There have been times where I let LinkedIn run away from me. It’s easy to spend hours on here at a time, and with nearly 30,000 connections I have been overwhelmed in the past with the amount of people to respond to. I hate to say it, but it has made LinkedIn a drag at […]READ MORE
How to best utilise LinkedIn Inmails to generate leads!
For anyone who has not used Inmail before here is a quick explanation of how it works. It’s a direct messaging function that’s available to all LinkedIn users and it’s roughly 3 times more effective for prospecting than email. For anyone with a free LinkedIn account, you can send Inmails but you will be charged […]READ MORE
Why You Should Be Using Video Content On LinkedIn!
LinkedIn is one of the oldest social media platforms in today’s market, with over 800 million registered users, it’s the platform all businesses and professionals should be looking to leverage to the fullest. One of the best ways I like to engage with my audience is by posting video content on my profile. If you’ve […]READ MORE
Thought Leader, Authority or Trusted Sage. Which do you want to be on LinkedIn?
When you need help in your business, who is the best person to approach? You could seek out a Thought Leader. There are hundreds claiming that for themselves online. Not a bad place to start but will you get the practical insights and guidance you need to take the action that will turn your business […]READ MORE
LinkedIn Metrics You Should Track
How do you know whether all the work you’re doing to build an authoritative presence on LinkedIn through creating and posting great content is succeeding? Metrics, that’s how. That raises the question as to what you should be tracking. I’m not into obsessing over numbers for their own sake, so I’d like to share some […]READ MORE
Is LinkedIn Helping or Hurting Yours Business?
It’s the most effective online platform for building serious business growth. LinkedIn started as a fantastic platform for jobseekers but it’s so much more than that now. When LinkedIn first arrived on the scene it was almost exclusively aimed at individuals who wanted to promote their professional abilities and build networks in pursuit of a […]READ MORE
How to Create an Event on LinkedIn
LinkedIn makes planning and promoting both online and offline events a breeze. Let’s start by looking at why you might want to do it in the first place. You’re already investing a lot of time and effort into making sure your profile is robust, building out your network, creating and sharing content. Keep doing that. […]READ MORE
Want to supercharge engagement on LinkedIn this year?
If 2020 was the year of learning how to work from home let’s make this the year you finally start creating video content. It can be daunting when you first start out so I’m going to share some tips that help to take the angst out of the exercise. First of all, why bother? There’s […]READ MORE
Connect Online, Close Offline
Nothing irks me more than a blatant sales pitch in a LinkedIn connection request or the first message I get from a new contact. Whether it’s social media, email or any other medium, I’m sorry but I’m just not biting. You need to be a lot more patient and invest in building a reason for […]READ MORE
How To Make a Great LinkedIn Background Image
As LinkedIn’s member base grows it’s getting harder – and also more important – to create a profile that stands out and gets attention. There’s one way to do this that’s being overlooked by vast numbers of the platform’s users. As you probably know, LinkedIn automatically provides you with a generic background banner image at […]READ MORE