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Sunday Scoop: How to Build a Personal Brand in 2011 and More

by Ryan Rancatore

It’s Sunday again – time to deliver the best links from around the web this week.  Enjoy!

Personal Branding Basics for 2011 by Chris Brogan.

I’m of the opinion that personal branding has essentially been around forever, in some shape or form.  Yet, the intricacies of today’s world have dramatically altered the tools and tactics essential to the process.  Here’s how to get a head start on building a personal brand in 2011.

Unleashing the Rudy Within Us by Suzanne Vara.

Suzanne Vara + the inspirational figure that is Notre Dame football player Rudy Reuttiger = a can’t miss article on how to turn your dreams into reality.

50 Can’t-Fail Techniques for Finding Great Blog Topics by Carol Tice.

Can’t think of a topic to write your next article about?  Think again – follow this list and you just might have 50 new ideas.

How Tucker Max Got Rejected by Publishing and Still Hit #1 New York Times by Tim Ferriss and Tucker Max.

Tim Ferriss is a fairly controversial dude.  Tucker Max is an indisputably controversial dude.  This collaborative article on perseverance is too informative to miss, even if you don’t care for one of its authors.

There is No Glory in Defeating Yourself by Jake LaCaze.

Jake is a friend and fellow blogger – and we possess a shared trait that is fairly frustrating: Our favorite football teams are both consistently terrible.  Amidst the sadness, Jake has found a lesson applicable to just about everyone.

That’s it for this week’s recap.  Good stuff, right?  If you want these links (and more) delivered straight to your digital doorstep next week, subscribe here.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Careersherpa October 3, 2010 at 10:26 am

Ryan:
Wonderful summary. This is my new fave for one-stop info on Personal branding related topics! Thanks for putting this together!

Jake LaCaze October 3, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Ryan,

Thanks for featuring me in your scoop. This might be the only time that my name is mentioned in the same breath as Chris Brogan and Tim Ferriss, so excuse me while I enjoy this moment. ;)

Ryan Rancatore October 6, 2010 at 6:45 am

Not entirely true, Jake. I frequently say “Jake is nothing like Chris
Brogan or Tim Ferriss.” See – mentioned in the same breath! :-)

Ryan Rancatore October 6, 2010 at 6:46 am

Thanks for the feedback! I try to include articles that go beyond “what is
expected”, you know? Maybe my choices even ruffle a few feathers – but what
is life without the occasional ruffled feather?

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