9 Ways to Build a Smarter LinkedIn Network

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Build LinkedIn Influence

Building a relevant, high quality network of connections on LinkedIn will lead to the right people and opportunities for your business. In this post, I share 9 tips that can help you build a smarter LinkedIn network:

10 Steps to a More Profitable LinkedIn Profile

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Build LinkedIn Influence

LinkedIn provides an incredible opportunity to build your personal influence in a business environment. Your LinkedIn influence begins and ends with your LinkedIn profile. According to LinkedIn:

Members with a complete profile are 40 times more likely to attract opportunities

Your LinkedIn profile is your professional identity today. LinkedIn owns the professional social networking market, and they are building the world’s only economic graph! That means connecting people to opportunities based on their knowledge, skills, experiences, and networks.

If you leave your LinkedIn profile to chance you will never get results. That’s why I advocate that you take control of this valuable professional asset and leverage it for all that it’s worth!

How to Get More Visibility in the LinkedIn News Feed

If you post status updates to LinkedIn on a regular basis, your updates are reaching fewer members of your network these days.

This is because LinkedIn is filtering status updates in member news feeds. “Top updates” are the default display and they are shown according to LinkedIn’s internal ranking algorithm.

No one knows exactly how the algorithm works, but we do know that LinkedIn wants to display status updates in the news feed that are relevant and personalized to each member.

If you want your status updates to be seen by your connections and beyond, you will need to be more strategic about your sharing.

5 Ways to Drive LinkedIn Traffic to Your Website [Part 2]

This is Part 2 of the article “5 Tips for Increasing Traffic to your blog from LinkedIn”.

5 Ways to Drive LinkedIn Traffic to Your Website [Part 1]

Are you interested in learning how to drive more traffic to your blog from LinkedIn? There are several ways to be more strategic with this that you may not be aware of. In this post, I cover 5 tactics you can implement now to increase traffic to your blog from LinkedIn.

Put Your Best Face Forward on LinkedIn

Is your profile image on LinkedIn professional, memorable, and likable? Here are some tips for putting your best face forward on LinkedIn!

5 Tips on How to Be Successful with LinkedIn (and #5 is the most important!)

With over 277 million users, LinkedIn is the world’s largest online professional network. 40% of users check in at least once a day!

Are you viewing LinkedIn as a critical place to spend your time? What steps are you taking to create personal and professional success with LinkedIn?

In order to make LinkedIn work for you, you have to put in the time to build influence and relationships.

Below, I’ve compiled a list of 5 tips that can help you become more successful with LinkedIn. These tips are based on my own experiences, and they have resulted in tremendous opportunities to grow my business over time. Implementing these 5 tips can help you achieve more in your business as well.

Now it’s Your Turn to Be a LinkedIn Influencer

LinkedIn has opened up it’s publishing platform to ALL members, not just the list of 500 or so LinkedIn Influencers. The network is now going to essentially become a massive, multi-author blog! It’s time to start thinking about how you will leverage the program as an influencer.