Within any career if I asked you if you wanted to be part of the world’s number one business network. With over 364,000,000 registered users in over 200 countries and territories. I’m guessing your answer would be yes? I’m talking about professional use only, not for chatting with your mates about what you did at the weekend, or adding a picture of your recent culinary successes, purely building your professional brand online. Imagine it’s an online CV or a live career biography. If the answers still yes? Please read on.
For those who have never used LinkedIn.com, it’s the largest professional network online. To give you an idea of its scale, LinkedIn quote they are signing up professionals to join at a rate of more than two new members per second.
What’s this got to do with building a personal brand as a professional in football? Many of the largest clubs around…
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In March we introduced you to Cheryl Hackney who provides secretarial and administrative support and now it’s my turn! My name is Melanie and I write priorityPA’s blog and client blogs, crafting words on all sorts of topics to inform and inspire you and your business. Find out more about me and what I do below.
What’s your role?
I’m priorityPA’s resident blogger and I write regular posts on topics relevant to business and our clients. Our blog posts are useful, interesting and informative, providing advice and tips for clients and followers. At priorityPA we also offer a blog writing service for clients and that’s where I come in too!
What’s your typical day?
I work from home on a part-time basis. I spend…
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Show me a shy person who’s good at networking and I’ll show you someone mastering social media.
Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and Periscope have helped many introverts become very successful.
But, to be good at networking, you can’t just “like” someone’s Facebook page, connect with them on LinkedIn, and read their Tweets. You have to really get to know them before the money starts rolling in.
Robert Kiyosaki, entrepreneur and self-help author, says it best:
“The richest people in the world look for and build networks, everyone else looks for work.”
Whether you’re a writer trying to build the “platform” that all those top agents require, or you want to get people to visit your website, over and over, or maybe you just need a job, it’s all about relationships.
If you’re a writer, you could try to push your book, again and again, through all those Facebook marketing groups that no one reads. Or, you could spend time…
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