10 Quick Tips to Building your Personal Brand (in less than 150 words)

20 October, 2013

10 Personal Branding TipsWord of mouth is the most effective marketing tool by far. Here are 10 quick tips to enhance your reputation and increase your influence:

  1. Be yourself. It’s the only way to differentiate from everyone else.
  2. Own who you are. The more comfortable you are in your skin, the more confident you are.
  3. Dress well. Err on the side of smart, not casual.
  4. Build connections. Your business can’t function without them.
  5. Speak publicly. It presents you as an expert and increases visibility.
  6. Know your market. Your product is not for everyone.
  7. Solve problems. Really solve them, don’t just promise to.
  8. Get a domain name. Banish gmail, hotmail and yahoo.
  9. Practice your elevator pitch. C’mon people!
  10. Write your obituary. How do you really want to be remembered?

There. What are your tips?

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Robyn Young - Personal Leadership Branding for Executives

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Robyn Young

As a personal leadership branding strategist, Robyn Young helps individuals identify and articulate their unique strengths, values and goals, empowering them to build an authentic personal brand that resonates with their stakeholders.

Robyn has a keen eye for aligning personal attributes with professional aspirations, helping her clients project a powerful and compelling image in their chosen field.