As I skyrocketed to the top 1% most viewed profiles on Linkedin within my network of about 900+ people, I realized that I did a set of very particular things that got me literally thousands of views within 90 days.
Spring has officially arrived. While you clean up your home and store your winter attire don't forget to tackle your LinkedIn profile. It's most likely been a while since you updated your profile, added new connections and touched base with your network. Grab a cup of coffee and get started.
But what might have gone unnoticed is how easy LinkedIn is making it for total stranger to connect with one another, by way of adding new connection features in all sorts of new places; connection features that require just one click.
Without question, LinkedIn has forever altered the business landscape -- both digitally and in the physical world. Nowadays, so much of what we call business or career development is carried out regularly on this site.
If you're on Tinder, the idea of using Tinder-like techniques to find a job might make you cringe. On the other hand, you might think of this as a great opportunity to level the playing field and to remove the "who you know" factor from the job search.
Some names are spelled many different ways, and someone looking for you may not remember exactly which version of your name to use. LinkedIn's search function, now, is not adept at offering all the different variations of a way a name could be spelled.
To succeed on LinkedIn, devote some attention to understanding the rules, described below. The penalties associated with breaking them can negatively impact your visibility and ability to use LinkedIn successfully.
Are Linkedin users actually developing new paid business from their efforts on the site -- and specifically, how are they doing it? Well, that would be the 64-dollar question, would it not? The short answer is yes.
There is no LinkedIn strategy more powerful than your resolve. Ya gotta bring laser-focus and enthusiasm to each session, regardless of how much time you spend in front of your screen. If you allow yourself to get sidetracked, your vision of the outcome blurs.
All social networking venues are not created equal. LinkedIn is a great way to build your network, relationships and personal brand, but in order to do it effectively, you have to use LinkedIn in a professional manner.
LinkedIn is a fabulous tool. But it is important to understand that there is a difference between your professional network and the Opportunity Network of the sale you are pursuing. Ideally, there is overlap, but they should be viewed as two separate entities.