I meet a lot of people that spend valuable time, money & energy networking, yet they never use LinkedIn. Then there are those who quietly go about building their LinkedIn presence, using sound strategies, an understanding of their target subscribers – and of LinkedIn, its mission and its unique advantages. They easily generate solid leads and grow their business. Here's some easy ways to get started.
One of the biggest hurdles to posting regularly on social networks is being online to post during the peak times your target audience is also online. Schedule posts as you read articles, or set aside time to do updates for the week from your browser or your mobile device.
If you are connected to business contacts on Facebook via Groups, Events, on Pages or as Friends, make sure they can learn about your business from your Profile info. Leaving this info out is like going to a networking event without business cards. One of the fastest ways to build your business social network is to connect with business contacts with your PERSONAL PROFILE.
Testimonials from other users attest to your professional abilities. They tell others that you're a person worth knowing, building your reputation and online brand. Learn why you need LinkedIn recommendations and how to get them.
Groups let you connect with like-minded people in public, private or secret forums. Use them to connect with business contacts from a specific networking organization or a strategic alliance. You will be interacting through your PERSONAL PROFILE. Get to know other Group members by sharing, commenting & liking on a regular basis.
Get started today by taking a photo with your mobile device at the next networking event you attend. Of all of the types of content that you can share on Facebook, photos will give you the best results because they engage your contacts and reach the most people.
Many businesses think they "need" a complicated social media strategy or search engine optimization. However, the easiest way to start using building your network is to focus on your friends and contacts to expand your circle of influence.
Think about what your target audience would find helpful & engaging. Keep a list of your favorite sources so it’s quick & easy to find links when you do status updates. Do you find yourself at a loss when it comes time to making updates on social media?
Privacy lies with YOU, not a major corporation. Here's why and 3 rules that will keep your information safe, regardless of the revised privacy rules. Also includes a funny video, so take a break and have a laugh!
Are you looking to boost your shares on Facebook? Instead of trying complex marketing makeovers, I suggest trying small "course corrections" to adjust what you are already doing. Here are 14 simple ways to get started.