Have you thought beyond adding a list of jobs and responsibilities?
LinkedIn is the number-one social network for professionals, but that doesn’t mean you have to treat your profile as a traditional, boring resume.
In this article you’ll discover four ways to turn your bland LinkedIn profile into a LinkedIn marketing tool that attracts potential decision makers.
Develop a Plan
Recent studies show that 71% of B2B marketers say relevance to the audience is the most important aspect of any marketing program. That applies to marketing yourself as well. When updating your LinkedIn profile, start by mapping out how you’re going to use every part of your profile to show prospects you are relevant to them.
Do you want to strategically improve and grow your connections?
In building your LinkedIn network, the more selective you are, the more valuable your network is.
In this article I’ll explain how to build a smart LinkedIn network.
Why Build a Smart LinkedIn Network?
LinkedIn can give you exposure and access to important people, help you attract new prospects, keep you in front of existing clients and vendors, spark marketing or business partnership possibilities, generate more introductions and referrals, provide invitations to speak at events or conferences, uncover media or press inquiries and much more.
Want to use LinkedIn more effectively?
To grow your network, you need to build relationships and become an invaluable resource to others.
In this article you’ll discover how to use LinkedIn to better connect with leads and prospects.
Do you want information that could help you understand your LinkedIn behavior?
The LinkedIn Data Export tool offers deeper insight into your LinkedIn activity.
In this article I’ll share the seven export files you can use to target ads, build keyword lists, create a list of connections and more.
Do you want more people to see your business articles?
LinkedIn publishing gives you the opportunity to reach members of the biggest professional audience in the social sphere.
In this article I’ll share five tips for optimizing your content for LinkedIn publishing.
#1: Know How Channels Work
LinkedIn channels are basically categories that users can follow to see articles related to the topics they’re most interested in. Many channels have a huge number of followers (e.g., the Customer Experience channel has over 1 million followers).
Do you want to grab people’s attention and really show them who you are?
LinkedIn recently released header images, also called hero images, to its premium account holders and is slowly rolling them out to everyone.
In this article you’ll discover how to choose what to share in your header image and how others are using theirs.
Know Your Header Image Basics
Do you want to measure how your LinkedIn shares perform?
Oktopost lets you use multiple LinkedIn accounts to schedule shares and track performance.
In this article I’ll share the basic ins and outs of using Oktopost for LinkedIn sharing.
Much like HootSuite, Oktopost is a social sharing tool that lets you easily schedule content shares across the major social networks.
Are you using the new LinkedIn publishing platform?
Publishing content on LinkedIn Publisher can give your content and your reputation a boost.
In this article I’ll share the best practices for publishing your posts to LinkedIn for more visibility.
Why Use Publisher?
Posting articles to LinkedIn with Publisher makes the content searchable by keyword in LinkedIn’s post search box.
Is your content getting the shares it deserves?
Publishing your articles on LinkedIn helps build your personal reputation and increase exposure for your business or website.
In this article I’ll share four tactics for publishing content that gets read and shared.
#1: Publish Early in the Week
The best day to publish on LinkedIn appears to be Tuesday, with Monday as a close second. Shares decline as the week progresses and by the weekend, shares are at their lowest.