I Won the Silver Personal Brand Award for 2008


personal brand awardsI am a pretty down to earth guy, and really think that I still have a long way to go before I can consider myself to be “someone” in the online sphere. That being said, it is always nice to celebrate the small achievements along the way.

Last week Dan Schawbel, the founder of the Personal Brand Awards, emailed me informing that I had won the Silver Award this year (there is a gold, silver and bronze).

Here is what he wrote about it:

Why he won: Daniel is certainly a fan favorite when it comes to blogging. Every day, Daniel gives precious blogging tips and strategies for beginners up to advanced bloggers. He holds one of the top spots in Technorati, yet he is a solo-blogger, which is remarkable. Daniel is certainly a go-to-guy for blogging, people trust him and he constantly rewards his community. For all this, we would like to recognize him with a silver personal brand award.

I am flattered!

You can also send your application for the 2009 edition if you think you got a strong personal brand, just visit the Awards website.

By the way I did not send my own application, looks like Andy Beal recommended me, so a big thank you for him too!

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42 Responses to “I Won the Silver Personal Brand Award for 2008”

  • Daniel Scocco

    Thanks guys, your comments are really appreciated!

  • Ajith Edassery

    Way to go Daniel! You truly deserved it…

    (If I win the Blogging Idol 2, I will be giving you another award… just kidding :lol:)


  • Daily WordPress Tips

    A great big congratulations to you. Dan’s another guy I admire a lot!

  • Adam Pieniazek

    Congrats buddy!

  • Ruchir Chawdhry

    That’s great! Congrats! You really deserve it 🙂

  • AroJoy

    Congrats man!!!

  • Rajaie AlKorani

    That’s great to hear, Daniel. Really, you deserve it! 🙂

  • Steve

    well deserved!

  • OnlineGodfahter

    That is good to hear and of course, congratulations!!!

  • Ricks

    Well done! This is a great blog, you deserve it!

  • axel g

    I totally agree with that, you really provide a platform for bloggers and your message is delivered with a friendly personal touch…

    Enjoy the success +_+

  • Satish Gandham

    Congrats daniel 🙂

  • Clare Swindlehurst

    Congratulations Daniel – and well deserved it is too – I for one have learnt an awful lot from you in the last few months – thanks!

  • Vik Dulat

    Congrats my friend, you deserve it. Keep up the great work.

  • Ali Hale (from Alpha Student)

    A well deserved award — many congratulations, Daniel!


  • Sohail

    Congratulation mate…always love to read your blog

  • Marija

    Beautiful description of why you won the award. Congratulations! You deserve it.

  • Scribbler

    Well done mate! I know I certainly enjoy your blogs. The award is definitely well deserved.

  • Himanshu

    great news! Congrats Daniel.

    time to update your about page.. 🙂

  • MLRebecca

    I think congratulations are in order! This is awesome news. Think about it: of all the bloggers in the blogosphere, you got the silver personal brand award. Great job to you! Congrats again!

  • Rarst has cool feed

    Grats! 🙂 You are indeed giving very solid brand vibes. 🙂

  • Daniel Scocco

    Thanks guys.

    @Jackie, yeah this wouldn’t be a bad idea 🙂 .

  • C.J. Harley

    Congrats Daniel.

  • Alex Cristache

    Congratulations Daniel! You certainly deserve it and it’s nice to see that people appreciate your efforts.

    And of course, there’s no such thing as small achievements. Remember, small battles won the war. 🙂

    Keep up the amazing job!

  • Tanen Dendy

    Congrats Daniel !
    a deserved reward, I hope that you will continue gained much success

  • Jackie Jackson

    Just want to spot a typo…..—-last line —‘recommended’. ;

  • Jackie Jackson

    Congrats Daneil. This is a really big achivement. Infact it is sth to celebrate for us readers too.

    I wonder why u dnt launch a tutoring programme like Yaro Starak, with so many people trusting you and also because u have such good reputation. I feel that u are definitely losing some easy money. though this opinion is completely personal and u may have a different view. Anyway congrats again.

  • Abhijeet Mukherjee

    Congrats Daniel ! And well deserved. You may underestimate yourself but you’ve already come a long way and certainly a reputed name in the online sphere.

  • Nurseb911

    Congrats on the award Daniel!

  • Jessica @ Mom Fuse


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