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Your Personal Branding Strategy in 10 Steps (Infographic)

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Your communicates your value to the world -- not only to potential employers, but to everyone. It is essential today for , career advancement and even establishing yourself as a leader. Expressing who you are, what you do and why you do it will help you position yourself for success and open doors of opportunity.

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Today, much of is done through your , which often means your accounts. But before jumping to Instagram to post a couple of pictures that you think “represent” you, take a few steps back. Developing a strong personal brand won’t happen overnight.

Having a professional purpose, practicing your writing, understanding your competition, utilizing social media (not just on ) -- these are only a number of steps to take to build your brand.

Take a look at these 10 steps to help you strategize your best personal brand.

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