Writing regularly has proven difficult… Awareness #1

Just writing to write is one thing. Yeah, I can scribble down some thoughts and notes, but when it comes to writing something for others to read it becomes a bit more difficult… I start to wonder what would be interesting reading? Why does someone else care about what I write? Etc. Etc.

Here is my first attempt to raise some awareness, some of which was brought on by my own writers block:

Our sense of self-worth, our self-esteem, is important… but its’ abstract. It’s not quantifiable. You can’t touch it. Continue reading Writing regularly has proven difficult… Awareness #1

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.

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