Three Ways to Improve Your Personal Branding
Why You Have to Think of Yourself as a Brand
Ways to Improve Your Personal Branding
Starting to focus on your personal brand is smart. This episode features a long list of tips that you must take into consideration. What’s most important is starting. Don’t think about how many people are watching or who is supporting you. Give all of your energy to providing content in YOUR way. Check out the personal branding tips in this episode.
Personal Branding Tips
First, you must make sure that you have a topic. Topics are extremely important. It’s literally impossible to cover everything and you shouldn’t want to. Get one specific topic thing and dive as deep as you possibly can.
Secondly, give some thought to creating valuable content creation. Content creation is the best way to build an audience. Even the biggest companies in the world like Nike and Apple create powerful content. The NBA and NFL, top sports leagues in the world, have YouTube channels and social media accounts that pump out powerful content.
The last of the personal branding tips, use a mailing list. Everyone with a personal brand must have a list. Emails can be automated which will save you time. But be careful with this strategy. You can annoy people if you’re sending too much content at once or attempting to sell everytime you’re in their inbox.
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Josh Elledge joins the podcast to discuss different ways entrepreneurs can get the right media attention. Media attention can help your business expand tremendously, especially if you produce valuable content.
Josh Elledge is a U.S. Navy veteran and launched UpMyInfluence.com to help turn entrepreneurs into media celebrities increasing their authority, influence, and revenue. He also started SavingsAngel.com which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with less than $500 in advertising. Josh writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2000 times.
UpMyInfluence’s purpose is to DEMOCRATIZE access to influence. Josh believes he has a moral imperative to help entrepreneurs serve the world with their collective messages while growing their revenue! UpMyInfluence was the natural outgrowth of his first startup, SavingsAngel.com which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with less than $500 in advertising. He did it all through building authority and serving audiences in the media. Josh is a weekly TV consumer expert in Orlando, writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers, and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2000 times.
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Every entrepreneur should be focused on solving problems. Consequently, your content should solve the problems of your audience. This episode focuses specifically on creating problem solving content. Make sure you subscribe on iTunes or Spotify.
Most people complicate the content creation process. We’ve simplified things by creating a very simple chart. This chart helps you break down your content the right way before you record or write anything. Don’t overcomplicate the process by attempting to do things in a new way. The problem solving chart is very simple and easy to implement with anything you create.
Have a Purpose
The best content has a purpose and reason for being created. Every piece of content you release, podcasts, videos or blogs, should be directly affecting your audience. After you do research and see what their problems are, create the content that you know will help them be better. There won’t be a reason for you to force the video to go viral or to share your podcast link twenty times. When you actually deliver something valuable, people will share it for you!
Taking the problem solving approach separates you from your competitors. Everyone else is creating content that they want to see exist in the world. That’s great but people won’t necessarily like it. You can win and be better than them because you create content that your audience is hungry for. This is just another strategy that will help you build a strong brand.
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It is very much possible to pursue your passion. In this episode of the Growth of Greatness Podcast, we discuss the main key elements to do what you love. Make sure you take notes and get the process started as soon as possible.
There are really three pieces you need to pursue your passion. First is patience. Without patience, there isn’t too much you can do. Some things take time and you have to be willing to work while you wait. Secondly, you need commitment. Committing your time, energy and focus are extremely important. The more you can commit, the faster things will happen for you. Lastly, you need to know what you love. Finding your passion is all about the experience. Go out there and live life. Trying different things is the best way to learn what you like and what you don’t like.
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James Holt joins the podcast to drop shipping.
Drop Shipping Skills
James has been in business for a while and has learned a lot. In this episode, he has advice for aspiring drop shippers. I personally wanted to know more about drop shipping. One point James made very clear was the importance of building a brand, even for drop shippers. He also gave out three tips to help aspiring drop shipping experts get started.
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises is one of my favorite movies ever. It’s a cinematic masterpiece. More importantly, there are specific themes throughout the movie, very teachable moments.
First, Bane shows himself to be a philosopher and a villain. You have to appreciate his style and grace. When he and Batman were battling in the sewers, he gave us one of the best quotes ever. “Peace has cost you strength. Victory has defeated you.” This was a clear sign about Batman’s inability to relate to the new world. Batman locked himself away thinking that he was safe forever and that everything would always be okay. Bane showed us that comfort is simply an illusion.
In another great scene, Bruce Wayne is attempting to escape the prison. He tied the rope around himself multiple times before jumping and failed every single time. The one time he tried it without the rope, Bruce made the jump and escaped the prison. This a metaphor for the safety nets in our lives. What ropes are holding your life together and holding you back at the same time?
Write Your Life ft. Ed Latimore
Writer and Twitter expert Ed Latimore joins the podcast to discuss his writing. He provides us with insight on how to build a Twitter following. Ed Latimore is also one of the few bloggers remaining! He makes sure to release amazing content to his audience with consistency. Even after all of those accolades, Ed still has a degree in Physics and is an amazing speaker.
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