One of the most overlooked aspects of social business and social media is the power of the personal brand. Unfortunately, many marketers and business leaders wrongly assume that personal branding is only for those looking to be “famous” or become some type of online or social marketing “guru.” This couldn’t be further from the truth.
Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. If you are a solo entrepreneur, small business, large, super size, B2B. B2C or anything in between. You only have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression.
Experienced social media brand leaders are not afraid to try new things. They don’t let themselves get stuck in a box, while at the same time they balance the desire to chase shiny objects while staying focused where they know they can achieve the highest measurable business results.
There is much confusion regarding online brand and reputation management. Some think it’s only for brands who get themselves in trouble and need to cover up the bad. Some think it’s public relations, while others think it’s just social media monitoring or some ninja SEO tricks.
Increase value of time and money spent on trade shows and events with social media and in person networking. Take a listen to the 110th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to hear my top 5 ways you can increase your event ROI with social media and networking, before, during and after the event.
Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. Doesn’t matter if you are a solo entrepreneur, small business, large, super size, business to business, business to consumer or anything in between. You only have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression.