Daydreaming about your perfect job? I got mine on my first birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SOCIAL STAR!

Thanks for being a great friend and supporter of me and my business Social Star. As we approach our first birthday (we sent out our invitation last week, so if you missed it connect with us here ), I sat down and looked back at my journey over the past year.

 It has been a huge year since leaving my high paying corporate job and going solo in my own company. Writing a book, hiring my two awesome people, moving to a 'real' office and of course helping dozens of people learn more about themselves, build their brands to attract more opportunities.

When I shared my blog about my journey on LinkedIn I was surprised how many people it touched. It had over 7,000 reads and 900+ shares, you can see by the 90+ comments that there are many people who want to follow my lead and chase their dreams. (If you missed my blog read it on my blog here or LinkedIn)

My dream since I started my business was to help as many people as possible get into jobs they love. The problem is most people don’t know where to start or if they know, haven’t got the time to do it.  So I came up with a crazy idea to run a one-day event especially designed for poor-time executives, business owners and job seekers. The goal is to develop your Five Essential Brand Assets put them into your LinkedIn profile, learn how to connect to the right people and share valuable content. If I could help people in just 1 day, they would be free to get the job they love, be more fulfilled people and the world would be a better place.

It's a crazy dream, but all dreams start out this way.

A year later I still believe that this is a game-changing course that will massively change your online brand and help get you to a better place.

I am excited to announce that we have been working hard developing our unique Four Step Process for Attraction and our first courses in Australia - Brisbane and Melbourne are ready now!

Click here to register if you are interest in getting the job you deserve. We spend so much time at work we might as well enjoy it, get rewarded and feel like we are contributing to the world. 

I look forward to sharing my vision, experience and knowledge with you and know that you will gain value from this single day investment.

Hitch your wagon to our star,

Andy

PS The early bird price expires September 31st and with only 20 places available please don't leave it too long, register now or comment here if you have any questions.


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Andrew Ford

Social Star, Level 4, Suite 402, 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia

Marketing expert Andrew Ford, the founder of Social Star, has discovered the secret of ‘Powerful Branding’. With a fire for unleashing people’s inner brand and developing business models to generate profit from an individual’s passions, Andrew leverages ground-breaking digital and social media marketing techniques to create digital strategies for clients to attract maximum opportunities. Having established a strong name for himself in the field, Andrew blends traditional business techniques with now-necessary tools for entrepreneurs to achieve scale, quality, and influence in their niche. Andrew’s comprehensive business background and qualifications consist of a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (RMIT 2003), a Graduate Certificate in Management (MBA Executive Program, University of Sydney 2005), and a Masters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Swinburne University 2011). Continually on the cutting edge of his own education, Andrew has tested his marketing theories in forums such as the BCG Business Strategy Competition, which he won in 2005 against all Victorian MBA schools, and the Venture Cup Business Plan Competition (Swinburne University 2003), which he won in the Masters category. With experience working at Hewlett-Packard, Sensis (Telstra) and IBM, Andrew also has mentored dozens of junior staffs to help them achieve their professional goals. Meeting and influencing high-profile public figures helped Andrew to realise just how many professionals require more understanding and control of their public brands or appearance, and need help with the skills to use the many amazing free tools at their disposal to generate success. At Social Star, Andrew consults with clients to uncover their personal brand – both where it is today and where it can be tomorrow – and refine and define how that should be displayed in social media in order to attract their perfect target audience. Andrew mentors his clients to rapidly grow their business’ audiences, resulting in larger potential client bases and higher revenue. Applying formulas that integrate over twenty years of Andrew’s business experience and fifteen years of formal business education, Social Star specialises in building clarity and velocity for clients’ brands using the ‘Understand, Build and Leverage’ methodology. ‘Having a Personal Business enables people to have an authentic, congruent connection with their valued clients and partners, using their brand as the bridge,’ says Andrew. ‘I’m highly driven to work with the new breed of entrepreneurs and small business owners – people who have a passion for making the world a better place. Traditional business models are stepping aside as people follow their innermost dreams and my role is to see them operate within their values while creating wealth. Some people think you have to sacrifice what you love to be successful in your business, yet it is actually the opposite. Follow your passion and success will come.’ Lecturing at Swinburne University from 2009 to 2011 on brand dynamics and digital marketing, presenting at numerous conferences, and consulting to hundreds of clients, Andrew has seen his philosophy work that if you follow your unique path, based on your skills, experience, values and goals, you will automatically attract the opportunities you desire and achieve the success you deserve. Living his mantra, Andrew has created a successful business and attracts high-profile clients including musicians, athletes, authors, models, entrepreneurs, professionals and small business owners, helping them find their ‘why’ in their business and fulfilment in their lives. Business for Andrew is more than work, it’s personal. Running a personal business means that he is able to fulfil all of his values rather than separating his life from work. It supports his two boys while providing social opportunities, educational development, fitness opportunities, spiritual fulfilment and many valuable friendships. Social Star has now become the vehicle for Andrew to crystallise his mission in the world, to help people love what they do, supporting his ‘why’, that if more people loved what they did, the world would be a better place.