"Trust No One!" Really?
"Trust No One" - Really?
What does 'trust' mean to YOU? ...
The word trust has come up on the Wealthy Affiliate platform a number of times in relation to website ranking by search engines and recently in response to a post on 'fake news," as well as, simply a random comment on Live Chat ...
Yabut -- what exactly is trust?
The are various definitions available -- the internet under the auspices of social sciences defines it this way, "where one party trusts another is a measure of belief in the honesty, fairness, or benevolence of another party."
How do you like that meaning of 'trust?'
Is trust a quantifiable commodity that can be priced or costed out for the buy-sell marketplace?
During my time in securities studies, trust was considered an 'intangible asset.'
An intangible asset is one that is not quantifiable.
Yet, it is considered an asset as it is qualifiable.
Ah yes, a thing of Quality!
Back in the last century, when brick and mortar businesses abounded and would display their shingles on front saying that they've been in operation for hundreds of years.
This is based upon pride of inter-generational ownership where business would be passed on from one generation onto another within the same family.
Reputation & credibility of the company were paramount to a good, thriving business.
Once a reputation was tarnished, for whatever reason, the business would be at an end.
Well, does that hold true today?
What do you think or what would your opinion be on that?
"... a good point... no one can be trusted... (is your news) grounded on truth and not speculation or made up theories." (BaritoneTom-WA Member)
There's been discussion of brand. Of building a brand. for recogniton and to fuel success in sales.
Magistudios presents discussions about Brand and Trust big time -- encourage you to check out his weekly Live Events:
"earn trust .... go beyond what is expected .... " ( Jay)
" ... you have an audience of people who TRUST you. Because you've given them VALUE first,
for free, through your content, without asking them for a cent. So they think to themselves "wow this person really helped me by sharing this content". Which builds trust and credibility. (TimMcKinley-WA member)
Name brand recognition takes time & effective marketing to roll out ... and a consistent design goes a long way to achieve market success ....
Do you have a design that is recognizable to market your Brand?
That's something that needs to be created to help your audience find you.
Your audience will find you once they discover what you are offering them is of sound quality and consistency in messaging and brand ...
And now, to conclude our session -- let's close off with WA member, NicholaJames' phrase:
"you have to trust that the universe will always provide you with . . . whatever you need to learn in life."