a smart plan. But they realize that one without the other is unlikely to get you very far.”
15 Personal Branding Tasks You Can Do Everyday by Mohammed Altaee at Personal Branding 101.
“Building your brand is not a one-time deal. Once you create it, you will be required to maintain your brand moving forward…”
“After almost three years of working hard, learning continuously, making lots of mistakes, and monitoring successes, below are thirty valuable social media marketing lessons that I have learned through my experience.”
“What’s essential about you is a quality, a trait, a method of working in the world that is unique to you and very difficult to even put into words, much less copy.”
“Today I’m going to talk about what I’ve learned, so if you’re a little earlier on the path you can avoid some blind alleys.”
“These tips will help you turn Twitter into the ultimate networking tool…”
“Check your last 10 blog posts, your last 10 tweets. Are they all about you? Are they all about your products, your services, whatever it is you’re pushing? How many are about you versus those that are about others…?”
Personal Branding: Smart Strategy or Planned Narcissism? by Tim Tyrell-Smith at TimsStrategy.com
“Personal branding is not a new idea. But the adoption rate is still growing as more people have been out of work or looking to make a career change in this tough economy. Is personal branding still hot?”
“There is such a huge focus on the goal of getting a job that the process of attaining that goal is all but forgotten.”
“…per my experience there is nothing as effective for self-branding as guest posting.”
“I promise you that if you follow these rules, or at least some of them, you will be much more successful in establishing relationships with people that can support your career moving forward.”
“Here are some ideas of quick personal brand-building steps you can take right now.”
From Tweet to Hired: The Definitive Guide to Land a Job with Twitter by Patrick Ambron at Brand-Yourself.com.
“We worked very hard to put together an easy to follow, easy to read, extremely informative guide to leverage twitter and advance your career.”
I hope that at least one of these phenomenal articles was an eye opener for you. Is there an excellent “16th article” that is missing from the list? Link us to it in the comments section below.
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Ryan Rancatore tries to write his own “must-read” articles at Personal Branding 101. Connect with Ryan on Twitter at @RyanRancatore, or on Linkedin.