Social Identities with Hugh Briss [podcast]

Social Identities owner, Hugh Briss This interview with Hugh Briss, owner of Social Identities, is the seventh in an ongoing series of interviews with professionals who are doing amazing things with social media.

I am very honored to have the opportunity to interview Hugh Briss, from Social Identities on today’s podcast.

For those of you who don’t know Hugh, he’s a graphic designer who specializes in social media – so he knows a thing or two about what images work best on your social media channels and how to optimize them so that they also look great in the news feed.

In this podcast, we talk branding, Facebook quirks, and Hugh shares a valuable tip for Facebook Page owners that can help you get your content seen more in news feed that you won’t want to miss.

Podcast interview with Hugh Briss from Social Identities

Today’s podcast episode is our longest to date and clocks in at about 45 minutes, but it’s well worth the time (it’s even available as a download so that you can take it with you).

Here’s a rundown on some of the topics covered during the interview:

  • Personal branding and the role it plays on your social media channels
  • The value proposition of having a professional design your logo
  • The dumbest feature on Facebook
  • The beta testing process at Facebook
  • Social media conglomeration (and will it happen)
  • And more…

If you have forty-five minutes to spare, it’s a great interview with Hugh.  If you don’t, be sure to download the interview at the bottom of this post and take it with you.

Here’s a sample question from our interview with Hugh Briss from Social Identities.

Christian Karasiewicz: When applying branding to social media channels, is this something only reserved for businesses or should individuals be concerned with branding too?

Hugh Briss: It depends on what you mean by individual. People that are using Facebook to share pictures and information with friends, then you don’t need to be concerned with branding. If you are the business, then it doesn’t matter if you’re a one-man company or a thousand man company, it’s still important. I think if you’re an individual, or a sole proprietor, your competition is pretty fierce and you want to look bigger then you really are. You want to give the impression that you’re not someone sitting in a spare bedroom running a business. So it’s pretty important for even that person to make sure that they have a professional logo, they have a professional look, they maintain a professional attitude. They deal with their clients professionally in public. That’s all part of their brand and they want to make sure that they don’t mess it up, because it’s really hard to fix it…

I hope you enjoy this interview with Hugh Briss, owner of Social Identities.

After listening to the interview, if you would like to get in touch with Hugh Briss, here is how you can contact him:

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