eBranding Me – Blog Recommendations
The eBranding Me team is very excited to work with Phyllis and Yael of Miller Mosaic Power Marketing to bring our readers weekly posts chronicling the social media campaign of fictional character Amy H. to secure gainful employment post-graduation from the University of Pennsylvania.
The ebook, titled “WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP: How to Use Social Media to Get Your Dream Job,” will feature a chapter posted every Tuesday on the eBranding Me blog.
You can find all of the posts, organized for your convenience, here. Make sure you complete the weekly assignments along with Amy H. to successfully build your online personal brand. Subscribe via email and/or RSS.
The series went live yesterday with “Choosing 10 Blogs to Follow for a Possible Career” – link. We thought it would be beneficial to share the 10 most important blogs that the eBranding Me team follow to stay current on personal branding and online social responsibility and privacy. Enjoy!
- Brand-Yourself: Brand-Yourself is an organization created by three recent grads of Syracuse College in upstate New York. Their vision is to provide an online tool to aid young professionals with the ability to differentiate themselves from competition in the job market and succeed in the careers they deserve. The company blog receives posts from a wide range of contributors with one common theme: personal branding. Hence, why it is at the top of the eBranding Me team’s list.
- Alison Doyle: Alison Doyle is the preeminent job search specialist. Her background as a career service advisor at Skidmore College, blogger for About.com and extensive history in human resources has made her an expert in the field. Visit JobSearch.About.com for her daily tips on career development, job searching and networking.
- Under30CEO: This blog inspires Generation Y professionals to follow their dreams and land a job they are truly passionate about. Their site is dedicated to providing its visitors with relevant information on doing what they want, when they want it, how they want it. Their motto: “Live your life the way it was meant to be lived. Join the Tribe.” See their most recent post highlighting the GenJuice movement – here.
- One Day One Job: Willy is a recent graduate of Cornell University who was frustrated with his post-graduate job-search. The result, an online guide to unique and exciting entry-level job and career opportunities for recent college graduates. His work with recent graduates led him to realize the need for current students to take a more proactive stance towards furthering their education and building their resume – One Day One Internship was born. Through both sites, Willy and his partners provide useful tips to students and connect these young innovators to potential employers. The eBranding Me team recommends your visit the site and invest in the “Found Your Career” 21-day entry level job-search course. Willy recently mentioned eBranding Me on their blog (Link), thanks!
- Dan Schawbel: When someone thinks personal branding, Dan Schawbel automatically comes to mind. Respected by many as a personal branding expert, Dan is an accomplished blogger, published author and captivating speaker. Maintaining both Personal Branding Blog and Student Branding Blog, consistently providing guest posts, appearing in media as an expert and running Millenial Branding, LLC, Dan is always on the top of his game. Learn more about his book here – (AMAZON AFFILIATE LINK).
- Ben Lang: At a mere 16 years old, Ben Lang is a blogger located in New York. Through his experience as an active networker and successful business owner, Ben has become known as the next generation entrepreneur. His posts are quite intriguing and offer a younger perspective on popular news topics.
- NewGradLife: NewGradLife is a central location for everything a soon-to-be-grad and recent-grad needs to know. Topics covered range from typical job-search and networking recommendations to money management pointers. “Entering the real world” can be scary for Generation Y students, but NewGradLife has you covered. The eBranding Me team recommends you apply to be featured as a NewGradStar: a weekly feature with the mission to help college graduates to start their careers (apply here). eBranding Me founder was featured a few months ago, see the post here.
- Brazen Careerist: Brazen Careerist is one of the few social networks for Generation Y professionals. While their service enables innovative individuals to connect and engage, the company blog acts as a resource for the site’s administrators to share their thoughts with their users. Recent topics include a book review of Mike Michalowicz’s “The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur” and useful tips on how to stay productive while still enjoying your summer!
- Mashable: “Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 25 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new Web sites and services, and offering social media resources and guides.”
- Social Media Today: Social Media Today is a community of bloggers sharing personal and company blog posts. Any and all publishers can add their blog to the site to increase their exposure by being promoted to a larger audience. The site receives about 100,000 visitors per month. The eBranding Me team encourages all of its viewers to subscribe to Social Media Today as well as add your blog to their community.