by Michael Hyatt
Michael Hyatt, one of the top business bloggers in the world, provides down-to-earth guidance for building and expanding a powerful platform.
To be successful in the market today, you must possess two strategic assets: a compelling product and a meaningful platform. In this step-by-step guide, Michael Hyatt, former CEO and current chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, takes readers behind the scenes, into the new world of social media success. He shows you what bestselling authors, public speakers, entrepreneurs, musicians and other creatives are doing differently to win customers in today's crowded marketplace. Hyatt speaks from experience. He writes one of the top 800 blogs in the world and has more than 100,000 followers on Twitter. His large and growing platform serves as the foundation for his successful writing, speaking and consulting practice.
In "Platform," Hyatt will teach readers not only how to extend their influence, but also how to monetize it and build a sustainable career. The key? By building a platform. It has never been easier, less expensive or more possible than right now. The book includes:
- proven strategies
- easy-to-replicate formulas
- practical tips
Social media technologies have changed everything. Now, for the first time in history, noncelebrities can get noticed ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å and win big! ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å in an increasingly noisy world.
"I've known Michael Hyatt for more than a decade, and during that time I've seen him master just about every social media platform that's hit the scene. He's used blogging, Facebook, Twitter and more to expand his personal platform from a successful book publisher to a leading national brand of his own. Trust me, this guy knows what he's talking about ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å so pay attention!" - DAVE RAMSEY, New York Times bestselling author and host of "The Dave Ramsey Show"
"A generous book from a man who knows what he's talking about. Michael Hyatt has built a platform, and you can too." - SETH GODIN, New York Times bestselling author of "We Are All Weird""'Platform' is absolutely essential to delivering value. As a big fan of Michael Hyatt, I'm excited he's sharing this with you. Your job? Learn about this and implement it. Your success depends on it." - CHRIS BROGAN, president, Human Business Works and New York Times bestselling author
"Michael Hyatt is the authority on creating a platform in our crowded world, and 'Platform' is the definitive, step-by-step guide to building a platform ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å from the ground up. If you're longing to become a true influencer in this world, Hyatt can teach you how. With 'Platform,' Hyatt's done the near-impossible: create a guide even more useful than his wildly popular blog!" - CLAIRE DIAZ ORTIZ, Social innovation, Twitter, Inc.
- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson (May 22, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 159555503X
- ISBN-13: 978-1595555038
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.6 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces
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