Friends don’t let friends wear the FroHawk.

Mark Cuban has a humourous suggestion about what athletes can do to improve their brand on his blog.

While that is funny, when I first saw the title for his blog I was hoping for more. Specifically, his views on branding and sports; which is something that I will/am covering as part of my blog. Continue reading Friends don’t let friends wear the FroHawk.

Wow. Unable to pass this one up. Comedy!

Life imitates art, imitates stupidity.

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Is Adam Morrison ever going to make it in the NBA?

Is Adam Morrison ever going to make it in the NBA?

Coming out of college, Adam Morrison was as highly touted a prospect as there is- his numbers and accomplishments versus NCAA competition were astounding.  Seemingly, he had a miracle shot every game/night. As much as his numbers and ESPN highlights contributed to his national recognition, there were the grainy YouTube videos, his quirky appearance and mannerisms contributed to his lore. But the question remains – Is Adam Morrison ever going to make it in the NBA?

Combined in a nice social message about how an individual can overcome and prosper in the face of diabetes he was a perfect package for the ‘next level’. This lead to the highest accolades a collegiate player can aspire: John Wooden Award, NCAA Player of the Year and eventual draft pick.

His success led to commercials… like this one: Continue reading Is Adam Morrison ever going to make it in the NBA?

Mark Montoya: Online Personal Branding Specialist

Mark Montoya: Online Personal Branding Specialist
Mark Montoya: Online Personal Branding Specialist

I’m often asked: Online Personal Branding, what is it? And what does it have to do with me?

Good questions.

The fact is that in this era people and companies are increasingly using the internet to find out information about others. When you log onto major social networking sites like LinkedIn, MySpace.com, Facebook Twitter, StumbleUpon or other social media sites (you can find me under username MarkMontoya) you leave a ‘virtual footprint’ that gives an impression of who you are, what you like, whom you chose to associate with and other characteristics about who you are. Continue reading Mark Montoya: Online Personal Branding Specialist