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How DoctorJonPaul Became a Trailblazing Creator

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It’s hard to narrow this guest’s titles down…but here goes! This episode of Social Pros features DoctorJonPaul, an influencer, educator, public speaker, thought leader, media critic, podcast host and…well, the list goes on!

Keeping on Top of Your Personal Brand on Social

Building a personal brand and becoming a social trailblazer off your own back is no mean feat. But one person who has done just that is DoctorJonPaul.

On this episode of Social Pros, DoctorJonPaul explains how they became a creator, the processes they use to build their brand and how they choose which social platforms to prioritize.

Plus, they share their views on Twitter’s changes, reveal all about how their podcast, BFF: Black, Fat, Femme, came to be, and provide some unmissable top tips for budding social pros.

This one’s a real must-listen!

In This Episode:

  • 4:34 – Let’s introduce DoctorJonPaul
  • 6:10 – How they became a creator
  • 12:26 – Deciding what to create each day
  • 16:32 – Investing in self-promotion
  • 20:24 – Twitter changes: DoctorJonPaul’s take
  • 23:10 – Branching onto other platforms
  • 27:09 – BFF: Black, Fat, Femme
  • 37:20 – Advice from DoctorJonPaul

Quotes From This Episode:

“Think ‘How do I want to promote this?’ It’s about being intentional about where you promote what.” Click To Tweet

“I’m really trying to encourage people over at LinkedIn to be more cautious and thoughtful about the things that they take in and how they interact with people like myself.” @doctorjonpaul

“I always say: ‘I may not be your cup of tea, but drink some water, you’ll be okay!’” @doctorjonpaul


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