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One funny thing about Twitter (that you may not know)

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Get interviewed, get famous

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Guide for responding to reporter queries (like HARO, ProfNet or SourceBottle)

One of the easiest tools for do-it-yourself publicity is to subscribe to reporter query services like HARO (Help a Reporter Out), SourceBottle, ProfNet and the like. (Those are services used by journalists and bloggers to find experts, quotes and information for their publications.) Just sign up, scan the daily emails and respond to those that…

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Boost your business fame with Slideshare

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How to find journalists for free

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So and so is already doing that…personal branding lessons from Olympians

Have you ever thought something like this?  “I can’t be the —– expert. So and so is already the —– expert.” When you hear those words in your brain, puh-lease stop and consider these two things: 1. You’re too close to see reality. Because you spend hours each week, noting where your competitors are speaking,…

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Be your own publicist with free media tools

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New blog post? Now do these 3 things to get more readers

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Boost Your Brand with LinkedIn Company Pages

Welcome to Famous in Your Field! Enjoy your free weekly tip to boost your fame factor. (Be sure to sign up in the box on the right to get on The VIP List for free tips and training, delivered straight to your inbox.) Confession time. I’ve always cast a suspicious eye at the leading contender…

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Three Tips to Get More Speaking Engagements

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