Develop Your Personal Brand in 23 Steps

first_imgWithout a solid personal brand, communicating through your marketing channels can come off stodgy—too business-y. So if you’re beginning to see eyelids in the conference room droop, now’s the time to ramp up the self-development and fortify your personal brand.Jeff Bullas has a list of 23 Steps To Build Your Personal Brand. They all revolve around creating a personal website or blog, but the most stand-out steps were universally applicable:Ask yourself the questions “Can I talk about it better than anyone else?” and “Am I so passionate about it that I can get up at 4.30am, 5 days a week to do it?”Make it easy for people to share your content  and include a retweet and Facebook share buttons as a minimum as well as making it easy for fans to subscribe via RSS and emailThat last part can also mean that your content—wherever you choose to publish it—needs to be suited for sharing.When you have feel that you have gained enough traction and attention and you have fans that are spreading your message then start reaching out to advertisers and begin monetizingIf you want a step-by-step model of building a personal brand, check out the rest of Bullas’s post.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more