A question that both clients and I myself wrestle with is how to best write bios for social media. In some social media, like Twitter, there are restrictions and limited space while others offer “unlimited” space. Either way, it’s all about capturing the readers and get your message through. You need a hook and to […]
Over at Look Far, the blog of Amanda Linehan, is Discover The Art Of Small Talk. Introverts or INFPs (like I am) often feel uneasy about small talk. Amanda has great advice in her post: Small talk is about connection, not content. Talk about the most obvious things. When all else fails, ask questions. The […]
Over at Freelance Folder is a useful post titled Is Your Elevator Pitch a Home Run?. Your elevator pitch is your 30-second marketing strategy. You need it to tell people on the fly at any given moment who you are, what you do, and help win them over – or at the very least, gets […]
It is often called an elevator pitch but is just as useful as your introduction to people you meet at networking events. There are different views on how long the pitch shall be, 15-30 seconds or up to a minute. In my opinion, short is better. An “elevator pitch” is a quick and concise way […]
Rajesh Setty wrote in a manifesto at ChangeThis that “being part of the commodity crowd erodes your value.” You need to rise above the crowd by following Setty’s 25 ways. This was originally posted at another (now extinct) blog of mine.
The Care and Feeding of Your Network is a useful document at the ChangeThis website. You can read about the Five steps to greatness in Networking and more about networking. Their definitions of the word network makes you think: Network (n): a group of people that are all well-known by a person. Network (v): helping […]