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This is the largest collection of Personal Branding Quotes on the planet.
If you’re anything like me, you need a little inspiration now and then. That’s what this list is for.
Inspiring insight from some of the most successful personal branders, entrepreneurs, creatives, marketers, makers and influencers in the world. Read them, share them and paste them where they will help you to follow your dreams. Use their message as the fuel for your road to recognition. Let me know if I’ve missed any memorable personal branding quotes by leaving a note in the comments below.
People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to do . As if being average is an act of humility
It’s important to build a personal brand because it’s the only thing you’re going to have . Your reputation online, and in the new business world is pretty much the game, so you’ve got to be a good person. You can’t hide anything, and more importantly, you’ve got to be out there at some level.
Show up every single moment like you were meant to be there
It’s a subtle form of arrogance to believe your work can stand on its own without any help
Be so good they can’t ignore you – Scott Stratten
Thought leadership happens when you’re willing to have your brand stand for more than what you sell
Be Bold, and Original. Tell ’em something that they don’t know
Personal branding is all about building rapport at scale And rapport is one of the most fundamental sales techniques. Whether you call it personal branding or charisma, It’s a very powerful tool that veteran salespeople naturally employ to close more deals with less effort.
Want to build your brand? Focus on the group of folks that love you and let go of the rest
Wear orange shoes. Or at least something that makes you stand out in a unique waythat you can be consistent with
Focus on a content niche where you can be the leading expert in the world on that particular topic
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic
Personal branding is the art of becoming knowable, likable and trustable
Someone once brilliantly said: “ Be you, because others are already taken ” I’m not sure there is much more to say, when it comes to what makes a strong personal brand.
You have to have a brand to be relevant today, the world has changed. Anyone with a smart phone is now a journalist, you have computers writing articles, how are you and I going to stay relevant today how is anyone going to stay relevant today, it’s your brand.
Focus on identifying your target audience, communicating an authentic message that they want and need and project yourself as an “expert” within your niche
Consistently investigate what gives other people energy. Be the fan that fuels it
It’s not enough to be good, in order to be found, you have to be findable
If you try to resonate with everyone, you will resonate with no one
A great brand has 4 critical elements, great product or service, great design, great ambassadors and a great story
If plan “A” fails – remember you have 25 letters left
Your brand is not a gimmick, it’s a way to telegraph value to the people that matter to you
To build a personal brand online you must be purposeful, not passiveIf you build it, they won’t come. If you build it and promote it, they will.
Everyone has an unfair advantage, that is some unique value that they can offer others Start your journey leveraging and sharing your strengths and personal branding will start to happen naturally .
Building a profitable personal brand online is not a sprint or something that happens over night Allow it to evolve naturally over time and focus on providing massive value to your target audience.
Personal Branding is about building authority that gets people to pay attention to your message and want to share it and recommend it to others.
If you don’t share your ideas, no one will know if they’re any good
Your personal presentation and personal branding are extremely importantNo matter what price point you’re at.
You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not
People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to doAs if perhaps being average is an act of humility
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want
Think about it: anyone who’s been a part of any milestone in your career knows your name, period. It’s personal
The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability
It may be hard to monitize fame, but it’s impossible to monitize obscurity
Knowing your self worth is extremely important people I own my brand, I make smart decisions for my brand, I protect my brand. Which is why I am able to brush ignorance off my shoulder and continue to move forward.
You have to be willing, every once and a while, to jump, and it’s absolutely terrifying Our nature as humans is to not change. We get comfortable, and we don’t want to be pushed outside that comfort zone, whether it’s moving from a job that you know is not the right one or because it always feels so much easier to keep doing the same thing, even if it’s painful, rather than taking that leap.
It’s about selling the personality more than it’s about selling the actual records that you’re making
Your personal brand serves as your best protection against business factors you can’t control
You’re always in business. The business of being you So market yourself like the sale depends on it
Branding adds spirit + soul to what would otherwise be a robotic, automated, price-value proposition
Your brand is what you do and how you do it
When you’re starting a brand you have to be a product of your own experiencesyou can’t fake being something else
Every human being is the star of their own movie. We have to occupy the central roleof our own drama
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well
On the social web your content defines you. So create the best content you canon and around your topic of focus is the place to start.
When it comes to brand building – authenticity is everything. Be real and be human!
Being a designer is far more than addressing users, aesthetics, functionality, and marketplace Much of it is about selling you as a brand. You are a part of the product that the client or company is buying into.
This is my life… my story… my book. I will no longer let anyone else write itnor will I apologize for the edits I make
Brand building starts with one piece of great work at a time
Make no mistake. This is not your diary. You are not letting it all hang out. You are picking & choosing every single word
Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room – remember thatAnd more importantly, discover why!
Giving doesn’t just feel good, it’s really, really good for business, and it’s good for your personal brand
We often overestimate what we can do in a short amount of timeand underestimate what we can achieve over a long period of time.
I’m not a businessman, I’m a business man.
Your integrity trumps your brand because that is your brand – Brad Inman
You are 100% responsible for the impression people have of you
Your brand is a gateway to your true work You know you are here to do something – to create something or help others in some way. The question is, how can you set up your life and work so that you can do it? The answer lies in your brand. When you create a compelling brand you attract people who want the promise of your brandwhich you deliver.
If you don’t give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you
You need to figure out yourself and your voice, and just let it happen – Jon Stewart
There’s a good chance that if you’re not controlling your personal brand, someone else is
Your brand is a gateway to your true work
Building a personal brand isn’t a path – it’s a quest. It’s an adventure
Brand the real you. Be brutally, authentically, honestly you and you will win with the people that matterAttempt to Bullshit your brand to win over people and you will lose. Its that simple. Be you and you will find people that resonate with you. That’s how you win.
Don’t worry about trying to impress people; just focus on how you can add value to their lives
Everything you do is branding. Your brand is either working for you or against you, but it is always working
Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-inventionstriking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be cynical about such things, much harder to be successful.
Personal Branding is all about your unique promise of value and what you bring to the table
Let’s do what we love and do a lot of it
Branding is so much more than what people see. It’s about how you make people feel
Figure out what your talent is, what your desire is and figure out a goal right in the center of that
Don’t settle: Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurantIf you’re not on the right path, get off it
Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark