I Blog, Therefore I Work

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I Blog, Therefore I Work

  1. 1. I Blog, Therefore I Work By Ryon Harms – www.TheSocialExec.com
  2. 2. The You Chronicle THE YOU CHRONICLE
  3. 3. 3 BLOG MYTHS <ul><li>You need a geek to start a blog </li></ul><ul><li>It’s hard work to maintain </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody cares what you have to say </li></ul>Express yourself. Start a blog. See our free features Sign Up Now!
  4. 4. 3 REASONS TO START A BLOG <ul><li>Stand out among thousands of applicants </li></ul><ul><li>Employers see more of what you offer </li></ul><ul><li>Control what employers see on Google </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3 EMAILS YOU’LL NEVER SEND AGAIN <ul><li>“ Is the position still available?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’m looking for work, can you help me?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Would you like to join my network?” </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHY BUILD AN AUDIENCE? <ul><li>It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you </li></ul><ul><li>They spread your message for you </li></ul><ul><li>Attract unexpected opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Establish yourself as the expert you are </li></ul><ul><li>They introduce you to new ideas </li></ul>
  7. 7. LINKEDIN + BLOGS <ul><li>Breathe life into your LinkedIn profile </li></ul><ul><li>Use LinkedIn contacts to build your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Use LinkedIn groups to spread the word </li></ul>
  8. 8. THERE ARE NO LIMITS <ul><ul><li>Customized appearance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping cart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. WHAT DO I WRITE ABOUT? <ul><li>The career you want </li></ul><ul><li>The future of your industry </li></ul><ul><li>Helping others find work </li></ul><ul><li>Your thoughts on leadership </li></ul><ul><li>How to fix the economy </li></ul>
  10. 10. BE A TINKERER <ul><li>If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right </li></ul><ul><li>The You Chronicle must deliver regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t get intimidated, failure doesn’t cost anything </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHAT IF I DON’T? <ul><li>CONTACT </li></ul><ul><li>RYON HARMS </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.THESOCIALEXEC.COM </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.TWITTER.COM/THESOCIALEXEC </li></ul>
  12. 12. RESOURCES <ul><li>Free Blog Providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.Wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.TypePad.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.Blogger.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ChrisBrogan.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ProBlogger.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.CopyBlogger.com </li></ul></ul>

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