Personal Branding and Becoming an Influencer
What you can learn.
- Learn how to establish credibility as an expert
- Explore methods of promoting that expertise through media and messages that match talents and markets
- Learn to build a genuine and significant following, and develop rewarding relationships with the community, including other influencers and potential sponsors
About this course:
Marketers are increasingly hiring influencers to generate greater impact in the market, from simply promoting a brand and spreading a message, to attracting the influencers' personal followers. Those promotional opportunities--along with the accompanying fame and other rewards--has inspired thousands of people worldwide to become influencers themselves. At the same time, many professionals are looking to increase their personal influence to grow their own brands, careers, ventures, and overall efficacy. In this second part of a two-part course, students will learn how to develop and manage personal brands to achieve true influence. This involves establishing credibility as an "expert," promoting that expertise through media and messages that match their talents and their market, building a genuine and significant following, and developing rewarding relationships with their community, including other influencers and potential sponsors.
Spring 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Internet access required. Materials required.