20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity SMM

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. 7 Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking.

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

On April 14 Linkedin Products & Services Tab will be removed from LinkedIn Company Pages! So, on April 14 : Your LinkedIn Products & Services pages will go away (disappear). This allows brands to target their marketing and build relationships within relevant communities.

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Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

Waxing UnLyrical

About a week ago, I posited what I thought was a fairly innocuous question on LinkedIn: It got a few interesting responses, which was great; I was, after all, asking a question. I reported this to LinkedIn and it was immediately removed.).

LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

But with regard to LinkedIn–specifically, LinkedIn groups–I’ve been chronicling them being stripped of features and utility for years now and it seems like their eventual demise that I and others have been predicting may actually be about to happen.

Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups

Firebelly

Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. Description: This is the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn and it includes 20 subgroups for special interests. LinkedIn Social Media Marketing

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The State of Community Management 2014

SocialFish

From the Community Roundtable comes the awesomest comprehensive report on communities. Those objective markers – developed in conjunction with members of TheCR Network – enable community teams to validate their approach and develop roadmaps.

LinkedIn to remove lots of search fields

SocialFish

LinkedIn will soon be retiring the ability to search years of experience, function, seniority level, interested in, company size and when a user joined. Also receiving the axe is the ability for Premium users to search within LinkedIn Groups. Just came across t his interesting post.

Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends

Ari Herzog

Recognizing I had 2,474 LinkedIn connections three months ago, I posited a question on this blog: Should my network be tight enough that they can recommend me without asking who I am and what I do? You need to grasp that LinkedIn is an ecosystem. After LinkedIn involved social media in.

[BREAKING] LinkedIn Ventures Into Video

Myrland Marketing

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.

Putting the “We” in Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In the social space, there’s a lot of talk about “community.” ” We hear it all the time and, rightly so; because community is just that important. Like Rome, however, a community can’t be built in a day. Putting “we” in community.

Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook

SocialFish

——— My favorite Associations Now author, Ernie Smith, wrote a great article about building community around your most engaged users. Kudos to the Boston Globe for recognizing that creating a community for its most engaged readers is a great tactic.

The Ultimate LinkedIn Lead Generation Guide

Sprout Social

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. Be Active on LinkedIn. Engagement LinkedIn

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). ” (on the relationship between customer service and the community) ~ Jenne Pedde , 2U, Inc.,

LinkedIn: Now Multi-Media

Unspoken

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. LinkedIn has also recently added a new feature.

5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals

Sprout Social

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. Importance of LinkedIn Best Practices.

10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn

Ari Herzog

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. Media LinkedIn

My Two-Step Secret to Making LinkedIn Your Beeyatch

Waxing UnLyrical

So: LinkedIn. But LinkedIn has a Reddit problem (I’m trademarking that!) Once installed, any time you get an email from someone (or send one), it will pull up their company info and – get this – LinkedIn + social info as well. Happy Saturday!

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation.

LinkedIn Groups: Be S.M.A.R.T.

Myrland Marketing

LINKEDIN GROUPS.LOVE ''EM OR HATE ''EM ?There There is a lot of discussion about whether or not LinkedIn groups are fertile networking grounds. I want you to use groups on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Uncategorized Be Smart How Do I Join LinkedIn Groups Social Media What To Do

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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? Here’s some of our favorite tips to get the most out of your LinkedIn experience: Be Professional.

Do’s and Don’ts for Community Management [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet It is always important to draw up guidelines for how to manage your social media channels – both for the everyday community management and if your brand changes community manager.

Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy

SocialFish

Ah, LinkedIn…where would my blogging be without your Groups feature? Remember back when you could use your LinkedIn group to advertise your association’s job postings and feature your products and services for free ?

5 Clever Uses of LinkedIn for Unique Customer Experiences

Convince & Convert

While many companies are turning to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, don’t discount what’s possible on LinkedIn. KFC’s founder Colonel Harland Sanders may have been born in 1890, but that hasn’t stopped him from embracing modern technology to create a robust LinkedIn profile.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Optimize your LinkedIn posts. Creating great content isn’t enough.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

Why Skipping LinkedIn is a Mistake For Association CEOs

SocialFish

Then, on the very next page, is this article: “ Not all CEOs are all in–or even on–the LinkedIn network.” This one talks about how many association CEOs feel that the risks and the hassle of having an active LinkedIn presence outweighs the benefits.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

Are You IN? L’Oréal Celebrates Unique Qualities of Its LinkedIn Community

Convince & Convert

In celebration of reaching 300,000 followers on LinkedIn , L’Oréal is taking a unique approach to activating its community with a new, “Are You IN?” The campaign lives on a dedicated microsite, [link] , where users are asked to synch their LinkedIn profile to participate.

LinkedIn Etiquette: Are You Breaking The Rules?  

agora pulse

Like every social network, LinkedIn has its own official rules of conduct. But most LinkedIn etiquette expectations come from the LinkedIn community. LinkedIn Articles. TIP- LinkedIn company updates can still be people-centric.

28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014

Webbiquity SMM

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 type of content works best on LinkedIn? How can you make the most of LinkedIn groups?

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. Below I’ll highlight a couple of simple and effective methods that’ll help grow a B2B Facebook community through engaging content curation.

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Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention

SocialFish

And of course I was excited to get a chance to talk about my favorite subject, online community, with my friend Josh Paul , in the session we presented yesterday, Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention. Two of these three can be addressed/alleviated with online community.

Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

The online community pendulum is swinging back. It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. Not the biggest deal in the world, but yet another reminder that LinkedIn owns Groups and makes the rules. members): LinkedIn Groups iOS Mobile App.

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LinkedIn Announces New Showcase Pages: Great For Law Firms

Myrland Marketing

Yesterday, LinkedIn announced the addition of “ Showcase Pages ,” which are subsets of Company Pages. To the right, I’ve shown you the copy LinkedIn adds to all Showcase Pages, which is to identify the other Showcase Pages established under the main page.

What Are You Doing Wrong on LinkedIn?

Social Media Citizens

So you’re ready to get started networking on LinkedIn and converting those contacts to leads and partnerships. Think of LinkedIn as your online resume. The more complete the better – LinkedIn profiles adds to your overall SEO power.) Add LinkedIn to your email signature. Just let LinkedIn import your contacts. Use the LinkedIn Browser or Outlook toolbars. LinkedIn keeps an eye on how many people mark you as “don’t know” after a request.

How To Make The Best Use of LinkedIn Groups

Mindjumpers

Tweet We have recently been writing about how to make the best use of LinkedIn for your brand. So far, we have written about LinkedIn pages and Recruitment Solutions , which are the direct ways of marketing your brand. Starting a Group on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to do that.

Converting Your LinkedIn Connections to Customers

Social Media Citizens

Last time you checked your LinkedIn stats, you had a good number of connections, and it seems to be growing every day. LinkedIn groups are all about sharing your experiences, advice and tips to make a connection. How has LinkedIn worked for you? Community Management How To Personal Branding Strategies Tools Chris Tompkins go media linkedin linkedin marketing

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. ————– ( photo credit ).

Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Emma Gannon is currently a global community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. You can follow Emma on Twitter , Facebook or Linkedin. G: Where is the best place to build the community?