Snap, Ready, Go: If you’re not exploiting what you have in your pocket, you’re missing out on the most authentic way to have your personal brand shine.
Sharon Haver shares some tips from her experience as a professional photographer in regards to how to get the right headshot to succeed. We trust professionals when it comes to their services, but some people fail to see the value in having a professional photographer’s work. Check out what Haver has to say about the importance of quality headshots!
Part One of a Two-Part Series
There’s no denying, research shows a pretty solid case as to why you simply cannot ignore your headshot… if you want to attract the right audience that recognizes your worth in your work and as who you are as a person.
“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”
– Oprah Winfrey
Here’s a zinger that you cannot ignore:
How important is using the right headshot to succeed? Studies show it only takes 1/10 of a second for someone to draw conclusions about you based on your photo. What’s even crazier is that you’ll never get a second chance to make a good first impression. That first impression will last for years and will remain unchangeable after that.
Positioning is the new currency
I’ve become fascinated with the scope of your visual message and why it is so critical to your success. When it comes to branding and positioning yourself, you should never take the visual message conveyed by your photos lightly when picking the right headshot to succeed.
So if you want be perceived as as a relevant, confident, go to expert in your field (and why wouldn’t you?), it’s critical that you relate to others. That is the first step in helping you share your message so you can empower others with your expertise
Exactly what you need to confidently stand out in a crowded market is so simple when you are absolutely clear on being the best at being you.
Stand out and be seen so people form the desired opinion of you based on your photo
Text is less than 10% of what people think of you. The rest is all about your photo. Not a problem since you probably already have a smart phone, webcam, or camera to conveniently help you capture your best moments in a significant way to attract and achieve your desired goals.