Self-promotion is not something that actually comes that naturally to me. As someone who’s now running my own business, I have to make a point to market and sell my services, but I always do my best to not overdo it. I suppose I was raised to value qualities like modesty and humility, so the […]
Earlier this year, I was delivering a personal branding workshop for a group of senior business executives who had assembled for a professional development day. During the middle of my presentation on how you can use social media like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Medium to build and reinforce your personal brand, one gentleman raised his hand, […]
A few weeks ago, I hosted a personal branding workshop for some executives, and I was asked a few questions about LinkedIn recommendations: Do LinkedIn recommendations even matter? How many LinkedIn recommendations do I need? Can you have too many LinkedIn recommendations? In short, yes, LinkedIn recommendations can make a positive difference to your online [...]
While you spend time scoping out job opportunities on Indeed, Glassdoor, and even more local job sites, keep in mind that potential employers can be doing the same to you. As easily as you can search a business, they can type your name into Google and find out about you as well. With that in […]
4 reasons having a strong personal brand can benefit you in your career.
The New Rainmaker Platform is very limited compared to Wordpress. Here are 8 reasons I returned to Wordpress after hosting my site on Rainmaker for a year.