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Personal Branding

Build your personal brand and stand out among the rest.

1 · What is it

Build your own personal brand through resumes, portfolios, and other amazing creations that show the world your value.

1.1 · Estimated time to create

More than 2 hours

1.2·  Level of difficulty

Medium- Low

2 · What is it used for?

Build your personal brand to differentiate yourself from the rest. Introduce yourself, gain clients, strengthen your brand, stand out.

3 · Who is it useful for?

If you are in the Training Sector:

Develop your students' individuality by letting them see their own strengths. Schedule one or more sessions in which they need to reflect upon what they can bring to the world and create their own Personal Brand.

If you create Digital Content:

Design magnificent editorial examples of a good personal image. 

If you are part of a Business:

Make your business more personal by showing the personal branding of your employees. The people are the engine that makes a great company run.

4 · What are the characteristics?

4.1 · TEXT

Will vary depending on the type of creation.

Remember to always find a balance between text and images and adapt it to the objective of your creation. 

4.2 · PAGES

The number of pages will usually vary between 1, for a resume, and 15 for a portfolio.

4.3 · INTERACTIVITY

Distribute the information in layers.

Make use of the four types of interactivity available in Genially to get the most out of your creations.

Employ tooltips and windows to expand upon the information, connect pages so that your audience can navigate through the creation intuitively, link your genially with your social media networks to strengthen their impact.  

4.4 · ANIMATION

Stand out above the rest.

Add animation that will help to transmit your message. Use interactive elements, since they have predesigned animation effects, to mark off areas of interactivity.

4.5 · INTEGRATION

Introduce yourself.

You can display your social media network feed in real time so that your Personal Branding is even stronger.

Have a look at our Help Center to discover step by step guides for some of the content that you'll be able to integrate.

4.6 · CONTENT LOAD

Find a balance between images and text. Avoid an excessive amount of words so that your audience is able to capture your message clearly and concisely.

4.7 · NAVIGATION MODE

Select a standard navigation mode to give your audience the freedom to move through your personal branding creation smoothly.

4.8 · BACKGROUND

Add static or animated backgrounds.

Combine base and canvas backgrounds. Remember that base backgrounds will make page transitions more visual as well as allowing them to be displayed amazingly on any device.

4.9 · FORMAT (Dimensions)

The canvas will have a standard size of 1200 x 675 px. You can always modify the canvas and adapt it to your needs. For example, if you are going to print your resume to send it out physically, you can change the canvas size to 1240 x 1754 pixels. Keep in mind that you will have to rearrange some elements if you change the dimensions.

4.10 · DISPLAY OPTIONS

Choose the settings that best fit your needs in each moment.

Among the display options, you can keep the share Genially option activated.

Keep the Interactivity Indicator activated if you are going to share your creation digitally (email, embedding it in a blog or website, etc.)

Remember to keep the Full screen option activated so that your Personal Branding will be more clearly displayed.

5 · Structure

The structure will vary depending on the type of creation. Have a look at our magnificent templates.

6 · Share and download

Work collaboratively and share your Personal Branding

Spread your message with style. As always, the options to share and download your Genially will depend on your plan, but you can always create and edit from any computer.

Your Personal Branding creations are perfect for embedding in your website or blog as well as sharing them on social media to maximize their reach.

You can download your creation in JPG or PDF to create business cards, flyers, or printed resumes. You can also download in HTML5 to maintain interactivity and animation. However, remember that content embedded from the web (video, audio, ...) won't work without an internet connection.

7 · Tricks

Show your best self

Set goals for yourself: What aspects do you want to improve?

It's important to reflect on your strengths and what you want to accomplish by creating your personal brand.

Connect with the world

If you create a contact page, add interactivity by linking your social media networks or website. Increase the possibility of being seen.

8 · Your Personal Branding in 5 steps

Create

Choose the template that best fits your needs and likes.

Collaborate

Add collaborators if you want to create together.

Personalize

Personalize your creation with data and images that are adapted to you.

Share

Share your strengths, let your awesome characteristics stand out, and make yourself known.

Analyze

Monitor your results and check what is most interesting to your audience.