Enhance Your Brand!
Do you want to get your name out in a positive way? How about writing articles to showcase your expertise. Magazines and newspapers (and in particular, online versions) are always looking for quality content. This is a simple way to broadcast who you are and it will only cost you the time it takes to write.
Whether you are searching for a new job, transitioning to a new career or you are a small business owner looking for more customers, consider sharing your expertise by writing. Relatively few people do it, so why not set yourself apart from your competition.
If you want the most control, go ahead and create a blog. The downside is that it will your job to market it. Otherwise, it won’t be anything more than your personal diary for few people will ever see it. So, register with blog directories. Write often and read the blogs of others and post comments.
Do you need some help getting started with a blog? Lots of books are being written about blogs and how to use them for branding and marketing. Chances are your local library has some to check out.
If you are interested in writing articles and if you don’t have any magazines or newspapers in mind, simply do a search in good for free magazines and newspapers. You should find ample lists of places to write content. Go ahead and post comments to articles you read online and liked, providing the author with a means to contact you (email address or web site).