The Top 7 Trends in Influencer Marketing in 2022

Influencer marketing

In a 2021 survey by Linquia, 68% of US marketers said they were planning to use Tiktok, and 93% said they were planning to use Instagram for influencer marketing. The pandemic has played a significant role in changing the social media marketing landscape– moving from traditional to digital to now influencer marketing. Collaborating with influencers…

Instagram Influencer Jose Luis DeVivo Quijano Shares His Top Tips on Using Instagram to Grow a Business

JOSE LUIS DEVIVO QUIJANO

Instagram is one of the best social media platforms for growing your business as an entrepreneur. It allows you to add personality to your business, build a following, engage with your audience, and build success. Instagram expert Jose Luis DeVivo Quijano weighs in on how to do just that with his Instagram tips. Jose is the…

How to Grow Your Instagram to 6-Million Followers

instagram marketing

Faisal Shafique is an Instagram-famous social media Guru and Entrepreneur. Having worked for years on his brand and page @fact on Instagram, he has become known in the digital space as a professional growth expert for both social media as well as entrepreneurship endeavors. Here are his top 5 lessons to impart wisdom from: 1. Interacting With…

10 Top Entrepreneurs Share How They Use Instagram to Grow Their Business

Instagram Growth

Many business owners still don’t quite realize the power of Instagram as a tool for helping grow a business, and that’s a strategic error that is allowing their competitors to dominate them on the world’s fastest-growing social media network. In case you still need a reason for your business to be on Instagram, here are…

5 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Share How They Use LinkedIn to Grow Their Business

LinkedIn for entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, you must look at ways of improving and enhancing your business as much as you can. Every decision you make should revolve around growing the brand and trying to take things to the next level. This platform is something that you need to look at as a modern business owner, and there…

How to Get Featured in Forbes

Featured in forbes

I get asked all the time, "How can I get into Forbes?" As an entrepreneur, one of the most essential things you need is coverage and exposure. It's one way to really get your story out there and create brand awareness. Sure, there are quite a number of platforms out there ranging from social media…

NFL Star Dez Bryant Shares How His Humble Beginnings Fuels His Success

Dez Bryant

It was Saturday morning. I was having my first cup of coffee of the day and checking the notifications on my phone. When to my absolute surprise I had a Twitter DM from Dez Bryant. (As in the former All-Pro Dallas Cowboys wide receiver and megastar). He wanted me to come to Dallas immediately to chat at…

Find Out What Your Car Says About Your Personal Brand

Cars and personal brand

When you see a big brown delivery truck you automatically think UPS. When you see a pink Cadillac you automatically think Mary Kay. Some business vehicles have been around for so long they become part of the cultural background and branding, immediately recognizable icons of decades-old businesses. However, startups don't get that type of visibility.…

How To Tell If a “Social Media Expert” Is Faking It

Social media arose quickly as a prominent way for businesses to showcase their brand. Anytime, a product or service enters into the marketplace quickly there are opportunists that move into the space and become largely self-proclaimed experts. Hence, the rise of the social media expert. Just last week I had a college senior reach out…

8 Reasons How a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful

If you do not have a powerful and visible personal brand you are putting yourself at a disadvantage in almost every aspect of your professional, business and personal life. Personal branding has become a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business, get a better job, get noticed by the press, take their career to…

10 Power Tips to Becoming a Thought Leader

Thought leader tips

I get asked frequently how I got to be a contributor for a major platform like Entrepreneur. In fact, every time one of my articles get published on any of the several well-known platforms I write for, I get Facebook, and Linkedin messages and emails asking, “How do I get published there?” I also get asked how I got to…

4 Global Instagram Power Users Share Their Top Tips

Instagram

The very first Instagram photo was taken by its founder, Kevin Systron in Mexico in 2010. I find it fitting that it was of a dog. We all know pets, especially dogs, are a big hit on Instagram. And as most things seem to go on the Internet nowadays, bra-less women are the latest Instagram rage. However, Instagram…

What Tony Robbins Taught Me About Influencer Marketing

Tony Robbins

Let's face it: Getting exposure and creating a buzz for your brand is not getting any easier. As competition is rising everywhere, marketers are stuck with a constant challenge of finding new and innovative ways to get their brand in front of customers. Many brands have turned to influencer marketing as a way to gain…

7 Influencers With Followers in the Millions Share Their Marketing Tips

Each month I consult with several companies on their social media strategy. One of the concerns they bring up is the challenge to compete with the social media presence of established brands in their industry that often have thousands if not millions of followers. Creating a marketing machine on social media to compete with bigger brands can seem nearly impossible.…

The Entrepreneur’s Complete Guide to Using LinkedIn for Sales

LinkedIn for entrepreneurs

Every day I talk to entrepreneurs who are struggling to use LinkedIn to promote themselves and their business. Their profiles look like their resume and the focus is on their past instead of the value their business provides to clients. They are unsure of what type of content to share or how to find prospects…