Influencer author Brittany Hennessy shares her strategies for getting large raises even when companies push back. Her book, Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand In the Age of Social Media, focuses on strategies for content creators to monetize influence.
In Brittany’s story you will learn:
-Why she did not negotiate her first job offer
-The strategy she used to get a raise from $35,000 to $55,000 after just 6 months
-How she got yet another $20,000 jump in pay not long after
-Why the third time she tried to get a raise, she got a different result, and how she moved forward from there
In Brittany’s lesson you will learn:
-How to understand your worth and be prepared to negotiate
-When to walk away
-How to look at job interviews as a two way street, and integrate that into your strategy
In Brittany’s everyday money tip you will learn:
-The importance of staying in touch and being reachable if your work demands that.
-The consequences of not being available when an opportunity comes up
-How to put the pressure to disconnect in perspective relative to your reality
Bobbi And Brittany also talk about
-The four parts of Brittany’s book: Building your audience, packaging your brand, monetizing your influence and planning your future.
-The Don’t be that Girl sections of the book
-The mega influencers that Brittany interviewed for the book
-How being an influence is a lot of work, sometimes a lot more than a traditional job, with none of the financial security
-Many of the most successful influencers went years without any financial compensation
-How brands can get more transparent value working with influencers, where they see the specific impact, compared to traditional celebrities on traditional media platforms
-Brittany’s #1 piece of advice for aspiring influencers
In My Take you will learn:
-Disconnecting from technology is a good thing- but if your business is tied to being reachable- make sure you are still reachable.
-Use apps to limit and control the amount of time wasted on social media,so you can be more productive and focus on income generating activities
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