Top 10 Personal Branding Books


Have you been focusing on personal branding from day one but still not satisfied with the improvements you’ve made? When you feel as if you’re out of personal branding ideas, one of the best ways to gather inspiration and new ideas is to seek out other branding professionals and paid experts through books and social media platforms.

Cre8iv Branding has created a special line-up of personal branding books that will save you precious time and help keep you motivated as well as goal-oriented. You can also take that newly found inspiration to Twitter by following each one of these personal branding authors and experts with the handle provided. Surround yourself with information and success and it’s bound to rub off on you!

Read Cre8iv Brandings’ Top 10 Personal Branding Books

#1 – Peter Montoya @PeterMontoya1

Peter Montoya’s personal branding book is titled, ‘The Brand Called You: The Ultimate Personal Branding Handbook to Transform Anyone into an Indispensable Brand’ and you can expect to come away from this book with a new understanding on what makes you different from your competition, and how you can relate to customers. Montoya turns the focus from your product to something even better – you!

#2 – M L Kayser @MaryLouKayser

You will reach for Mary Lou Kayser’s branding book, ‘Personal Branding Secrets for Beginners: A Short and Simple Guide to Getting Started with Your Personal Brand’ the moment you see it. Whether you are a personal branding expert or still wondering what all they hype is about branding, this is a simple and easy to understand guide. No matter how successful you’ve been at personal branding, revisiting the basics can keep you on your A-game.

#3 – Kaplan Mobray @kaplanmobray

You’ll love the title of Kaplan Mobray’s newest book, ‘The 10ks of Personal Branding: Create a Better You’ but as you begin reading, you’ll realize this book is a gem for those who strive to better branding. Offering ten keen insights into branding today, you will come away with the mindset needed to propel your career and meet your goals as an individual as well as an entrepreneur.

#4 – Karen Kang @KarenKang

Who doesn’t love a simple five step plan? In the personal branding book ‘BrandingPays: The Five-Step System to Reinvent Your Personal Brand’, Karen Kang promises her system will help you reinvent your personal brand. This book will help you reinvent yourself and your skills, which is something Kang feels is needed due to changes that globalization and social media have caused in the world today.

#5 –Dan Schawbel @DanSchwabel

When you read the title of Dan Schawbel’s personal branding book titled, ‘Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success’, you know exactly what the focus is going to be from page one: how to survive (and thrive!) in this technologically advanced world. Schawbel offers a four step plan that includes analyzing how blogs, websites, podcasts and social networks play a part in the advancement of your career.

#6 – Timothy Clark @BizModelYou

As you discover new titles in the personal branding niche, you’re sure to come across Timothy Clark’s ‘Business Model You: A One-Page Method for Reinventing Your Career’. Clark dives into the art of productive brainstorming, using a piece of white paper to create a functioning personal business model to provides new skills, growth and change.

#7 –William Arruda @reachbranding

Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand’ is a great personal branding resource from the mind of William Arruda. In this book, you will find an easy to follow presentation on personal branding that will help anyone who is searching for the right job that is sure to put you head and shoulders ahead of the competition.

#8 – Lena Nozizwe @lenanozizwe

If you are ready to claim your fame with the help of personal branding, you should secure a copy of Lena Nozizwe’s book called, ‘Starring in Your Own Life: Reveal Your Hidden Star Quality and Make Your Life a Blockbuster Hit’. Nozizwe challenges readers to stop being a spectator and start being the star of the show while they find happiness and vitality in life.

#9 – David McNally and Karl D Speak @speakk

‘Be Your Own Brand: Achieve More of What You Want by Being More of Who You Are’ by David McNally is a second edition copy that offers a unique process to self-discovery and personal aspirations. You’ll ask yourself how closely your brand aligns with those around you, in personal and work relationships.

#10 – Dorie Clark @dorieclark

Number ten on Cre8iv Branding’s top ten personal branding book list goes to another step by step branding plan called ‘Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future’ by Dorie Clark. Clarkhelps her readers find their strengths and build their unique talents and skills to build a compelling and recognizable brand that offers many powerful contributions.

Thanks to Cre8iv Branding, research for the best personal branding books has been completed. Which book will you read first? Which titles have you already enjoyed?