Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the five elements that must be present in your brand for it to be truly powerful.
For more than a year now, Megan Miller, the dean of Platform University and I record something we call our “Member Makeover.” Once a month, people from our community volunteer to have us review their online platforms and their brands. We select one member and then do a screencast with our recommendations for how they can improve.
Listen to the AudioWhat we’ve found is we keep coming back to the same five elements. If one of these is missing, it will handicap you in a significant way.
So what are those five elements?
- A Well-Defined Audience
- A Clear Value Proposition
- A Compelling Brand Slogan
- An Engaging Headshot
- Simple Graphic Components
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Question: Which of these five elements do you need to tackle first in building your own personal brand? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
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Explore Additional Resources
In this episode we mentioned several resources, including:
- Example: ChrisLoCurto.com
- Example: MicheleCushatt.com
- Example: ShawnLemon.com
- Service: 99 Designs
- Software: SurveyMonkey
- Software: Wayback Machine
- Training: Platform University
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