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How To Write A Short, Professional Bio Ft Dan Schawbel

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Need to know how to write a professional bio on yourself? You’re not alone. Bio writing is difficult. It forces you to prioritize what’s most important about you. It’s an intimidating task to boil down your entire professional life into one paragraph that’s clear, concise, and works for you.

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How to Write a Short, Professional Bio On Yourself

Learn from a master

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Analysis of Dan Schawbel’s Bio

Let’s break down

Dan’s bio.

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Dan’s Bio“Dan is the leading expert in personal branding for the generation-y audience, with an award winning and world recognized Blog, a TV podcast series that he directs, Awards that he gives out, and a Magazine that benefits the American Cancer Society. He has written over 20 publications for major magazines and online resources and has been featured in Fast Company Magazine and Yahoo! Finance and is EMC’s social media expert. He is also establishing the first 360 degree personal branding website, DanSchawbel.com, creating a new standard for career development. Recently, he has redefined personal branding by establishing a collaborate wiki, which he is using to acquire knowledge from all the leading experts to establish a single definition for personal branding.”

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“Dan is the leading expert in personal branding.”

Crystal clear

what you do from the get-go

ahh okay, so that’s what you do.

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“…for the generation-y audience.”

Make it very clear

WHO

your audience is.

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“…with an award winning and world recognized Blog”

=Highlight

your professional accomplishments

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“He has written over 20 publications for major magazines and online resources…”

“Credibility Boosters”

Build a strong argument for your

authority in your field.

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“…He is also establishing the first 360 degree personal branding website”

your

Showwhatdoing

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“…he has redefined personal branding by establishing a collaborate wiki.“

Challenge: There are too many sources of Personal Branding, with inconsistent messaging, leading to confusion of the term.

How are YOU contributing

to YOUR niche?

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For more actionable tips to develop your personal brand and become a

remarkable job applicant:

http://blog.brand-yourself.com