Personal Branding Vital for Independent Consultants

Personal Branding Vital for Independent Consultants

Everyone in business recognizes strong brands and understands their importance. Coca-Cola. Nike. Apple. These brands represent certain values. Their branding helps drive sales by keeping their products or services fresh in the consumer’s mind. Independent consultants need to think the same way. You need to be top-of-mind when the need for your expertise pops up so the client thinks to …

Three Personal Branding Tips for Introvert Entrepreneurs

Three Personal Branding Tips for Introvert Entrepreneurs

Successful branding is the most powerful way to accelerate the growth of your starting company. Building a recognizable brand that is valued by the customers and is very attractive to the targeted audience is not an easy job, but with the right approach and with the use of the appropriate tools and strategies any startup team, created by forward-thinking people, …

Influencer marketing: With 960% ROI

Influencer marketing: With 960% ROI, how can you ignore it? (VB Live)

With an extraordinary 960% ROI, influencer marketing should be a top priority. But who should you connect with, how do you develop the relationship, and how can you leverage it effectively? Join this interactive VB Live event for insight into getting the best results. Who are they going to believe — you, the person looking to make a profit from …

10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs to Improve Personal Branding

10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs to Improve Personal Branding

From hiring a professional to meeting new people for business, personal branding has become a necessity for entrepreneurs to stand out of the crowd and achieve more. Being an entrepreneur, it becomes important to invest time and effort in building a personal brand. However, if you don’t do so, competitors will take advantage and increase their brand value, which may …

Why Every Marketing Channel Won't Work for Your Business

Why Every Marketing Channel Won’t Work for Your Business

I’m heavily involved in the influencer marketing space, and recently wrote  why you need to take advantage of it and how to do it successfully . As a result, my agency was flooded with inquiries from companies in a wide variety of industries. The companies who enquired all knew they wanted to do influencer marketing . . . they just …

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5 Keys to Select the Perfect Influencer for Your Brand

Every day brand come up with new ideas to improve communication with their potential clients, to boost their branding and better their company’s position in the market. Influencer marketing is one of the strategies that’s grown the most in the past few years. It’s all about selecting people with influence on the Internet to promote your brand, product or service. …

Here's How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Here’s How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Talk to any public relations (PR) professional and they’ll admit that the advent of digital marketing and social media has changed their industry. Some will say they’ve adapted. And I truly believe that some have. But not all. Some still don’t fully understand this new form of marketing, in particular Facebook as a social media and advertising platform, from the client’s perspective. Without understanding …

Here's How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Here’s How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Talk to any public relations (PR) professional and they’ll admit that the advent of digital marketing and social media has changed their industry. Some will say they’ve adapted. And I truly believe that some have. But not all. Some still don’t fully understand this new form of marketing, in particular Facebook as a social media and advertising platform, from the client’s perspective. Without understanding …

11 Ways to Optimize Your Instagram for Business

11 Ways to Optimize Your Instagram for Business

In early 2012, Facebook bought the social media application Instagram for $1 billion. In February of 2016, Facebook surpassed one of the largest gas companies in the world, Exxon, with an estimated value of $328 billion. Clearly, Instagram has contributed to that. So how does a business take advantage of an exponentially growing outlet? Here are 11 ways that brand managers can …

4 things that can go wrong in an influencer campaign (and how to fix them)

4 things that can go wrong in an influencer campaign (and how to fix them)

Just as content marketing was on everyone’s lips a few years ago, 2016 was the year of “influencer marketing.” Working with content creators who have large social media followings to promote your brand is enticing and can be a great way to reach untapped audiences. But it’s not as easy as you think — and does not always go as …