CRUSH IT!  Why NOW Is The Time To Cash In Your Passion.                                                  a book by Gary Va...
GETTING STARTED
“Any business which doesn’t embrace social media will be dead on their feet        over the next few years.”
In 20 steps towards building  your own personal brand..
..or a way to start your     business online
1.     Identify your core passion
2.Make sure you can come up with  a list of at least fifty excellent      blog topics on the subject.
3.  You must be able to answer Yes to       the following two questions(1)   Am I sure my passion is what I think it is?(2...
4.     Name your personal brand.
5. Buy your own name as a web    address (domain) in .com
6.Choose a format (medium) that suits your personal style (audio, video or                             written).
7. Start a WordPress or Tumblr account
8.          Hire a designer     (be choosy and hire a great one)
9.Include a Facebook Connect link, Call-to-Action buttons, Share functions, and abutton that invites people to do business...
10.   Create a facebook fan page  (link from your personal page to your fan page)
11.      Sign up for an automatic           distribution service  (use something like ping.fm for easy posting)
12.      Post your content
13.  Start creating a community
14.Use Twitter Search(search.twitter.com) to find asmany people as possibletalking about your topic, andcommunicate with t...
15. Use blogsearch.google.com to       find more blogs that are       relevant to your subject
16. Join as many active Facebook fan pages and groups relating         to your topic possible.
17.  “Repeat steps 12 through 16   over and over and over and              over and over!”
18.      Do it again…
19.      And again…
20. When you feel your personal brand has gained sufficient attention and   stickiness, start reaching out to        adver...
One final thing…go to www.crushitbook.com  buy the book and read it..
CRUSH IT!  Why NOW Is The Time To Cash In Your Passion.                                                  a book by Gary Va...
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  1. 1. CRUSH IT! Why NOW Is The Time To Cash In Your Passion. a book by Gary Vaynerchukby hans@zerocontent.nl or @jcvangent on twitterread more from me at http://jcvangent.com/
  2. 2. GETTING STARTED
  3. 3. “Any business which doesn’t embrace social media will be dead on their feet over the next few years.”
  4. 4. In 20 steps towards building your own personal brand..
  5. 5. ..or a way to start your business online
  6. 6. 1. Identify your core passion
  7. 7. 2.Make sure you can come up with a list of at least fifty excellent blog topics on the subject.
  8. 8. 3. You must be able to answer Yes to the following two questions(1) Am I sure my passion is what I think it is?(2) Can I talk about it in a more authoritative and compelling way than anyone else?
  9. 9. 4. Name your personal brand.
  10. 10. 5. Buy your own name as a web address (domain) in .com
  11. 11. 6.Choose a format (medium) that suits your personal style (audio, video or written).
  12. 12. 7. Start a WordPress or Tumblr account
  13. 13. 8. Hire a designer (be choosy and hire a great one)
  14. 14. 9.Include a Facebook Connect link, Call-to-Action buttons, Share functions, and abutton that invites people to do businesswith you in a prominent place on yourblog
  15. 15. 10. Create a facebook fan page (link from your personal page to your fan page)
  16. 16. 11. Sign up for an automatic distribution service (use something like ping.fm for easy posting)
  17. 17. 12. Post your content
  18. 18. 13. Start creating a community
  19. 19. 14.Use Twitter Search(search.twitter.com) to find asmany people as possibletalking about your topic, andcommunicate with them.
  20. 20. 15. Use blogsearch.google.com to find more blogs that are relevant to your subject
  21. 21. 16. Join as many active Facebook fan pages and groups relating to your topic possible.
  22. 22. 17. “Repeat steps 12 through 16 over and over and over and over and over!”
  23. 23. 18. Do it again…
  24. 24. 19. And again…
  25. 25. 20. When you feel your personal brand has gained sufficient attention and stickiness, start reaching out to advertisers and monetizing
  26. 26. One final thing…go to www.crushitbook.com buy the book and read it..
  27. 27. CRUSH IT! Why NOW Is The Time To Cash In Your Passion. a book by Gary Vaynerchukby hans@zerocontent.nl or @jcvangent on twitterread more from me at http://jcvangent.com/

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