The social web is the strongest vacuum on the planet sucking everyone into being on-line for everything. Now the web will increase its pull off-line. Steve Rubel, writes in Forbes: What To Watch In 2010: Social TV “The Web is changing before our eyes. The Social Media Vacuum | The Relationship Economy...... - Flock
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Dan Schawbel is the author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success, and owner of the award winning Personal Branding Blog.
You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else. – Tyler Durden, Fight Club.
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About 2 weeks ago I posted a matrix designed to help companies decide what social media channels they should be using. I originally intended to outline which channels are best to achieve certain personal branding goals, but as I talked with people who are leaders in personal branding; I started to get a lot of data, and decided to split the posts in two. This post is dedicated to deciding which social media channels to use for personal branding. Let me begin by explaining what personal branding is; in the simplest way I can. 3 components come together to create a personal brand: Relationships, Standards, and Style. If you don't define which relationships you want to build, what your brand standards are, and what your brands style is; you're likely going to create an abstract personal brand. Social Media Today | V.2 Which Social Media Channels Should You
By now, most consumer marketers know they could be using Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other social media platforms to boost brand recognition, engage customers, and drive sales.
How To: Build Your Online Personal Branding | Penn Olson - Flock “It takes only three to five seconds to make a first impression, but it can take a whole career to undo it.”
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Although social networking may be seen as a personal-communications alternative to e-mail, those that find themselves on several social-media sites throughout the day generally spend more time reading and writing e-mail messages than those that don't engage in as much social networking, according to a study released on Monday by Nielsen. Study: Social-media junkies use e-mail more | Webware - CNET - F
Is Social Media Impacting How Much We Email? | Nielsen Wire - Fl Jon Gibs, VP, Media Analytics In the past, we discussed ways that social media has transformed the internet, having been so bold to say that social networks fundamentally changed the way we consume online media.
How Social Media is Changing Travel - Articles - Travel + Leisur Funniest thing I’ve seen on the road lately? I was in Barcelona, in the lobby of the Hotel Arts. Everyone around me was on a laptop, taking advantage of the free Wi-Fi: Google Mapping itineraries, consulting TripAdvisor for shopping recs, posting Flickr photos of lunch at Cal Pep. A couple from Chicago were using Skype to video chat with their children back home when, as if on cue, LL Cool J strode into the lobby.
Why Making Meaning is More Important Than Making Money | Under30 Ask yourself why you decided to become an entrepreneur. Really ask yourself (that was not rhetorical).
Social Networking Wars | Have you joined The… | Bit Rebels - Flo There is a war going on. A war that everyone using social media is a part of yet still don’t know they are participating in.
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