We all know that in this world it is often not WHAT you know, but WHO you know that can make the difference. Watch this 6 minute video to learn 10 strategies to connect with influential people online.
Are you a professional establishing yourself as an expert in your field? Are you running a small business trying to build your online presence and creating buzz about your company? You need to start paying serious attention to your brand! The ability to portray the right image and communicate ideas with crystal clarity can bring customers, projects, and job opportunities your way, as opposed to you running after them. Today, I am super excited to have a special guest, a branding guru Julie Cottineau (former VP of Brand @ Virgin, current CEO and Founder of Brand Twist www.brandtwist.com), who will share her secrets on how to make your brand stand out online. Continue reading
Getting retweets is a sign that you captured the attention of your audience online, and that followers find your tweets interesting. Retweets are posts by your followers based on the original tweet posted by you or someone else. They usually start with “RT” which means retweet followed by the twitter name of the person it originated from.
Your influence increases exponentially when someone retweets your post because your original tweet will be shown on the feed of the person who retweets you, and all those that follow that person will also see your tweet. If your content is something of interest to them, the chances of them following you are very high. And as such, the ripple effect begins… Continue reading
Influence is difficult to determine online. Is that lady with 25,000 Twitter followers an influencer? What about if you have 15,000 RSS subscribers, are you an influencer? Many people mistakenly think that the more followers you have, the more influence you have, and some go to extremes to even buying fans. If you want to please your ego, you can certainly do that. However, in order to have a very effective network you need to concentrate on the quality not quantity of the followers.