Nick Nanton, Esq., Top Agent to Celebrity Experts, along with JW Dicks, Esq., business strategist and personal branding expert, recently published an article urging business owners to develop a powerful personal brand.
Orlando, Fla. – January 16, 2012 – Co-founders of the Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency® and best-selling authors, Nick Nanton, Esq., Top Agent to Celebrity Experts and JW Dicks, Esq., America’s Foremost Expert on Personal Branding for Business Development, recently published an article on their website (CelebrityBrandingAgency.com) discussing the opportunities presented by a new year. The blog, titled “Your New Year’s Resolution: Take Your Personal Brand to the Next Level in 2012,” notes that a powerful personal brand is an effective differentiating factor in today’s competitive environment.
Nick and JW write, “We want you to become a celebrity. Now, before you laugh, understand that we are not talking about turning you in to the next Justin Bieber or Lady Gaga. Those two are international celebrities—we want to turn you into a celebrity within your own market. ”
JW Dicks is one of America’s leading experts on using personal branding to build a business. JW emphasizes branding, and the importance of online marketing and social media to his clients and gives them strategies to expand their business in the current economy.
Nick Nanton, Esq. is known as The Top Agent To Celebrity Experts for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts into Celebrity Experts in their field, through personal branding, to help them gain credibility and recognition for their accomplishments. Nick’s expertise on branding and marketing has been sought out and featured in the Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, The Chicago Tribune, The California Chronicle, DailyMe.com, FastCompany.com, USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, along with NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX affiliates around the country.
About Nick Nanton, Esq.:
An Emmy Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq., is known as the Top Agent to Celebrity Experts around the world for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts, through personal branding, media, marketing and PR to help them gain credibility and recognition for their accomplishments. Nick is recognized as the nation’s leading expert on personal branding as Fast Company Magazine’s Expert Blogger on the subject and lectures regularly on the topic at at major universities. His book Celebrity Branding You®has been selected as the textbook on personal branding at the University of Central Florida.
The CEO of The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency, an international agency with more than 800 clients in 23 countries, Nick is an award winning director, producer and songwriter who has worked on everything from large scale events to television shows with the likes of Bill Cosby, President George H.W. Bush, Brian Tracy, Michael Gerber and many more.
Nick is recognized as one of the top thought-leaders in the business world and has co-authored 15 best-selling books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner (Founder of BNI), Jay Conrad Levinson (Author of the Guerilla Marketing Series), Leigh Steinberg and many others, including the breakthrough hit Celebrity Branding You!®.
Nick serves as publisher of Celebrity Press™, a publishing company that produces and releases books by top Business and Professional Experts. CelebrityPress has published books by Brian Tracy, Mari Smith, Ron Legrand and many other celebrity experts and Nick has led the marketing and PR campaigns that have driven more than 300 authors to Best-Seller status. Nick has been seen in USA Today, The Wall St. Journal, Newsweek, Inc. Magazine, The New York Times, Entrepreneur® Magazine, FastCompany.com. and has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX television affiliates around the country speaking on subjects ranging from branding, marketing and law, to American Idol.
Nick is a member of the Florida Bar, holds a JD from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, as well as a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. Nick is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS, Home to The GRAMMYs), a member of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Home to the Emmy Awards) co-founder of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, a 6-time Telly Award winner, and spends his spare time working with Young Life, Downtown Credo Orlando, Florida Hospital and rooting for the Florida Gators with his wife Kristina and their three children, Brock, Bowen and Addison.
About J.W. Dicks:
J.W. Dicks, Esq. is America’s foremost authority on Personal Branding for Business Development. He has developed some of the most successful mass media and multi-channel business marketing campaigns in the country and built multi-million dollar businesses on the back of them.
J.W. represents some of the top marketers and professional experts in the world in the growth of their businesses using online and offline business development systems, social media, multi-dimensional marketing, franchising and strategic legal structure to accomplish their goals and capitalize on the assets they create.
A “Best Selling” author with more than 22 published books, and hundreds of articles, J.W. has also been quoted or appeared in Newsweek, The Wall street Journal, USA Today, NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliates as well as Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Magazine, Forbes.com, CNN.com, and many other national and local media outlets.
J.W. is a graduate of the University of Florida and George Mason University College of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, National Association of Realtors, Florida Bar, Virginia Bar, and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, and America’s PremierExperts®… and was recently nominated for an Emmy(R) as an Executive Producer.
J.W.’s business address is in Orlando, and his play address is at his beach house where he spends as much time as he can with his wife of 39 years, Linda, and their two Yorkies. His major hobby is fishing… although the fish are rumored to be safe.
JWDicks@DicksNanton.com • 800.980.1626