How to become a recognized expert in your field
The most important thing that an expert needs to do is, of course, to understand his area. This requires more than one year of study and in practice to comprehend the complex science associated with the chosen field. It does not matter what this area concerns - the development of sites or mechanisms, the construction of a new building or the writing of articles and books. Is it possible to call a person thoroughly versed in his field of activity, an expert? Of course, you can. It is likely that a small group of people who know about his experience will turn to him for advice or consultation. But a recognized human expert does more than that.
The recognized expert is a public person. His name is widely known, many people would like to learn from such a master, companies are willing to pay huge money to work with their project. Moreover, the experience and skills of such a person may be no more than that of a quiet workaholic expert from a distant and unknown laboratory. It is not the amount of experience and knowledge that determines the success of an expert, but his ability to promote his personality.
Public experts are often professors in universities, especially in the West. These are people who perfectly know the theoretical and practical component of the subject, transfer knowledge, have an understanding of the needs of companies in the field of specialists and developments, at the same time actively publish their works in scientific journals, communicate and declare themselves at scientific forums, conferences and competitions. Therefore, it is not surprising that many serious structures turn to university professors to solve an expert task. If one takes as a basis the methods of such experts, one can achieve good results in public acceptance.
As often as possible, declare yourself as an expert. If you are developing websites, create your own website as an advertisement for your skills, fill it with a description of your own services, examples of work and competently promote it. This will create advertising for you, allow you to declare yourself and find your customers. By the way, your own resource will be useful to every expert, not only to those who can create it themselves. If you are engaged in copywriting writing, web design and other activities, you can give advice on your resource to colleagues, teach new working techniques, discuss the main problems of your area.
Share knowledge. The main distinguishing feature of the expert is that he knows a lot and shares this with others. This approach increases your credibility in the eyes of partners and customers, it becomes absolutely clear that you understand the topic and do it better than many. It is not necessary to record a dozen paid courses, enough of what you tell on the pages of the site. The main thing that it was useful for readers.
Later, from all the collected articles and tips you can create a book and publish it in electronic or printed versions. Distribute this book through bookstores or a subscriber base. With the help of the subscription base, you can send hundreds of thousands of people news from your site, talk about events that occur in your activity or help them monitor your project.
Actively participate in all conferences, discussions, open meetings, round tables. Apply to participate in them as a speaker, a speaker expert. Share with people your knowledge and position, including criticism of some idea or opinion, not only on the Internet, but also face to face. Communicate with people, show yourself as much as possible in different areas of your area to talk about you. This will make you not only a first-class specialist, but also a well-known expert, having increased the cost of your services many times.