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6 Straightforward Ways to Build Brand Credibility

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / November 4, 2020

When it comes to building a brand and amassing a loyal following of customers and “raving fans,” credibility is everything. Your brand must be seen as trustworthy and credible. Otherwise, your company’s foundation will reflect nothing more than a house of trembling cards. The big question is, how do you establish credibility when you’re still relatively unknown in the larger marketplace? 6 Brand Credibility Tips and Techniques Credibility…

5 Growth Secrets and Hacks for Marketing Agencies

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 7, 2020

Marketing growth is no 10-minute walk in the park. The competition in the agency space is staggering. Over the past five years, in particular, there’s been an explosion of activity. Low barriers to entry combined with an influx of “gurus” teaching people how to launch their own agencies and build “lifestyle businesses” has created unnecessary friction. And if you’re one of the entrepreneurs who are serious about building…

The 5 Biggest Content Marketing Mistakes You Can Make in 2020

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 2, 2020

It’s 2020 and content is still king. But not just any content will do. Quality has and always will be more important than quantity. Unfortunately, most brands don’t get this. And this leads to a cascading list of other mistakes that limit effectiveness and lead to diminishing returns. If you want to maximize your results and do more with the content you produce for your business, it starts…

6 Key Things To Iron Out To Create a Winning Personal Brand

by / ⠀Career Advice Personal Branding / July 28, 2020

These days, branding is everything: it’s how you expand your network, it’s how to attract clients, and it’s how you ensure stability for your business. In a world where it seems like every person in business is looking for new ways to market themselves, you need a winning personal brand in order to stand out, make an impact, and grow your income. When creating an image for yourself,…

Learn How to Level Up Your Life

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness Personal Branding Podcast Startup Advice Travel Under30CEO / February 9, 2016

Stop Procrastinating – Become a Super Hero – Go on an Epic Quest!   In this week’s interview, Steve Kamb (@SteveKamb) from NerdFitness tells us about his transformation from super nerd to super hero. Instead of reading Harry Potter for the 19th time Steve took a deep look at his behavioral psychology and learned how to turn into a badass adrenaline junkie. Steve has lectured at Google, Facebook, and Vanderbilt…

Travel Hacking + What Travel Teaches You w/ Jared O’Toole

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Personal Branding Startup Advice Travel / January 11, 2016

Work from anywhere, becoming a digital nomad, and trying to live the Four Hour Work Week, Jared O’Toole my co-founder of Under30Experiences and Under30CEO joins us in this episode from Costa Rica. There is an iguana fight on my roof, we talk minimalism, travel hacking, mileage programs, credit card awards points, lifestyle design, and freedom businesses. This is a conversation between two friends and business partners that is…

How I Used Role Playing to Overcome My Fear of Public Speaking

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding Startup Advice / January 22, 2015

“Acting is a nice childish profession – pretending you’re someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.” –Katharine Hepburn I used to be terrified of public speaking, social engagements, and looking into anyone’s eyes when exceeding a glance. Turns out, shyness will not get you very far in the business world. Sure – it’s absolutely adorable when you are hanging with your posse or on that awkward…

Deconstructing the Perfect PR Pitch

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / November 18, 2014

Pitching stories to journalists is a lot like asking someone to dance : If you approach things with confidence and don’t come on too strong, you might just get to strut your stuff. Walk up stuttering your words, delivering some cheesy, transparent line, or laying it on thick like molasses, and the chances are, you’ll be spending a lot of time by yourself at the bar. Of course,…

Personal PR is about Leadership, not Grandstanding

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / May 24, 2014

Recently, Forbes published an article discussing why personal branding is vital to leadership development. The article contradicted the idea or stereotype that those who focus substantial time building their own reputations are really just self-absorbed brownnosers. Although this may be the case for some individuals, in general, nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is that understanding who you are and how to communicate that ‘brand’…

Hacking Your Way To Becoming An Authority In Your Niche

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / April 3, 2014

So, you want to become an authority… Selling becomes far simpler when everyone in your niche views you as an authority. Think about it… What do people do in the face of authority? They listen and absorb information (assuming they are smart). They listen to every word the authority says. Almost instantly, their own beliefs on the talking point are affected by what they hear. They trust the…

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