Part 2 Self Promotion Made Easy
How to Accomplish Shameless Self- Promotion and Promote Entrepreneurial Success
Experts agree that self-promotion is a must when it comes to entrepreneurial success. Here are a 4 simple ways you can get started on your path to shameless self-promtion quickly and inexpensively, easily propelling yourself and your business to the heights you are dreaming of.
Create a Digital CV
The firs thing you should do is create an online Curriculum Vitae. Basically, this is a website that is all about YOU. Jump on to your favorite domain registrar or website hosting provider and buy your name domain (www.yourname.com) and hosting if needed. Upload a user-friendly content management system like WordPress, find an easy template that doesn’t require any skill set around coding that you might not possess, and bamm; you’re online! Be sure to write a great About Page and include a good headshot. Check out those of a few successful entrepreneurs or business people you respect to get an idea of the best way to go.
Blogging is a terrific platform for allowing people to get to know you through your sharing; not just about you but who you are, what you think about, what you value and what you have to offer the community. If you bring enough relevancy and value to the scene, you could also find yourself in a position to guest post on the blogs of others, thereby giving yourself the opportunity to position yourself as an authority in your niche.
Not enough can be said about social proof and its importance in the realm of any kind of promotion, regardless of whether it is for your business, your service, your product or yourself. Google +, most especially, is imperative for getting found. Get busy creating your Google + page, your Facebook Fan follow page, Your Twitter account, Linked In and YouTube. With these 5 basics, you will be well on your way to creating the social presence you need to start making your mark on the web.
Conferences and Groups
Network, network, network… Have you ever heard that its not so much about who you are but who you know? There is a lot of truth in that. Networking will give you opportunities to meet people with whom you can do business, exchange leverage opportunities, learn from, get encouragement, share ideas and self-promote.