Category Archives: Stand Out Tips

George Kao interviews Charo about Personal Branding

Do you feel invisible and like no one is paying attention to your content?
In this video, Personal Branding Coach Charo Pinilla will show you how to get noticed by people who value your work, in a way that is authentic, in integrity and with heart.

In this interview, we discuss…
* Why it’s important to stand out and differentiate in today’s online world.
* How your personality type influences how you talk about your work
* Why people might be ignoring your content even if it’s in front of their eyes.
* 3 tips on how to make your content more attention-worthy, healing, and authentic.

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How to increase the visibility of your business (in a way that feels good)

How to increase the visibility of your biz

What do Harry Potter, H. G. Wells, and your business have in common?

Harry Potter had an invisibility cloak, H. G. Wells wrote a book about an invisible man, and we can feel invisible in our business after creating a ton of content that no one pays attention to.

The reason?

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A heart-centered way to stand out in your field (a Jungian perspective)

A heart-centered way to stand out in your field (a Jungian perspective)

I don’t know if more than ever before, but this world needs healing.

So if you do some kind of transformational work, know that your help is necessary.

Now. 

We are undergoing a huge transformation, as societies and as people.

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What makes you (and your work) unique?

What makes you (and your work) and unique?

For a long time, as much as I disliked the word “competition” and had tried to shift my mindset about it, I couldn’t shake the tightness in the pit of my stomach at the thought of it.

I had just launched my website in English, and I felt like a tiny particle of dust in a vast universe.

Why would anyone choose to work with me? -I wondered. 

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Your message: 3 Brain-based facts that will help you craft a more memorable message

3 Brain based facts that will help you craft a more memorable message
3 Brain based facts that will help you craft a more memorable message

We carry within us the wisdom gathered by our ancestors. From the very beginning of our species, two million years ago, all the lessons on how to survive and thrive go stored in us.

It’s fascinating to discover we still carry that information in our DNA and our brain…

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How to feel more comfortable marketing your services

How to feel more comfortable marketing your services
How to feel more comfortable marketing your services

It’s very common to feel bad about putting ourselves out there.

We know we have to spread the word about our work but we fall into the trap of comparing ourselves with the big names in our industry and end up thinking we’re not good enough as we are.

When I created this blog back in 2013, I was full of doubts, even though I had been in business for several years with another blog.
I had thoughts like:

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How to clear the fear of standing out

Are you afraid of talking about your work?
Well,… as solopreneurs we don’t have a choice.

We have to put ourselves out there, share our message and spread the word about our work.

And when you do, guess who else is also going to show up with you?
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5 Things that make you different (so you can stand out) – part 2


5 Things that make you different

In part 1 of this article series, I mentioned how important it is to differentiate if you want to be noticed by those who need your help.

The goal here is to position yourself in the market in a way that makes you stand out from the other professionals.

But I also know that for us heart-centered solopreneurs, not every tactic feels right.

You want people to pay attention to your work…

-…in a way that feels good,

-…it’s aligned with your values, and

-…helps your ideal clients in the best possible way.

In other words, it’s important to show up while being truly YOU.

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Stand out: 5 things that make you stand out and be different from other professionals

5 Things that make you stand out and be different

The only way to stand out in today’s world is to be different from all other professionals out there who do what you do.

The market is so crowded that your ideal clients won’t even notice you unless you position yourself under a different light.

They won’t pay attention to your content.
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Stand Out Tips: How to create content that gets noticed by your ideal clients

When I was a little child I loved collecting things: I had my pocket calendars’ collection, my stickers’ collection, my stamps’ collection, not to speak of all the stones I would pick up whenever I when hiking.

But my favorite collection of all was the animal cards.

And it wasn’t because of the beautiful colors and pictures, but because I got to exchange them with my friends at school.

A hypnotic humming sound on the background would always Continue reading