Category Archive: Personal Branding

#Socialnomics 2014: Current State of Social Media

You may remember Erik Qualman’s very popular video The Social Media Revolution, that was originally published in 2009 in conjunction with his #1 best selling book (and one of my personal favorite social media books) Socialnomics.… Continue reading

Building Your Blog [SlideShare Presentation]

Blogs have become the life force behind a brand’s online identity. Blog posts fuel social media efforts, give search engines content to crawl and index, provide companies the opportunity to showcase themselves as… Continue reading

How to Create Your Own WordPress Blog: A Video Tutorial

We all know that content is king, and its empire is growing by the minute. This is more true now more than ever since Google’s Hummingbird algorithm update. One of the best ways… Continue reading

Using Social Media as a Customer Service Tool: Infographic

Social media is not just an excellent tool to grow your brand identity and connect with customers, it is also one of the best tools for customer service. Followers of brands on social… Continue reading

The Social Media Report Card: Infographic

2012 was a very eventful year for the social media world. (understatement, I know!) Between acquisitions, introductions of new platforms, and grand site design changes, social media was an ever changing environment. Each… Continue reading

5 Steps to Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn profiles are one of the best tools available for professionals to start developing their personal brand. Think of it as your online resume for both future employers and industry leaders to learn… Continue reading

Stand Out With An Infographic Resume

With hundreds of applicants applying for every job right now, how do you make your resume stand out from the rest? One way is by creating an infographic resume. My favorite tool for… Continue reading

How Your Speech is Damaging Your Career

I recently watched Jillian Michael’s interview with Tara Mohr, author of  “10 Rules for Brilliant Women“. During the interview they discussed the speech mistakes that we unconsciously make during interviews, and during our… Continue reading

Design in Business

Check out this great blog on how thinking like a designer leads to business success. This article breaks down the very interesting relationship between design and business. Have you ever thought that design… Continue reading

Jobs Are Like Boyfriends (and Girlfriends), It’s Okay to Get a New One

Originally posted on University Ave:
My friend’s boyfriend is an idiot. I mean, honestly, I have no idea what she sees in him. He treats her terribly, he’s not good for her, and…

Work Lessons From the Hunger Games

Originally posted on University Ave:
So by now I’m sure everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it. Yea, there are a lot…

Why Your Klout Score is Important

So what is a Klout score and why should you care? Klout.com is becoming one of the most popular sites for understanding and growing your online network successfully. Klout was created to measure… Continue reading