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As I build a daily habit of writing and communicating, I am simultaneously thinking about personal branding. Personal branding is really self-promotion but done in such a way that it doesn’t come off as bragging or boasting. It is about the words I choose. My writing is an expression of my brand because: “Your content is your key differentiator online.” That quote is from Erik Decker’s and Kyle Lacy’s excellent book Branding Yourself.   Read More ...

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OK, so here is a post I’m writing on the iPad. I’m not sure how the non-tactile typing is going to work. I’m definitely not sure how the auto correct is going to work. I may find myself posting some screenshots on http://damnyouautocorrect.com/ if I’m not careful (and especially if I don’t remember to go back and edit). I was actually inspired to give this a try by a tweet   Read More ...

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At Blog Indiana I attended a presentation by Jeremy Dearringer of Slingshot SEO entitled “Defending Your Brand with SEO, Social Media and WMD”. I took sketchnotes during the session: Takeaways: Many people confuse Google’s Search box with the address bar. Watch out for what Google suggests when people search for your company 70% of people read negative reviews first. Build your reputation on websites you control (stake your claim) SERM   Read More ...

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Kyle Lacy and Lorraine Ball have compiled their lists of the Top 50 Indianapolis bloggers. Unfortunately, since I’m a pretty lax blogger I didn’t make either of their lists; at least, not this year. So, for 2009, I’m going to make it my goal to get on their lists of bloggers. Lorraine’s list will be a bit trickier, as I’m not just competing with her Indianapolis blog picks, but those   Read More ...

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It’s only a month until the Blog Indiana Conference, a blogging and social media conference. This conference is being held here in Indianapolis on August 16th and 17th. With a two day event covering three tracks, I think it will be a great conference at a low price ($49). I have heard some of the local blogger speak previously, and their sessions should be great. I guess I should start   Read More ...

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