Special Spring Pricing: Regularly $900 is now 50% off—$450. Enroll here.
Note: The course modules have been rescheduled as follows—Module 1: June 27th, Module 2: July 10th.


Are you prepared to make a profound impact on social media and establish yourself, or your clients, as industry thought leaders? Whether you’re an agency managing thought leadership for a business, a marketing team enhancing your employee advocacy program to boost brand awareness, or a product marketing expert or director aiming to establish yourself as a recognized authority in the digital realm, this course is designed to empower you with the practical expertise required to build a compelling personal & thought leadership brand. We’ll delve into the art of rising above the noise, crafting influential opinion pieces that resonate, and establishing authentic connections with key figures in your client’s or your field.

In Module 1 of this 2–module course, we will uncover the intricacies of sculpting a compelling personal & thought leadership brand. We’ll explore the art of optimizing social media profiles to boost discoverability and considerations for developing a tone of voice and brand identity.

Module 2 will focus on crafting an impactful content strategy tailored to your audience. This training session will explore the best practices for format selection and persuasive copywriting.

(Can’t attend the live masterclass? No problem. All workshops are recorded and we’ll send you the recording, workbook and any supplementary materials within a day of completion after we’ve had time to edit the recording.)

Module 1: Social Platforms Optimization & Personal and Thought Leadership Brand Planning


Module 1 explores the art of creating a robust social media Personal & Thought Leadership Brand. Here, we delve deep into the essential principles of crafting a captivating personal & thought leadership brand that resonates across various social media platforms.

Key Takeaways

Key takeaways:

  • Recognizing the importance of a personal brand on social media.
  • Demonstrate how to use LinkedIn and X (Twitter) as platforms for thought leadership.
  • Describe how to optimize social media profiles for discoverability, including personalized URLs, privacy settings, and profile best practices.
  • Build a connection strategy to engage with relevant audiences including tips on connecting with industry peers, influencers, journalists, and potential collaborators.
  • Explain how to maintain and strengthen relationships with existing connections over time.
  • Design a personal brand that cuts through the noise, including considerations for tone of voice, having a stance on topics that matter to you, and copying best practices.

Module 2: Building Your Personal & Thought Leadership Content Marketing Strategy


Module 2 shifts the focus to crafting an impactful content strategy tailored to social media audiences to become a Thought Leader.

Key Takeaways

In this class you’ll learn:

  • Develop goals for a personal brand content marketing strategy on social media.
  • Select appropriate tools to inform your thought leadership strategy.
  • Define and construct a content marketing strategy for a personal brand.
  • Develop both proactive and reactive content marketing strategies to reach and engage target audiences effectively.
  • Demonstrate understanding of various content formats such as articles, threads, posts, videos, documents, polls, and more.
  • Formulate, write, and design content—guidance on crafting compelling headlines, engaging captions, and designing eye-catching visuals.
  • Share content effectively within the social media ecosystem, including using hashtags, tagging relevant connections, and leveraging community Groups.
  • Develop a content engine to ensure consistency and relevance.
  • Formulate a measurement strategy to investigate the success of content efforts to make data-driven adjustments.
  • Compare personal brand strategies with best-in-class thought leaders.

How to Convince Your Boss Why You Should Take this Workshop

Investing in a  personal branding course is a strategic move for marketers seeking to elevate thought leadership, whether it’s for themselves, their teams, or their clients. Beyond expanding a professional network and building trust, it’s an investment that can pave the way for long-term business success. By optimizing social profiles, crafting trend-led content strategies, and mastering the art of thought leadership to build trust, you can experience not only accelerated personal growth but it can also be impactful for you, your employer’s r your client’s long term business goals

The Presentations

  • The workshops are hands-on and practical.
  • The workshops are live so that you can ask your questions. If the course doesn’t fit in your calendar, you can take the course as a recorded class.
  • Step-by-step instructions in numbered lists with the links so you can do this yourself.
  • Included are lots of illustrations and examples.

Download Material

  • Recorded video of the presentation with slides and audio.
  • PDF of the complete presentation plus any links shared.

Who is the course for?

  • In-house marketing teams who build employee advocacy programs.
  • Agency professionals responsible for managing the personal brands of clients.
  • Marketers aiming to elevate their personal brand.

The Presenter

Kineta Kelsall

Consultant, Social Media Trainer

With over 10 years of experience in integrating the realms of paid, owned, and earned social media, Kineta’s passion lies in understanding the psychology of human interactions. She delves into how people think, feel, and act online, firmly believing that true advertising impact happens when businesses connect with audiences on a profound level.

Throughout her career, she has collaborated with clients from diverse sectors: fintech, healthcare, gaming, technology, pharma, sport, food/beverage, and lifestyle. She has delivered global training and consultancy services for Google and Meta, where she obtained certifications in media buying, media planning, and lead training. Additionally, she actively contributes to the industry through press, TV, radio, and speaking engagements, as well as mentoring and volunteering in the education sector

Kineta knows social media! She effortlessly presents best practices and strategy tips while not overwhelming her audience.

Mary McGowanContent Marketing Manager, Unisys Corporation

Kineta was incredibly engaging and knew her stuff! I’d suggest this course to anyone looking at how to build and implement a brand with a track in thought leadership!

Kelsea SuarezMarketing Project Manager, Great Southern Bank

Kineta Kelsall provides a pragmatic, deep, and thorough coverage of the definition and value of thought leadership, tools to better identify and understand your audience, and ways to leverage social media to deliver value and reach your goals.

Ellen Grace HensonFractional CPO, Marketing Mechanics

This presentation was very relatable and actionable, and the presenter addressing attendees input and questions made it interactive. It’s a great master class.

Krystal DredgeMarketing Director, AVL Technologies

Workshop dates and times:


Module 1: Social Platforms Optimization & Personal and Thought Leadership Brand Planning
Thursday, June 27, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PDT.

Module 2: Building your Personal & Thought Leadership Content Marketing Strategy.
Wednesday, July 10, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PDT.

Building a Personal Brand Masterclass, 2-module Series
Live Online, 15227 Perry Lane,Morgan Hill,California-95037
Starting on
June 27, 2024
Ending on
June 27, 2024
We'll delve into the art of rising above the noise, crafting influential opinion pieces that resonate, and establishing authentic connections with key figures in your client’s or your field.
Offer Price
USD 450