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.

Claim a Vanity URL for Your Social Media Profiles

yMarketingMatters

A vanity URL is a short, unique user name. Vanity URLs are easy to remember, read, share and use in marketing documents, on company websites, and business cards. For example, when I set up my new Facebook business page, the randomly assigned number and URL was [link].

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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). Deep links (URLs that lead directly to those pages) will no longer function.

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How can individuals use LinkedIn most effectively, whether for personal branding, job seeking or networking?

How I do it : Bulk URL shortening for #socialmedia updates

Koka Sexton

What I want to focus on is a way that you can take all of the collected and curated content you have and generate customized shortened URLS for them so you can easily have the updates scheduled for social marketing activities across platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn: How To Claim Your Personal URL

Absolute PA

There are a few little-known ways to optimise your LinkedIn profile and claiming your customised url (also known as a vanity url) is one of them. For more LinkedIn tips, take a look at my previous post 7 Tips to maxmise your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn

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Linking Up on LinkedIn

Idaconcpts

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. Overview of LinkedIn. Here is a list of uses for LinkedIn. Create and Maintain a LinkedIn Group.

LinkedIn Profiles Can Be Very Boring

Myrland Marketing

LinkedIn profiles are extremely important because they are what people see when they check out your qualifications, your experience, the updates you’ve posted, where you went to school, and so much more. Don’t throw everything but the kitchen sink into your LinkedIn portfolio.

The 5 LinkedIn Mistakes To Avoid

The Social Media Incubator

You’re on LinkedIn, right? LinkedIn is a must for your company’s social media marketing plan. LinkedIn is the social network for displaying your professional profile, displaying your company profile and connecting with colleagues, clients and friends in your business.

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 Does An Ideal LinkedIn Profile Look Like

Koka Sexton

When we talk about social selling , we inevitably think about LinkedIn as a major asset for building prospects. LinkedIn can accommodate you with the tools to build your online presence if you are determined enough to focus not simply on yourself but also on your buyers and their achievements.

How Does An Ideal LinkedIn Profile Look Like

Social Selling Masters

When we talk about social selling , we inevitably think about LinkedIn as a major asset for building prospects. LinkedIn can accommodate you with the tools to build your online presence if you are determined enough to focus not simply on yourself but also on your buyers and their achievements.

The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile Cheat Sheet

Shift Digital

LinkedIn is the social network for business professionals and networking. While we hear a lot about Facebook and Twitter for lead generation, LinkedIn can be just as good, if not better, if you spend a little bit of time optimizing your profile. Claim your Vanity URL.

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.) Get the custom URL by clicking the “Public Profile” link in your edit tab. Add LinkedIn to your email signature. Just let LinkedIn import your contacts. Use the LinkedIn Browser or Outlook toolbars.

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

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LinkedIn Loosens Its Tie & Shows Its Funny Side

Firebelly

All work and no play makes LinkedIn a dull boy. Take a look… [Video URL: [link] ]. Do you like the ‘softer side’ of LinkedIn? They loosened up a bit and showed a sense of humor with a marketing parody video they played at the D10 conference.

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LinkedIn’s Latest Gift to Sales and Marketing

Koka Sexton

This week LinkedIn announced a couple new features that got me a little excited. Check out the blog post A More Personalized LinkedIn Homepage for all the details. Just as an example, when I mentioned this in my linkedin update , I can see the actual people.

If Linkedin Had Been Invented In The 80s

Firebelly

This week let’s take a look at… …if Linkedin had been invented in the 80s. Video URL: [link] ]. Last week, we reimagined Pinterest had it been invented in the 90s. It’s about as exciting as it is now (zing!).

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7 Things to Do to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

The Social Media Incubator

Many businesses and their employees look for guidance when it comes to setting up and improving their LinkedIn pages. LinkedIn can help individuals and businesses get connected within their field. Therefore, it’s very important to keep your LinkedIn page up to date.

5 Sure-Fire Signs Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks

Shift Digital

If you are using LinkedIn to market your business online, you know how tricky it can be to set up your LinkedIn’s Company Page. It’s important to utilize the Analytics tab on your LinkedIn Company Page. How to Fix It: Go to your LinkedIn Company Page and click the Products tab.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with.

ROI and Social CRM Use Case 1: Using LinkedIn for Member Recruitment

SocialFish

Using LinkedIn for member recruitment [Possible now]. USE CASE: An association has a members-only group on LinkedIn. Each time a member joins the LinkedIn group, the community manager updates the LinkedIn Group field in the members’ AMS record, and adds their LinkedIn profile URL.

8 Tips to Get More Out of LinkedIn

Justin Levy

And when we need to update our professional resume, we head over to LinkedIn. Many of us only invest time into LinkedIn when we’re nearing or at the point of need. Twitter and Facebook are the dominant platforms in our lives and LinkedIn takes a backseat to those activities.

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

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LinkedIn for Bloggers – Branding, Authority and Traffic

Kikolani

What I do run into is a lot of bloggers who do not have a LinkedIn account, which is a shame because there are a lot of untapped opportunities for bloggers on this social network. Some Interesting LinkedIn Stats. LinkedIn is the top professional social network.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Professional’s Network: LinkedIn Finally, as far as LinkedIn is concerned, it’s a bit of a mix, though it makes sense. LinkedIn is a industry tool. I started with LinkedIn and while it is a great tool like you said, Facebook is way more fun.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. You’d have to manually add the URL and your commentary to the Fan page(s) of your choosing.

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LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account

Buzz Marketing for Technology

LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account. If you are on LinkedIn but haven’t had a chance to explore all the features yet, this quick LinkedIn guide should come in handy. It shares tweaks and some lesser known features of LinkedIn that help you do more with your profile. You should be logged into LinkedIn for any of these tips to work. Export LinkedIn Contacts. Remove LinkedIn Contacts. Change Your LinkedIn URL.

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How to Do a LinkedIn Profile Audit

Laurel Papworth

Shares Audit/Benchmark your LinkedIn Profile. This is a video on how to do a preliminary AUDIT for your personal LinkedIn Profile AUDIT (fill in). Who’s Viewed Your LinkedIn Profile in last 3 days = 7. Your Rank for LinkedIn Profile Views in 30 days = 3 views down 3%.

YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What is LinkedIn? A practical example of how LinkedIn works. A practical example of how LinkedIn works. URL: Customize. What is LinkedIn? What Is LinkedIn? LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar. Barack Obama on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Mobile Demo for the iPhone. Facebook Vs. MySpace (and LinkedIn). LinkedIn Company Profiles | March 20, 2008. LinkedIn-PCR Tutorial. Introducing LinkedIn News & the redesigned home page.

LinkedIn Tip - Got Street Cred?

Almost Savvy

LinkedIn has come to be a relied-upon source of professional recommendations due to the level of transparency it provides. LinkedIn recommendations from current or prior co-workers, partners, customers or bosses are easily tracked back to their author to verify credibility and veracity.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

LinkedIn 58) Start by building a network with people you know. Don’t go crazy inviting everyone you have ever met to connect on LinkedIn. monthly) 61) Answer Questions in the “Answers” section of LinkedIn. 88) You need to be looking at your URL permalinks.

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

Some readers have asked for permission to use them in blog posts, presentations and even books and the answer is “Yes” as long as you keep the attribution and the URL to my blog.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

You can search through a tweet archive for URLs sent via Twitter, including results for full URL links, shortened URLs, and URLs without the “www” prefix. Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives.

LinkedIn Tip - Mom Was Right, Manners Matter

Almost Savvy

One small example of this relates to the LinkedIn invitation. When we invite someone to join our network of connections on LinkedIn, the invitation is populated with generic, default language. Many people on LinkedIn won’t mind or notice the default “I’d like to add you to my network&# language, but there are many others who see this as anything ranging from bad manners to spam. Related articles which may interest you: LinkedIn-apalooza!

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

The impact of cutting off access, means that a platform like Linked In is no longer able to allow their users to bring their tweets into their LinkedIn profiles via automated methods. Then, I headed over to IFTTT and created a recipe that shares posts from an RSS feed to LinkedIn.

How to Enable Google Authorship Information with Better Author Bio Plugin

Shift Digital

You can also add links of your Blog, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles on the biography if you wish too. In the dialog box that appears click “Add custom link” Enter the root url of the website you contribute to.

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Why You Should Move From Resume To Reputation

Koka Sexton

So, how does your LinkedIn profile factor into your web presence? If you consider your LinkedIn profile to be your online resume, you’re not alone—but you’re among the crowd who’s missing out. The fact of the matter is that your LinkedIn profile has the potential to be much more than a web page listing your work history (yawn, stretch). The number one advantage of driving traffic to your LinkedIn profile. Can someone gather that from your LinkedIn profile?

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10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Must Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

Research shows that marketers generally focus on three social networks: LinkedIn (91%), Twitter (85%), and Facebook (81%). LinkedIn, 187 million active users. If you offer professional advice, services or products, LinkedIn and Twitter will yield the best results.

LinkedIn Tip - “Hey, Baby. What's Your URL?”

Almost Savvy

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