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PERSONAL BRANDING, NETWORKING, AND MARKETING YOURSELF in the Digital Age

PERSONAL BRANDING, NETWORKING, AND MARKETING YOURSELF in the Digital Age

Praynka Toor became a manager at a Fortune 500 company at the age of 23. In Make It Monday Episode 4, Praynka and I talk personal branding, networking, and marketing yourself in the digital age.

BEST ACCESSORIES FOR MAKING VIDEOS with a Smartphone

BEST ACCESSORIES FOR MAKING VIDEOS with a Smartphone

These are my top 3 accessories for making smartphone videos: 1) JOBY GorillaPod Tripod: http://amzn.to/2aGNP4Q 2) Tripod Mount Adapter for Cell Phones: http://amzn.to/2b89jrl 3) WD My Passport External Hard Drive: http://amzn.to/2b8c5ga

Video Making Tip: Take a Photo for your Thumbnail

Video Making Tip: Take a Photo for your Thumbnail

Tip for making videos: Take a picture for your video thumbnail! You can upload a custom thumbnail for your video on both YouTube and Facebook. It's always better than the random screenshots that the platforms choose. You can also use Canva or phone apps to add text and other graphics to your thumbnail. 📸📽

Everyone Owns a Media Company

Everyone Owns a Media Company

This is paraphrased from the interview Seth Godin did on the #AskGaryVee Show, Episode 185. One of Seth’s main points was that too many people use social media only to consume because that is what social media are optimized for. However, the true power of social media is the ability to create. He goes on to say that people refrain from creating out of fear. Do you create content on social media or do you only like, comment, and share? If you do not create content, what is stopping you from doing so? 🤔

LinkedIn for Teens

LinkedIn for Teens

TEENS, start building your personal brand now by creating a LinkedIn profile. This is from LinkedIn’s Family Center: First, fill out your profile. When you create your profile, think about establishing your "personal brand", - how you want to be known by others. You can also let people know about what you've achieved at school and where you hope to be in the future. Second, connect with friends, classmates, teachers, and anyone else who could potentially help you in your career. You never know where an opportunity will come from! Finally, you can also use LinkedIn to search for and apply for internships.