7 Keys to LinkedIn Success


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7 Keys to LinkedIn Success

  1. 1. Seven Keys to LinkedIn Success Brought to you by Beth Rie!er of Keys 2 Success Marketing
  2. 2. Seven Keys to LinkedIn Success Graduate of NDSU in Business Administration Been in marketing for over 15 years Built a business $om scraps using social media Created a proven strategy for Event Marketing Why LinkedIn? LinkedIn profiles genera"y rank in the top 5 of search results for your first and last name There are over 259 mi"ion users, 84 mi"ion in the US and 40% of users access LI daily People join LinkedIn to NETWORK!
  3. 3. LinkedIn Success Key One Determine your purpose for being on LinkedIn Is it to be found in searches? Is it a professional representation of you?
  4. 4. LinkedIn Success Key Two Get a good profile picture!
  5. 5. LinkedIn Success Key Three Goal is to get to “A" Star”
  6. 6. Profile Strength Your industry and location At least 50 connections Up-to-date current position (with description) Avoid self-ascribed attributes (hard working, etc) Two past positions Volunteer & causes section, this can set you apart $om the rest Your education Projects you are currently working on Your ski"s (minimum of 3 but I su!est at least 10) A profile photo
  7. 7. LinkedIn Success Key Four Review your profile settings, make sure your profile is public Make consistent posts Join groups, participate in conversations, start conversations
  8. 8. LinkedIn Success Key Five Claim your public URL
  9. 9. LinkedIn Success Key Six Keywords~they need to be specific as well as laced throughout many different areas of your profile! Headline Summary~most import part of your profile, allows you to the most space to write about yourself & why someone should hire you! Current Job Previous Jobs Skills and Expertise Recommendations
  10. 10. LinkedIn Success Wi" you be an open networker?
  11. 11. LinkedIn Success Key Seven Connections Inviting people to connect, how do you know them? Changing standard text Saying THANK YOU
  12. 12. LinkedIn Success Are you a vet? If so, you can get ONE FREE YEAR of the job seeker subscription! http://linkedinforbusiness.net/veterans-can-benefit-linkedin/
  13. 13. LinkedIn Success Connect with me on LinkedIn! www.linkedin.com/in/bethrie!er
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