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Personal branding should be aimed not at self-promotion, but to connect with the people you know, and being discovered by those you attract…

Tonight at Geekdom, I gave a seminar on personal branding. As the headline says, personal branding should not be aimed at self-promotion, but to connect with the people you know, and being discovered by the people you attract.  The content you create, the voice you speak in, and how helpful you are, seems to attract all things good. Personal Branding Seminar at Geekdom from Alan...

Personal Branding (good for your company and good for you!) – My Talk at IABC / San Antonio 2009

Today, I am speaking on the subject of Personal Branding at the IABC Meeting in San Antonio.  A special thanks to my pal, Brittany Tradup, from Robot Creative for inviting me. IABC / San Antonio Personal Branding April 28 09 View more presentations from alanweinkrantz.   You may also download the presentation on Slideshare...

How (and why) I am Branding Myself via BlogCatalog

One of my New Year's resolutions was to be more purposeful in developing my personal brand.  I wrote about this subject in my January column in the San Antonio Express-News. I have been following the sage advise of Personal Brand Master, Dan Schwabel, along these lines. Aside from being present and actives on my blogs and on sites like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, etc. I've also tried to be more present on BlogCatalog, which is what this post is really about. In looking at how to mash up, and best represent myself on the Social Web, I recently bought alanweinkrantz.tel which is the new domain for that purpose.   While I really like the .tel concept, it does limit me in terms of graphically representing my brand.  If you look at my profile on BlogCatalog, you can see what not only my presence, but a graphically pleasing mash up of my activity on Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, etc. If you are developing your own personal branding strategies, BlogCatalog should be part of your mix.  There is more to this site than just the blogosphere. Disclosure:  I have done consulting work for BlogCatalog in the past, but they are currently not an active client....

Building Your Personal Brand – con’td

I am continuing to make posts this week about building your personal brand in the vein of your career and your company. Here's some great links to check out: –  David Mullen's 10 Tips to Build a Solid Online Presence –  "Fast Company"  as a great story called "A Brand Called You." –  Dan Schwabel's "Personal Branding Magazine."  Yes, a publication just for the personal branding industry.  Yes, this is becoming an industry. – Steve Pavlina talks about Personal Branding in his...