100+ Most Awesome
Personal Branding Quotes Ever

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.

  • Jon Acuffof JON ACUFF, DO OVER & RESCUE MONDAY

    People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to do . As if being average is an act of humility


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  • Gary Vaynerchukof ASKGARYVEE, CRUSH IT & VAYNERMEDIA

    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.


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  • Marie Forleoof B-SCHOOL, MARIE TV & RICH HAPPY AND HOT

    Show up every single moment like you were meant to be there


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  • Jeff Goinsof THE ART OF WORK

    It’s a subtle form of arrogance to believe your work can stand on its own without any help


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  • Scott Strattenof Unmarketing

    Be so good they can’t ignore you – Scott Stratten


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  • Seth Priceof Road to Recognition, Keynote Speaker & Placester

    Thought leadership happens when you’re willing to have your brand stand for more than what you sell


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  • Melinda Emmersonof SMALL BIZ LADY & BECOME YOUR OWN BOSS IN 12 MONTHS

    Be Bold, and Original. Tell ’em something that they don’t know


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  • Mark Robergeof The Sales Acceleration Formula, Hubspot & Senior Lecturer at Harvard HBS

    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.


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  • Marcus Sheridanof The Sales Lion

    Want to build your brand? Focus on the group of folks that love you and let go of the rest


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  • Dave Kerpenof Likeable Social & Likeable Media

    Wear orange shoes. Or at least something that makes you stand out in a unique waythat you can be consistent with


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  • Joe Pulizziof Content Marketing Institute

    Focus on a content niche where you can be the leading expert in the world on that particular topic


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  • Seth Godinof PERMISSION MARKETING & WHAT TO DO WHEN ITS YOUR TURN

    People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic


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  • John Jantschof Duct Tape Marketing

    Personal branding is the art of becoming knowable, likable and trustable


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  • Mitch Joelof Six Pixels of Separation & CTRL ALT Delete

    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.


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  • Mark Schaeferof BUSINESSES GROW

    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.


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  • Kim Garstof Boom! Social

    Focus on identifying your target audience, communicating an authentic message that they want and need and project yourself as an “expert” within your niche


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  • Darren Rowseof ProBlogger

    Consistently investigate what gives other people energy. Be the fan that fuels it


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  • Austin Kleonof SHOW YOUR WORK & STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST

    It’s not enough to be good, in order to be found, you have to be findable


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  • John Lee Dumasof Entrepreneur on Fire & Podcasters Paradise

    If you try to resonate with everyone, you will resonate with no one


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  • Nathan Chanof FOUNDR MAGAZINE

    A great brand has 4 critical elements, great product or service, great design, great ambassadors and a great story


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  • Chris Guillebeauof The Art of Non-Conformity & Born For This

    If plan “A” fails – remember you have 25 letters left


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  • Seth Priceof Road to Recognition, Marketing Genius & Placester

    Your brand is not a gimmick, it’s a way to telegraph value to the people that matter to you


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  • Chris Smithof Conversion Code, People Work & Curaytor

    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.


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  • Frederick Townesof PLACESTER, MASHABLE & W3EDGE

    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 .


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  • Navid Moazzezof Virtual Summit Strategy

    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.


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  • Mark Traphagenof Stone Temple & SEO ICON

    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.


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  • Dorie Clarkof Reinventing You & Stand Out

    If you don’t share your ideas, no one will know if they’re any good


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  • Madison Hildebrandof Million Dollar Listing & Malibu Life

    Your personal presentation and personal branding are extremely importantNo matter what price point you’re at.


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  • Isabel Allendeof Storytelling, Writing & Activism

    You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not


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  • Jon Acuffof Do Over, Start & Quitter

    People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to doAs if perhaps being average is an act of humility


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  • Madonnaof Singing, Songwriting, Dancing, Movies, and Business

    A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want


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  • Barry Feldmanof THE ROAD TO RECOGNITION, FELDMAN CREATIVE & SEO FOR SHORT ATTENTION SPANS

    Think about it: anyone who’s been a part of any milestone in your career knows your name, period. It’s personal


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  • Simon Mainwaringof We First

    The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability


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  • Tim O’Reillyof O'Reilly Media, Code for America & Maker Media

    It may be hard to monitize fame, but it’s impossible to monitize obscurity


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  • Kevin Hartof Movies, Comedy, Writing & Producing

    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.


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  • Paula Kergerof PBS the Public Broadcasting Service

    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.


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  • Diploof Diplo, Major Lazer, Mad Decent & Jack Ü

    It’s about selling the personality more than it’s about selling the actual records that you’re making


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  • Dan Schawbelof Future Workplace, ME 2.0 & Forbes 30 Under 30

    Your personal brand serves as your best protection against business factors you can’t control


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  • Danielle Murrellof Rich Girl Business

    You’re always in business. The business of being you So market yourself like the sale depends on it


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  • David Aakerof Brand Relevance, Prophet & Haas School of Business

    Branding adds spirit + soul to what would otherwise be a robotic, automated, price-value proposition


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  • Denise Lee Yohnof WHAT GREAT BRANDS DO

    Your brand is what you do and how you do it


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  • Greg Rosboroughof American Designer at Abasi Rosborough

    When you’re starting a brand you have to be a product of your own experiencesyou can’t fake being something else


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  • Hugh Laurieof Acting, Music, Writing, Directing & Film

    Every human being is the star of their own movie. We have to occupy the central roleof our own drama


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  • Jeff Bezosof Amazon.com & Bezos Expeditions

    A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well


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  • Jeff Bullasof JeffBullas.com

    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.


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  • Katie Lanceof Get Social Smart & Katie Lance Consulting

    When it comes to brand building – authenticity is everything. Be real and be human!


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  • Asher Dunnof Studio Dunn & RISD

    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.


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  • Steve Maraboliof Life, Truth & Being Free

    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


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  • Tom Morkesof Insurgent Publishing & The Art of Instigating

    Brand building starts with one piece of great work at a time


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  • Dani Shapiroof Still Writing, Devotion & Slow Motion

    Make no mistake. This is not your diary. You are not letting it all hang out. You are picking & choosing every single word


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  • Chris Duckerof Youpreneur & Virtual Freedom

    Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room – remember thatAnd more importantly, discover why!


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  • Blake Mycoskieof Giving Shoes & Founding TOMS

    Giving doesn’t just feel good, it’s really, really good for business, and it’s good for your personal brand


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  • Ben Kinneyof Real Estate, Active Rain, Brivity & Helping

    We often overestimate what we can do in a short amount of timeand underestimate what we can achieve over a long period of time.


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  • Jay Zof Grammy Awards, Selling 100 Million Records, Roc-A-Fella Records & Hip Hop

    I’m not a businessman, I’m a business man.


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  • Brad Inmanof Inman.com & Vook

    Your integrity trumps your brand because that is your brand – Brad Inman


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  • Jill Rowleyof SOCIAL SELLING

    You are 100% responsible for the impression people have of you


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  • Dave Buckof Coachville

    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.


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  • David Brierof DBD International & Rising Above the Noise

    If you don’t give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you


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  • Jon Stewartof The Jon Stewart Show, The Daily Show & Amazing Comedy

    You need to figure out yourself and your voice, and just let it happen – Jon Stewart


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  • Erica Nicoleof #TheSmallbizFixer & YSF Magazine

    There’s a good chance that if you’re not controlling your personal brand, someone else is


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  • Danny Sullivanof Marketing Land, Search Engine Land, Third Door Media & SMX

    Your brand is a gateway to your true work


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  • Andrew Davisof Brandscaping, Town INC & Monumental Shift

    Building a personal brand isn’t a path – it’s a quest. It’s an adventure


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  • Tom Ferryof TOM FERRY YOUR COACH & LIFE BY DESIGN

    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.


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  • Hal Elrodof THE MIRACLE MORNING

    Don’t worry about trying to impress people; just focus on how you can add value to their lives


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  • John Michael Morganof BRAND AGAINST THE MACHINE

    Everything you do is branding. Your brand is either working for you or against you, but it is always working


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  • Sir Richard Bransonof VIRGIN GROUP

    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.


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  • Dr. Sarah Davidof SOCIAL SAVVY SARAH

    Personal Branding is all about your unique promise of value and what you bring to the table


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  • Marc Jacobsof AMERICAN FASHION DESIGN

    Let’s do what we love and do a lot of it


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  • Kimberly Haydnof KIMBERLY HAYDN COACHING

    Branding is so much more than what people see. It’s about how you make people feel


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  • Hunter S. Thompsonof AMERICAN LITERATURE, JOURNALISM & GONZO

    Figure out what your talent is, what your desire is and figure out a goal right in the center of that


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  • Chris Broganof OWNER MEDIA, TRUST AGENTS & THE FREAKS SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH

    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


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  • Jay Danzieof THE POWER OF THE MIDDLEMAN & LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR NETWORK

    Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark


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