LinkedIn Dos & Don’ts from Salesforce!

LinkedIn Dos and Don’ts for Business September 16, 2015 – By Aaron Hockel LinkedIn can be a powerful sales tool when it is used correctly. Unfortunately the reverse is true as well and using LinkedIn incorrectly could potentially have a negative impact on your business. When it comes to LinkedIn, there are best practices that […]

Your LinkedIn Headline Is More Important Than Ever!

Your LinkedIn headline is now more important than ever, because it will now be more visible than ever. LinkedIn recently launched a new layout that gives the entire site a more streamlined look and included in this update is a change that will now associate your headline with your name every time you post content […]

Conducting a Corporate LinkedIn Audit

Here is a major LinkedIn tip for all small business owners and social media managers: Conduct an audit of your corporate LinkedIn presence. With the 4th fastest growth rate by new member signups, LinkedIn has fully entrenched itself as the premier business oriented social media platform in the world and whether organizations love it or […]

Maximizing LinkedIn Endorsements

In every LinkedIn training I always ask participants two questions: Can you please raise your hand if you have ever received an endorsement on LinkedIn? Can you please keep your hand raised if you have been endorsed for a skill that is irrelevant to you professionally and completely off base? In every training almost all […]

Do you have a paper bag over your head on LinkedIn?

According to a Forbes article from earlier this year, the “who viewed my profile” section of LinkedIn was the site’s most popular feature among all users. Additionally, it is reported that profiles with pictures receive 11x to 14x the number of views as profiles without pictures. What continues to amaze me is that many LinkedIn […]

Don’t leave your LinkedIn business card blank!

LinkedIn is all about connecting with colleagues and other professionals for career opportunities, professional networking, and business development. If you went on a job interview, would you leave your contact information blank on your resume? Do you bring business cards with only your name and company to a trade show or industry happy hour? Do […]

Your LinkedIn Shadow

Your headline on LinkedIn is one of the most highly visible portions of your profile. In fact, just like your shadow, it follows you everywhere you go. This is why it is the second most critical part of building a great LinkedIn profile (your picture is first). Virtually everyone you engage with will see your LinkedIn profile headline. […]