Sunday, March 27, 2016

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand on Twitter

The Savy Intern shares SimplyHired's 5 ways to build your personal brand on Twitter.   My favorites are:

Treat Your Bio as Your Resume

The beauty of Twitter is that users are forced to share their thoughts concisely. The same is true with your Twitter bio. You have 160 characters to tell the world who you are and what you’re all about. Use that space wisely and highlight your professional interests. A good place to start is to highlight organizations you’ve worked for (tagging their Twitter handle of course), any schools you’ve attended and what kinds of opportunities you’re interested in.
 Be a Person
It’s easy to scroll through the plethora of information, news and thoughts on Twitter and simply favorite and retweet what you read. However, who likes to read a robotic log of someone else’s thoughts? Nobody. The best way to increase your following and grow your influence is to share original and unique thoughts as well as content. Stand out by being you.

Read the full story at 5 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand on Twitter