Elevating Your Brand As A Creator Entrepreneur; Why, Where and How

A series on mastering thought leadership by Anu Bhatnagar

In today’s digital age, the success of a creator entrepreneur hinges not only on their talent but also on their ability to build a strong online presence and establish themselves as experts in their field. With countless platforms and competition at an all-time high, standing out as a creator requires strategic branding and a cohesive online presence. In this article, we’ll explore the essential steps to building a robust online expert profile brand that sets you apart from the crowd and attracts opportunities.

Social media platforms are powerful tools for building your online presence and connecting with your audience. Identify the platforms where your target audience spends the most time and tailor your content to each platform’s unique features and audience demographics.

In this article, we will focus on LinkedIn and its unique benefits to build your visibility as an authority and expert.

Utilizing LinkedIn For Elevating Your Brand

Why LinkedIn

  • LinkedIn now has over 1 billion members worldwide, making it the largest professional networking platform in the world. 
  • LinkedIn’s users live in more than 200 hundred countries and regions around the world. This includes over 227 million in Europe, 49 in the Middle East and Africa, 244 million in the Asia Pacific, and 136 million in Latin America.
  • More than 11 million professionals have turned on LinkedIn creator mode.
  • Creator mode allows users to showcase their content and increase their visibility on the platform, making it a valuable tool for individuals looking to build their brand or professional presence.

How to Create A Winning Brand with LinkedIn

First of all discover the treasure trove of Creator mode

It is a profile setting that can help you grow your reach and influence on LinkedIn. You can turn on creator mode to get access to additional tools and features that help you create content and grow your audience base on LinkedIn.

Creator mode offers access to:

  • LinkedIn Live
  • Audio Events
  • Newsletters

Utilize LinkedIn Live and Video Content:

Take advantage of LinkedIn Live and video content to engage with your audience in real-time and share valuable insights, tips, and behind-the-scenes glimpses into your work. Video content tends to perform well on LinkedIn and can help you establish a more personal connection with your audience.

Optimize Your Profile

Don’t forget to optimize your LinkedIn profile to reflect your expertise and personal brand. Use a professional photo, write a compelling headline, and craft a concise summary that highlights your unique value proposition as an entrepreneur.

Publish High-Quality Content

Leverage LinkedIn’s publishing platform to share thought-provoking articles, insights, and industry trends. Publishing original content on LinkedIn not only showcases your expertise but also helps you reach a wider audience and establish credibility as a thought leader.

Build Social Proof

What is better than your valuable clients, peers and partners sharing their gains using your skills? Share success stories and case studies from your clients to demonstrate your expertise and the tangible results you’ve achieved. Highlighting real-life examples can effectively showcase your skills and attract potential clients or collaborators.

Let Your Expertise Speak

 Share valuable resources such as e-books, whitepapers, templates, or toolkits that provide actionable advice and solutions to common challenges faced by your target audience. Offering free resources not only demonstrates your expertise but also helps build trust and credibility with your audience.

The power of Events and Interactive Conversation

Host and Participate in LinkedIn Events and Webinars to showcase your expertise, share valuable insights, and connect with your audience in a more interactive format. Consider partnering with other thought leaders or industry experts to co-host events and reach a broader audience.

Monitor and Analyze Your Performance

Regularly monitor and analyze the performance of your LinkedIn content and activities using LinkedIn Analytics. Identify which types of content resonate most with your audience, what times are best for posting, and which engagement tactics yield the highest results. Use this data to refine your strategy and optimize your efforts for maximum impact.

By implementing these proven ideas, you can harness the power of LinkedIn as a master tool to build your thought leadership brand as an entrepreneur, establish credibility within your industry, and attract opportunities for growth and collaboration.


A thought leadership and strategic business advisor and woman leader committed to eliminate manels; and bring equal representation of women at every table. An active change leader dedicated to building health equity ecosystem in the ME and Asia regions. Anu is writing on topics of sustainable success, heart led leadership and purpose driven brands.