Are You EPIC? 6 Epic Personal Branding Tips YOU are a brand. Congratulations. Move two steps forward. You are now standing ahead of some, but your row is crowded. Others realize SELF = BRAND too. This post shares 6 “could tell you, but would have to kill you” EPIC Personal Branding Secrets. At least one
Own The Conversation, Own The Traffic BANG! Something is changing even as I write this. Today Scoop.it lite the M80 hidden in the teacher’s lounge. The “big bomb” is Scoop.it became the first “commons” to use Google Authorship. True to Scoop.it’s “HUB” mission they also made it easy to curate content to brand pages. Why
Our internal compass is easily lost. The compass sits in a tiny place somewhere between heart and mind and is easily jostled or knocked out of kilter. Core values shared by parents, teachers, coaches and friends and learned over years can be easily lost. Vegas is an example of an environment shaped to encourage losing.
Strength of Weak Signals What is a “weak signal”. In the McKinsey Quarterly post The Strength of Weak Signals by Martin Harrysson and Estelle Métayer explains a weak signal is a social media mention or conversation happening outside of a company’s or brand’s normal listening perimeter. Most established brands have “listening” teams either in house
Psychology of the Buy The Buddhist monk Pema Chodron taught me a valuable lesson not long after hearing “cancer” and my name in the same sentence. How you THINK and TREAT yourself is how you ARE in the world. Notice some people only receive PAIN and MISERY from the world while others receive an abundance
Remember mission impossible briefs? Mr. Phelps would receive the coolest, tiniest (for the time) tape. A bland never emotional voice would read Mr. Phelps his MISSION IMPOSSIBLE task. The tape would conclude and destroy itself with smoke and a “I’m destroying myself” hissing sound. After a HOOK like that how could we click away? Heck
Creativity vs. Passion Thanks to Hannah du Plessis for sharing a great post on Scoop.it about the creation of Gatorade, entrepreneurial passion and creativity. Here is how the daughter of Gatorade’s inventor describes her mission: Phoebe Cade Miles, daughter of Gatorade inventor Dr. James Robert Cade, is one such believer in the power of creativity.
Story of Startup Trends 2014 On Curatti We know after Google’s Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird algorithm changes the most valuable content is content that gets shared. Likes are great but pale in algorithm value to links and shares. Your content needs to generate Tweets and ReTweets, G+ shares, Facebook likes and other writers and experts
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Jayson DeMers (@jaysondemers), CEO of AudienceBloom, wrote Your Guide To Content Curation for SEO For Search Engine Journal. His post is original. Some of the post’s points are consistent with my content curation and SEO experience. There is a some misdirection too. Before drilling into where Your Guide To Content Curation for SEO is different