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Personal Branding

5 Domain Name Generators to Help Create Your Brand

By | Feb 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm

There is certainly an art to creating a brand name. And whether you’re starting a blog or launching a new company, brainstorming that perfect name can be exhausting. For the majority of startups or small business owners, hiring a digital agency to generate a…

Blogging

Launching a Blog Is More Than Just a Fancy Name

By | Feb 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm

In 2001, a Chinese hacking group penetrated Brian Kreb’s home network. At the time, he was a reporter for the Washington Post, and following this breach, he became obsessed with learning more about computer and Internet security. Then, he decided to share it with his…

Personal Branding

5 Ways the Wrong Domain Name Will Impact Your SEO

By | Jan 15, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Having the right domain name can make a big difference when it comes to attracting new customers. Anne A. Ward, O’Reilly author of The SEO Battlefield and CEO of CircleClick Media, said punctuation, top level domains, and even spellings can impact the ease of getting…

Culture

5 Common Principles Millennial Entrepreneurs Use to Succeed

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

Just because the internet has afforded everyone a wide array of tools that they can use to grow their businesses, doesn’t mean that growing a business from practically nothing, to something that investors will find “drool-worthy” is easy to pull off. The fact is,…

Psychology

7 Tips to Help Introverts Break the Ice at Networking Events

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 8:30 am

As the founder of a large networking organization, I get a lot of questions from people who are shy or introverted, asking how they can feel more comfortable going to a networking event. Here are a few quick tips to consider before heading to your next…

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Tips & How To’s

3 Tips for Developing the Perfect Business Name

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Brand language gives a context to new technology, making it seem more understandable and more “cool.” However, figuring out the right brand name is far easier said than done, and often tech firms are guilty of being too technical with branding. They ignore the…

Marketing

Seattle

How to Build Online Authority When You Have None

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Online authority is a powerful concept in the world of online marketing, both as a general idea and as a specific application in the field of search engine optimization (SEO). As a general concept, it should be pretty straightforward, the more “authority” you have…

Interviews

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Rohit Bhargava: How to Tell a Story With Your Personal Brand – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In the startup world, having a well-established brand is the key to success. Between getting customers to recognize your value and spreading your message around the world, a solid personal brand can be the difference between fame and failure. And if you ask Rohit Bhargava,…

Personal Branding

Forget Product-First: A Lesson in the Value of Networking

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. A 2010 analysis by the Harvard Business Review revealed that investors placed more money into companies in “which they were connected through…

Tips & How To’s

Personal Branding Tips from a Star Publicity Expert

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 10:21 am

Jonathan Hay is a veteran celebrity publicist and music producer, who has been working in the industry since 1995. Since then he has helped kick start dozens of music careers, sold millions of records and generated massive PR buzz for notable music stars like…

Personal Branding

Authenticity Will Set Your Brand Free

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. There’s a shift towards truth and authenticity in the virtual world and it’s impacting those who want to build a brand. According…

Tips & How To’s

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Personal Brand

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Branding, digital marketing, and press have become more crucial for an individual’s success than ever before. While the market is filled to the brim with almost every type of technology, financial, healthcare, and energy company you can possibly imagine, the challenge is not in…

Personal Branding

Facebook Live, Snapchat, 360-Video All Crucial to Today’s Personal Brand

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 10:15 am

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. For small businesses, keeping up with social media trends can feel like running on a never-ending information treadmill. Social platforms are constantly…

Personal Branding

To Attract Investors, Fully Leverage Your Network

By | Jun 21, 2016 at 1:40 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. In an excerpt from the book Startup Mixology, entrepreneur Jason Roberts coined the expression “luck surface area” where the more you communicate…

Tips & How To’s

A Six-Figure Entrepreneur Shares His Branding Tips

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Building an attractive reputation, leveraging your personal authority and increasing the trustability factor for your new venture is one of the early-growth challenges all entrepreneurs have to overcome. Abdullahi Muhammed had a lot of branding work to do once he decided to launch his…

Marketing

What Should Your Business Card Look Like?

By | May 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Everybody wants to leave a good impression. And there is no better way to do so than by having  a business card that shows people what you are all about. You’ve come across many in your networking days. You’re disgusted by a few, entranced by…

Personal Branding

Here’s the Hierarchy of Needs Behind Personal Branding

By | Apr 18, 2016 at 11:05 am

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. Whether we realize it or not, we naturally gravitate towards certain people, products or brands that make us feel a certain way….