Tag: blogging lessons learned

What is the line you won’t cross with your personal brand?

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I had the pleasure of speaking on a social media panel at the recent Asia Professional Speakers Singapore Annual Convention (pic above from the talented Berry Happy Photography). The conversation was spirited, but one topic that came up is: what are you willing (or not willing) to do as an influencer on social media? For…

TTAM – turn off automation on social

The Digital Conversationalist

Welcome to a new series I’ll write when inspired. TTAM = Things That Annoy Me and under this acronym I’ll be sharing ideas about what I believe you should not do on social media. Of course, you can completely ignore me if it doesn’t sit well with you, but this is what I believe. The…

Birth of a Blogger Pt 2: Why Are You Blogging?

Personal branding Asia

The second edition, with Dan and Jade. Enjoy and thanks for the great support on part one. Answer this key question, and you unlock the potential for your blog to lead you to your dream life. Novus Asia’s Andrea Edwards, Daniel Seifert and Jade Alphonsine Tuan discuss the concept that finding your core reason for…

Birth of a Blogger Part 1: Finding Your Voice

Blogging tips

I loved doing this blog with Jade Alphonsine Tuan and Dan Seifert – enjoy! Hungry to start blogging but not sure where to begin? Our expert, Novus Asia’s director of content marketing and training, Andrea Edwards, walks assistant editor Daniel Seifert and client services manager Jade Alphonsine Tuan through the process in this first chapter…

3 Basic Tips to Elevate Your LinkedIn Presence

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I’m not perfect on LinkedIn, no one is, but there are a few missed opportunities I see every day and thought you might appreciate knowing what they are. Small tips like this really help to elevate your presence on the platform and ultimately, you get much better results – whether you’re job hunting, trying to…

Are you Content Marketing or Marketing?

Content Marketing Asia

The stats are pretty clear: 77 percent of B2C and 86 percent of B2B companies are using content marketing – Jeffbullas.com 78 percent of CMO’s think custom content is the future of marketing – Visual.ly $135 billion was spent on digital marketing content in 2014 – Visual.ly 62 percent of millennial loyalty is driven by…

Content Marketing is About Earning People’s Time

Content Marketing

There is a GREAT deck on Slideshare right now. It’s called “Crap. The Content Marketing Deluge” by Velocity Partners. I love this deck for many reasons, but mainly because it spoke my language – irreverent, but makes a very strong argument – and that is: as more B2B brands turn to content marketing, the consumer…

Content Marketing and Personal Branding are Inextricably Linked

Andrea Edwards

Simon Cholmeley and I were thrilled to be invited to speak at the Microsoft Platinum Partner Summit 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, last week. A wonderful opportunity to share our learnings on the content marketing landscape in Asia with Microsoft’s partners, we also took the opportunity to link the message to something absolutely…

What’s Holding Asia’s Businesses Back from Content Marketing?

Content Marketing Asia

I’ve had the great privilege to do a few speaking spots recently, and it’s given me an opportunity to really hone my thinking around how I present about content marketing, as well as to hear perspectives from other professionals in the field. Content marketing is actually a massive topic, with lots of different angles to…