How to Use Instagram To Increase Your Personal Brand’s Sales

Having a well-planned social media strategy is an important part of building your personal brand online. Using the best platforms to their fullest potential is also important for visibility and sales. Instagram is one of the top social networks today that builds a larger audience and following online, which makes …

Get More Brand Visibility with Instagram Stories

A well-planned mobile marketing strategy is important to building your personal brand online. Leveraging the right features for each social network is also important for visibility and word-of-mouth marketing. Instagram is still one of the top networks today that attracts a larger audience and following online, which makes this a …

How to Network Effectively While in Transition

Becoming unemployed is likely a sudden, unexpected event, and most people do not have the networking skills needed to immediately switch gears and begin efficiently developing job leads. There could be many reasons: feeling uncomfortable with the networking process, not knowing the process, being shy by nature, or never having …

15 Ways to Identify and Fix Your Branding Mistakes

What’s one thing I’m probably getting wrong with my personal brand, and how can I fix it? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created …

When the Meeting Agenda Says “Casual Attire”

Recently, I attended a large business event in a warm and humid city in the Southeast. The agenda urged participants to dress “casual.” Not business casual. Women have largely cracked that code. For those who haven’t there’s no shortage of advice. And retailers have special sections featuring business-smart brands like …

Not All Website Hosting Companies are Created Equal: Choosing The Right One

A professional website host provider for WordPress is just the start to establishing your personal brand online. It’s important to choose one that can offer fast page loads, a dedicated email, and good security to block hackers. While many claim to offer many similar services at a low rate it’s …

How to Communicate Your Brand Through Your Online Bio

For entrepreneurs, the elevator pitch is everything. Your digital elevator pitch is your online bio, whether it’s your social media profile or website tagline. What do you do to be sure your online bio captures the essence of your brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the …

11 Tips for Creating Your Brand vs. Observing Competitors

What’s your best advice for deciding how much time to spend on creating your own brand vs. monitoring the competition? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year …