20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking. Boost Your Brand’s Visibility With LinkedIn’s New Profile Features by Sprout Social.
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. LinkedIn now boasts more than 200 million members across 200 countries, and adds two new members every second; what’s more, 35% of LinkedIn members use the site daily. Marketing with LinkedIn.
Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively
AUGUST 22, 2012
You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization. What makes LinkedIn so superior to alternative social networking sites is its exclusively professional audience and no-nonsense atmosphere.
How Can Linkedin Grow?
MAY 24, 2011
LinkedIn is at a tipping point. After becoming the first social network to go public on May 19, 2011, LinkedIn is now in the hot seat as finance pundits examine whether the company’s market valuation is realistic. One major question that investors have about LinkedIn is: “How can Linkedin grow? HR professionals use Facebook and only 26% use LinkedIn.
[BREAKING] LinkedIn Ventures Into Video
AUGUST 2, 2016
Those of you who know me know I’m bullish on video, and livestreaming, video’s real-time cousin. I’ve been waiting for LinkedIn to launch a native video app so users can reach audiences with a medium that removes yet another barrier to familiarity, and that is natural video, where we are allowed to see one another in a largely unrehearsed, often natural environment. Thanks!”
The Ultimate LinkedIn Lead Generation Guide
JULY 20, 2016
Unlike social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram where users sign up for a variety of purposes, a majority of LinkedIn users are there for business. Most people sign up for LinkedIn for one of three reasons: Networking. LinkedIn lead generation is a mystery for a lot of companies. LinkedIn Premium is broken into three different levels, based on your goals.
5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Deemed as the largest social network for professionals and colleagues, LinkedIn is entirely a beast of its own. Unlike Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, LinkedIn manages your professional social connections and content to like-minded individuals. By following simple LinkedIn best practices, you can use this social network to your business’s advantage. Who follows us on LinkedIn?:
Seven Elements of a LinkedIn Audit to Improve Brand Consistency
AUGUST 10, 2015
Whenever I start a new job, one of the ways I get to know my fellow colleagues is to take a tour through their social media networks and complete a LinkedIn audit. This makes it essential that your employees are actively engaged on social media, and acting as a brand ambassador, especially on LinkedIn. That’s why there’s no better time than now to tackle a quick LinkedIn audit.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011
MARCH 21, 2012
While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. Part of the reasoning is that while Facebook is good for sharing coupons, promoting events, and showcasing corporate culture to potential employees, LinkedIn is powerful at generating web traffic and leads. What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?
LinkedIn Analytics: The Complete Guide
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Not that long ago, if you asked most people what they thought of LinkedIn, you’d probably hear comparisons to sites like CareerBuilder or Monster. For some time LinkedIn was seen as a job search platform. While social recruiting is definitely one of LinkedIn’s main functions, it has evolved into much more. LinkedIn offers a full set of features for businesses, and Sprout gives you tools to manage it all. Over the past few years, LinkedIn focused on getting businesses to use the platform for branding and content marketing. LinkedIn Pulse Analytics.
Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No
JANUARY 5, 2011
Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Not surprisingly, many people have since added the feature, causing my LinkedIn homepage to no longer be a place of value and interest to me. Business LinkedIn Social Media Tips Twitter connections etiquette organize technology
Is Your Blog On LinkedIn?
Small Business Mavericks
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
By this time, I hope you have been convinced that adding a blog to your site has great potential for enhancing your marketing efforts, adding to your site’s authority, and increasing your audience. Business2Community & Business.com ask a good question: “ Should You Be Blogging On LinkedIn? ” We know that LinkedIn is probably the most important professional site to be networking on right now, because it’s where all the professionals are. But why would your blog be a good idea to post on this site?
28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014
JANUARY 20, 2015
As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, LinkedIn is no longer just a hangout for job-seeking professionals, who largely abandon it in between job searches. What’s more, as reported here previously , LinkedIn is the top social network for B2B marketing; 83% of marketers say they prefer to use LinkedIn for distributing B2B content. Image credit: Cox Business.
Linkedin Replaces Applications With Features
JANUARY 29, 2013
Long time power users of Linkedin have been using Linkedin Applications to enhance their profiles with deeper information and sharing opportunities. Now some of those applications are being replaced and the site is slowly moving accounts to the new system. While I had only added a few presentations on social media Linkedin imported them all. Legal Updates by JD Supra.
10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn
MARCH 4, 2014
LinkedIn launched on May 5, 2003 (on my mother’s birthday) and currently has 277 million members — with two new people creating accounts every second. Here are updated LinkedIn statistics to impress your boss or your mom. This is most important — as 40% of LinkedIn users visit the site every day. Don’t display old photos to represent you on LinkedIn.
How People & Businesses Are Using LinkedIn [infographic]
JULY 18, 2011
Tweet In March this year, the professional networking service LinkedIn hit the 100-million-user milestone. LinkedIn is growing so quickly that it’s adding a new member every second. Gaining more and more members, LinkedIn is naturally getting more powerful and widespread. But what are people and businesses actually using LinkedIn for? LinkedIn users in numbers.
Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network?
JUNE 16, 2011
According to the new Pew Internet study Social Networking Sites and our Lives there are nearly twice as many male LinkedIn users as female. Do men prefer LinkedIn’s brand of simple, stripped down, business-oriented networking? What gives? So what accounts for this disparity? More males in the workforce? How about age? Social Media
Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool
OCTOBER 26, 2015
And then there’s LinkedIn. Previously, only 150 “influencers” had access to the tool, but now any LinkedIn user, rather than trying to drive traffic from his LinkedIn profile to a standalone blog, could cross-post his articles directly to the platform and capitalize on the site’s network effect. LinkedIn members are primed for reading business-related content.
15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
LinkedIn has enjoyed explosive growth since its debut in 2003. The real question is whether or not you’re making the most of your LinkedIn efforts and networking in general? LinkedIn is so much more than social networking for businesses and business people – it can totally change how you run your business as a whole. This is a guest post by Lior Levin. Your Profile.
LinkedIn and Content Marketing Work Well Together
Small Business Mavericks
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
It used to be that LinkedIn was thought of as the ultimate job site, a place where job searchers and recruiters could connect and the all-important professional networking take place. ” She suggests 7 ways to build online authority with LinkedIn : Complete your profile — this is how they know who you are when the readers check you out. Convene in relevant LinkedIn discussion groups — go where the people who are interested in your stuff are and join the conversation. It’s basic and foundational. Content Marketing Builds Online Authority.
LinkedIn: Don’t Overlook The Social Media Underdog
APRIL 30, 2012
Despite having preceded Twitter and Facebook in the social media space, LinkedIn, which was launched in 2003, has so far been unable to capture a larger share of social media users. Many call LinkedIn the “black sheep” or the underdog of social media. It’s also said only half of those LinkedIn users are actually active on the site.
LinkedIn: Now Multi-Media
MAY 14, 2013
LinkedIn is now arguably one of the most important social networks to be a part of, particularly if you are a part of the professional world. LinkedIn allows professionals from all over the world and nearly every industry to connect. Both those who are seeking jobs and those who are looking to hire new employees can take advantage of LinkedIn. Photo Source).
5 LinkedIn “Must Haves
Social Media Citizens
MAY 13, 2011
With everyone going on about the wonders of Facebook and Twitter, our poor friend LinkedIn sometimes gets left out in the cold. While not one of the most visible sites, it is definitely one of the most powerful. With millions of people from all over the globe taking part in the conversation on LinkedIn, it is definitely a place online where your audience thrives. Nope. 5.
Linking Up on LinkedIn
JUNE 14, 2011
Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site. With last month’s LinkedIn stock market launch the company is more talked about than ever. While LinkedIn’s main draw is its connections feature, which allows registered users to maintain relationships with business/personal contacts, the site offers many other business-oriented features.
LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?
OCTOBER 20, 2011
You probably have a LinkedIn icon up there. Let’s compare: NTEN group on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups enable people to join, discuss topics that are important to them, and interact with other group members. NTEN company page on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Company Pages are profiles for organizations. NTEN does it right on their web site , by the way.
How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Work for Your Small Business
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
If you’re not already familiar with and using LinkedIn, you’re missing out on a great [small] business tool. And now new data indicates that LinkedIn is more popular than ever with small business professionals, making it a free and valuable resource for growing and promoting your business, particularly through the use of a new feature called Endorsements. Let them know!”.
Breaking LinkedIn News: Who’s Ready For Business Chat?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
LinkedIn just announced what I think is a smart, long overdue messaging and chat feature that will help users communicate faster and more efficiently. If you’ve ever tried to go into your LinkedIn “email” box to send and receive messages, you know that it wasn’t the most user-friendly environment. LinkedIn To The Rescue!? Bravo, LinkedIn! Yes, keep your hands up.)
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!
BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups
APRIL 13, 2014
IMPORTANT: I submitted a ticket to LinkedIn last week, because despite all my best efforts, I was unable to set an organization’s group settings to allow the Jobs tab. We’re continually developing product features to enhance your LinkedIn groups experience. Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready? Holy crap!!
Epic Linkedin Sales Fail
JANUARY 30, 2015
I’ve been using LinkedIn for at least 10 years now. But to be honest with you, ever since LinkedIn’s IPO, there have been a lot of changes. really like the fact that you can publish articles on LinkedIn. I’ve heard reports that LinkedIn is great for generating sales leads. I don’t do that, but I do get my share of sales pitches. Fair enough?
White House Creates Crowdsourcing Site
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
This week, on Inside PR , Joe Thornley , Martin Waxman , and I talk about We the People , a new crowdsourcing site from the U.S. Yes, you read that correctly. A new crowdsourcing site from the U.S. You share your petition on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, your blog, etc., Sites such as Starbucks and HP use for ideas and innovation from their customers.
Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
JANUARY 11, 2013
LinkedIn: 200 million active users. via LinkedIn. LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users. This week, LinkedIn announced that the social networking platform now has over 200 million users, in 200 countries and 19 languages around the world. Four years ago, LinkedIn had only 32 million users. Social Media Statistics LinkedIn social networking statisticsvia Yahoo.
Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second
OCTOBER 26, 2011
Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. LinkedIn was a close second with up 69% to 5.5 Perhaps more importantly for marketers, daily use of social networking sites by mobile users has grown 58% in the past year to 40 million people. mobile using audience, jumping an impressive 75% to 13.4 million. million. mobile users (aged 13 and over).
How To Set Up a Presence on LinkedIn
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Tweet Whenever we think of professional networking and corporate branding, the first thing that comes to mind is LinkedIn. And rightly so, with 100 million professionals following 1,9 million companies on LinkedIn, it is worth considering to grow a presence here on LinkedIn. Now the question is who follows your company on LinkedIn and why? Why LinkedIn?
5 Social Sites That Aren’t Facebook
OCTOBER 24, 2012
Facebook has never been a way to find professional connections and LinkedIn is also clunky in many ways. These sites are visually so much more appealing than anything on Facebook, and the pictures of the products are themselves inspiring. Its deficiencies have illuminated opportunities, but its very existence is to be thanked for the rise and success of many of these sites.
8 Things to Avoid in Your LinkedIn Profile Photo [Infographic]
Social Selling Masters
AUGUST 14, 2016
LinkedIn is an expanding market for companies, professionals and job seekers who want to network and gain acquaintances in professional circles. Your LinkedIn profile picture is a decisive element for shaping your online presence and creating new career prospects. LinkedIn is not the right place for it. Linkedin Tips Social Selling Best PracticesThe Oldie. The Weekender.
Ever Really Look at your Linkedin Contacts?
Direct Marketing Observations
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Look at Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope/Meerkat/Blab, Redit, Youtube, Pinterest, WhatsApp and G Plus. But have you ever really looked at who you’re connected to on Linkedin? You know what I use Linkedin for? And for that reason alone, Linkedin is a valuable passive dynamic social network. Right? Nothing. For free.
Lawyers: Are LinkedIn Skills Endorsements & Recommendations Unethical?
JUNE 7, 2013
digress… Over on the ABA Journal’s website, I read a post Do LinkedIn Endorsements Violate Legal Ethics Rules? She was following up on the blog post Do LinkedIn Endorsements Violate Legal Ethics? It is easier to dissect the longer-form Recommendations feature on LinkedIn. How are you approaching the Skills & Expertise section on LinkedIn? Zahorsky.
The LinkedIn Hack: 5 Must-Reads
JUNE 11, 2012
Here are 5 must-reads on the LinkedIn hack in which more than 6 million users’ passwords were stolen. LinkedIn Hacked: How To Protect Yourself Online. By Dave Johnson Security problems are pervasive, and any site that requires a password is susceptible to this sort of thing. LinkedIn Breach Puts Site’s Reputation On The Line.
You’d Better Export Your LinkedIn Contacts Now
JULY 30, 2015
You might already know this, but you have the ability to export your LinkedIn contacts. For a long time, we have been able to click on Settings, then choose to export our LinkedIn contacts. digress… The instruction from LinkedIn was suddenly that we had to request our list of contacts from LinkedIn. ” Whatever LinkedIn heard caused them to retreat a bit.