006: How to Pivot Your Career With a Blog
The Blog With Ben Podcast: Episode 006
Welcome to episode number six of the Blog With Ben Podcast!
This is the podcast where I share strategies on how to build, grow, and monetize a blog in today’s digital world.
I’m your host, Ben Cummings, and in this episode we’re going to be discussing how to pivot your career with the help of a blog.
You may be asking yourself, can I really change careers by just starting a blog? And the answer is yes. The reason I know this is because I did it.
I was able to make a huge pivot and drastically change careers because I started blogwithben.com.
This podcast is not only going to walk you through some of the steps you should take if you’ve been considering a new career path, but it’s also going to show you how a blog can help you pivot careers as well. By the end of this podcast, you’ll have a unique roadmap for navigating your way to a new and exciting career.
Some Topics I Cover:
- How to identify your strenghts. [1:42]
- How to choose a blog topic. [2:55]
- How to prepare for your career shift. [3:55]
- How to revamp your resume. [5:32]
- Preparing your blog for the pivot. [8:49]
- Networking and using LinkedIn to pivot your career. [10:11]
- LinkedIn ediquette tip.[12:42]
- How to take action and pivot your career![13:06]
- Tools to help your career pivot and blogging strategy. [16:10]
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Thanks for listening!
- How to pivot careers.
- How to identify your strengths.
- How to choose a blog topic.
- How to prepare for your career change.
- Networking strategies.
- How to incorporate a blog into your job search.
- How to attract the attention of hiring managers by creating a blog.
- How to take action and pivot careers with the help of a blog.
Hosted by Ben Cummings
Founder of blogwithben.com
Ben is a Digital Marketing and CMS Specialist for Bridgepoint Education who holds an MBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship. He enjoys teaching, blogging, startups, a hoppy IPA, and college basketball. Whenever he’s not blogging, you can find him cruising around sunny San Diego with his amazing family.