A Personal Branding Strategist Walked Into That Same Bar

Personal branding requires networking, both physical networking and social media networking. This is a story of their convergence and the essential role of LinkedIn.   You can learn a lot in a bar.   In a bar there is always someone willing to talk and teach you a few things about life, perhaps even about […]

Breaking Bad Social Media Behaviors Not Safe For Personal Branding

The use of social media has become a daily part of our lives at work and at play. As your social sharing moves from private to public media, precautions are needed to protect your personal brand, job search, and career.  With social media it is easy to jump in feet first without using your head. […]

LinkedIn to Real Life (Part 2: Managing Connections)

Successful personal branding and job search requires both social media and physical networking. This blog post offers strategic suggestions for organizing and managing your connections on LinkedIn for increased networking convergence.  LinkedIn provides its greatest value as a social media network when grounded in the real world. The concept of networking convergence and making physical […]

LinkedIn to Real Life (Part 1: Making Connections)

Successful personal branding and job search requires both social media and physical networking. This blog post offers 13 connection strategies for the convergence of these networking efforts when using LinkedIn.  It is easy to get lost in social media networking and forget about traditional physical networking. However, they complement each other and require convergence. In […]

A Social Media Thanksgiving 2014 (with PB&J Snacks)

Thanksgiving is a time for thanks. With this blog post I give thanks for the social media platforms and tools that have guided me on the social web.  Social media is now embedded deeply into my life and my career. Since my blog is about using social media marketing for personal branding and job search […]