Just watched a video over at one of my favorite, and rather recently discovered, websites GaryVaynerchuck.com and this guy nails it. There is no barrier to entry in building your own personal brand in today’s world. It will not happen overnight, but it will happen. Build your brand over time by branching out and create value.
Take something as simple as Twitter. I started Twitter not that long ago and did a post about my thoughts. I started with almost nothing. Slowly I have found people that are interesting and followed them. Some are individuals, some are companies. Most have a blog or site of some sort that I can read to find out more about them. Some I started following on Twitter because I read a post that was interesting or enjoyable.
I must say that it is an odd feeling to develop these friendships over Twitter. I read what they are up to, some even follow me back. And now, just like that, we have a faux dialog between us. We may not be directly taking to each other, but I still know what is going on with them.
I still take the position that I don’t what my Twitter feed to be inundated with lots of meaningless junk. I still try and make my updates interesting. A comment on something I just found, a link, a question posed to people, a quick response to someone else’s question or comment. These are the things that I find most interesting and, therefore, try to keep my updates in a similar fashion.
What do you use Twitter most for?
This has been a Thought From The Cake Scraps.