Jul
28

4 LinkedIn Publishing Analytics You’re Missing

posted on July 28th, 2016 by Lindsey Stemann in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Publishing,Quick Tips | How-To's,Strategy,Your Network with 0 Comments

Earlier this month I wrote about 5 Ways to Increase Visibility of Your LinkedIn Published Posts. Now that your posts are getting more views, have you paid attention to who is liking, commenting and sharing your content? Where are they located? What industries are they in? What titles do they hold? While LinkedIn is a […]

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Jul
26

Are You Social Selling or Just Pretending?

posted on July 26th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Development,Sales,Social Selling with 0 Comments

  Selling is easier and harder than ever. And while I am not a fan of the term “social selling,” and prefer “smart selling,” it’s on trend, at the moment. Someday it will just be “selling,” again. There are many definitions for social selling, including Hubspot’s: And LinkedIn’s:   Marketers broadcast, and salespeople connect, one-to-one. […]

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Jul
21

Quick Tip: Two New LinkedIn Features

posted on July 21st, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Your Network with 0 Comments

New LinkedIn features are always exciting, especially when they increase efficiency and make our lives easier. Both features are focused around building your network, specifically connection requests. I wrote a Quick Tip about Responding to a Personalized Connection Request. I mentioned how a quick tweak on the back end could make the process quicker and […]

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Jul
19

Your LinkedIn Profile Looks Good – Now What?

posted on July 19th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Profile Development,Social Selling with 0 Comments

  This post is geared to young professionals who are just beginning to build their LinkedIn network. Your LinkedIn profile is a great representation of your professional story, what makes you – you, and what differentiates you from the other 433+ million LinkedIn members. LinkedIn recently published interesting statistics: Customized profiles have 21x more views […]

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Jul
14

New LinkedIn Recruiting and Job Search Feature

posted on July 14th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Job Seekers,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

I recently came across a new feature while searching for potential candidates on LinkedIn that, for some, will be very, very exciting. You may first recall my updates from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect conference last year, as we recapped exciting new product announcements. One in particular really stood out as being special: “They’ve (LinkedIn) redesigned the […]

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Jul
12

5 Ways to Get More Out of Your LinkedIn Published Posts

posted on July 12th, 2016 by Lindsey Stemann in Publishing,Your Network with 0 Comments

Writing good content takes time. Whether you are a subject matter expert or an experienced writer, putting your knowledge into a coherent story and format takes minutes off your clock. Often, my writing ideas are born out of people I train consistently asking the same questions. Hence, this topic; in the last six months I […]

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Jul
07

LinkedIn Premium Membership – Pay to Play

posted on July 7th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Quick Tips | How-To's,Social Selling with 0 Comments

One of the most frequently asked questions that we hear is whether you need to upgrade your LinkedIn membership to Premium. More and more, the answer is a resounding YES. Why? LinkedIn is continually reserving their new features for Premium members and is, little by little, removing features from Basic. Remember, Premium Memberships are one […]

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Jul
05

Boost Your LinkedIn Presence Through Networking

posted on July 5th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Marketing,Sales,Social Selling,Your Network with 0 Comments

Always be Closing. Boost your LinkedIn presence. Are you doing both? Every sales professional has had that line drilled into them from every sales manager, “boss” or sales training session they’ve attended.   Selling has changed. In a networked world, it’s best to “always be networking.” ABN doesn’t have the same ring as ABC, but […]

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Jun
30

How to Attach a Resume to a LinkedIn Job Application

posted on June 30th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Job Seekers,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

Job seekers, let’s talk. It’s really tough looking for a job. Believe me, I know firsthand. I speak with active candidates every day that are working their hardest to land that next awesome opportunity. But I see a few missteps happen over and over again that I am truly perplexed by. Take a moment and […]

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Jun
28

Are You Really a Good Networker?

posted on June 28th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Leadership,Professional Development,Social Selling,Your Network with 0 Comments

What does it mean to be a connector or networker? A connector links two or more things together. In networking, those two “things” are people. As a result, something else occurs—a good conversation, a new relationship, job, business partnership, etc. Many of us view ourselves as connectors; uber-networkers who open up their networks to others. […]

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