Tim Hughes is a recognised global pioneer and innovator in the social selling space; he is a speaker, blogger, and author of the book 'Social Selling: Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers'.
Tim is also a perfect example of how a professional expert should use Twitter to build connections, relationships, marketplace visibility and influence. With a following of 154,000 on Twitter and close to 7000 on LinkedIn, he is a huge advocate for the power of social media to build personal brand awareness and reputation.
Tim has been listed in the top 50 UK marketing and advertising Klout influencers on social media, ranked first on Onalytca's Social Selling Top 100 Influencers and Brands 2016 list, and is one of the Forbes Top 100 Social Sellers.
In this episode, Tim discusses how to use social media to build one's profile and professional reputation. He chats about the importance of generating social proof for your personal brand, being known for one thing, and why authors need to build a platform before their book is released.