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Top 10 Personal Branding Articles of April 2010

by Ryan Rancatore

Time flies when you are having fun, and April 2010 has come to a close.  Lots of fantastic articles written this month to help you build your brand, and I’ve narrowed it down to my top ten.   Enjoy these great posts, and please share any winners that I’ve omitted in the comments section below.

Question the Rules to Create a More Remarkable Business (and Life) by Sonia Simone.

“I don’t buy into the idea that the best way for me to make a living is to work in a box from nine to five every day. Even a really nice box.”

Indispensable vs. Irreplaceable by Amber Naslund.

“…there’s a big difference between being indispensable and irreplaceable. One is important and can propel your career forward. The other can stagnate you.”

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers by Annabel Candy of Get in the Hot Spot.

“The good news is that even if you don’t have all these personality traits already, most of them can be developed over time. Best of all, if you can cultivate these traits, you’ll become more effective in the rest of your life as well.”

31 Tasks a Job Seeker Can Do Every Month by Mohammed Altaee.

“I used Twitter to tweet the best career experts in the world and asked them: Give me a task a job seekers can do once per month?”

How Unsociable is Your Blog? by Marko Saric.

“Here are my observations, tips and advice on what makes a sociable blogger and why it is key to blogging success.”

Public Speaking – How I Prepare Every Time by Timothy Ferriss.

“Truth be told, I don’t think I’m that good at public speaking. .. Here are the ground rules I developed for myself to compensate, and I’ve been able to jam with some fun audiences as a result.”

9 Ways to Breathe Life Into Your Blog by Amber Naslund.

“Several folks have asked me how I keep content fresh and where I find blog ideas…if you’re interested in my take, I’ll celebrate this milestone by sharing some of my basic tips and strategies.”

13 Strategies to Jumpstart Your Productivity by Celestine Chua.

“In this article, I have selected 13 of my best productivity strategies – tried, tested and validated. If you follow all of them to a tee, I can guarantee you that your productivity will double, triple whatever it is right now.”

Lessons Learned from Seth Godin by J.D. Meier.

“As you explore Seth’s work, find what you can use for the business of life, or the game of work.  If you walk away with the goal of finding 3 ah-has, you’ll change your frame … and a key to life is that if you change your frame, you change your game.”

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master in 2010 by Adam Vincenzini.

“For some of you, these might seem basic, for others, they might seem a little foreign, but no matter which camp you are in, they should be part of your daily routine…no excuses!!”

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Jorgen Sundberg May 2, 2010 at 2:47 pm

The rainy weekend is saved; Ryan's reading tips are here :-)

Todd Skinner August 15, 2011 at 3:01 am

These are some great articles, thanks for the posting. I especially like the article, 13 strategies to jump start your productivity. If you are working with social media I recommend the last article (10 free social media tools).

Todd Skinner – Visizzle – Branding – Marketing Design

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