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About the Course

Though the concept of personal branding isn't new, questions remain about how to create one and, more importantly, what it means to maintain and inhabit that brand. Learners will: o Understand both what personal branding means and what it means to inhabit their brand o Establish themselves on at least three social media platforms o Create a mission statement for their personal brand o Build a board of directors for their brand o Become familiar with the basics of digital security and reputation management o Create a system for on-going brand maintenance Join instructor Kimberley R. Barker as she provides a warm, supportive atmosphere in which learners are encouraged to intensively explore themselves in order to create a personal brand that authentically and effectively communicates their values and professional gifts. Together we will build a strong community in which to provide encouragement and feedback, and support each other as learners pursue their goal of successful brand creation....

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Jun 22, 2021

This course helps to identify the best way for you to create your own branding, from understand your personality to creating your own mission statement and how to engage your audience on social media.


Apr 16, 2022

This course was very useful to promote me as a brand , with an emphisis to utilize the social media for it. I like this imaginative course as a timely innovative one , and will recommend to friends .

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By Annette B

Mar 9, 2016

Great general overview for those with little to no familiarity with personal branding. I love the instructor's wit and humor.

By Elizabeth A

Aug 31, 2020

A good intro course - wish the lectures were a bit longer and more detailed. The reading and article suggestions were great!

By Asty A

Jun 25, 2020

I loveeee how this course worked! the vlog-mode and how funny she is! but it is very helpful for us to update your material

By juan l

Jun 7, 2020

Great course. If you enroll, it will definitely teach you valuable insight to improve your branding and you will enjoy it.

By Claus G

May 23, 2018

Nice Little course that can help individuals establishing there personal business profile.

Recommended for all freelancers.


Jun 9, 2020

Es un curso bastante básico, provee la visión general y los conceptos al rededor de los cuales gira el Personal Branding.

By Anelise C

Jun 5, 2018

It is very good for someone who is starting with their online presence and it gives good concepts on the topic! Congrats!

By Dana P

Oct 27, 2020

This was a very good course if you are looking to hone your brand and mission statement. I found it very helpful indeed.

By Lauren A

Apr 14, 2020

Very informative, and good for a beginner who is just starting, and thinking about creating their own personal branding.

By Omar M A e

Jan 18, 2019

mrs. barker thanks so much for every thing...of course i recommend this course for any one starts in personal branding .

By Adam M

Dec 28, 2020

Great review from the basics to the advanced. Solid concepts across the board to start, grow, succeed. Thank you. AdamM

By Петрова А А

Feb 5, 2021

Курс очень интересный для общего развития и для практики английского языка, но слабо повышает профессиональные навыки.

By Rosetta M

Sep 5, 2020

This course was well put together and I have taken away many great learnings! Thank you!

Highly recommend this course!

By M. H S

Jun 12, 2020

Need some update of the course with new information or links to help to see what we just learned can be applied today.

By Alex G B

Jun 10, 2020

Kim is an incredibly enthusiastic and positive instructor! However, the content itself is very basic and rudimentary.

By sandra F

May 13, 2020

Buenas tardes

El curso puede ser un poco mas profundo y actualizarlo con nuevas plataformas que hay en la actualidad.

By Stephen P

Apr 9, 2021

I found this course to be very informative. I only gave it 4 stars because many of the videos had a very low volume.

By Duncan R

Oct 29, 2020

I have resisted gaining much online presence and I feel that this course will now help me do so in an effective way.

By Frandy

Jun 4, 2020

Good to learn all these to maintain personal branding especially if you are an IT person, which lack business skill.

By Mahek A

Feb 10, 2020

A very good course and a much recommended course to all my friends who are going to step into the competitive world.

By CMiller

Mar 16, 2017

Great course, lot's of eye opening ideas on how to brand yourself and create your digital footprint on the Internet.

By Ana

Jan 14, 2016

Great communicator! Just it needs more content. I already knew most of the things! However I have enjoyed. Congrats!

By Julio R

Sep 11, 2020

Important basic concepts about personal branding that can start you up on how to manage your personal brand better.

By Anshul G

May 20, 2020

The instructor did a lot of unnecessary talking while starting every tutorial. Other than that, a lot to take away.

By Mahmood S G

Apr 14, 2020

the course need to get updated, need to include new tactics, its kind of old version courses

though its still useful