Scrolling through my Linked in connections recently, I was really surprised at the lack of compelling Linked in headlines that I saw. I’m referring to the short space of text that appears directly underneath your name on your profile, or next to your name in a list of connections… When your prospective or current connections […]
A couple of weeks back, I added a new ‘position’ to my Linkedin profile. The updating of my profile sent a notification to all my connections, notifying them of my ‘new job’. You may have received this notification too. Underneath the notification, you’re offered the opportunity to “say congrats”, and if you choose to congratulate […]
If you’re already blogging for your business, Linkedin Pulse articles offer you a great opportunity to repurpose your blog posts into articles that will provide you with exposure to a larger audience. The great part about Linkedin Pulse articles are that your connections will be immediately notified of your new post in their Linkedin notifications, […]
Linked in have made it easy for you to export your entire list of connections, which gives you a long list of email addresses. For you, as a marketer, it seems like a great opportunity to upload this list of email addresses into your CRM, and start sending them marketing emails. But don’t. Resist the temptation. […]
Are you broadcasting too much online? Do your tweets add value to your followers’ newsfeeds, or are you contributing to the amount of noise online? Stop, listen and add value to your online connections! L- Listen!
Adding video to your Linked in profile is a great way to enhance your credibility with your profile viewers and although not an entirely straightforward process, it is very simple and will take about 5 minutes. How to add video to your Linked in profile; Step #1: Go to Slideshare.net and set up a free […]
With the recent update to the Linkedin app, several features of Linked in have now become much more accessible to smart phone users who previously had to log into their PC to access them. One of the features I was previously unable to view in the app was the status updates posted by my connections. […]
Those of you who are already using Twitter may be aware of Mark Shaw (@MarkShaw) and his business ‘requests for recommendations’ profile (@msrfr)? The idea behind this profile is for users to request recommendations to a specific type of business and for the followers of @msrfr on Twitter to provide recommendations to relevant businesses. Here […]