After eight years of work in creative personal branding, Jürgen Salenbacher has distilled his ideas and methods in a book. Salenbacher looks at the origins of today’s crisis and examines the work of leading theorists in business culture, before explaining how our success in exploring change depends on our ability to think creatively. Branding practices, he suggests, can help us, but we also need to cultivate creative thinking. Creative Personal Branding offers over 200 pages of insights, graphics and challenging assignments. The book is a unique resource for creative minds, entrepreneurs and teams, but may also be used by anyone facing major life decisions. * Use creative thinking to define your career * Self-help book for creative professionals and thinkers * Packed with insights and assignments
Personal Branding for Entrepreneurial Journalists and Creative Professionals outlines and describes the complete process of building and growing a successful personal brand. Focused on the independent journalist or creative professional in the new digital marketplace, Sara Kelly gives readers the ability to create the sort of personal brand that not only stands out, but remains relevant for years to come. Features such as exercises and worksheets will guide readers in creating the various components of their personal brand, and case studies of real-world branding scenarios will allow readers to analyze the practical aspects of implementing a personal brand. Covering theory and practice, this text is a powerful resource for modern journalists, multimedia storytellers, and content creators hoping to ply their talents online and beyond.
Presenting a scientific exploration of personal branding and digital communication, this ground-breaking book aims to fill a gap between theory and practice. Describing how social media can increase brand profiles online, it explains basic terms before investigating the cultural context for online personal branding. With a special focus on YouTube, the author provides a comparative analysis of two countries (USA and Poland) to open further avenues for research into this growing area. An essential read for management and marketing scholars, this study outlines and explores the evolution of media in the digital age from a business perspective, and offers a thought-provoking analysis for those interested in social media.
In Person and Online, How Smart People Brand Themselves For Business Success
Author: Catherine Kaputa
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Category: Business & Economics
Celebrity entertainers, star athletes, and corporate icons didn't accidentally wind up at the top-they branded their way there. Now you, too, can leverage the power of a personal brand, harness your potential and take charge of your career. Using strategies from the playbook of the Mad Men of Madison Avenue, advertising guru Catherine Kaputa serves as your personal branding coach in You Are A Brand! 2nd Edition: In Person and Online, How Smart People Brand Themselves for Business Success. Kaputa has expanded her 2007 award-winning classic to include new chapters on crafting your own "elevator speech" and leveraging the power of social media. This updated edition explores strategies and tactics to tap into the power of words, learn the principles of visual identity, think in terms of markets, and execute a self-brand action plan that is unique and memorable. Combining today's hottest business concepts with the realities of the modern workplace, You Are a Brand! 2nd Edition highlights the self-branding odysseys of savvy professionals and budding entrepreneurs-Catherine Kaputa will coach you to take charge of your career through the one-of-a-kind brand that is YOU.
Are YOU the brand of choice in your workplace? The world's most successful brand names inspire loyalty and trust. You rely on them again and again for their quality, innovation, and performance. What would it mean for your career, your job satisfaction—and your income potential—if your boss, colleagues, and customers felt the same about YOU? This groundbreaking book provides you with the only start-to-finish system for defining, communicating, and taking control of your leadership personal brand at work, whether you are leading yourself or leading others. Modeled after proven big-brand marketing methods, Master the Brand Called YOU guides you step-by-step through corporate branding techniques never before adapted for personal use. You will learn how to: * Identify the 6 essential positioning elements that define your leadership personal brand * Master the 5 everyday activities that most clearly communicate your brand as a leader * Avoid the top 20 Leadership Personal Brand Busters that could keep you from success * Increase both your earning power and your job satisfaction * Build on-the-job trust and loyalty in YOU
The simple guide to managing your personal brand, a vitalelement of success in the professional world Personal Branding For Dummies, 2nd Edition, isyour guide to creating and maintaining a personal trademark byequating self-impression with other people's perceptions. Thisupdated edition includes new information on expanding your brandthrough social media, online job boards, and communities, using thetried and true methods that are the foundation of personalbranding. Marketing your skills and personality, and showing therest of the world who you are, gives you a competitive edge.Whether you're looking for your first job, considering changingcareers, or just want to be more viable and successful in yourcurrent career, this guide provides the step-by-step informationyou need to develop your personal brand. Distinguishing yourself from the competition is important in anyfacet of business, and the rise of personal branding has evolvedspecifically to help candidates stand out from the global talentpool. Establishing a professional presence with a clear and conciseimage, reputation, and status is a must, whether you're a new grador an accomplished executive. Personal marketing has never beenmore important, and your personal brand should communicate the bestyou have to offer. Personal Branding For Dummies, 2ndEdition, leads you step by step through the self-brandingprocess. Includes information on how to know the "real" you Explains how to develop a target market positioningstatement Helps you make plans for your personal brandcommunications Instructs you with ways to make your mark on your brandenvironment The book also discusses continued brand building, demonstratingyour brand, and the 10 things that can sink your brand. A personalbrand is more than just a business card and a resume. It should beexquisitely crafted to capture exactly the image you wish toproject. Personal Branding For Dummies, 2ndEdition provides the information, tips, tricks, and techniquesyou need to do it right.
The indispensable guide to developing a personal brand, building an audience, and nurturing followers, by digital marketing thought-leader Cynthia Johnson. In the modern world, influence is everything and personal branding equals influence. Platform is the why-to, how-to handbook by top expert Cynthia Johnson for everyone who wants to develop and manage a personal brand. In Platform, Johnson explains the process of going from unknown to influencer by achieving personal proof, social proof, recognition, and association. Johnson herself went from an on-staff social media manager to social media influencer, entrepreneur, and marketing thought-leader in just three years using her process of accelerated brand development, continuous brand management, and strategic growth. Fans of #GirlBoss and #AskGaryVee, who wonder how their favorite influencers found their voices and built their audiences, will find the answers here and discover that the process is technical, creative, tactical, and much easier than they might have expected.