30 Sep The 5 Key Steps to Becoming an Influencer, From Well… An Influencer
From Neil Patel, New York Times, Author, Startup Founder & Digital Marketing Wizard:
“Becoming an influencer in your industry can have immense benefits.
You can use your experience and credibility to sway the opinion of others, build trust, develop your brand, and so on.
But how exactly does one become an influencer?
While there’s no magic recipe and a lot of variables involved, I’ve found there is a distinct process you can follow.
It definitely takes time to achieve this status, but following the right steps should eventually elevate you to influencer status.
I’ve found that the process of becoming an influencer has five key steps.
Step 1 – Focus on a niche
Step 2 – Share your knowledge
Step 3 – Have an opinion
Step 4 – Network, network, network
Step 5 – Engage your audience”
So, what can I contribute to this discussion? Well, after a long career that has spanned several different practice areas, I can say without a doubt that becoming an Influencer is a long-term strategy that requires perseverance and patience. But, it’s worth it!
For much more about each of these 5 steps, read the complete source article.